August-2013Helping the Armed Forces Community

Helping the Armed Forces Community

(Article from the August 2013 Edition of Torfaen Talks)

Torfaen council is continuing its work to support the armed forces community in the borough, following the signing of a landmark covenant in March.

A community covenant pledge for Torfaen was created with the aim of improving integration and raising awareness of issues affecting the armed forces community. The new task group has now met to discuss how to continue this work.

To get involved or for more information on the armed forces community covenant pledge, email armedforces@torfaen.gov.uk| or call 01495 762200.

Book of Condolence

Torfaen council has a book of condolence in Civic Centre, Pontypool in honour of local military personnel from the borough who have lost their lives in recent conflicts.

Councillor Giles Davies, the armed forces champion for Torfaen, said: “This book of of our recognition of the sacrifices faced by the armed forces community and their families, day-in day-out, to protect our country and our communities.

“By reviewing the book, it will hopefully help grieving relatives come to terms with their loss.”

The book is located in reception of Civic Centre in Pontypool.

For more information contact:

Call Torfaen

Tel: 01495 762200

Email: your.call@torfaen.gov.uk

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