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‘A Bridge Too Far’ - Help For Heroes Bike Ride from Brussels to Arnhem.

19 October 2010
London, 19 October 2010: L/Sgt Nathan Cumberland reports: “In October 2009 I fell victim to a Taliban IED/Mine strike which resulted in the loss of both my legs. It soon dawned on me while laying in my hospital bed that these were life changing injuries and during my initial treatment at Sell... read

Benefit ‘gig’

9 October 2010
Mr Steve Greenhalgh, father of the late LSgt Dave Greenhalgh, is intending to hold a benefit ‘gig’ in memory of Dave and the other Grenadiers killed on OP HERRICK 11. The gig will be recorded live onto CDs which will be subsequently sold to raise money for the Colonel’s Fund.... read

Regimental Band Concert in aid of the Army Benevolent Fund (The Soldiers’ Charity) at De Montfort Hall, Leicester - 21 Oct 10

15 September 2010
The Regimental Band will perform a concert in the De Montfort Hall, Leicester on 21st October 2010 at 7.30pm in aid of the Army Benevolent Fund, The Soldiers’ Charity. Download more information... read

London to the National Memorial Arboretum Charity Bike Ride: In aid of the Colonel's Fund

17 August 2010
By Pete Seargent As I awoke to an array of fluorescent lights flickering to life, with an all too familiar irritating hum and terminal ‘blink’, it was easy to think that the last 14 years of my life had been a dream and I was once again 24 years old with Guard Duty beckoning.... read

An Evening of "Wine and Roses"

18 May 2010
In aid of The Colonel's Fund, Grenadier Guards, the Head Gardener will be available to answer your questions by invitation of Frances, Duchess of Rutland on Sunday, 20th June, 2010 at Belvoir Lodge, 6 - 9 o'clock. Download invitation.... read

Guardsman Bertie Bear's Colonel's Fund Appeal

26 March 2010
The Colonel’s Fund has a new fund raiser - Bertie the Grenadier Bear! The brain child of Darren Heaton, father of Gdsm Heaton of The Inkerman Company, Bertie Bear has got off to a cracking start by enlisting the services of former WBC Heavyweight Champion, Frank Bruno,as his Appeal Chairman [w... read

Michael Alford's Afghan Sketches - On Sale Now

26 March 2010
There was a time when artists alone conveyed the pictography of war. While those days are long gone and we now live in the multimedia age with its extraordinary proliferation of instant images and sounds, the tradition of the war artist continues and the Regiment was delighted to sponsor a visit by ... read

Colonel's Fund to host First Battalion Presentation about OP HERRICK 11 at The Royal Geographical Society on 13 May 2010

22 March 2010
You will recall when we launched The Colonel’s Fund at The Guildhall in February 2008, that the First Battalion had recently just returned from Afghanistan and some of its members were able to join us at the reception. Now, just over two years later, they are once again returning from Helmand ... read

Colonel's Fund to auction jewellery and paintings

4 March 2010
Painting by James Hart Dyke Regimental JewelleryPainting by Orlando Norie... read