Archive | November, 2011

Veterans of the Parachute Regiment – Commemorative Weekend 16th & 17th June 2012

30 Nov

An informal gathering of Veterans on the evening of the 16th June 2012 will be followed on the 17th June by the main event.

A service will take place at the Aldershot Military Cemetery for Veterans and Next of Kin with a full Drumhead Service.    This will be followed by a March Past and Reception.

Further details are available on the Events 2012 page of this website.

Christmas Raffle Tickets

28 Nov

Reminder – The closing date for tickets and money to be returned to the SAMA Office is Friday 9th December.

If you haven’t already done so, please send them into the SAMA Office as a matter of urgency.

Pilgrimage Applications

28 Nov

A reminder to all those thinking of applying for the Pilgrimage in November 2012 that the closing date is 31st December, and not the end of April as previously advertised.

This is due to the fact that the flights now have to be booked much earlier than expected.

Veterans’ Career Workshop

16 Nov

Would you benefit from the following employment support?

  • Expert advice and guidance on career options
  • Assistance with your CV, interview techniques and completing application forms
  • Building your confidence in relation to employment
  • Expert advice on managing a disability or health condition at work.

Free workshops will take place at Tedworth House near Tidworth.  They have been designed to help you explore your career options and support you to move towards your potential career goals.

A specialist team from Remploy will work with you to understand your skills, abilities and interests with the aim of looking at what your best next steps may be.

Courses taking place on 9 – 11 December and 24 – 26 February.

For further information contact David Hamilton on 07958 708809 or e mail@

The Poppy Factory – Job Vacancies in Barry

9 Nov

Based at Barry YMCA Hub premises in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan there are 2 vacancies:

1.  Sport and Activity Leader.  35 hrs a week. Evening and Weekend work required.

2.  Media Support Assistant.  37 hrs a week (12 month fixed contract)

For further details e mail: or telephone 01446 724000