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Modelling Group

If you are interested in modelling ships, aircraft, vehicles and everything in between we now offer a session of modelling every Thursday morning at Nelson House Activity Centre (PE30 2DE). If you are serving or a veteran of HM Forces or a family member and you would like to try your hand at modelling then please pop in to see us. You will be made to feel very welcome 

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Glass Engraving

The Bridge for Heroes now offers a session of Glass Engraving once a month at Nelson House Activity Centre.  Under the watchful eye of  Phil Tuddenham, an experience glass engraver, you can learn how to create and engrave a wonderful design onto a glass, which is then yours to keep.  If you would like to try your hand at engraving a glass simply contact a member of our team who will book you in for a session with Phil.

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Terrington St John Cub Scout

It was a great pleasure to host the Terrington St John Cub Scouts at The Nelson House Activity Centre on the 14th June to have a tour of the Centre and learn how to fix some common problems on their bikes. A great time (and plenty of cake) was had by all!

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Tribute to 'Trooper' the therapy dog

A fabulous tribute to our therapy dog, ‘Trooper’ the Red Fox Labrador by Bill Fisher, who is a regular contributor at our Art & Crafts Activity and who has a real talent for painting.

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Farewell to Tim Waters

This week we bid a fond farewell to Tim Waters who leaves us for a fresh challenge at Anglian Water. Tim joined The Bridge for Heroes in February 2022 as our Activities Coordinator and has made a significant contribution to the development and delivery of of the Nelson Nelson House Activity Centre infrastructure and the activities themselves. Tim says that "it was a pleasure to work at The Bridge for Heroes and provided an excellent opportunity to meet new people and learn new skills". He will be greatly missed by all

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Just a reminder that the fishing activity has started again at Blissful Lake in Wisbech. Fishing takes place on Fridays, weather permitting.

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ABF Visit

The ABF The Soldiers' Charity visited both The Bridge Centre and Nelson House Activity Centre on the 15th February 23 to see for themselves the wonderful work we are doing with our volunteers and beneficiaries and to see how their generous financial support is directly benefiting our military veterans.  It was a great visit and the ABF reprsentatives were extremely impressed with the work that we are acheiving at both centres

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Visit by H4H

The Bridge for Heroes was delighted to have hosted Lucy Graham, Fellowship Development Manager and Rob Skipper, Sport Activity Fellowship Lead (East) from Help for Heroes on 21 February 2022. Lucy and Rob heard first hand accounts from our beneficiaries about the work that we do and the difference it has made to their lives. We discussed the importance of collaborative working and we identified areas of mutualality that we can explore further to the benefit of our beneficaries

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The Bridge for Heroes was delighted to host Jacob Shell, who is currently developing the SSAFA East of England Area Office, to see for himself the range of activities offered at the Nelson House Activity Centre (that we call 'Project Nile'), which is part of the Veterans' Places, Pathways and People (VPPP) programme. Jacob stated that "It was great to visit Nelson House Activity Centre today and to see for myself your VPPP project and the wonderful range of activities that you offer to veterans and their immediate families. The dedication and commitment of the staff was plain to see and I look forward to working collaboratively with The Bridge for Heroes in the future to determine how we can best dovetail our projects with the best interests of the veterans we serve in mind". The photo shows Karl Anthony, Jacob Shell & Tim Waters in the Art and Crafts area in Nelson House. #veterans #armedforcescovenanttrustfund #freeactivities

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Woodwork Activity complete first batch of Bird Nesting Boxes

The Bridge for Heroes Woodwork and Art Activity Groups working together to both construct and then individually decorate bird nesting boxes. This has been made possible by the support of the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust under the Veterans' Places Pathways & People Programme

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The Bridge for Heroes
52a South Clough Lane
King’s Lynn
PE30 1SE


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