The Yomp at Fernworthy Reservoir

Our veterans enjoy a good yomp. This week, they journey to the beautiful Fernworthy Reservoir. Organised by the Vets Programme Coordinator Sean Fraser and joined by Paula White, the Veterans took on the challenge with suitable bombast. Well done all!


Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal visits Merryhue Farm

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal visited Merryhue Farm in February, where she learned about the projects that the not for profit community interest companies Battling On, Work Skills South West, Transferable Skills Training and Grown That Way have been working on. We also had presenters from other local groups, including Age UK, Tamar Grow Local and Plymouth University.


We were absolutely thrilled to be able to have Her Royal Highness visit the farm, and we hope that she enjoyed it!

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Welcome to Battling On

The courage and devotion of our forces is recognised without doubt. However, it has also been acknowledged that some service personnel find it difficult to settle back into civilian life after leaving the forces.

Using eco based interventions, a variety of indoor and outdoor activities and peer camaraderie, Battling On supports military veterans by providing a safe, empathetic and non-judgmental environment. We host a number of activities predominantly designed and led by veterans, operating onsite at Merryhue Farm on Thursdays and Fridays.

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Armed Forces Covenant

Armed Forces Covenant

Batting On commit to honour the Armed Forces Covenant and support the Armed Forces Community. We recognise the value Serving Personnel, Cadets, Veterans, and military families contribute to our business and our country.

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Part of : Together We Can Succeed

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The "Together We Can Succeed" programme is a joint venture between Battling On, Transferable Skills Training (TST) and Work Skills South West (WSSW) to help engage vulnerable young people who had dis-engaged from education. This Award winning programme has gained widespread acclaim and was filmed by the BBC for Comic Relief....

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Transferable Skills Training

Providing Bespoke Vocational Education and Training with wrap around Care & Support

Work Skills South West

We work with individuals to maximise their potential, build on existing strengths, and break down personal barriers to independent engagement within the community

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