Armed Forces Community Drop-In, Woking

23 Sep

A new drop in centre for Veterans has opened in Woking Surrey.

Held on the 4th Thursday of every month between 10.00 am and 1.00 pm at Woking Football Club, Laithwaite Community Stadium, GU22 9AA.

Welcoming veterans, reservists and those working with veterans – feel free to drop in

15th September– Closing Date for Applications to march at Cenotaph

13 Sep

The RBL will not accept any further applications to march at the Cenotaph after 15th September.

Due to the security checks being put in place this year tickets will be issued to individual names and WILL NOT be transferable.

No late requests will be considered by them.

Reminder – Last chance to apply for Remembrance Parade tickets– closing date 31st Aug.

30 Aug

Just a quick reminder that Wednesday 31st August is the final day that you can apply for your ticket.

Any applications received after this date will unfortunately be declined.

To register, please telephone the office either today Tuesday 30th August or  tomorrow Wednesday 31st August between 9am and 2pm only. 

Office telephone number 01495 741592.

SAMA 82 Stand at Bournemouth Air Show

19 Aug

If you are in the Bournemouth area this weekend then why not call in and see the veterans at the SAMA 82 Stand in the Navy Tent under the cliffs between lampposts 21 – 23. 

Kevin, Tony and Debbie will be there Saturday and Sunday and look forward to seeing you.

The Not Forgotten Association Marching Contingent, Cenotaph 13th November

16 Aug

The NFA are looking for 4 SAMA 82 veterans to march with them at the Cenotaph this year and join them for lunch afterwards

If you are able to march with them please contact the SAMA office to register.

Reminder – Remembrance Day Parade 2016 Tickets

9 Aug

Just a reminder that the closing date for applications to attend this year’s Parade is Friday 12th August.

If you havent already booked your place, please complete the attach form asap and send a SAE to the office, to enable us to return your ticket to you.

Please note the new rules for the Cenotaph this year and what ID/Proof of evidence you will need to take with you on the day, otherwise you will be permitted entry onto Horse Guards.  Details attached.

Any queries regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact the office.

For all those who have already submitted the SAE and sent us their forms, thank you very much for your cooperation.

Attached Files

No Liability for Income Tax–Bravery Award

29 Jul


Section 638

(1)No liability to income tax arises on a pension or annuity if it is paid to the holder of an award for bravery in respect of the award.

(2)In this section “award for bravery” means—

  • the Victoria Cross,

  • the George Cross,

  • the Albert Medal,

  • the Edward Medal,

  • the Military Cross,

  • the Distinguished Flying Cross,

  • the Distinguished Conduct Medal,

  • the Conspicuous Gallantry Medal,

  • the Distinguished Service Medal,

  • the Military Medal,

  • the Distinguished Flying Medal.