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Privileged Status of the City of London

The First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (PRVC) were honoured to be awarded yesterday Privileged Status of the City of London, an honour given to only 13 other distinguished military units.

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Centenary of the birth of Violette Szabo GC

On the centenary of the birth of Violette Szabo, members of the Corps and a socially-distant crowd turned out to celebrate Szabo's life. Wreaths were laid at the cenotaph in Builth Wells, where Szabo's daughter Tania lives. At the picnic that followed, Tania told Corps members stories from her mother's life, and danced along to 1940s music hits in the park.

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2021 recruitment is open!

Recruitment for our 2021 intake is open. Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Are you keen to learn new skills and meet like minded people? Are you keen to join an organisation that is vibrant, diverse and inclusive? Are you looking for an opportunity to help people?

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Death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Our thoughts and condolences are with Her Majesty The Queen, and the Royal Family including our Commandant in Chief Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal.

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COVID-19 Support

One year ago today the Prime Minister ordered the country into lockdown. During the past 12 months, Corps members have been deployed helping 9 organisations in their fight against COVID-19. Our 130 volunteers have given 1,047 days of support.

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1,000 days of support in the fight against COVID-19

In the last year, the FANY have given over 1,000 days of support in the fight against COVID-19. This support has been provided by 130 volunteers to 9 organisations. On International Women's Day, our volunteers reflect on their service and what the last year has meant to them.

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Nightingale Award

We are delighted and humbled to have been given an award by the Nightingale Hospital London.

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Support at the Nightingale Hospital London

At the Nightingale Hospital London Corps members are supporting the North East London Foundation Trust (NELFT) with the befriender role to enhance patient experience whilst at the hospital.

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Current COVID-19 deployments

For the last few weeks, in response to the rising number of COVID-19 patients, members of the Corps have deployed in support of 3 organisations.

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2020 Deployments

2020 has been the busiest year for the Corps since the end of the Second World War. We supported 22 organisations, including those who are leading the fight against COVID-19.

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New Year's Honours

Alexandra Milne, staff commander for the FANY, has been awarded a MBE in the New Year's Honours List.

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Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday. As a charity, the Corps relies on the good will of its supporters to enable it to operate effectively. Please make a donation via this link to enable us to continue our vital work during national emergencies such as COVID-19.

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Corps Remembrance Service

Last week, before lockdown began, a small remembrance service was held at the Corps memorial to commemorate all those FANYs who have lost their lives in active service. We will remember them.

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A Call to Spy

A Call To Spy is a new film that is due to be released later this month. The film examines the bravery of female SOE agents during the Second World War including Corps member Noor Inayat Khan.

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