Complaints to the RSPCA rise across the South West
Plymouth: £23M Help For Heroes Recovery Centre
A £23 million pound recovery centre for wounded, unjured and sick serving military personnel, veterans and their families in the South West is due to be opened by the Duke of York.
The Naval Service Recovery Service (NSRC) is the first in the region and is funded by the charity Help for Heroes and run jointly with the Ministry of Defence.
Work began in Devonport navel base in August 2011 and the centre has two buildings
Parker VC accommodation block:
- 60 single cabins
- 6 family cabins
- social spaces
- large multi-functional space
- conference facility
- 24-hour reception support
- sprung floor gymnasium
- 8 medical consultation rooms
- Support Hub for veterans
- hydrotherapy area
- 25 metre six lane swimming pool
With guidance from military and civilian specialists, residents develop their own individual recovery plan through activities, including educational programmes, work placements and sport.
All are designed to help them achieve their long term goals of either returning to the battlefield or civvy street and rebuilding their lives.
Devon and Cornwall police have issued a statement following the terror attack in London.
Talking to children about the terror attack in London
Dr Jonathan Walsh pleaded guilty to 17 charges of possessing, distributing and making indecent images of children
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