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By Sam Howard

RBLI Health & Well-being event for veterans to attend 

On Friday 17th February the Royal British Legion Industries will be hosting a free health and well-being event, in Folkestone for all veterans.


The Royal British Legion Industries was established in 1919 they are an independent national charity. They provide training and support for veterans of the British armed forces, from helping with family members to unemployment and disabilities.



The charity will be hosting an event this Friday that will bring together 20 organisations to support the Aged Veteran Activities. This will include organisations, such as Age UK Folkestone, NHS Kent and Medway Armed Forces Network and Wellbeing people, who will be supplying free MOT health checks.



MP Damien Collins will also be attending the event along with Kent County Councillor Hod Birkby. Also attending will be The Royal Gurkha Rifles based at the St John’s Barracks in Folkestone and Kate Parkin from NHS National Armed Forces Partnership. There will also be live entertainment by the Military Wives Choir and 40s style singer Miss Holiday Swing.

This first event will be held at the Folkestone Sports Centre on Friday 17th February between 10.30 and 3pm.


For more information about the Royal British Legion Industries and Ages Veterans Activity events, then contact Michael Bishop on 07827 943609 or email

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