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Thursday, 28 June 2018

Friday, 22 June 2018

This Week @ Carver....

Monday 18th June
Pinny's Pop Up Tearoom - 9 am to 1 pm Community Centre
Buffy Playbus - 1.30 to 3.00 pm Entrance to Rowney Ave
Cadets - Meet at Sq 6.30 pm
Cupcake Decoration Workshop - From 7 pm Community Centre (pre-booked attendees only)

Tuesday 19th June
Wives PT - 10 to 11 am Gym (9.45 am to drop children at Community Centre)
Coffee Morning - 10 am to Midday Wethersfield Bks (Building 1073)
Families Arts 'n' Crafts - 12.30 to 2.30 pm Community Centre
Homework Club - 4 to 5 pm The Hub
Beavers - 6 to 7 pm Community Centre
Cubs - 7.15 to 8.30 pm Community Centre

Wednesday 20th June
Kid Free Meet Up's - 9.15 am Meet in Sq then across to Debden Barns 
Understanding Children Course - 9.30 to 11.30 Community Centre
Wimbish Wives Choir - From 7.30 pm Community Centre

Thursday 21st June
SSAFA BIG BREW : From 10 in the Village Sq/Community Centre (see below poster)
Messy Play - 9.30 to 11.00 am Wethersfield Bks (Building 1073)
Stay & Play - 1.30 to 3 pm Community Centre
Homework Club - 4 to 5 pm The Hub
Scouts - 7.00 to 8.30 pm Community Centre
Youth Club - 6.30 to 8.30 pm Hub

Friday 22nd June
Coffee Morning - 10 am to Midday Community Centre
Usborne Books Coffee Morning (see below poster)
Provide Lifestyle Clinic - Held during Coffee Morning
Weigh In/Coffee Morning - 10 am to Midday Wethersfield Bks (Building 1073)

Friday, 15 June 2018

SSAFA : Big Brew & Wimbish Bake Off! THIS THURSDAY

Usborne Books at Coffee Morning : Fri 22nd June

DKMS : Coffee Morning Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone that came and attended Coffee Morning for the DKMS awareness Baby D fundraiser
This morning donations will be given to The Daniel Farbrace Foundation

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Vacancy with Barracks Shop

Vacancy within the Barracks Shop
20 Hours per week : Mixed shifts and every other weekend.

Please see Carole Angus within the shop for further information


Every Wednesday

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Scouts at Carver

Last Thursday the new Carver Barracks Scouts Group was formed.  Only one parent attended : Please note that in order for this group to continue more parentt/helpers are required.

This is currently undertaking a four week trial and if it is to be a success, over the next three weeks a parent MUST attend with their child.

Location : Community Centre
Timings : 7 to 8.30 pm
Day : Thursdays
Age Range : 10.5 to 14 years

NB: Parent helpers are also need for Tuesday's Cubs Group too.

England v Tunisia : Monday @ The Redwing

Families Picnic : With FREE Ice-Cream!

Fathers Day at Marsh Farm (Dads are FREE!)

This weekend at Marsh Farm
Book tickets online via the above link

Kids Free Meet Up's on Wednesday's


This August, a child aged 16 or under can get FREE theatre tickets to selected performances when they're accompanied by a full-paying adult. There is a huge selection of shows to choose from and a whole programme of activities to keep them entertained this summer. Plus, adults can buy up to two extra kids' tickets at half price, and there are no booking or postage fees. Welcome the drama this summer holiday. Tickets for Kids Week 2018 now on sale.

Saturday, 9 June 2018

Understanding Children Course

Please email Wimbish HIVE to secure your place

Thursday, 7 June 2018

Summer Residential : Ages 10+

Welfare Notice : Small Play Park/Bins

It has been reported that (full) dog waste bags as being deposited within the bins at the small play park.  Please note that there is a designated dog waste bin at the entrance to Rowney Avenue: Opposite the play park.

Birds have a tendency to pick the litter from the bin which is in turn strewn across the park when they drop it.  Please let us avoid having to pick up these bags and deposit the dog waste in the bins that are provided.

Thank you 

Essex Largest Armed Forces Day Event

Scouts at Carver

Free Summer Event in Saffron Walden

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Research study : Seeking civilian partners of military personnel

Uttlesford Frontline


Frontline is a community project that helps the public and frontline workers;Quickly find details on local health and wellbeing services;Easily access services through call-back and referral options.

SSAFA Helpline

Little Ones off to School this September...

Are your little ones off to school this September?

Don’t let the first day of school be daunting for you and your child. Little Monsters House of Fun is giving parents and children starting primary school this September, the opportunity to get together and meet one another for a special one off Mini Monster Meet session. It will be a great way for you and your child to make friends with their new classmates and like minded parents.

