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Gurkha Expedition to Climb Everest Launched

The 2015 Gurkha expedition to climb Mount Everest has been launched. It was the first 'Gurkha 200' event, to mark 200 years since the...

The 2015 Gurkha expedition to climb Mount Everest has been launched.
 
It was the first 'Gurkha 200' event, to mark 200 years since the Nepalese soldiers began serving in the British Army.
 
It coincides with an announcement by the Government that £960,000 will be go towards building 32 new affordable homes for Gurkha veterans and their partners in four locations around the UK. 
 
Laura Hawkins reports.