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Friday, 20 July 2018

Plane Saver

Plane Saver, one of the three Credit Unions which has been endorsed by the MOD through “Joining Forces”





Child Health and Safety Newsletters

Please Click on the link below to see a series of newsletters on child H&S and death prevention. 

https://www.staffsscb.org.uk/Home.aspx

Next Upbeat Music and Movement Tuesday 31st July in the Dixon Centre

For Health and Safety and user comfort the Numbers for the Upbeat Families sessions are now limited to 30 Parents/Children per venue

The InDependent Spouse


University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Latest Vacancies W/C 23rd July 2018










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Stay & Play in the Dixon Community Centre - Thursday 2nd August 2018


Morrison's - Quieter Hour - Every Saturday 9-10am

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Thursday, 19 July 2018

Civil Service Job search

Find jobs in the Civil Service and central government organisations

Mental Health - Helping Armed Forces Loved One (HALO) Study

  • Worried about the mental health of your armed forces loved one (currently serving or veteran)?
  • Worried about the effect of your loved one's mental health on your own wellbeing?
  • Want to know how to get your loved one to seek help for their mental health?
Many of us are close to someone who is struggling with things and are not quite themselves. The strain on the relationship can sometimes feel like too much to cope with.  If you are the loved one of a veteran or serving person who hasn't reached out for help, particularly if you are worried about the impact of their mental health on your own wellbeing, Help for Heroes is here to offer free and confidential support. .
The service can also support you if you are ex-service personnel, or a family member, who is living with anxiety, low mood , anger or wishing to change your drinking habits.
You can contact the Hidden Wounds team confidentially weekdays 9am – 5pm on 0808 2020144 (free from UK landlines), by email hidden.wounds@helpforheroes.org.uk, or through the contact form:  https://www.helpforheroes.org.uk/hidden-wounds






Iceland - 10% off for Emergency Services employees - www.iceland.co.uk/emergency-services


www.iceland.co.uk/emergency-services 

Staffordshire Police Advice: Secure your vehicle - increase in vehicle thefts





Your latest Smart Alert.

Police are urging owners of keyless entry cars and high-performance vehicles to protect themselves from theft following a spate of crimes in the south of Staffordshire.

Since May this year, there have been more than 50 crimes, including keyless thefts, attempted thefts of vehicles and car key burglaries reported to police from across the south of the force area, which covers Lichfield, Cannock, Tamworth and South Staffordshire.

Thieves are targeting high value performance vehicles such as Audi, Mercedes and BMW and Fords which are left parked on driveways or in the street.

The majority of thefts occur overnight and the cars targeted are less than three years old.

There have also been a number of reported Transit vans stolen from the Lichfield area, again from residential areas.
We would issue the following advice.

• Keeping all keys out of sight and away from doors and windows

• Installing a home security system and setting an intruder alarm at night

• Installing and activating a tracking device on your vehicle

• Install good outside lighting

• Check if your keyless entry fob can be turned off. If it can, and your dealer can also confirm this, then do so overnight.

• Store your keys away from household entry points and windows. Keeping your keyless entry fob out of sight is not enough - thieves only need to gain proximity to the key to amplify the signal. Drivers are also being urged to keep both sets of keys in a Faraday cage or pouch which blocks the signal from the fob.

• Be vigilant. Keep an eye out for suspicious activity in your
neighbourhood - and report anything unusual to the Police.

• Review your car security. Consider security devices such as mechanical locks (steering / gearstick/ pedal / wheel clamp) and trackers, which are proven to deter thieves.
Always remain vigilant and contact us immediately on 101 or 999 if a crime is taking place and you require emergency assistance.
If you need to reply regarding this message, click on this email address: nw@staffordshire.pnn.police.uk

Cancelled Stafford Glitz & Glam Crafters Thursday 19th July 2018

AWS Stafford Presents Summer Fun Activities




















There are limited places available so we will be taking bookings on a first come first served basis.

AWS Summer Activities




JSHAO Housing Brief - Wattisham, Ipswich - Tuesday 24th July 2018

The MoD provides civilian housing and mortgage information to members of the Armed Forces via the Joint Service Housing Advice Office (JSHAO). JSHAO is the MOD’s tri-service focal point providing Service personnel and their family members with pertinent information for those considering civilian accommodation at any time in their career, and for those during resettlement to assist with the transition to civilian life. The bulk of this information is via a 2-2½ hr presentation with 1-1 consults available.

An Independent Financial Mortgage Adviser will also accompany JSHAO who is a member of SIIAP (Services Insurance and Investment Advisory Panel) which is recognised by the MOD as supporting the Armed Forces (refer 2013DIN01-218).

JSHAO Housing Brief - Colchester - Wednesday 25th July 2018

The MoD provides civilian housing and mortgage information to members of the Armed Forces via the Joint Service Housing Advice Office (JSHAO). JSHAO is the MOD’s tri-service focal point providing Service personnel and their family members with pertinent information for those considering civilian accommodation at any time in their career, and for those during resettlement to assist with the transition to civilian life. The bulk of this information is via a 2-2½ hr presentation with 1-1 consults available.

An Independent Financial Mortgage Adviser will also accompany JSHAO who is a member of SIIAP (Services Insurance and Investment Advisory Panel) which is recognised by the MOD as supporting the Armed Forces (refer 2013DIN01-218).

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Police Clinic in the HIVE/Dixon Centre will be held on THURSDAY 2nd August 2018

Station Coffee Morning at the Beacon Tree Centre is now closed for the Summer

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Station coffee morning in the Beacon Tree Centre will be closed for the summer re-opening in September 

Monday, 16 July 2018

Contact: The Charity for Families with Disabled Children


Contact supports families with the best possible guidance and information, bringing families together to support each other.


Visit the website for advice and support at https://contact.org.uk/

or call the free helpline on  0808 808 3555

There But Not There: Funding for silhouettes to mark the 100 year anniversary of the WWI Armistice - deadline extended to 16th July 2018



Carillionamey: Tempo Update July 2018

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Forces Cars Direct


RBL: Important Announcement Regarding Family Holiday Breaks



We are no longer accepting new applications for the family holiday service.

We recently suspended taking applications for holiday parks, but have not experienced a significant reduction in the number of applications that we're receiving. As we have a backlog of over 2,000 applications we will continue to place bookings for those who have already applied, prioritising first-time applicants.

We are awaiting the results of the comprehensive independent evaluation of Legion Break Services, conducted by Liverpool John Moores University, which will be published in September, to inform our strategy for the delivery of family holidays going forward.



Pathfinder Resettlement Magazine : July 2018 Issue Online



To read this issue online

Civvy Street Magazine: July Issue Online



To read this issue online
CLICK HERE

Previous copies of Civvy Street
can be accessed HERE

Closed for the Summer Toddle Tots in the Dixon Centre re-opening September 2018

West Midlands Safari Park - Armed Forces Discount

http://www.wmsp.co.uk/
West Midlands Safari Park - Armed Forces Discount
Please contact the HIVE for Corporate Telephone Number and
Discount Code



Military ID may have to be shown on entry.

Commemorate D-Day 75th Anniversary Saturday 16th February 2019


Midlands 30:30 Saturday 16th February 2019



Step into Health - Insight Day, Oxford, 24th July 2018


Step into Health - Careers Fair in Leeds 1st August 2018