Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Clubs @ Applemore Recreation centre



The Royal British Legion poppy Shop

Poppy Shop is the online store for The Royal British Legion and all purchases made from the Poppy Shop help to fund the work of the Legion, providing practical support and advice to Service personnel, past and present, and their families.
The Legion spends nearly £1.4 million a week delivering health and welfare support so every penny helps. Please include a donation when you reach the checkout.
More information about The Royal British Legion and its work can be found on the Legion's website at www.britishlegion.org.uk and in the video below:

Squash & Racket Ball: Fawley

Little Troopers Treasures: NEW APP

Record your face, your voice and capture the beautifully illustrated book pages to well-known stories from Harper Collins Children’s Books, your child can then watch and listen over and over again to your recordings. 
Additional feature of a memory box where special messages can be recorded and saved for those days and occasions that might be missed.
Although we believe all ages will love using Little Troopers Treasures, the app has been designed with Little Troopers under 9 years old in mind.

Friday, 23 June 2017

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Calvert Trust: Challenging Disability through outdoor adventure

The Calvert Trust enables people with disabilities, together with their families and friends, to achieve their potential through the challenge of outdoor adventure in the countryside.
We aim to do this by providing:
  • A wide range of adventurous outdoor activities, meaningful challenge and adventure within a framework of safety
  • Skilled, qualified and caring staff able to fulfil the needs of visitors
  • Accommodation appropriate to the needs of the visitors
  • Facilities for families and friends to share the enjoyment and experience
The benefits and enjoyment of the activities will be offered to all, irrespective of ability.  These benefits include:
  • The enrichment in the life of each individual through adventure and personal achievement
  • The chance to enjoy countryside of exceptional natural beauty
  • Recreational opportunities that can be transferred into everyday living
  • Personal development and rehabilitation leading to integration

Calvert Trust Super Saver

We are offering three extra special deals for our fully accessible activity breaks on the following dates:

Friday 23rd June to Monday 26th June - £50 per person
(to be booked and paid for by 4.30pm on Wednesday 21st June)
Monday 26th June to Friday 30th June - £100 per person
(to be booked and paid for by 4.30pm on Friday 23rd June)
Friday 30th June to Monday 3rd July - £75 per person
(to be booked and paid for by 4.30pm on Wednesday 28th June)
To book your place please phone 01598 763 221 and speak to one of our sales team!

Monday, 19 June 2017

Pathfinder - June 2017 edition

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.

Saturday, 17 June 2017

Resettlement: Quest June 2017

To read, download or print CLICK HERE

To read previous copies online CLICK HERE

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Location Information....Housing Information....Education.....ASK HIVE

AFF: Hampshire Co-ordinator -Drop-in

Your local AFF co-ordinater-Alison Hunt will be at the Mulberry Community Centre the third Wednesday of every month, 1000-1200.

We will help with any issue. Maybe you have come to a dead-end through your own efforts and are not satisfied with the answers you have been given or perhaps you want to highlight an issue so that AFF can work on it.
Some of the main areas we deal with are:-
Health & Additional Needs
Education & Childcare
Army Reserves
Money Matters
Employment & Training
Family Life

Hampshire Co-ordinator - Alison Hunt. T: 0752 749 2803 E: hampshire@aff.org.uk
Covering the whole of Hampshire (excluding Aldershot) including Andover, Bordon, Gosport, Marchwood, Middle Wallop, Odiham, Thorney Island, Worthy Down


Join the Army Reserve : 266 Port Squadron RLC-Southampton

266 Port Squadron is part of 165 Port and Maritime Regt RLC, Whose role is to support its regular counterparts. To deploy Port and Maritime and logistic enabling, Capability worldwide.

Tel: 02380 515176
Email: 165RLC-266-WO@mod.uk 

Tickets For Troops New App

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.

Join the Army Reserve : Army Careers Southampton

Thinking about becoming a Reservist? 
Call us on 0345 600 8080 or get in touch with your local unit.

If you’ve got questions about Army life or want to chat to someone about whether joining the Army is right for you, you can talk to one of our recruiters. You don't need an appointment but it’s best to phone ahead and arrange a time to talk to someone, as our centres can get busy and you may have a long wait if you choose to drop in.

ACC Southampton

152 High Street
Below Bar
SO14 2BT
Tel: 02380 225551


SERFCA: Supporting Reserve Forces and Cadets in the South East

Monday, 12 June 2017

italk: free service for patients with depression, anxiety or stress

italk provides free treatment to people suffering from common mental health problems including depression, anxiety and stress.

What is italk?

italk is a free service for patients with depression, anxiety or stress. We are an Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service, which is delivered in partnership between Solent Mind and Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust.
italk is an NHS commissioned service for patients aged 16 and over who are registered with a GP in the following areas of Hampshire: Basingstoke, Bordon, Eastleigh, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, the New Forest, Petersfield, Romsey, Andover and Winchester. It is free to anyone who accesses it. 

Saturday, 10 June 2017

Civvy Street Magazine - June 2017

Calshot Activities Centre

Climbing walls
Dry ski slope
Water sports
Children's clubs & activities

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

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

Pathfinder Magazine - May Issue 2017

Service Parents Guide To Boarding Schools 2017

Available from HIVE or read online

Quest Magazine: May 2017

Hampshire County Council: Health care advice for the Armed Forces Community

Hampshire County Council School Applications

Hampshire County Council recognises the disadvantage experienced by UK service personnel as a result of the fact that they can be moved at short notice.

Advice for UK service families

Childcare and early years

Hantsweb: Services for Young Children supports parents, carers, families, and those working in childcare and early years education. 

Monday, 5 June 2017

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

Forms and check sheets: Moving in/furniture
Forms and check sheets: Moving out/furniture:

SFA: Pets in your home

If you wish to keep a domestic pet in your Service Family Accommodation (SFA) you must seek permission. 
Read the full details: Pets in your Service home 

SFA: Running a business in your Service home

SFA: Safety in the home

Read the full details: Safety in the home 

SFA: Vital Safety Inspections

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 the full details: Vital Safety Inspections 

SFA: Furniture Service

SFA: Utility Bill Managment

The following guides are available on the Carillionamey website: 

Service Families Accommodation: Problems with your boiler or heating?

Service Families Accommodation: Repairs & maintenance

 We’re here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, so if something needs to be fixed, you can contact us anytime.

Use the links below to find out more.....



SFA: Protecting your family and Service home in winter