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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Our Armed Forces Support team is still here to support you.

Support is available through South Tyneside Council's Support Hubon 0191 424 7575 for any serving, reservists or veterans and their dependents. The NAAFI Break team is also available within the community.

For more information see Coronavirus (COVID-19) Armed Forces support

2021

Support Officer Helps Veterans Leaving the Forces - 22 March

Armed Forces Support Available During Pandemic - 5 March

2020

Online Act of Remembrance this Sunday - 5 November

Every Poppy Counts - 22 October

Virtual Tributes Planned to Remember the Fallen - 19 October

Veterans Stay Connected in South Tyneside - 26 June

Supporting the Armed Forces Community - 24 June

Armed Forces Day Goes Digital for 2020 - 23 June

South Tyneside to mark VE Day with online celebrations - 5 May

Remembering War Heroes This Anzac Day - 25 April

Attention! New Patron for NAAFI Break! - 11 March

Leisure Concession for War Pensioners - 2 March

South Tyneside Armed Forces Forum in Spotlight - 23 January

Historical Events Set to be Remembered in Special Way  - 23 January 

2019

Remembrance Services Across South Tyneside - 5 November

Mayor of South Tyneside Launches Poppy Appeal - 25 October

Tommy Soldier Silhouette Dedicated in South Tyneside  - 24 July

Celebrating the Armed Forces Community - 24 June

Supporting the Armed Forces - 17 June

Honouring the Heroes on ANZAC Day - 18 April

Shrine Installations to South Tyneside's Fallen - 20 February

2018

Moving Mural Marks World War One Milestone - 26 November

Mayor Joins Students to Remember the Fallen - 16 November

Special Event to Commemorate War Centenary - 6 November

Remembrance Services in South Tyneside - 1 November

Poppy Appeal Launched in South Tyneside - 29 October

Transatlantic Pilgrimage to World War Two Hero - 18 October

Marking a Centenary of Remembrance - 13 September

Council Gets Gold for Armed Forces Support - 2 August

Celebrating Armed Forces Day - 24 June

Celebrating Armed Forces Day - 19 June

Tribute to Victoria Cross Hero - 9 April

Honouring Joseph Henry Collin VC - 5 April

New Memorial Honours Private Thomas Young - 28 March

Stone Unveiling to Commemorate Victoria Cross Hero - 23 March

Honouring South Tyneside Armed Forces - 19 January

2017

Celebrating Civic Pride in South Tyneside -27 December

War Heroes Remembered in New Website - 12 December

South Tyneside Remembers the Fallen - 13 November

Community Group's Tribute to Fallen Heroes - 9 November

Reflecting on Post War Period in New Heritage Project - 8 November

Remembrance Events in South Tyneside - 6 November

Mayor Launches South Tyneside Poppy Appeal - 2 November

Company provides silver service to forces personnel - 21 August

Celebrating Reservists in South Tyneside - 20 June

Paying Tribute to Armed Forces in South Tyneside - 18 June

Sunday Salute to Armed Forces - 14 June

Jarrow pays tribute to the fallen - 9 March

New memorial to honour the fallen  - 27 February

Dual award presentation at cabinet  - 23 January

South Tyneside job opportunities with BT for ex-service personnel  - 19 January

2016

BT recruitment open evening for veterans  - 21 November

South Tyneside marks Remembrance Sunday  - 14 November

South Tyneside pays respect to the fallen  - 11 November

Remembrance services in South Tyneside  - 7 November

Poppies to remember the fallen  - 28 October

Local Agencies Join Forces To Raise Awareness Of Mental Health Issues - 10 October 

Lasting tribute to heroes - 26 September

Silver Service  - 13 September 

South Tyneside Celebrates Armed Forces Day  - 20 June

South Tyneside to Celebrate Armed Forces Day - 15 June

Support Boost for Ex-service Personnel in South Tyneside - 23 March

​2015

Final Resting Place for Seafront War Memorial - 6 November

Remembrance Services in South Tyneside - 2 November

Wear Your Poppy with Pride - 26 October

Great War Commemorations Top Committee Agenda - 30 September

Tree Planting to Commemorate Heroes - 3 August 

South Tyneside Supports Armed Forces - 22 June 

Show Your Support For The Armed Forces - 16 June

War Hero Kirkpatrick Remembered In Centenary Year - 20 May

South Tyneside Remembers John Simpson Kirkpatrick - 15 May

Remember the Great War this May - 29 April

Local war hero to be honoured with new plaque - 2 April

Calling Out To Warship Seamen - 19 January 

2014

Stone Unveiling for Private Henry Robson VC - 16 December

Memorial to Honour Victoria Cross Hero - 4 December

Farewell to Retiring Lord Lieutenant - 4 December 

South Tyneside Welcomes HRH The Duke of Kent - 23 October

Exhibition Dedication to Readhead Family - 22 October

Royal Rededication for Readhead War Memorial - 3 October

Civic Recognition for Cadets - 20 August

World War One Commemorations in the Spotlight - 18 August

South Tyneside Pays Tribute on WWI Centenary - 5 August

Special Service to Mark First World War Centenary - 29 July

Military Manpower Proves an Asset to Business - 26 June

South Tyneside Celebrates Armed Forces Day - 23 June

South Tyneside Paying Tribute to Armed Forces - 16 June

Remembering Local Heroes - 25 April

Former British Army soldier to give inspirational talk in South Tyneside - 10 March

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    South Shields
    United Kingdom
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