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Friday, 14 December 2018

Party Tonight? Think Ahead

Christmas Party tonight? Then think ahead to tomorrow morning as you could still be over the limit hours after your last drink.
Remember:- 
• Any amount of alcohol affects your ability to drive. 
• You could be over the legal limit many hours after your last drink, even if it's the 'morning after'. Sleep, coffee and cold showers don't help to sober you up.
• It is not possible to say how much alcohol you can drink and stay below the limit. It depends on weight, age, sex, metabolism and of course, what you are drinking.
• The safest thing to do, is to not drink any alcohol before driving.
• If you do drink, plan how you will get home in advance; save a licenced taxi number on your phone, book a taxi in advance or agree with friends who will be the designated driver.

Easy Resettlement Magazine Winter 2018 Edition

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Which? Consumer Site - Safety Notice Regarding Toy Slimes & Putties

The consumer site Which? have tested 13 toy slimes and putties from a range of high-street and online retailers including Amazon, eBay, Etsy, Argos and Hamleys. More than 40% of the slimes and putties on sale for Christmas that we tested failed the EU safety standard for toys (EN 71-3). They’re pictured above.
The EU safety standard specifies that toy slimes must have boron levels that fall below 300mg/kg and toy putties must have boron levels that fall below 1,200mg/kg.

Exposure to excessive levels of boron could cause irritation, diarrhoea and vomiting in the short term, and may impair fertility and cause harm to unborn children in pregnant women.


To read more online, Click Here <<<

BFPO Christmas Photo Challenge

Snapped the Ghost of Christmas Post? The British Forces Post Office is looking for a superstar photo to become the face of forces’ Christmas. We want to see the positive impact that forces mail has had on you and your family, so be sure to get everyone involved!
You can submit as many entries as you like before 31 January 2019.
 To find out more, Click Here <<<

Blue Light Card Latest Discounts

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To visit the Blue Light Card website, Click Here <<<

Turn2us - Financial Support To Armed Forces & Veterans

If you are a serving member of the armed forces or a veteran, there may be benefits, grants or other financial support available to you and your family.
There are a number of military charities that provide support, each with their own set of eligibility requirements. Help may be available to you from one of these charities if you:
•Are still serving
•Are a veteran
•Serve or served as a regular or reserve, because of the Second World War or National Service
•Had a long or short period of service
•Are the partner, spouse, widow, widower or dependent child of someone who served

Armed Forces - Military Debt Help (UK)

We are a registered charity run by serving and former members of HM Armed Forces dedicated to helping the military community deal with personal debt issues.

Our robust and pro-active approach has helped over 3000 military families and individuals resolve their debt problems. We can confidently say that we have saved relationships, lives and improved operational capabilities of many soldiers, sailors and airmen.
We deal in crisis management and intervention.
For further information please Click Here <<<

Armed Forces Boarding Schools Fair - Feb 12 2019

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Free Parking In Beverley Till Dec 23 2018

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Pay and display machines in the council’s on-street and off-street parking locations will be clearly marked to let shoppers know there is no charge for the weekends of 1-2, 8-9, 15-16 and 22-23 December, from 8am on Saturday until 8am on Monday.

Service Personnel & Families - Are You Due To Move Soon?


If you are due to be posted shortly and have received your assignment (posting) order, HIVE can provide you with information on your new location or help with relocation enquiries. Please call in to Leconfield HIVE or contact 01904 665253