The Sandbag Times - Issue No:57


The Veterans Magazine



Over 50 Veterans tuck in to their cooked breakfast for the first

club meeting along with March AFVBC. Local March Mayor

Jan French in attendance. The members enjoyed reminiscing

and supporting each other by talking about their time spent in

the armed forces.


To Allan

and Gillian

Big congratulations to both Allan

Wright & Gillian McMaster from

Ayrshire Breakfast clubwho are all

set to tie the knot next month and

came along to enjoy breakfast and

distribute invitations.

Guests at Saltcoats AFVBC

Saltcoats breakfast club had 2 special guests recently, Shannon

and Aimie from Auchenharvie Academy and Donna Irvine.

Aimie and Shannon came along so they could meet and chat

with veterans in order to help them with their YPI Scotland

Project and to highlight the importance of DMWS.

We wish them every success and fingers crossed they win.

Donna came along to distribute some more veteran support,

information and ribbons. As always a brilliant turn out and a

morning full of usual banter!

Tameside AFVBC

Tameside armed forces and veterans breakfast club is well established now

in the bourgh and one of the most attended clubs with 80-130 each month.

Julie who owns the Globe cafe has won the armed forces employers recognition

scheme bronze award for the support she give the veterans. The

breakfast club meet on the second Saturday of every month and enjoy an

annual bbq on armed forces day. Meanwhile on Halloween and Christmas

they have fancy dress events. Last year Chris Moulton received funding to

take members on a coach to the national memorial arboretum.

The club is located at the Globe Cafe, Globe Lane, Headway House in

Dukinfield. For more information contact Chris Moulton

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