Pride of Britain regional finalist, John Billitteri from Bristol, has succeeded in his mission to collect 1m pennies for Help for HeroesRead the full story ›
Prince Harry has unveiled the West Country competitors who will form part of the UK team at this year's Invictus Games.Read the full story ›
A Charity Commission report following allegations about Tedworth House recovery centre in Wiltshire found that funds were used correctly.Read the full story ›
The charity Help for Heroes is giving £400,000 to help former servicemen & women with mental health problems.Read the full story ›
A former Royal Marine is aiming to inspire others by crossing the world's five largest islands in a mammoth year-long challenge.
Louis Nethercott, who is from Wiltshire but now lives in Bristol, will trek the desert, jungle and mountains as he attempts to set a world record with fellow ex-Marine Anthony Lambert.
The pair will endeavour to become the first people in history to trek through Borneo, Papua New Guinea, Madagascar, Greenland and Baffin Island using just their survival skills.
Mr Nethercott was medically discharged from the military earlier this year after a decade during which he served across the world including deployment to Afghanistan in 2011.
The 27-year-old said his life changed "dramatically" after that tour, leading him to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.
I saw some pretty bad stuff, some hairy situations. On coming home from that particular tour, things didn't quite add up for me. Something had changed, and changed dramatically.
It was a different world when I came back.
Louis, who was a mental health ambassador for the Invictus Games in Orlando earlier this year, said he is taking on the 'Expedition Five challenge' to satisfy his thirst for adventure and raise awareness of how PTSD can affect members of the military.
It is so important to me to inspire other guys who have battled similar problems to me. I want to show everybody that despite experiencing a setback, life is not over if you don't want it to be. It is about looking the dark days in the eye and saying you've come out the other end stronger.
Louis says he is looking forward to the challenge, which is being supported by military charity Help for Heroes, who given the pair a £10,000 grant to fund the expedition.
Cayle Royce has become the first double amputee to fly a solo powered paraglider from John O'Groats to Lands End.Read the full story ›
A gig built by wounded veterans for the Help for Heroes charity has been handed over.
A crew from the charity will race the boat named Valiant, in the World Gig Championships on the Isles of Scilly this weekend.
The gig set off from Tresco and was welcomed on the main island of St Mary's, accompanied by other gigs.
The former endurance athlete Mike Buss has denied he stole money from funds he was raising for Help For Heroes.Read the full story ›
Two Afghanistan veterans are preparing to take on some of the world's best disabled sailors in their first international competition.Read the full story ›
Help for Heroes say the public have been shocked by the case of Christopher Copeland from Devon, who has been jailed for stealing £300,000 through fake charity collections.
Copeland deceived the public into thinking they were making donations which would help our wounded. Instead he was stealing from them and using the money for his own personal gain through a deceptive web of fraud which took detectives three years to untangle. We have been astonished by the response of the public. Many of those defrauded by him have contacted us to express shock that someone would use organised and criminal tactics to prevent money supporting the wounded.