WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A VOLUNTEER?

1 June 2021

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A VOLUNTEER?

Gordon Michie is just one of our wonderful and valued volunteers and is our recently appointed Treasurer. Gordon formerly served in the RAF, currently works with Poppyscotland and joined the board of Veterans Housing Scotland in 2019.

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VETERANS HOUSING SCOTLAND MARKS VOLUNTEERS’ WEEK 2021

28 May 2021

2021 marks the 37th year of Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June), when we at Veterans Housing Scotland (VHS) will join thousands of charities and voluntary organisations recognising the contribution volunteers make across the UK and thanking them for all they do.

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Job Opportunity – Finance Officer

6 May 2021

This is an exciting time to join us with a critical role reporting to the Finance Manager. The position will be responsible for assisting the Finance Manager in ensuring our efficient and effective financial management.

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Gardening with the Veteran Gardener

12 April 2021

Getting his hands dirty has really helped our Veteran Gardener.

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Trustee-Major Del Hamilton

12 April 2021

 

It’s great that one of our Trustees, Major Del has taken some time out to tell us about the work of the Personnel Recovery Centre in Edinburgh and about his favourite ‘Lockdown Walks’.

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HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh

9 April 2021

As a charity and family we were saddened to hear of the death of HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. Our thoughts are with our Patron, HM The Queen and her family at this time.

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Tenants move into new homes for veterans in Cockenzie

3 March 2021

It’s an exciting time for a group of veterans as they begin to move into brand new properties specially created for Armed Forces personnel at Osborne Terrace, Cockenzie.

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New Chairman for Veterans Housing Scotland

1 March 2021

Veterans Housing Scotland is delighted to announce that Group Captain Robert Kemp CBE QVRM AE DL has been appointed Chairman of the charity with effect from 1st March.   He succeeds Lieutenant Colonel Richard Callander LVO OBE TD who retires following ten years as Chairman.

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Gardening advice from the Veteran Gardener

9 February 2021

Our very own Veteran Gardener served in the British Army for 15 years and has 46 years gardening experience. It is planned that we will have a ‘gardening’ section in forthcoming newsletters, and we’d love to hear from you.

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National Send A Card To A Friend Day

7 February 2021

The 7th February is the National send a card to a friend day and our Chief Executive took some time to send a virtual post card to our Volunteers and Supporters.

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Hayden Grant – Veteran

I am grateful to the support given by Veterans Housing Scotland; the charity has really helped in improving the lives of my family and given us a chance to build a decent future.

Hayden Grant – Veteran, Royal Regiment of Scotland