York firms invited to pitch in with discounts for armed forces personnel


Businesses and community groups n and around York are being asked to support this year’s Armed Forces Day by pitching an offer, such as a gift or discount code, for armed forces personnel between 24th and 30th June.

Armed Forces Day on Saturday 29th June allows City of York Council and local residents and businesses to give thanks for all the hard work and contributions made by the armed forces community.

The day of events, which will be held in York city centre, aims to further develop partnerships between local businesses and organisations, and members of the armed forces community.

Over 60 city-wide offers and discounts were listed during Armed Forces Day 2018, for a variety of city attractions, eateries, shops and travel networks.

Businesses are able to offer a week-long incentive throughout Armed Forces Week or a single-day deal on 29 June for Armed Forces Day.

Charlie Croft, Assistant Director of Communities and Culture at City of York Council, said: “We are incredibly proud of our Armed Forces and are committed to supporting our armed forces community. It is important to work with partners across the region to give thanks for the service they provide.

“If you are a business or community group in York with an offer or discount for Armed Forces Day, please get in contact to show your support.”

*All offers and discounts are redeemable on presentation of valid accreditation; Service ID, Defence Discount Card or Letter. To get involved, email: Lauren@mudstresscoffee.com