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Tuesday, 27 June 2017

New Libraries App From 1 July 2017

Full details available by Clicking Here
Online services available Here

Monday, 26 June 2017

Domestic Abuse- Guidance and Support for the armed forces community-additional information in Nepali

Follow the gov.uk website Here

Cycling For Health

Cat Zero For All Ex-Service PPersonnel

Active 10

Friday, 23 June 2017

New East Riding of Yorkshire Council Website

New features include an interactive menu on the left side of the web page
If you want to become a 'user tester' visit

Recycling In East Riding of Yorkshire

Reduce, reuse, recycle

 For advice, email recycling team at wastewatchers@eastriding.gove.uk

New Motoring Laws Reminder

As of March 1st 2017, the government has introduced a trio of new motoring laws which every motorist in the UK should be aware of in order to stay on the right side of the law.

Included among these are tougher new regulations regarding: 
  • the use of mobile phones in cars - Click Here <<<
  • new legal requirements for children in car seats - Click Here <<<
To find out more information about the new laws and exactly what you need to know Click on the links above

Carillionamey - Top Tips For Successful Move-Out 

Website: Visit the CA website at www.carillionamey.co.uk  for all guidance on Moving out of Service Family Accommodation

Film: Watch the CarillionAmey Pre- Move out and Move out YouTube film on our website under the Service Family Accommodation section/Guides, Booklets and Films  

Pre Move Out Appointment: Book and attend your pre – move out appointment

Move Out Tick Sheet Booklet: Download and use your Move out tick sheet booklet from our website to understand what you need to do and check each area of your property to make sure it meets the Move out standard

If you are living in Service Family Accommodation,

CarillionAmey - Mail Redirection On Move-Out

When Moving Out of your Service Family Accommodation please make sure that you have arranged to redirect your mail.
The Post Office offers a redirection service, Click Here for full information

Thursday, 22 June 2017

AFF Fire Safety- Information

AFF reassured about housing safety for Army families
Following the tragic incident at Grenfell Tower in London, the Army families Federation (AFF) has approached the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), to clarify whether multi-storey Service Families Accommodation (SFA) features any external cladding, which would potentially present a fire risk.
Safety assured

SSAFA - Additional Needs & Disability, A Guide for Service Families

To view, download or print the guide

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Military Children Resource Pack For Primary Schools

Our brand new Little Troopers at School Primary School resource pack has over 30 specially created resources to help schools talk about the military in class and provide specific support to military children who may experience separation and moving schools.
The pack contains printed resources & a fully loaded USB stick to make life easy for teachers.
The pack costs £59.99 and there's £10 off for the first 50 packs ordered when you use the code LTS10

For more information Click Here <<<

Monday, 19 June 2017

Ex-Forces Personnel Looking for work - Poppy Factory

Are you looking for work?

Ex-Forces personnel can have a tough time finding and maintaining a rewarding civilian job. Add a health impairment into the mix and financial independence can seem almost unattainable.

This is where we can help
We provide a free, personalised ’employability’ service to veterans across England and Wales, supporting those with a medical condition or impairment back into work. We believe that meaningful employment changes lives.
 Click Here <<< to find out more

Action Towards Inclusion Brochure

Supporting The Unsung Hero - Business Start Up Programme

SSAFA Forcesline - Need To Talk  Freephone - 0800 731 4880

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Veterans Gateway Launches 20th June

New website which is being officially launched on 20th June called Veterans Gateway.

It  is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and is made up of a consortium or organisations and Armed Forces Charities including  including The Royal British Legion, SSAFA - the Armed Forces charity, Poppyscotland, Combat Stress and Connect Assist.

Our connection with additional key referral organisations - both within and outside the Armed Forces sector - means we can get you to the right organisation who can help.

Funded by The Armed Forces Covenant, this is the first time a group of this kind has come together formally to deliver a service to help the Armed Forces community

Learn With The Robins

The Armed Forces Covenant

The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise from the nation that those who serve or have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly.

The government is committed to supporting the armed forces community by working with a range of partners who have signed the covenant. The covenant is a national responsibility involving government, businesses, local authorities, charities and the public.
For more information please visit Armed Forces Covenant.

Defence Employer Recognition Scheme

The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) encourages employers to support defence and inspire others to do the same. The scheme encompasses bronze, silver and gold awards for employer organisations that pledge, demonstrate or advocate support to defence and the armed forces community, and align their values with the Armed Forces Covenant.

