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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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WWTW team heads out to Jordon to trek the Wadi Rum

One of the biggest impacts of the pandemic on event fundraising has been the curtailment or outright cancellation of overseas charity challenges. An ever popular staple of the charity calendar, these routinely attract huge audiences and command impressive fundraising numbers year after year – and Walking With The Wounded are no exception.

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November 1st, Veteran, Brian Wood, to run 25 marathons in 25 days to commemorate British Soldiers who died in Afghanistan and Iraq wars.

On November 1st, Brian Wood MC, former Colour Sergeant, Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment, will take on a 635-mile marathon challenge in a personal tribute to the 635 British Armed Forces personnel who lost their lives during the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts.

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SHARE A WALK TO SHARE THE LOAD – IT’S TIME TO ADDRESS OUR MENTAL HEALTH - Written by Joel Oxberry, WWTW Head of Income.

Needless to say, the pandemic has been a tough time for the third sector; we have all faced reduced income due to less face-to-face fundraising and hurdles to jump as Covid restrictions became our very way of life.

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WWTW staff and supporters take part in CEO Sleepout

On Monday 18th of October, just over 50 business leaders, owners, executives and senior leaders from the Manchester area joined the CEO Sleepout for an outdoor, overnight stay at Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Club, raising funds for people who have found themselves homeless.

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The Grenadier Walk of Oman highlights

Earlier this month, a team of wounded serving and ex-military took on The Grenadier Walk of Oman, of which The Duke of Sussex is the Expedition Patron, walking 350km from Pen-Y-Fan in Wales to the Anglo Omani Society in London.

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