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Thursday, 29 March 2018

Hadleigh Infant Feeding Group



Community Volunteering Qualification


Changes to Applications for Entry to the UK process

Notice from SO1 Engagement Armed Forces Covenant Team:



I am delighted to notify you that on 19 Mar 2018, following extensive MOD, Service Family Federation and Service charity consultation with the Home Office, a new on-line service for Foreign & Commonwealth Armed Forces personnel and their family members seeking entry to the UK was launched by Visa4UK, replacing the previous application process and paper form. As a result of this change, applicants will no longer have to pay the health surcharge and then submit a request for reimbursement.

Easy Resettlement Magazine

Easy Resettlement Magazine informs Service personnel about employment and training options available to Service leavers.
See the Spring 2018 edition of Easy Resettlement here http://www.easyresettlement.com/


Sea-Life Adventure discounted tickets


Looking for a childminder at Wattisham?

LittleGems Childminding - copied from the facebook page

Spaces Available

Hi All, I am an Ofsted registered Childminder based in Wattisham. I used to childmind in the area when we were based here 2 years ago and I have just moved back and am offering childcare services again. I have a full DBS and paediatric first aid certificate plus anaphylaxis training.
I am a mum of 4 children ages 13,11,5 and 2months with 2 loving border collie dogs who make up our family. I offer a home from home environment and am offering childcare from 16th April 2018 after the Easter hols with space for fulltime, part-time, before and after school care or just holiday club. I have a full profile on childcare.co.uk under the username GMoran.
I work hrs 8am-6pm but earlier or later hrs are negotiable. Rate is £5p/h.
If you would like further details or to discuss childcare requirements then please feel free to message me either on here or through the childminding fb page or call/txt me on 07496549382.

Defence Discount Service















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Friday, 16 March 2018

An Introduction to Pensions for Serving Personnel


See the Army Transition Information Sheet on PENSIONS at this link

Service Families Hot Topics

See the Mar 18 edition of the Service Families Hot Topics newsletter at this link:

Royal Humane Society

Do you know someone who has put his or her life at risk to save, or attempt to save, another person, or someone who has carried out a successful resuscitation?

Do you know someone who has saved a life by timely first aid, such as stopping arterial bleeding?

If so, you should be aware of The Royal Humane Society - a charity that grants awards for acts of bravery in the saving of human life and also for the restoration of life by resuscitation.

Awards may be granted to those who have put their own lives at risk to save or attempt to save someone else. The awards granted for these acts of bravery include bronze, silver and gold
medals and testimonials on vellum or parchment.

Anyone can make a nomination to them and they would like to hear from you (further details can be found at https://www.royalhumanesociety.org.uk/nominate/).

Veterans' Gateway Newsletter



See the Veterans Gateway Newsletter 2018 at this link

The Veterans Gateway Newsletter

Thursday, 15 March 2018

'Health Matters in Education' conference

SUFFOLK SENDIASS (Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice & Support Service) NEWSLETTER:


'Health Matters in Education'
 
Annual conference for parents and carers

We are excited to invite parents and carers to book a free ticket to our conference, which includes workshops offering practical advice and lots of opportunities to share views.
Thursday 22 March 2018 Needham Market Community Centre
10:00 - 14:30 (market place until 15:30),  
  • Take part in two workshops (one of which you can choose)
  • Refreshments & light lunch will be provided
  • Read more and book your free ticket via Eventbrite
We look forward to seeing you.

Suffolk SENDIASS official website

Thursday, 8 March 2018

DOG JOG - RBL Poppy Appeal Ipswich 1st September




















Click here for more info and registration

DLE eLearning Civilian Housing Options course


Boxing Club at Wattisham


Army & You Magazine


Army&You is the only magazine of its kind. With essential information, news, features and exclusive real-life stories from Army families. It’s for everyone with a soldier in their life.

Under new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) coming into force in May, families in mainland UK will now need to opt-in to receive Army&You magazine through their door.

AFF has launched a ‘Count Me In’ campaign alongside the spring edition – out today. Army families can subscribe for FREE via www.armyandyou.co.uk.