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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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Walking With The Wounded Launch new fundraising campaign to demonstrate how small donations can change lives.

WWTW has launched ‘Small Steps Big Differences’ a new fundraising campaign designed to show how small donations can unlock the biggest differences in the lives of those who served.

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WWTW Volunteers Team Up With Hampshire Countryside Services

Aldershot veterans have joined forces with Hampshire Countryside Services team to assist with their Rights of Way project.

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Achieving my 100th job outcome during a global pandemic

Written by Lynsey Cordiner, IPS Employment Adviser.

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Walking With The Wounded receives The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Walking With The Wounded’s volunteering programme OP-REGEN has been honoured with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.

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Special Forces Veteran and WWTW Supporter Sets New Lake District Wainwright Record

Chris, a Special Forces Veteran, has set a record after completing 'Project 214' Wainwright Challenge unsupported and trekking solo.

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