Success Stories

Lancashire Veterans enjoy afternoon tea at the Turf

To celebrate International Day of Older People on Tuesday 1st October, Burnley FC in the Community and Age UK Lancashire collaborated to put on afternoon tea for Veterans at Turf Moor.

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Bronze for BFCitC Veterans programme

BFCitC was delighted to be awarded the Bronze Award for the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. The award was presented at Turf Moor by Lieutenant Commander Lee Paddock from Headquarters North West.

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Pope proves popular at Veterans social session

Burnley FC goalkeeper Nick Pope proved popular amongst our Veterans at Burnley FC in the Community’s weekly Turf Moor social session for the ex-armed forces community.

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June and July 2018

Throughout the months of June and July 2018, Burnley FC in the Community ran multiple events for the participants of our Veterans programme for ex-armed forces members. Here’s what we got up to…

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Take off for Veterans’ Airfix Modelling

In association with Help for Heroes, BFCitC hosted two Airfix Modelling sessions at Turf Moor, giving local military veterans the chance to relax, socialise and achieve a sense of mindfulness while looking over the famous pitch.

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Veterans enjoy a trip to Whitehough!

Taking place over two days, the trip was for both male and female ex-armed forces members and was designed to tackle issues often faced by military veterans when leaving the armed forces.

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