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Friday, 18 January 2019

Children and Young People's Emotional Wellbeing Conference


My Esso Fuel card discount with DDS











You could save up to 8p per litre of fuel with My Esso Fuel Card.
Please log in to your Defence Discount Card account and type into the search box 'My Esso'

For more details on Defence Discount Service please visit www.defencediscountservice.co.uk or visit HIVE for more information

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Jobs available at Wattisham 17 Jan 2019

16 Hours Kitchen steward working within school hours - please call Katie on 01449 728261

Shop assistant and cafe working 25 hours within school hours - please call Miriam on 01449 740141 

20 hour Kitchen Porter position at the Sergeants Mess at Wattisham working 4 days a week Tuesday to Friday - please call Katie on 01449 728261

WOs' & Sgts' Mess for a Steward to work 30 hours per week over a four week shift pattern - please call Katie on 01449 728261

Suffolk Parent Hub - Stowmarket


The Aurora New Dawn Armed Forces Advocate (AFA)







































Click here for AFA briefing
For FAQ please Click here

Improving Access to social housing for members of the armed forces - government consultation

Consultation on access to Social Housing for the Armed Forces Community


The beginning of 2019 sees the outcome of discussions the Covenant team and other interested parties have had with officials in the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government with the launch of the consultation process on improving access to social housing for members of the Armed Forces community: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/improving-access-to-social-housing-for-members-of-the-armed-forces. The consultation sets out proposals for new statutory guidance for local authorities to assist members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and their families, to access social housing.

The consultation will run until 8 March 2019; you can respond by using the following survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Improving_access_to_social_housing_for_members_of_the_Armed_Forces or by emailing: AllocationGuidance@communities.gov.uk


Written responses should be sent to:
Social Housing Division Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Floor 3 NW Fry Building
2 Marsham Street
London
SW1P 4DF

Click here for Social Housing Armed Forces Consultation document

Boarding Schools Fair at the Defence Academy Shrivenham on 12 Feb 19


Union Jack Offers



Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness week 2019



Following Facebook page:

Suffolk County Council Community Safety team is supporting partners to plan a campaign for Sexual Violence and Sexual Abuse Awareness Week coming up in February..watch this space...









Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Suffolk Family Carers

Suffolk Family Carers will be visiting Hadleigh House (14 Leeks Close) 
on 6 February 2019 between 0930 and 1100. Come along and find out who Suffolk Family Carers are and how they could help you.

Spring Drop in at The Mix, Stowmarket


JSHAO Housing presentation


Monday, 14 January 2019

Suffolk Army Cadet Force

Please see below the message from Suffolk Army Cadet Force:
Parents/Carers – Would you child like to take part in activities such as Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing and Paddlesport? These are all sports that can happen in Cadets with Adventure Training.
The Army Cadets gives young people - from all walks of life - access to fun, friendship, action and adventure. We challenge young people to learn more, do more and try more. We inspire them to aim high and give them the skills, values and attitudes to go further in life, no matter what they aim to do
We would love to welcome any new recruits to Army Cadets (12-18 but minimum of year Eight)
We meet at Wattisham base every Thursday 19:00hrs until 21:30hrs and have regular weekends away.
If you would like to pop along this Thursday (17th) 7.30pm and see for yourself what we do - please contact 01473 252562 to book or visit https://armycadets.com/parents-and-carers/ for more details.
PI V Sharp (10Flt, Wattisham Detachment, Suffolk Army Cadet Force)

Red January


Friday, 11 January 2019

Alton Towers Services Day 2019



Saturday 16th March or Sunday 17th March 2019 Defence Discount Service will be hosting Services Days 2019 at Alton Towers Theme Park. A private day only available to members of the services and their families.

For details please contact your local HIVE or visit www.defencediscountservice.co.uk

Jimmy's Farm £5 entry!

https://jimmysfarm.com/

Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Women's Self-Defense Class at Wattisham!







































Booking required.
Registration forms are available at 
Wattisham Information and Support Centre.