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Welcome to the home page of the Tommy Atkins Centre. Please keep checking back for updates, new courses and news at the centre. We will also post news and updates on SSAFA, Combat Stress and the RBL
  • We are appealing for information on a missing Royal Navy veteran, David Dyer, aged 54. David was last seen at home in Blundeston, a village situated between Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft in Suffolk. He is described as being white, 54-years-old, 5ft 8ins tall, slim build, short mousy hair. David was last seen wearing a grey or black top, rolled up jogging bottoms and rigger/builder boots. Anyone who has seen David or has any information regarding his whereabouts should contact Suffolk police on 101 quoting incident reference 419 of 4th August 2018

  • Two years ago, we uncovered a sad truth on reporting and statistics related to Veterans in the UK.  We investigated the methods used to record how many veterans were actually registered within the systems and found it badly flawed. Since then, ministers and officials have been saying ‘statistics are comparable to those of a civilian counterpart’ and we have continued to say ‘How do you know?’  Low and behold, here in 2018, finally the public is now asking the question. Unfortunately, fingers will be pointed into just one place.  The government will be the political sacrificial lamb for this and,

  • Out Thursday 26th July 2018.  An SBT special highlighting the current rate of Veteran suicides.  With articles from Walking With The Wounded’s ‘Danny’s Legacy’.  How the suicide of Danny Johnston has motivated so many in the UK to take up arms against the mental health issues attacking our heroes.   Also featuring a brand new documentary ‘No More Falling Soldiers’ from Dai4Films. We will also be featuring a four page pullout from the NHS with details from the TILS/ CTS service.  Also the Tommy Atkins Centre’s Dr David Muss on the Rewind techniques which is currently helping veterans in Worcester.

  • On Sunday 15th July 2018, Pablo, Jane and Dr Jonathan Leach launched OP WAMITS.  We dedicated the event to the memory of Danny Johnston, ex-PWRR who sadly passed in May. We would like to pass a message to all veterans who maybe experiencing difficulties.  To Veterans nationwide help is available through the newly launched NHS initiative, TILS.  Please follow this link for full details.  http://bit.ly/NHS-TILS Veterans in Worcestershire can get help by contacting the Tommy Atkins Centre, Tuesdays & Thursdays on 01905 27825 or by going to  http://www.sandbagtimes.co.uk/tommyatkinscentre/ for full information We are pleading with the public to walk just

  • Police have confirmed that missing Veteran, Robert Mason, 39 has been found safe and well.  Information is still coming through, however, we are delighted to know he is safe. Police wish to thank all who have contributed to looking for Robert since he went missing three weeks ago.  The Sandbag Times would also like to wish him well. The search was publicised very largely thanks to ‘Veterans United Against Suicide’. Well done to all, great news!

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