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Small Steps Big Differences

Paul's story is a testament to the importance of receiving the right help and support - through the care and resolve of loved ones; through expert medical treatment; and most recently, through the guidance that helped him return to the workplace and into a new and rewarding career.

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In memory of Kevin Uglow

It is with deep sadness that we have to inform you that Kevin Uglow, WWTW Office Administrator, died in hospital on 18th June 2021 aged 67.

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Walking With The Wounded supports Fighting With Pride

This month marks Pride and this week we will celebrating Armed Forces Day. In this blog, Jacquie shares her story of serving in the Armed Forces and her experience of being in the LGBTQ+ community.

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Small Steps Big Differences

Helen, a WWTW beneficiary, wanted to do something interesting in life – something that was different and rewarding.

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Small Steps Big Differences

WWTW Beneficiary, Shaun, initially struggled adapting to civvy life. After receiving help from WWTW's mental health programme, he is now a successful business owner as well as a Life Coach.

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How to survive trekking across the Sahara Desert - Q+A with Chris, a WWTW IPS Support Worker

In January 2020, Chris from the WWTW Team, set-off on the trek of a lifetime as he walked 100km across the Sahara Desert with Tribal Tracks. A WWTW team will be heading out in early 2022 to take on a similar challenge and in this blog, Chris offers his top tips on what to expect, what to pack and he shares his favourite memory.

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#SmallStepsBigDifferences Military Charity CEO to cycle distance of 7 marathons in 24 hours to support veterans.

Former Welsh Guardsman and Walking With The Wounded (‘WWTW’) CEO, Fergus Williams, is preparing to set off on a 200-mile cycle from the WWTW North West Hub in Canada Street, Manchester to the WWTW Head Quarters in Stody, Norfolk.

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June 2022 - WWTW to light 4 beacons on top of the four highest peaks in the UK to celebrate Queens Platinum Jubilee

In 2022, Her Majesty The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, seventy years of service, having acceded to the throne on 6th February 1952 when Her Majesty was 25 years old.

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Men’s Mental Health Awareness Week - Written by WWTW Mental Health Therapist, Aaron Davis.

Men are now almost three times more likely to see a therapist than in 2009, according to Mind’s ‘Get it off your chest’ study. This is a move in the right direction although, according to numerous studies, men continue to struggle with mental health in silence.

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The President of the United States of America and Dr. Jill Biden meet with Walking With The Wounded and the Walk of America team.

On Sunday 13th June, Walking With The Wounded’s Walk Of America team of veterans were asked to meet with Dr Jill Biden and The President of the United States of America at the steps of Air Force One at Heathrow airport.

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