Category: Armed Forces

March 23, 2017 / by Shannon Edwards">Shannon Edwards / No Comments

Playful Cashmere and more – time to check out Chinti and Parker

In addition to providing our public sector users with fantastic discounts, we are also passionate about fostering a discovery of brands you might not yet know about. One of our favourites is Chinti and Parker. Renowned for their playful cashmere statement sweaters, the London-based luxury brand launched in 2009 to bring a new level of […]

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March 13, 2017 / by Shannon Edwards">Shannon Edwards / No Comments

How to Start Planning for Some Sunshine NOW

If you are like us, regardless of where in the country you live, the fact that the dark mornings and grey Winter days are slowly leaving us behind is reason for much excitement. With Easter around the corner, it’s actually the perfect time to make travel plans. Where to start is often what holds us […]

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January 17, 2017 / by Shannon Edwards">Shannon Edwards / No Comments

New Offer – 20% Off Bluebella Lingerie

We are quite excited to add the lingerie brand Bluebella to the Heart-Cart site. Word has it that our public sector audience has been a big fan of the brand, especially those in the armed forces.  Bluebella is a British success story… founded in 2005 the vision of the brand from the start was to […]

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January 17, 2017 / by Shannon Edwards">Shannon Edwards / No Comments

Must See Video: Little Boy ‘Soldier’ & Coldstream Guards

A little boy aged just four dressed as a soldier and headed to Windsor Castle for his birthday. His mum, Imogen Scott, was taking him to see the Changing of the Guard at Windsor Castle. After spending the day acting like a soldier he was saluted by The Coldstream Guards – with Lance Corporal Paul […]

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January 8, 2017 / by Shannon Edwards">Shannon Edwards / No Comments

New Years Honours – Military Division Accolades

When the New Years Honours list comes out we are often too distracted by news of the celebrities who receive nods versus the longer list of those who have been rewarded for their service to our country. You might have taken note of Andy Murray becoming the youngest knight in modern times or news of […]

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January 6, 2017 / by Shannon Edwards">Shannon Edwards / No Comments

This is the Year of the Navy

Britain’s Royal Navy will face 2017 in a position of strength not seen in decades. Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has said: “We are investing billions in growing the Royal Navy for the first time in a generation with new aircraft carriers, submarines, frigates, patrol vessels and aircraft all on their way. 2017 is the […]

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December 22, 2016 / by Shannon Edwards">Shannon Edwards / No Comments

Musket Ball from 1745 Found – Say What?

An Edinburgh-based expert in historic weaponry recently found a musket ball from the site of an ambush long ago in the Highlands. The Highbridge Skirmish was the first engagement of the Jacobite Rising of 1745 between British Government troops and Jacobites loyal to Prince Charles Edward Stuart (more: wikipedia) Expert Paul MacDonald, found the projectile […]

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December 18, 2016 / by Shannon Edwards">Shannon Edwards / No Comments

Inspirational RAF Aircraft Engineer Defies Odds to Fly Solo

We have been overwhelmed with suggestions of stories to report on from friends of Heart Cart this month and wanted to continue sharing some our favourites. Last month, RAF aircraft engineer Sergeant Alan Robinson amazingly soloed on a Spitfire with Boultbee Flight Academy at Goodwood. He was one of two candidates chosen as part of […]

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December 17, 2016 / by Shannon Edwards">Shannon Edwards / No Comments

Must-Have Product Alert – Holy Hatchimals

If you are a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, you have probably caught wind of the Hatchimal craze circling the globe. And on top of this, if you are someone who remembers parents brawling to get a hold of a Cabbage Patch Doll, grab a paper bag and breath deeply.   If you want to know […]

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December 16, 2016 / by Shannon Edwards">Shannon Edwards / No Comments

Para Over Comes Horrific Head Injury & Nominated For Military Hero Award

After being shot in the head while on tour in Afghanistan, the brave and inspirational Para Colour Sergeant Marty Wilson was not satisfied with simply recovery – but instead has pushed himself to tackle accomplishments few of us could even imagine. Wilson has climbed Kilimanjaro, completed the New York Marathon and pushed through an ultra […]

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