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Charities to reap benefits of young performers concert


Two charities will benefit from a concert which put the spotlight on the young performers of Plymouth. The Celebrating Young Performers concert was organised by Plymouth Soroptimists and Plympton Rotary Club and supported by Peninsula Arts and Simon Ible, Director of Music at Peninsula... Read more »

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Combat Art – Personal Reflections from Afghanistan


Visit the ground breaking exhibition of artwork completed during 40 Commando's last tour of Afghanistan funded by, among others, Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund. Menier Gallery, 51 Southwark St, London, SE1 1RU Exhibition opens: Weds 25th March – 1st April, 11am – 6... Read more »

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Injured Royal Marines receive charity cheque


Hasler Company personnel in Plymouth recovering from long-term illnesses and injuries have been presented with funds by construction professionals. Hasler, which co-ordinates the long-term welfare of recovering Royal Marines and other serving personnel, was presented with £1,000 by South We... Read more »

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Y.CO headnorth - an epic 100km trek to the North Pole


In April 2015, a team from Y.CO, The Yacht Company, took on an extreme challenge for charity, Headnorth - a 100km trek from Barneo to the Geographic North Pole, the highest point on Earth at Latitude 90° north, all in aid of The Royal Marines Charity and The Lewis Moody Foundation.... Read more »

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TV presenter joins the Royal Marines for Arctic Training


Presenter and comedian Alexander Armstrong has been given arctic survival training from Royal Marines cold weather experts on exercise in the freezing conditions of Norway. The Pointless star travelled to meet 3 Commando Brigade ahead of a bid to travel around the Arctic Circle and was given inst... Read more »

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Tetraplegic Dominic Lovett responds to pioneering technology


Dominic Lovett broke his neck whilst training in Norway back in 2008 and as a result is a tetraplegic who can lift his shoulders but has no control of elbows or arms and so cannot feed himself or type. Tendon transfer treatment was not possible and therefore no conventional or NHS-funded treatmen... Read more »

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RMRIDE350- Close to £60,000 raised for the RMC


After an epic event comprising of over 100 participants cycling a 350 mile journey, Warrant Officer Dug Hickin and his wife Kim presented a cheque to the RMC that shows just how worthwhile theirs and the riders’ efforts were. On Tuesday 26 August WO2 Dug Hickin and his wife Kim finished off... Read more »

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Royal Marines Rehabilitation Triathlon


OVER 100 competitors took part in the second Royal Marines Rehabilitation Triathlon at Commando Training Centre in Lympstone. The event was organised by Physical Training Instructors at CTCRM for serving, injured military personnel and veterans and attended by Prince Harry as some of... Read more »

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2 Riders, 17 Days, 1700 Miles, 2 Great Causes


Former international rugby player Paul Sampson has successfully completed his epic cycle ride in aid of The Royal Marines Charity and Marie Curie Cancer Care. Paul, along with Darren Kenny OBE, set off on the 1700 mile bike ride from Bradford on Thursday 24 April and arrived in Gibraltar on Sa... Read more »

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Widow of Sergeant Luke Taylor raises £1,965


In 2014 Niki Taylor and friends Hollie Higby, Julie Saunders, Krista Geraty and Karen Harnott ran the Bath Half Marathon to raise money for The Royal Marines Charity to ‘give back’ for the support that she and her son received when her husband Luke was killed during a tour of Afghanistan... Read more »