Local ex-serviceman releases song for armed forces charity

Alex Askew, 34, served three years with the RAF Regiment but after leaving the Forces in 2008 following a diagnosis of PTSD he struggled to find steady employment and housing. Alex and wife Lisa, who met online while he was serving in Afghanistan, spent three years staying with friends and family and were classified as homeless before they were finally allocated housing. The couple have since had to move twice but are now happily settled with their 20-month-old daughter. Now musician Alex is releasing a song – Just Another Week – performed by himself and his Shadey Scandals band...

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