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Friday, 22 December 2017

New Arrivals & Relocation

If you have just arrived in Leconfield or Driffield area, please request or call in to the HIVE for your arrival / welcome pack and to find out more about your new location, where to register for doctors/dentists, find a nursery place, schools, employment, local area information, etc.  

If you are not connected to the internet yet, there are computers in the HIVE with internet services and printers that you can use.

There is also a photocopier, scan
and fax machine available should you need to use these services.  

Location: Leconfield HIVE Cabin is located next to HQ SQN building
Opening Hours: Mon - Thur 8.30am - 5pm / Fri: 8.30am - 12.30pm
Tel: 01904 665253

All email enquiries to leconfieldhive@armymail.mod.uk

If you are about to relocate to Leconfield, please contact the HIVE to request a pre-arrival information pack .

The HIVE also has information on all Army, RAF and Navy locations within the UK and overseas should you require information regarding a future posting. 

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Service Pupil Premium 2018

Service Pupil Premium 2018

This message is for the attention of Regular Forces Service parents based in England.

If your child attends a state school, Academy or Free school in England and has been registered with the school as a Service pupil, the school will be granted a Service Pupil Premium of £300.

Covenant Annual Review

The Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report 2017

The Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report 2017.  See the Covenant Report Summary

Monday, 18 December 2017

Domestic Abuse: Guidance & Support for the Armed Forces Community

A concerned family or friend?

It can be difficult to know what to do if you suspect a friend or neighbour is a victim of domestic abuse. Advice on how to help and support a friend is available on the Women's Aid and mankind websites.

In an emergency always call 999. It is important to report any incident of domestic abuse where a child is present, or where the woman is pregnant, to the local authority Children’s Social Care Services at county level to ensure the children’s safety.

Further information can also be found here >>> NHS

Rewards for Forces Discounts

For more detail Click Here <<<

Friday, 8 December 2017

EYMS Newsletter: Issue 101

It's Christmas...! 

Christmas is coming, and most people are already in a whirl of Christmas shopping, party plans and festive fun.
To celebrate the season, we're giving you five free days of travel with our Appy Christmas offer.  All you need to do is buy a 30 day ticket on the EYMS Buses app, and you'll get five extra days of travel thrown in.  Read on for more details.

From all at EYMS, we hope you have a very merry Christmas, and we look forward to travelling with you in the New Year.

Combat Stress

Combat Stress is the  UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health.
For almost a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with issues like trauma, anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Today, we provide support to veterans from every service and every conflict. On the phone and online. In the community and at our treatment centres.
We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to help tackle the past and to help them take on the future.
For further information, to ask for help or to volunteer your services. 

For more information Click Here <<<

Service Leavers Guide

This booklet has been produced to provide help and advice on a range of topics as you plan for your transition to civilian life. It aims to give useful information on the sort of help you can  get, who can provide it and the action you need to take.
To read full guide Click Here <<<

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Divorce & Separation 

If you find yourself needing advice on divorce or separation, here are a few useful agencies and websites that will help you navigate through this difficult time. 

If you need to talk to someone, please visit  your Unit Welfare Team, or contact the Army Welfare Service Intake and Assessment Team through:
Email: AWS-HQ-IAT@mod.uk 
Telephone: 01904 882054/882053

Future Accommodation Model (FAM)

FAM Update

 Also see the latest news via video below 

Royal British Legion Events 2018

There are lots of events throughout the year including commemorative and Remembrance events, fundraising activities and those that are just plain fun.
For the full details of all events Click Here <<<

AFF - Does the Army Families' 'Offer' meet the needs of the modern Army family? Take the Survey

Take the survey by Clicking Here <<<

Monday, 4 December 2017

BFBS Radio - Press Release 


Forces Radio BFBS is recording a brand new Xmas Special of the multi award-winning military-themed comedy sketch show, Damn the Torpedoes.
The live 90-minute performance is on Tuesday 12th December at 7.30pm at the RADA Studios in London, and will be made into a half-hour Xmas Special for broadcast at Christmas.

