Chris Morgan, who volunteers at the wood workshop, told ITV News Tyne Tees that it was a fantastic addition to the facilities.

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We have seen a 26% increase in the number of ex-Service personnel seeking help for mental ill-health and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) over the last year. This increase is mainly accounted for by a marked rise in those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan seeking help.

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Many ex-forces personnel face homelessness, there are many organisations out there to help, but many are always reluctant to seek help.

Soldiers Off The Street are just one organisation helping ex-service personnel.