Monday, 31 July 2017

West Quays-What's on this summer


Over five days this summer, make and take sessions. 
Kids will be able to create either a unicorn or dragon accessory.

FREE to attend

Friday Fun at the Marlands Shopping centre, Southampton

Free summer fun at the Marlands shopping centre throughout the summer holidays...

Cadet Forces Adult Volunteers

Watch this video of cadets in action – 
it will give you a great overview of the kinds of exciting 
activities you could be helping out with.


Saturday, 29 July 2017

Lepe: Marine Wonders 8th August

Come to Lepe for two days of marine themed fun. The ever popular seashore safaris, arts and crafts, storytelling and much more. No need to book, just turn up and join in. Free event, donations for craft activities welcomed. Sustainable fishy fare available in the cafe throughout this event.

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Poppy Pods Competition

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To celebrate the first birthday of the Poppy Pods, they've got a very special competition.They are asking all the budding artists out there, aged between 6 and 12, to build their very own Poppy Pod! (Use our instructions to help you.) The last day you can submit your entry is 6 August.
The theme is: what I love about being outdoors, so keep this in mind when decorating your pod. The winner will receive an amazing Action Adventure Day at Tile Barn this summer.

If you would like a copy printed ask HIVE

Summer Activities -Handy Trust 2017

Friday, 21 July 2017

Calshot Activities Centre: Adventure Holidays.....

Adventure and Sailing holidays for kids are a great mix of adventure, challenge, excitement and fun. Our top class facilities, excellent equipment and experienced staff combine to make a stay with us a truly memorable experience.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Hythe Libary: Upcoming events

FREE 'Wild Animal' Crafts on Wednesday 26th July, 2pm - 4pm in the Community Room.
No need to book - just drop in.

Parents/carers should remain in library during the activity.

ZooLab's Animal Detectives
Monday, July 31 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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The Potting Shed Club’ for primary school age children (ages 4 – 11)

Join the Potting Shed Club


Patrick’s Patch runs ‘The Potting Shed Club’ for primary school age children (ages 4 – 11) every year.

The Potting Shed Club runs once a month from March to October on Saturday mornings 10am – 11.30am at Fairweathers Garden Centre, Beaulieu.

Essential to pre-book

Please read the full details here...

Carillionamey: Help from your Accommodation Officer

What type of issues do Accommodation Officers look after?

Each accommodation officer is responsible for looking after 300 – 350 Service family homes on their patch and managing some of the local works going in the area.
Accommodation Officers look after issues such as:
  • Graffiti
  • Potholes in the road
  • Litter around the area
  • Issues with blocked garages
  • Fallen trees
  • Street lights not working
  • Vandalism
  • Blocked drains in the street
  • Emptying the dog litter bins
  • Fencing
If you call our Customer Service Centre to report an issue with your area, the Accommodation Officer responsible will assess the issue and make sure any work required is carried out.

Telephone: 0800 707 6000 (lines open 24/7, 365 days per year). Call us from overseas: +44 151 728 1630

Garden Waste

New Forest District Councils fortnightly service offers an affordable way for
New Forest residents to recycle their garden waste.

How it works - See the full details...

New Forest District Council Glass Colections

Forgotten your glass collection again ?
Join the Remind Me text reminders

DIO - SFA - Compensation Scheme

Summer Holiday Fun @ Marchwood Infant School

New Forest In Touch: Mobile app - available on iPhone and Android

If you spot a broken street light or a messy bit of graffiti while out and about, you don't have to wait until you get home to report it.
The New Forest In Touch mobile app lets you photograph, video and report problems directly to the council - where the issue will be quickly addressed by the appropriate service.
The fast and efficient app, which is free to download from iTunes and Google Play, lets you report issues 24/7 from anywhere in the UK via your Smartphone.
Click on the link for the full details

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Dog Jog Southampton

To enter and see the full details...CLICK HERE

Southampton: Hijack Cinema - outdoor screenings

Hijack Cinema films will be screened outdoors in Hoglands Park, Southampton on an inflatable screen and wireless headphones so you can watch your favourite films under the stars.

National Trust Summer Family Fun Pack

Fill your summer with family fun! Download our FREE pack for games, recipes and inspiration for adventures.

Discount: Crown Carveries

Crown Carveries are proudly supporting Defence Discount Service throughout the year.

They are offering members 10% discount on food across the UK. Just show your Defence Privilege Card or MOD90.

Discount: Toby Carvery...

Toby Carvery are now offering members of DDS a 10% discount Monday-Saturday on food. 

You get this with your Defence Privilege Card or MOD90 plus a voucher from the DDS website. For further details visit

Discount: Hungry Horse...

Special exclusive offer until the 28th July- 20% off food AND DRINK Monday - Friday with Hungry Horse!

For the voucher and all information please visit

Abseil Down Spinnaker Tower for ABF - 2nd September 2017

Saturday 2nd September 2017

Location: Emirates Spinnaker Tower, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3TT

The registration is just £25, and we ask all participants to commit to raising a minimum of £225. You must be over 18 on the day of the event.

CLICK HERE for thr full details and to register...

MoneyForce - Car Buyer Calculator

Are you MoneyFit enough to own a car? Buying a car can be an expensive decision, but it’s not just the cost of buying it that you have to plan for.

Before you make any decisions look at MoneyForce's motoring pages with advice on buying a new car, buying a used car and information on car loans and finance.

You should also think about saving for the deposit or purchase price.
The CarBuyer calculator helps you think about the total monthly cost of running a car so you can make an informed decision. Use this in your budget planning to stay MoneyFit!

To access this useful tool: CLICK HERE


Pick up a copy at your local HIVE or to view online please use the following link:

Great South Run: Take part in this fantastic 10 mile run for The Royal British Legion.

If you got your own place in the ballot and want to run for The Royal British Legion, join our team!

Sunday, 16 July 2017

Lepe Country Park: What's on....Family Fun....

What's on at Lepe Country Park

Visit the Play Park....

 Sensory Garden built at Lepe Country Park

Attractive beaches, coastal walks and unique heritage

Combat Stress 24 Hour Helpline for Armed Forces, Veterans & Families

Soldier Magazine - July Edition

To read the magazine on-line please click here