Sending parcels to serving soldiers and sailors

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Organised by Val Worrall and collected at the village shop – Select Convience –Braunston has sent out 1,325 parcels to the Armed Forces since April 2007.

Initially they went only to units serving in Afghanistan. At the moment they are sending them to members of the 9/12th Royal Lancers, who recruit from Northamptonshire.

Alongside the units in Afghanistan the team now sends boxes to HMS Montrose. Onboard is 22-year-old Sub Lieutenant Tristan “Dinger” Bell an officer engineering technician (weapons engineer) from Braunston.