For full details  Click Here <<<

Families Deployment Support Guide

To read the entire booklet please  Click Here

Have you lived overseas supporting your Service Spouse/Civil Partner?

National Insurance credits for partners of Armed Forces personnel overseas after 6 April 1975 are available for you to claim.

Did you know that spouses and civil partners of Armed Forces personnel posted overseas can fill gaps in their National Insurance record?

Don't miss out on qualifying for a full state pension because you have spent years living overseas supporting your Serving Person.

For further information see Here

Check your National Insurance Record Here 

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

CarillionAmey - Walk Away Cleaning Scheme

To view the video about The Walk Away Scheme 

Please Click Here

SFA: Self Help Video Guides: Boilers, Radiators & Electricity

CarillionAmey Self Help Guide - Boilers

CarillionAmey Self Help Guide - Radiators

CarillionAmey Self Help Guide - Electricity

Click on the play icon to watch <<<

Service Families Accommodation: Move In/Out

 Full details of Moving In are available 

Forms and check sheets for Moving In/furniture. 
Click each of the following links for detailed information >>>
Full details of Move-out are available 
Forms and check sheets for Moving Out/furniture. Click each of the following links for detailed information >>>

Information from CarillionAmey for your SFA

Pets in your home

If you wish to keep a domestic pet in your Service Family Accommodation (SFA) you must seek permission. 
Read Full Details of Pets in your Service Home by 

Full details of Running a business in your Service home is available 
To access full details of Safety in the home 

Safety inspections on your SFA are essential in order to keep your property running safely and efficiently. CarillionAmey run a number of safety checks and inspections during the lifetime of your property.

Read full details of Vital Safety Inspections by

Furniture Service

Ton access the guide for Furniture Service 

RBL Breaks

See full details of RBL breaks at Byng House by Clicking Here 

The Veterans Welfare Service

The Veterans Welfare Service is part of the Ministry of Defence’s Veterans UK support function and provides one to one welfare advice across the UK and Republic of Ireland. 

It facilitates access to all appropriate services using a caseworker approach that offers professional help and guidance.
A new guide to the Veterans Welfare Service has been produced by Veterans UK. 

To read the guide online, 
Click Here

Thursday, 1 June 2017

DIO - SFA - Compensation Scheme

To read the full details Click Here <<

The Services Cotswold Centre

The Services Cotswold Centre (SCC) is a tri-service facility managed by Headquarters Army Welfare Service (AWS) and funded by Headquarters Support Commands (HQ Sp Comd) on behalf of the MOD. It provides short term transit accommodation for service personnel, their spouses, civil partners and families.

The SCC accommodation comprises of 60 self contained chalet style homes and is located near Corsham, Wiltshire in the United Kingdom.
To Book Telephone: civilian 01225 810 358, military (9) 4382 4521

SLI365- Service Life Insurance

You can protect the future of your family from today until 2042 at a fixed price FOR THE WHOLE TERM. Perfect for safeguarding your mortgage and with a Government guarantee of payment for operational casualties. 

Service Life Insurance 365 was designed and introduced by MOD in 2007 to provide a robust, trustworthy solution for enduring Military Life Cover – when purely commercial operators declined to provide cover for Service Personnel facing the threat from war, weapons of mass destruction or terrorism. 

Don't Get Caught by a Smishing Scam

Smishing – the term used for SMS phishing – is an activity which enables criminals to steal victims’ money or identity, or both, as a result of a response to a text message. Smishing uses your mobile phone (either a smartphone or traditional non-internet connected handset) to manipulate innocent people into taking various actions which can lead to being defrauded.

Childhood Immunisation Timelines

Routine vaccinations are offered free of charge on the
NHS to all babies and children in the UK.

Click Here to view the timeline

Forces Help to Buy: help to get on the property ladder

What is the Forces Help to Buy Scheme?

Regular armed forces personnel can benefit from a £200 million scheme to help them get on the property ladder. The Forces Help to Buy scheme enables servicemen and servicewomen to borrow up to 50% of their salary, interest free, to buy their first home or move to another property on assignment or as their families needs change.

The pilot scheme, which launched in April 2014 and has now been extended to 2018, aims to address the low rate of home ownership in the armed forces.

Further details Click Here