Thursday, 28 January 2016

Money Force


VUE Cinemas: MOD Discount for DDS Members of up to 20%


Armed Forces Pension Options on Divorce or Dissolution of Civil Partnerships


Click HERE to open this document

This booklet explains the various options available to split or share an Armed Forces Pension on a divorce or civil partnership dissolution.  

Information is contained that is relevant to the Service person and the estranged spouse.

Solicitors dealing with an Armed Forces Pension on a marriage breakdown may also find this booklet useful.

To view other Armed Forces Pensions on divorce guidance and information documents please click here


 

BFPO Addresses - UK Equivalent Postcodes


Some website forms that require an address to be inputted are not formatted to accept BFPO numbers.  To resolve this issue, each BFPO number now has a UK equivalent postcode that can be used when necessary.  To download the full list, please click here:  https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/british-forces-post-office-locations

Domestic Abuse 24/7 Helpline for West Mercia Area


Military Mutual Insurance Offers for DDS Members

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

FREE Entry to Windsor Castle for Armed Forces




MOD90 or Armed Forces ID card holders can visit Windsor Castle with up to four friends or family for FREE. That’s a potential saving of £85.
Be sure to check the Royal Collection website to plan and make the most of your visit.
1. Call ahead of your visit on 020 7766 7300 to check that the castle is open to the public (no advance booking required).
2. Bring your MOD90 / Armed Forces ID with you to get you and up to four friends or family in for FREE.
This discount applies to Buckingham Palace, Holyrood House as well as Windsor Castle. Phone 020 7766 7304 to confirm.

Service Children's Education Advisory Service Moving School Packs


Moving School Packs are available from the HIVE

Service Children's Education Advisory Service
The Children's Education Advisory Service (CEAS) provides expert and impartial advice about the education of service children.
CEAS provides information and advice as well as supporting parents at meetings with schools, local authorities, at tribunal etc. No question is too small or too large for us to deal with. If we don’t know the answer ourselves we usually know someone who does.

Monday, 25 January 2016

HIVE Duty Mobile Phone

Just to make everyone aware that now I am covering many offices so have a HIVE Duty Mobile, should you need to get hold of me.  This will be on during normal office hours.  Please go through exchange and ask for HIVE duty mobile, thankyou.

Oldfield Forge Academy Blacksmithing Courses

Wednesday Club –
If you fancy having ago at Blacksmithing our Wednesday group is an open door for all abilities and ages. To get hands on, prices start from £65.00 plus v.a.t a day. (10am-3pm)

Evening Class-
Please enquire.

One-to-one-
To have an exclusive one-to-one and have the day in the forge prices start at £110.00 plus v.a.t. For more information please ask for Nicky.

12 week Introduction –
A chance to have a basic introduction to all areas of Blacksmithing. Our 12-week course has been tailored to cover all aspects and allow you to get a true feel for designing, forging, welding, bench work, business studies to name a few areas. For more information please ask Nicky.

Packages
If you’re looking for a Team building event, Stag/Hen or Birthday party with a bit of spirit, we think we may have the answer. Set in the beautiful countryside we offer bespoke packages to suit every event

For more information please enquire.

Oldfield Forge Academy
  Garway Hill
   Herefordshire
  HR2 8HA      01981 580016

Dress Me Up Mummy


An online children's boutique selling unique clothing and accessories that you wouldn't find on the high street. 


Instagram: @dressmeupmummy

Offering 15% Military Discount to all Personnel by entering the code 'MILITARY15' on checkout.

Noakes Farm Riding Centre







At Noakes Farm Riding Centre you can hack out over our beautiful Herefordshire farm or take lessons in our indoor and outdoor arenas.

Come and enjoy a family ride on your holiday or drop your children off for a fun day at the centre. We also provide regular lessons on weekends. Starting age 4 years. 

Ring Sallie on 01885 483467 or find out more at www.noakesfarmridingcentre.co.uk'

Mrs P's Homemade Cakes



Girls Football


Furniture and Removals - A Step by Step Guide


Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Royal British Legion Drop In & Community Outreach in the West Midlands

RBL have many drop in services helping more‪‎serving‬ personnel and ‪‎veterans‬ in The West Midlands area bringing advice and support even closer to the Armed Forces community. Our community Outreach information and support sessions bring our services closer to those who need it most.

To find your nearest location use our interactive map 
http://www.britishlegion.org.uk/get-support/the-legion-near-you/find-the-legion-near-you

Some locations include Wolverhampton, Coventry, Market Drayton, Stoke, Kings Heath, Telford, Birmingham City Centre daily and Stafford.

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Friday, 15 January 2016

A new look for the Armed Forces Covenant

Today, the Armed Forces Covenant unveils its new branding.

The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise from the nation, ensuring that those who serve or have served in the Armed Forces, and their families, are treated fairly. The Covenant is a national responsibility and the Government is committed to delivering the best possible outcomes for the Armed Forces community by working with a range of delivery partners including businesses, local authorities, charities and the public.
Businesses and local authorities who wish to support the Armed Forces community can sign the Covenant, and publicly declare their commitments.
The new branding simplifies and clarifies the Armed Forces Covenant, uniting all the delivery partners in their common goal to achieve the best outcomes for the Armed Forces community.

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Service to Civvy Street Booklet Launch

Service to Civvy Street cover

This booklet is for you if you have served in the armed forces or if you are the partner, spouse or family member of someone who has served in the armed forces.

An ex service person, also called a veteran, is someone who has served at least one day in the Armed Forces regardless of their rank, gender, age or reason for leaving. There may have been time to plan for discharge from the armed forces or this may have happened suddenly.
Whatever the discharge circumstances, this booklet is to help you and/or your family members settle into civilian life in Herefordshire.
Please go to  www.herefordshire.gov.uk/civvystreet  to view the electronic booklet online, alternatively hard copies are available from the HIVE.

Friday, 1 January 2016