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Friday, 28 March 2014

Thursday, 27 March 2014


The HASC also has a civilian telephone number that is not 0800.  
Ringing from mobiles will not incur a larger cost -  01904 418000

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Essex Police Notice

Monday, 24 March 2014

Vodafone Discount

Ladies Netball

Thursday, 20 March 2014

Vue Cinema Discount

All members of the UK Armed Forces are entitled to a discounted ticket rate; it is the same as the Student discount (15%), so if you plan on pre-booking your tickets online or over the phone, simply select/request the Student ticket type for yourself. Upon arrival at the cinema for your intended visit, simply present your Armed Forces ID to a member of cinema staff upon request. Please be aware that this discount - like the Student discount - applies only for the Armed Forces ID holder

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Message from Cllr Knight

Cycle paths are go...?
UDC is considering a feasibility study for cycle paths in the District.   One of the leading campaigns for a cycle route has been the Audley End route.  However, for many years I have been fighting to get a cycle path from Carver Barracks to Saffron Walden, I have received a lot of warm words but the answer has always been there has not been the finance available.   With the Government and Health Authorities pushing for a healthier and eco friendly attitude towards transport, coupled no doubt with our excellent success in the Tour de France and Olympics, Cycle paths are now being seriously considered in the District.

Christian Meeting

Padre Seoras Mackenzie invites Wimbish Station

Christian Meeting.

6 Wimbish Walk: Second house from the Officers’ Mess.

Every Wednesday @ 1930

All welcome: Whether you are a believer or bewildered by the whole thing

Monday, 17 March 2014

West Midland Safari Park Discount

MOD Discount for West Midland Safari Park

Corporate booking line: 01299 406461 

New prices for 2014* are:  
Admission Only: £13.49 (save 25%) 
All Inclusive Admission and Wristband: £19.48(save 35%)

WMSP have set up access so you can purchase tickets at a discounted rate at www.wmsp.co.uk/corptickets .

**Please contact the HIVE for the Passcode for on-line bookings**

When employees purchase the tickets please let the member of staff know that they are calling regarding purchasing individual corporate tickets and are calling from the Armed Forces.

*Valid until Friday 7th November 2014

TEN- Enterprise Network

Veterans UK

Friday, 14 March 2014

Saturday, 8 March 2014

Support for Transition

Support for Transition

Comprehensive information and support is now available via the Army website, Information is broken down into Health, Housing,Education,Employment and Welfare categories, and is broken down into Divisions and Brigades to provide a more localised search.

Please use the following link: Transition Support

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Funky Funhouse

2 4 1  entry to Cambridge FUNKY FUNHOUSE with the presentation of your ID card.

Sunday, 2 March 2014

House Insurance

SFA Insurance Cover

The AFF have seen a number of families suffer extreme stress and financial hardship following damage to their quarter from incidents such as fires caused by chip pans catching alight, or major flood damage following burst pipes. If Service Personnel (SP) and / or their families are found to be liable for the damage, and have no insurance, the MOD will still charge for the repairs (up to £20,000). SP have to find the funds from their own pocket. 

All individuals who occupy Service Family Accommodation (SFA), be it either SFA (quarter) or SSFA (hiring), will have signed an agreement on moving into the property, called aService Licence to Occupy Service Family Accommodation (known as a Licence to Occupy). Within the Licence to Occupy, there is a clause that states that the individual is liable for damages up to at least the sum advised currently by the MOD, which from 01 Aug 11 is set at £20,000. Because SP occupy the property under this agreement and are not classed as a tenant, standard home insurance policies do not cover their liability

Saturday, 1 March 2014

Get on the property ladder

Get on the property ladder

There are several schemes aimed at helping soldiers buy their own home. The Long Service Advance of Pay (LSAP) is an interest-free Army loan of 182 days’ pay, up to the value of £8500, to help you put a deposit on a property. And if you’ve served between four and six years you could also borrow up to 50% of the value of a property (up to £75,000) through the Armed Forces Home Ownership Scheme (Pilot).

Report Anti-Social Behaviour

Please can parents be vigilant to the behaviour of the children around our estate.  If any child is caught misbehaving the Regiment will have no hesitation but to speak sternly to the parents of those children caught acting in such an irresponsible way – the warning will go on record and should behaviour not improve, more serious action will be taken against the head of household. 

We need your support in this matter - do not have a walk by attitude, whatever it may be; litter, antisocial behaviour - particularly so when within a military environment.

This may seem an insignificant issue to some, however if not checked can often lead to an escalation of bad behaviour within our society that is seen as normal.  Parents have a responsibility for their children. 

Thank you in advance for your support - to contact the Welfare Dept with any issue please ring 01223 203698 (33 Engr Reg) and 01223 203691 (101 Engr Reg)