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4 IN 5 BRITS STILL IMPACTED BY POOR MENTAL HEALTH POST LOCKDOWN

According to new research released by WWTW today, Brits are still suffering an impact on their mental health caused by lockdowns enforced during the pandemic. 4 in 5 of those surveyed said that they still suffer from the effects on their mental health.

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Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday 2021

On 11th November 1918, WW1 formally ended with the armistice, but although the hope was that this would mark the end of this war that in turn would end all wars was not going to be the case. Conflict and war have stayed with us throughout the decades.

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WWTW delivers first Hackathon in partnership with Sopra Steria

Sopra Steria, one of our key partners, is a European leader in consulting, digital services and software development. Walking With The Wounded’s partnership with Sopra Steria is multifaceted and we are privileged to enjoy their support in a number of different ways including a partnership launch that doubled as a fundraiser, participating and fundraising through our Cumbrian Challenge, and leading us through a ‘Hackathon’ in order to help us solve a challenge that WWTW hasn’t had the resource or capacity to solve.

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Men's Mental Health Month

November is Men’s Mental Health Month – it is an opportunity to open the discussion around men’s mental health and reduce barriers and increase accessibility in the mental health arena, particularly when talking about ex-servicemen.

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Abseil to support those who served!

On Wednesday, November 10th, a team of brave Walking With The Wounded (‘WWTW’) supporters will take on a terrifying and exciting challenge as they abseil from the heights of Chester Cathedral to raise vital funds for WWTW.

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Project Nova relaunch Remembrance Day Poppy Pebble initiative

Following the initiative’s huge success last year, Project Nova are once again inviting the public to paint a poppy pebble and place it on a war memorial or headstone to mark Remembrance Day.

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Walking With The Wounded beneficiaries supporting COP26

This month, several Walking With The Wounded (‘WWTW’) beneficiaries secured employment with Security company, RSM Securus. They are now supporting the security detail at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow

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Wadi Rum diaries

Hear from the team as they trek the final few days across the Wadi Rum in Jordan

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Wadi Rum diaries

WWTW team member, James, has joined the team out in the desert and shares his highlights from the first 2 days of the 4 day trek.

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Bonfire Night

For some veterans, bonfire night is a distressing time, and the probability is that the fireworks will start at the end of October and will keep going after 5th November on a nightly basis, reminding them of the experiences they have been exposed to whilst serving in the military.

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