South West

Gloucester Letters

                                                                                                            Wg Cdr Sara *******                                                                                                                       Op Newcombe Dear Nickie I am Sara, the Detachment Medical Officer here on the CH47, which is another name for the Chinook Helicopter.  There are three here and the mission is to provide support. I heard about SOS through Read More

A New Approach To Fundraising?

…..TEWKESBURY  NEWS ….September 03 2014…… British troops abroad are set to benefit from more goodies thanks to the Echo and a 92year-old reader. Ethel Williams from Shurdington read our story about Nickie Philipson-Stow asking for help. The owner of ‘The Orange Pig’ shop in Tewkesbury Read More

Dorchester first aiders

YOUNG first aiders in Dorchester are hoping to boost morale of troops serving in Afghanistan with a delivery of treats. Members of the St John Ambulance Badgers group, who are aged between five and 10 years old, have been collecting shoeboxes packed with goodies to send off Read More