19 June 2024

Veterans’ charity to build bespoke Land Rover

A Veterans charity are pleased to announce that they have bee granted £10,000 by the National Lottery Community Fund to build a bespoke media Land Rover Defender to be used for expeditions.

Veterans in Action (VIA) based at Redenham Park near Appleshaw use their own unique ALIVE Programme which takes a non-therapy long term approach to veteran’s mental health, to help veterans and their families grow at their own pace through participation on the projects run at the ALIVE Centre or off site in the surrounding area or on long distance expeditions.

The ALIVE Centre is close to the Salisbury Plain which many veterans will know from their service where the use of the VIA off-road vehicles is taken to train and take families out on off road days.

By being granted £10,000 by The Community Fund provides the opportunity for Veterans in Action to get to work on a Land Rover Defender to rebuild and make their own, a unique vehicle fully equipped with everything needed to go on the next expedition.

You can keep up to date with ‘The Build’ by following Veterans In Action on Facebook, you can also follow them on YouTube.

Written by
David Harber
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Written by David Harber