Charity bosses rap Midlothian veterans’ project

An inquiry into the running of a Dalkeith centre for war veterans has found a number of failings.

Established in 2009, the Mark Wright Centre supports ex-servicemen and women who are suffering from combat trauma and stress.

The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) acted after receiving complaints between September and November last year.

Founded by Bob Wright and his wife Jem, the charity is named after their son, who died while serving in Afghanistan in 2006.

A report released by OSCR last week found that trustees were seriously failing in their duty of care towards staff and potentially vulnerable service users.

Read full story in the December 27 edition of the Midlothian Advertiser.