Press

The War Widows’ Association does not have any paid staff. All work is completed by volunteers; therefore the preferred method of contact is via email.

Email: press@warwidows.org.uk

Tel: 0845 2412 189

Press Releases

8 April 2017 – The War Widows’ Association AGM in Manchester. The 2017 AGM will see a change of Chairman; Mrs Irene Wills BEM will hand over to Mrs Mary Moreland. Download Word Version / WWA AGM Press Release

11 November 2016 – War Widows’ Stories Project Celebrates Award from Heritage Lottery Fund. Download Word Version / Download PDF Version

2 November 2016 – On 12th November 2016 members of the War Widows’ Association will gather for their Annual Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in Whitehall at 12.30pm. Annual Service of Remembrance 2016 (Word) / Annual Service of Remembrance 2016 (PDF)

13 June 2016 – The War Widows’ Association of Great Britain will meet Minister for Defence Personnel and Veterans Mark Lancaster on Monday 13th June 2016 at 2pm; one of the topics under discussion will be the reinstatement of the War Widows Pension for all War Widows. Download Word Version / Download PDF.

24 March 2016 – On Thursday 7th April 2016 War Widows from all parts of the United Kingdom will converge on the Cardiff Hotel for their AGM and four days packed full of diverse activities. Download Word Version / Download PDF.

5 November 2015 – On Saturday 7th November members of the War Widows’ Association will gather for their Annual Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in Whitehall at 12.30pm. Annual Service of Remembrance 2015 (Word) / Annual Service of Remembrance 2015 (PDF)

27 June 2015 – On Saturday 27th June 2015 the Chairman, Mrs Irene Wills, BEM accompanied by a number of Trustees will, on behalf of the members of the Association, show their appreciation for the work of the Armed Forces by attending the Armed Forces Day National Event in Guildford. AFD 2015 Press Release (Word) / AFD 2015 Press Release (PDF)

1 April 2015 – On Thursday 16th April 2014 War Widows from all parts of the United Kingdom will converge on the Ramada Plaza Southport, for four days packed full of diverse activities. Download Word Version / Download PDF Version

24 November 2014 – Thirteen-year-old Paige Eaves was one of the many Royal Air Force Air Cadets to attend the Bedworth Armistice Day parade on the 11th November. But for Paige, this was no ordinary parade. She had been selected to carry the National Standard of the War Widows’ Association of Great Britain. (Press release issued by Royal Air Force Air Cadets.) Download Word Version / Download PDF
Link to article on Air Cadets website.

5 November 2014 – For four days from Thursday 6th November to Sunday 9th November members of the War Widows’ Association of Great Britain will complete a full list of Remembrance engagements. Download Word Version / Download PDF

4 August 2014 – The War Widows’ Association of Great Britain (WWA) took time out from its current campaign to commemorate the start of the First World War. Download Word Version / Download PDF

25 June 2014 – The War Widows Chairman attends Armed Forces Day at either end of the country. Download Word Version / Download PDF

3 June 2014 – Is There a Wrong Time to Die for Your Country? Download Word Version / Download PDF

3 April 2014 – War Widows Invade Oxfordshire Download Word Version / Download PDF

24 June 2013 – Website Relaunch Download Word Version / Download PDF

 

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