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Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Thursday, 17 January 2019

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

Click here for Social Housing Armed Forces Consultation document

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)