CarillionAmey - Winter Prep In Your Home If You Are Going Away

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Service Pupil Premium 2018

MoneyForce - Helping UK Service Personnel With Their Finances

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 you still: 
• A serving
• A veteran
• Serve or served as a regular or reserve, because of the Second World War or National    
• Had a long or short period of service
• Are the partner, spouse, widow, widower or dependent child of someone who served

Click Here <<< for further details

Financial Top Tips For Service Personnel

Service personnel and their families can experience difficulty in accessing commercial products and services due to their mobility and time spent outside the UK. This guidance provides service personnel and their families with top tips on getting a fair deal when they need to access financial services.
Includes advice on loans, credit ratings, mortgages, insurance related items and BFPO addresses. Read further Here <<<

Thursday, 23 November 2017

CarillionAmey - 7 Simple Steps For Winter Prep 


Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Soldier Magazine - November Edition

To view Click Here <<<

A test version of a new government service has launched to remind drivers by text message and email when their MOT is due.

The GOV.UK service, developed by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), makes it easy to get a reminder every year when your vehicle’s MOT is due.
When you sign up, you’ll get a reminder:
  • 4 weeks before your MOT is due
  • 2 weeks before your MOT is due, if you still haven’t had it tested
You’ll also get alerts that your vehicle no longer has an MOT.
You just need the vehicle’s number plate (registration number) and a mobile phone number or email address.
You’ll get a reminder every year until you unsubscribe.
The aim of Alcohol Awareness week is to get people thinking about alcohol - how it affects us as individuals, families, communities and society as a whole. Harms from alcohol go much further than the liver, it can cause high blood pressure and is also linked to diabetes, depression and cancer.

For more information please Click Here <<<

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Forces Network - Remembrance 

Brits don’t know how many

military personnel have died in conflict
·  92% of Brits don't know how many members of the British Armed Forces have died in wars and conflicts (both combat and peacekeeping missions) since the start of WWI
·  85% of Brits are not aware of more than half of the conflicts which the British Armed Forces have been involved in since WWII
·  More than a third (37%) are unaware of any of the conflicts which the British Armed Forces are currently involved in
·  59% of Brits think that schools should teach pupils more about conflicts that the British Armed Forces have been involved in since WWII

As the nation gets set to remember the efforts of our armed forces, new research released today by the Forces Network highlights the lack of knowledge of many Brits, when asked about the conflicts we have been involved in since the First World War. How can we remember if we don’t know? 

How To Maintain A Good Credit Record When You’re In The Military

Are you a good or a poor credit risk? You may not know until you submit
an application for a loan or credit. Here are some top tips on how to maintain
a healthy credit score, regardless of your location.
The result can sometimes be surprising. Moving around with the military

doesn’t always help your credit score, although significant effort has been
made in recent years to improve awareness within the financial industry of
the circumstances of military personnel.

How does a credit rating score work?
Your credit score measures you as a financial risk. A poor credit score can make

it difficult to borrow money. This can affect your application for credit cards,
motor finance, a mortgage and other services such as mobile phone contracts.

How is your credit risk measured?
All lenders want different things and have their own ways of scoring but are

likely to take into account the following:
  • Occupation
  • Address history
  • Length of employment
  • Annual Income
  • Previous and existing creditors and your credit payment history
  • County Court Judgments

Welfare - Equality & Diversity

Disability Support

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Joint Service Housing Advice Office  (JSHAO) Brief - Imphal Barracks 9th Nov 2017

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  There will be  a JSHAO  Civilian Housing Brief taking place at Imphal Bks on Tuesday 9th November 2017.  Timing to be confirmed.

If you would like to book to attend this brief please contact
Susan Wilson at York HIVE on
01904 676134 or 01904 499267
or e-mail at yorkhive@armymail.mod.uk.

Employment Opportunity

Day Carer 22Hours per week.
Temp to cover absence period

Bank Night care
Bank day care

Apply via telephone 01964 551580 or email admin.cedargrange@roseberrycarecentres.co.uk

* Call into the HIVE for any help *