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Denise Welsch

Denise Welch is an English actress, television personality, writer and broadcaster. Her roles include Natalie Barnes in Coronation Street (1997–2000), Steph Haydock in Waterloo Road (2006–2010), and Trish Minniver in Hollyoaks (2021–2022). Welch also appears as a regular panellist on the ITV chat show Loose Women (2005–2013, 2018–present).

Welch's other acting roles include the television dramas Spender (1991–1993), Soldier Soldier (1993–1995), and Down to Earth (2004–2005). In 2011, she was a contestant on the sixth series of Dancing on Ice, where she was partnered with professional skater Matt Evers. In 2012, Welch won the ninth series of Celebrity Big Brother.

Lt. Col (rtd) Rab Livingstone


Rab has had a distinguished military career spanning over 38 years. Starting in the Army in 1982, he served for two decades as a soldier before commissioning from Warrant Officer 1st Class. His postings took him across various countries, including the UK, Germany, Cyprus, Canada, USA, and Northern Ireland.

Throughout his career, Rab held numerous roles, including RSO, Quartermaster, Sub Unit Commander, and DCOS to the UK MiTT Group in Iraq. He also served in Afghanistan with 20 Armd Bde. Following completion of the Intermediate Command and Staff Course (Land), he worked as an advisor to Dstl and as Chief of staff at the Land Warfare Centre.

Rab's last posting was as Quartermaster (Technical) at the Armour Centre in Bovington, where he started his Army journey. Nowadays, he splits his time between work in the UK and home in Cape Town with his wife, Karin. He's passionate about cycling and enjoys staying active.

After his extensive military service, Rab aims to support fellow servicemen and women in need. He's keen to contribute to organisations like No Duff UK, which provide vital assistance to veterans and their families.

Gail Porter 

Gail is a well known Scottish television presenter, former model and actress. She was the subject of the BBC One Life series Gail Porter Laid Bare in 2006. Her autobiography ‘Laid bare: My Story of Love, Fame and Survival’ was published in 2007. In 2020 she took part in her own documentary “Being Gail Porter” which focuses predominantly on her Mental Health. She is looking forward to working with No Duff UK.

Preston D Barnes

David Barnes, also known as Preston D Barnes, is a seasoned vocalist and musician who transitioned from a 22-year career in the British Army to pursue his passion for music.

During his military service, David traveled to over 38 countries and shared the stage with renowned artists like Jools Holland, Russell Watson, and JLS. He even recorded with Status Quo on their re-release of 'In The Army Now' in 2010.

David gained further recognition when he appeared on 'The Voice UK' in 2016, earning a spot on Team Ricky Wilson. Since then, he's performed at prestigious venues like Twickenham Stadium and Wembley Stadium, and he's been involved in charitable endeavors, including the creation of the single 'We Applaud You' during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Now performing as Preston D Barnes under Sonic Boom Records, David is set to make his mark on the UK Country Music scene with original material. He recently rocked the stage at the 2022 BCMA Fan Fest and looks forward to captivating audiences with his infectious energy and talent.

Grace Burnett 

Hello there! I’m Grace Burnett, proudly serving in the RAF, specialising in Communications and ICT.
Alongside my military duties, I'm deeply involved in rugby league, playing for both the RAF and the esteemed Women’s Super League Squad, Warrington Wolves. After a brief hiatus, I rediscovered my passion for the sport and had the honor of representing the United Kingdom Armed Forces in rugby league in 2023.

I'm excited about the prospects with NDUK and eager to contribute wherever I can. Being welcomed into the team has been a true pleasure, and I look forward to making meaningful contributions to our shared goals!

Intro coming soon..

Christopher Lamb BEM

Chris Lamb BEM Chris is well known in the North West for his Team Chocolate Orange work. He says :- No Duff UK has moved mountains since it’s inception. It’s opened a door to Mental Health and raised the profile for support across the Emergency Services and Armed Forces. It’s an absolute privilege to be asked to be an Ambassador. I didn’t even need to think about it when asked



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