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7th July 2020
How a Japanese sword from WWII is helping Gurkha veterans

During World War Two, a medical student volunteered for military service. Little did he know, his experience and a wartime…

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6th July 2020
From Nepal to your living room – our lockdown live streams

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the world, we know it’s important for you to be kept abreast of our…

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22nd June 2020
Midsummer Madness: Tim’s 50km challenge

On 21 June, Tim Corry is taking on the South Downs Way to do some good and inspire people to do the same.

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18th June 2020
We will meet again: Remembering Dame Vera Lynn

We were incredibly saddened to hear the news of Dame Vera Lynn’s passing. Dame Vera was a huge fan of the Trust, and we were honoured to have her as a supporter. May she rest in peace.

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17th June 2020
Gallery: Reaching Gurkha veterans in lockdown

We’re doing everything we can to reach Gurkha veterans and widows during these unprecedented times In response to the increase…

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11th June 2020
Gallery: Supporters climbing Mount Everest at Home

A huge congratulations to everyone who has climbed Everest at Home so far. And to everyone who’s still going –…

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9th June 2020
Talking to Tom: How tablets are enriching the lives of our Gurkha veterans and widows

Lockdown leisure at our Residential Homes To control the spread of COVID-19, it was important for Nepal to implement strict…

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28th May 2020
WATCH: Almost there! British soldiers deployed in Iraq climb ‘Everest’

The whole world has been locked down for months. It’s been tough for many, but has inspired others to achieve…

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26th May 2020
Inspired by Captain Tom: 84 year-old Don is walking for the Gurkhas

While we were all raising a glass to VE Day from our homes,  Don Hyatt laced up his boots and…

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20th May 2020
Trailwalker 2020 has been cancelled

It is with deep regret that as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Trailwalker 2020 has been cancelled. This decision has been made by all event partners: Oxfam Great Britain, The Gurkha Welfare Trust and the Queen’s Gurkha Signals.

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18th May 2020
How to make your own Malas (flower garlands)

  Across Nepal, garlands, or Malas, are handmade using in-season flowers. The vibrant and easy growing nature of the marigold…

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Read our latest Samachara newsletter

Samachara means ‘news’ in Nepali Catch up on our latest Samachara newsletter out today and read about Rifleman Rana Bahadur…

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