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Tour de Broads 2023

Karl Anthony & Roger Cooke completed The Pedal Revolution’s Tour de Broads on the 20th August as part of The Bridge for Heroes Cycling Group. They rode 50-miles around the gorgeous Norfolk Broads on a beautiful sunny day ☀️☀️

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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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Veterans' Places, Pathways and People (VPPP) Regional Meeting

The Bridge for Heroes is delighted to host a regional meeting meeting of the 11-partner organisations from the VPPP programme and a representative of the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust (AFCFT) at Nelson House.  The AFCFT has provided the funding for VPPP to deliver 11-wonderful projects, all to the benefit of Armed Forces Veterans, together with the opportunity to work in a colaboritive way with our partner projects

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Donation to The Bridge for Heroes

Siobhan Strachan gave up chocolate for Lent and as a result raised £125, which she chose to donate to The Bridge for Heroes and we are extremely grateful. Siobhan is pictured handing over her donation to Helen Taylor, CEO of The Bridge for Heroes at our activity centre in Nelson House.

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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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Ride London 2023

Mark John Howard and Karl Anthony took part in 'Ride London' on the 28th May completing 60-miles through Central London and the Essex countryside, with over 20,000 other cyclists. The weather was perfect and we thank the organisers and in particular Michelle for making it a very smooth experience for the disabled riders 

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Farewell to Mick Brock

We bid a fond farewell to Mick Brock, veteran of the Royal Marines and a beneficiary of The Bridge for Heroes who's funeral took place at Mintlyn Crematorium on 22 May 2023.

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Dambusters Raid

The night of 16 - 17th of May 1943 saw the raid on three strategically important dams located in the Ruhr Valley, the industrial heartland of Germany.

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