Soldiers mobilised to build veterans retreat at Fort Cumberland

SOLDIERS have pitched in to help a team of volunteers on a quest to build a new support hub for veterans.

Thursday, 27th September 2018, 7:22 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th September 2018, 8:29 pm
From left - veteran Neil Paddon, from Milton, with Royal Engineer Cameron Whitcomb Picture Ian Hargreaves (180926-1)

Six soldiers from the Royal Engineers have been working alongside Forgotten Veterans UK to refurbish part of Fort Cumberland.

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The historic Portsmouth landmark is going to be a base for the charity, which is looking to run regular retreats for veterans in need.