REGISTER your child for your school Mini Monster Meet at for a £4 discounted entry fee, and on the day your child will be given a name badge introducing you and your child to your new friends (siblings are welcome).

Tuesday 19th June at 1 pm : Wimbish Primary
Tuesday 10th July at 1 pm : Finchingfield School
Tuesday 19th July at 10 am : Debden Primary Academy

Coming to Carver Barracks in Sep 2018 : Support for Spouses

Lifeworks Families Programme 

As part of the New Employment Model’s (NEM) Partner Employment Project (PEP), the MOD has been supporting the Lifeworks Families programme to spouses and civil partners of Service Personnel. The courses are run by Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) and are free to all spouses and partners of any serving (or recently discharged) member of the Armed Forces, including Reserves.  

Further information can be found at the <RBLI Website> 

Uptake of the programme has been slow therefore any interested units are to contact RC SO2 Fam Sp (

Monday, 4 June 2018


Please could all our families that are posted to Carver Barracks Wimbish with children of primary school age email with your married quarter address.  You will then receive written confirmation of which school to apply for to receive funded school transport.

JFAN : Our local secondary school

Military Liasion for JFAN Academy

Information about how Joyce Frankland Academy is supporting your children.
At Joyce Frankland we pride ourselves on our ability to focus on the individual and making sure we meet their needs. In order to ensure this happens I have made the decision to appoint Melissa Garnham to our staff as our Service Children Liaison Officer. Melissa has a great range of experience in getting the most out of young people and was the standout candidate at interview. Mellissa is being employed exclusively to work with you and your children. 

This is one of the ways we are ensuring your children are getting the most from their education. We are also committed to using the rest of additional funding to support each child on an individual basis as all your children are very different with a diverse range of interests and aspirations.  Melissa’s main job is to make sure we do personalise what we offer to your child. If you have any concerns or want any advice/support for your children please contact her at the Academy or by email . Melissa has written a short message below to 
introduce herself.

Hi, My name is Melissa Garnham and I am the Service Children Liaison Officer at Joyce Frankland Academy.  My role involves, amongst other things, being your main point of contact at school, supporting your children and working with them if issues arise,  and for those that move school midyear (either to or from Joyce Frankland) ensuring that that transition is as smooth as possible.

Cupcake Decorating Workshop

Deposits to HIVE to secure your 
place for either date

Family Fun Day at Wimbish Primary

NO BALLOT NEEDED : Newmarket Racecourse Concerts

Click the above link at Tickets for Troops to book your FREE tickets

Buffy Bus : Summer Activities

Every Monday Buffy Bus stops at the entrance to Rowney Avenue at 1.30 to 3 pm

Going to a Londow Show soon?

Offical London Theatre Showguide available from Wimbish HIVE
28th May-10th June

Weekly Schedule

Every Friday : Lifestyle Clinic

Cleaner Vacancy at Sgt's Mess

WOs & SGTs, Mess
Cleaner Vacancy
15 hours a week Mon-Fri 0830 to 1130
Please contact Kim Halls on 01223 205515

Sunday, 3 June 2018

Armed Forces Day 2018: Free carvery or breakfast for all personnel

Armed Forces Day 2018: Free carvery or breakfast for all personnel
It’s Armed Forces Day on Saturday 30th June, and to celebrate the bravery of these heroes, we’re showing our support and gratitude for each of our amazing military personnel.
We’ll be serving a delicious, free carvery meal or breakfast to all military personnel. This offer applies to all members of the British Army, Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force, including serving troops, reserves, veterans and cadets.
We greatly admire our Armed Forces, and we’ve also teamed up with The Royal British Legion as our official charity partner. Each time we sell a Jam and Coconut Sponge pudding, we donate 25p to The Royal British Legion. Now there’s a perfect excuse to order a pudding!
Click above link to book  

Saturday, 2 June 2018

Stay & Play at Carver

June/July : What's On for Saffron Walden

Latest 'Whats On' for Saffron Walden now available online

Produced by Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre

June/July Edition Click Here

Curry & Quiz Night : 21st June

Friday, 1 June 2018

FTRS Job Opportunities (as of 1st June)

If you are serving in the Army Reserve, or are a Regular Reserve, and are actively seeking employment you should check this site for new Full Time Reserve Service (FTRS) posts each week. Personnel may only apply for a maximum of two posts at any one time.
     Click here : FTRS Opportunities                                                                                                

Wives PT : Every Tuesday & Thursday

Every Tuesday & Thursday at 10 am
Barracks Gym
Childcare provided in the Village Hall : Drop off 9.45 am