Bywell Classic Car rally

Classic Car Veterans Woodcraft were asked to attend the Bywell Classic car rally, to provide a different type of stall. So off we went with new van and Gazebo ready to do battle. The journey there was uneventful with VWC arriving on the field at about 9AM. The weather was kind to us and provided…

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Just the Job

Supported by VWC Recently Just the Job, Based in Richmond were broken into and most of the Tools used by the teams were stolen. Who are Just the Job Just the Job Environmental Enterprise Ltd is a charity and social enterprise empowering adults with disabilities to achieve their potential by doing valuable work in the…

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Men in sheds event

Veterans woodcraft recently attended a Men in Sheds event at Harrogate. this was a daunting for both Bob and Ted who find it difficult to cope with large numbers of people in confined spaces.   This event was sponsored by Community First Yorkshire , and kept us plied with Tea/coffee and cake, the lunch was…

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Old Gurkha’s come out of retirement

Veteran Gurkha’s and their wives came out of retirement today in Catterick Garrison. They made their way from all over the Garrison and surrounding area to come and meet Veterans Woodcraft. Veterans Woodcraft have managed to secure some funding to work with the local over 65 Gurkha’s and dependents.  It Was identified some time ago…

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Happy Little Girl

As some of you already know, Veterans Woodcraft delivered a full size rocking horse on Black Friday. We are please to show you some photographs that have been sent to us by the parents and grandmother to show how pleased she is with her horse. we are happy to see the lovely smile that this…

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A message from Blind Veterans Llandudno

Hi Many thanks for your awesome work last week.  I. last week.  I. have attached the pictures we took and the text we used on our internal social media site: Memory Tree Following our Christmas Appeal this year, I received the Messages to a Veteran yesterday to be displayed in the Llandudno Centre.  A quick conversation with Filip Lament (Woodwork Instructor) and Chris Morgan and Chris Morgan (from Veterans Wood Craft) produced this moving tribute alongside ‘The Lads’.  Chris and his colleagues, Bob Taylor and Ted Granger, set up Veterans Wood Craft.  It is a not for profit company set up by veterans to help other veterans rebuild other veterans rebuild their lives, after traumatic experiences through military service, by promoting products they have created, mainly with wood.  They have been working with our Members alongside Filip in our Wood Workshop.  https://veteranswoodcraft.co.uk/ Thanks again Lisa LISA TAYLOR

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VWC Help to launch Tesco Christmas appeal

At the beginning of November we were approached  by the Tesco Community coordinator and were asked if we could produce a sleigh for the Launch of the Tesco Catterick Garrison Christmas tree appeal, Naturally we said yes and went a head and constructed not only a sleigh but also a trailer and reindeer as well….

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VWC went to BALI

On Friday 1 December members of Veterans Woodcraft went to London to attend the 2017 BALI (British Association of Landscape Industries) at the very prestigious Grosvenor House. Park Lane. where we were guests of Peter Cunliffe who was the head garden designer and was responsible for getting every one working together to produce a fantastic memorial…

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VWC support H4H in Worksop

Veterans woodcraft has recently spent a few days away in Worksop, to support the annual opening of the Help or Heroes Christmas shop. we spent the day demonstrating a pole lathe and hand carving as well as displaying and selling some of our wares. we had a great day talking to the public and supporting…

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