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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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Jon Parsons Committal to the Deep

John Parsons, who passed away on 28th November 2022, was committed to the deep on 10th May 2023 just outside Portsmouth Harbour in the finest traditions of the Royal Navy. Our thoughts are with June and his family...................

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Coronation Celebrations

In order to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla, The Bridge for Heroes held a tea party at The Bridge Centre on the 4th May, screened the full Coronation Ceremony on the 6th May, took part a street party organised by the Live and Let Live Public House on the aptly named Windsor Street on the 7th May and held a further tea party at Nelson House Activity Centre on the 9th May.  All of the events were well attended and greatly appreciated by staff, volunteers and beneficiaries alike.  Our sincere thanks go to all who helped provide the sandwiches, scones and cake and for those who helped celebrate the wonderful occasion with us

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London Marathon

Congratulations to Mark Howard on the completion of the 2023 London Marathon, which he did virtually on the Lynn Sport Cycle path in Kings Lynn. Mark, a veteran of The Household Calvary, completed the 26.2-mile course in 6-hours 22 minutes in uniform and in his wheelchair! He was received amazing support along the way from many runners and staff from The Bridge for Heroes including the 'Renegade Runners', with particular thanks going to Sian Freeman (pictured) who cycled 15-miles alongside Mark. You can see the effort it took to complete the course by the pain on Mark's face as he endured blisters on his hand and a potential stress fracture to the wrist but it was all smiles in the end! @armedforcescovenantfundtrust @abfthesoldierscharity

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Southwold Roubaix

The Southwold Roubaix cycling sportive took place on 23rd April offering routes of 25, 50, 75 and 100-miles both on and off road. A sportive is a mass participation event, not a race and offers the opportunity to get outdoors and do something you enjoy, meeting new people along the way. Cycling is not only good for your physical health, it also can also help combat isolation and lonliness. The photos are of Karl Anthony from The Bridge for Heroes and a chap called Andy who he met on the road and cycled the last 30-miles together offering mutual support and had a good laugh a long the way and the finishers medal. Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust @soldierscharity 

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Kings Coronation

Come and join us for a cup of tea or coffee, sandwiches and scones to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla

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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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Isolation & Loneliness

February is when The Bridge For Heroes concentrates on comradeship and how to manage isolation and loneliness. The link below is to a MIND web-page and gives you tips on how to manage this potentially dreadful social situation



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Walk Round Britain

The Bridge for Heroes was delighted to meet Daniel McNeil today at the Bridge Centre as he continues his walk around Britain in aid of SSAFA. We are genuinely in awe of this amazing feat of endurance and we wish him well for the rest of his journey. If you would like to support Daniel, you can donate by using the link below 
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Remembrance Sunday

There was a fantastic turnout on Sunday 13th November at the King's Lynn Cenotaph in Tower Gardens for Remembrance Sunday. The Bridge for Heroes laid a wreath and Mark Howard, a veteran of The Life Guards and one of our beneficiaries, was chosen to lay a wreath on behalf of The Live and Let Live Public House

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