Adjusting to civilian life after serving in the armed forces is not always easy.
But a new project on Tyneside could provide vital services to veterans who struggle.
Major General David Shaw and Jill Haley (Chief Executive of the Byker Community Trust) met our reporter Richard Wilson.
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