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Ultimate Sacrifice fundraiser pays tribute to fallen heroes
Ultimate Sacrifice fundraiser pays tribute to fallen heroes

Starting on 1 November, Brian Wood MC will pay tribute to fallen comrades by running a minimum of 26 miles a

Meet the Lifetime Achievement Award finalists!
Meet the Lifetime Achievement Award finalists!

The Soldiering On Awards team is proud to present the finalists shortlisted for this year’s Lifetime

New BFBS Radio app launched – plus chance to choose new music station
New BFBS Radio app launched – plus chance to choose new music station

BFBS has launched a new radio app, available to download for all Android and Apple devices – and, to mark


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Store Person - Lock Store | Facilities Management , Health & Safety, Locksmith
The Property Directorate is a customer focused organisation that exists to enable our customers to perform to their very best. We do this by providing high quality, easy to use services, and working environments that our customers want to work in, which support them to deliver their individual outputs efficiently. Our job is to manage one of the most diverse and complex estates in Government – this is hosted by the Ministry of Justice, and includes the estate of the Home Office, Prisons, Probation, MoJ HQ and Arm’s Length Bodies.
The Property Directorate
ROTALA Diamond NW & Preston (Bus) | Automotive, Engineering - Mechanical
Looking for suitably qualified and enthusiastic staff who want to be part of our business and help us to drive the standards of bus travel up. Providing a safe clean reliable vehicle to our customers.
ROTALA Diamond Bus NW & Preston
Team Manager – Submarine Operations and Support | Maritime & Marine
Team Managers play a vital role, managing and leading teams of technical specialists through change to meet production targets, customer requirements and achieve wider organisation aims effectively. This role will directly support the Defence Customer and our national interests.
Team Manager – Submarine Operations and Support
Submarine Operations and Support (SOS) Senior Geospatial Specialist | Maritime & Marine
A unique opportunity for an Geospatial Specialist to further their experience working in a highly dynamic, operationally focussed area in support of some of the UK’s most important and strategic defence operations. Building a high level of direct engagement with Royal Navy end users this role offers a real window into a world that few outside serving armed forces personnel ever get to see.
Submarine Operations and Support (SOS) Senior Geospatial Specialist
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Professional Academy | Distance Learning, Management and Leadership, Marketing, Sales
Professional Academy provide accredited qualifications and training in Marketing, Management, and Sales.These are ideal if you’re looking to move into a new industry and want to gain relevant knowledge, as well as boosting your CV for new employment opportunities. Everyone can gain skills and renewed confidence by studying with us, and we’re passionate about making this happen.
Akona Ltd | Close Protection, Rail Industry , Security, Teaching / Training
AKONA RAIL (NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Rail Engineering Technician Competence) / AKONA ELEARNING / AKONA EVENTS / AKONA SECURITY
North West
Keytek® Locksmith Training Academy | Locksmith
Learning a trade like locksmithing has long been a popular option for those leaving the armed forces; however with many companies offering varying standards of training choosing the right provider can be a difficult decision to make.
Nationwide, South West
Inspired2learn | Coaching & Mentoring, Distance Learning, Education & Training, Management and Leadership
Are you ready to manage, lead, coach or mentor others in a new job role in ‘civvy street’?
International, Nationwide, South West
Train4All Construction Academy | Building - Bricklaying, Building - Carpentry, Building - Plastering, Building - Plumbing, Building - Tiling, Construction
Train4All Construction Academy was opened in 2008 to provide training for those working in or looking to enter into a career within the Construction Industry, with Mechanical Engineering and Welding coming on board with the Southwest WeldingAcademy in 2021.
South West
O’Halloran & O’Brien | Building - Carpentry, Construction
O’Halloran & O’Brien Ltd has established itself as a leading groundwork and civil engineering contractor in the South East of England, with offices in Kent and Surrey. With professional staff and highly qualified labour, we are able to work closely with our clients to provide competitive solutions to complex developments; providing engineering solutions and groundworks services.
South East
Woodward SHE Ltd | Construction, Health & Safety, Oil & Gas
Woodward SHE is a family led SME based in Cumbria. We are a GOLD rated NEBOSH Learning Partner with an ELC average evaluation score of 96% (ELC provider number 4435).
North West, Scotland, Yorkshire and Humber
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From our news pages

King Edward VII’s Hospital veterans’ grant open for applications
King Edward VII’s Hospital veterans’ grant open for applications

Charitable hospital King Edward VII’s Military Grants Fund is open to applications, offering grants to

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Former Army Major tries out with Team BRIT
Former Army Major tries out with Team BRIT

Bernie Broad, a former Army Major with the Grenadier Guards, recently spent the day with Team BRIT, which

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‘Wish I’d done it years ago’
‘Wish I’d done it years ago’

University of Cumbria nursing graduate Derrick Tyson says he has no regrets about leaving the Forces to take

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