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Armed Forces Community HQ provides an essential, multi-functional facility for the recreational, rehabilitation, training and support needs of serving and former service personnel and their families (the Armed Forces Community), bringing together social, pastoral and medical support services in a one-stop shop environment.

About Us

Armed Forces Community HQ (Molyneux House) was opened on 10th November 2018, in memory of local Royal Navy Submarine Officer Lt Cdr Ian Molyneux GM RN, who tragically lost his life aboard HMS Astute in April 2011. He was posthumously awarded the George Medal. His medal citation read “His actions were incalculably brave and were carried out in the highest possible service traditions of courage and selfless commitment”.

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Veteran-friendly GP surgeries scheme to launch in Wigan

GP practices across the borough could soon be recognised as “veteran friendly” for their efforts to support military personnel and their families.

A new initiative is set to be launched next year which will see surgeries receive accreditation if they show they can provide the right support.

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