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The Cumbrian Challenge Countdown

Glen Pilkington, WWTW’s longest Cumbrian Challenge supporter, shares his most memorable highlights from past events and talks about why he’s been going back to Grasmere year and year and why you should join him this year.

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Supporting veteran mental health during the Ukraine conflict - Written by Emma McDonald, WWTW mental health therapist.

Are you a veteran finding the ongoing events in Ukraine overwhelming? Are current events leading you to re-experience some of the events from your own military service? You are not alone I promise you, as a therapist I am hearing the impact on veterans’ mental health in the therapy room and in my volunteer role as a Petty Officer in the SCC where I work alongside veterans.

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Ukraine

UKRAINE INVASION

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So you have signed up for the MdS 2022….?

Last year, Lucy Giles, took on the Marathon des Sables in support of WWTW. This year, she reflects on the incredible challenge and offers an insight into how she prepared for the marathon of a lifetime

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Meet the Marathon des Sables team

In the run-up to the race, we are introducing you to the entirety of this year’s team.

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Lake District Cumbrian Challenge event routes revealed

WWTW has just announced three exciting new routes for the Cumbrian Challenge. The Cumbrian Challenge is WWTW’s annual flagship fundraising event which takes place in Grasmere on the weekend of May 14th this year.

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Fergus Williams, WWTW CEO, to cycle from Amsterdam to Paris to mark Armed Forces Day 2022

Fergus has signed-up to take on WWTW’s Battlefield Cycle event to mark Armed Forces Day which takes place on June 25th, 2022.

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A day in the life of Tom Knight, WWTW Operations Manager

Tom Knight has been with Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) since 2016, progressing to Operations Team Manager in the North West. Tom now manages a team of Care Coordinators and IPS Employment Advisors, working closely with the NHS Military Veterans Service (MVS).

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WWTW's 2022 Marathon des Sables team - meet Ben Gallagher

On the 25th March 2022, Ben, a veteran, will be travelling to Morocco to compete in Marathon des Sables, the toughest footrace on earth!

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Walking With The Wounded to receive new mental health grant from the Veterans’ Foundation

The Veterans’ Foundation has awarded Walking With The Wounded’s (WWTW) mental health programme, Head Start, with a new grant dedicated to increasing capacity of the programme and giving faster access to mental health treatments for veterans.

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