The Salvation Army’s Clydebank Corps band welcomed the Queen on her visit to St Margaret’s Hospice in West Scotland.
Peterborough Salvation Army is marking the passing of the Olympic torch relay through the centre of Peterborough with a breakfast club on Wednesday 4 July.
An award-winning Salvation Army day centre for older people in Glasgow is celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee by holding a party in its ‘reminiscence room’ – to help those with dementia. The reminiscence room at the Eva Burrows Day Centre is filled with objects to trigger the senses and aid the recall of memories. Reminiscence based activities have been found to help people with dementia communicate and gain a sense of value, importance, belonging, power and peace.
A chef has revealed that serving hungry Olympic fans on the Torch Relay route on behalf of The Salvation Army means more to him than a former career in a national hotel chain.
As Olympic fever spreads across the nation, meet the Salvationists who are among 8,000 people selected to carry the famous Olympic Flame because of the inspirational work they have done for their community. Read their nomination stories.