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Wednesday, 20 December 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...

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

SERVICE PUPIL PREMIUM



This message is for the attention of Regular Forces Service parents based in England.
You are encouraged to contact the school and make them aware your child is from a Service family.  This information is not shared with other organisations and is protected on the National Pupil database. For more information on eligibility, please see the links below: 

Guidance/service-premium-information-for-schools

Pupil-premium-2015-to-2016-allocations/pupil-premium-2015-to-2016-conditions-of-grant

The-service-pupil-premium/service-pupil-premium-what-you-need-to-know


For any other queries regarding Service children contact the Directorate Children and Young People’s educational advisory arm, Children's Education Advisory Service (CEAS) via email: DCYP-CEAS-Enquiries@mod.uk or telephone: 01980 618244.   

Royal British Legion Events 2018

There are lots of events throughout the year including commemorative and Remembrance events, fundraising activities and those that are just plain fun.



Winchester City Council Waste & Recycling 2017-18 Collection Calendars


Find out when your bins are collected and see if there are any changes over the Christmas period.

FUTURE ACCOMMODATION MODEL (FAM) UPDATE



 ALSO SEE THE LATEST NEWS AT THIS VIDEO 

Pupil information profile for Military Service Children

The Pupil information profile (PIP) form is a transfer document which is consistent for all pupils in any school setting to support specific aspects of a pupil’s background and learning.
It contains core information that supports a young person’s future learning as s/he moves to a new school. It also signposts the receiving school to any further additional, significant information about the young person. 


It contains information that supports a young person’s future learning and parents are encouraged to bring this to the attention of their child’s school about using it as a helpful tool, when the child is about to move to another school. It is intended to support continuous learning by identifying the pupil’s current and future learning needs.

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Financial top tips for service personnel


Service personnel and their families can experience difficulty in accessing commercial products and services due to their mobility and time spent outside the UK. This guidance provides service personnel and their families with top tips on getting a fair deal when they need to access financial services.

Includes advice on loans, credit ratings, mortgages, insurance related items and BFPO addresses. Read further HERE

Location Overview

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Service Children's Education Advisory Service




The Children's Education Advisory Service (CEAS) provides expert and impartial advice about the education of service children.
CEAS provides information and advice as well as supporting parents at meetings with schools, local authorities, at tribunal etc. No question is too small or too large for us to deal with. If we don’t know the answer ourselves we usually know someone who does.
To read more CLICK HERE
Telephone: 01980 618 244 (Military 94 344 8244)

Moving Schools booklet available from HIVE

Veterans’ Gateway




Veterans’ Gateway is here for any ex-service personnel and their family looking for support. We can be contacted 24/7 from anywhere in the UK or abroad. 
To get support, visit: www.veteransgateway.org.uk


Need support? As the gateway to a network of partners, we can connect you with the right support quickly and easily, by assessing your needs at your first point of contact. Get in touch with us to get support with employment, finances and housing, to independent living, mental well-being, physical health, and much more.





Visa Forms & Citizenship Prices



For the current list of visa's and prices CLICK HERE



SPACES - Accommodation for Service Leavers

Monday, 20 November 2017

iPhone 8 Armed Forces discounts

Where can you get discounts with Defence Discount Service?


Members of the Armed Forces, Veterans and the Armed Forces Community can receive discounts on the iPhone 8 through various companies that feature on Defence Discount Service.

To take advantage of these great discounts on the iPhone 8 through Defence Discount Service simply log in or log in to the free mobile app. 


FULL DETAILS: 

Cinema Savings for Defence Discount Service members


Defence Discount Service is proud to offer its members discounts on cinema tickets provided through the main cinema chains Cineworld, ODEON and VUE.  These have become ever increasingly popular discounts and regularly feature in the popular offers on the website


FULL DETAILS ON THE DDS WESBITE: Visit NOW

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Friday, 10 November 2017

Service Leavers: Quest Magazine



YOUR GUIDE TO COURSES AND CAREERS – WHILE SERVING, DURING RESETTLEMENT AND BEYOND...

Information for service leavers: Civvy Street



Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Civil Service job search

Find jobs in the Civil Service and central government organisations

Service Families Newsletter Oct 17


Click on this link: Service Families Newsletter Oct 17 
to view latest issue of Service Family Hot Topics

Defence Discount Service- Wightlink



Wightlink is now offering 15-25% discounts when travelling to the Isle of Wight with a Defence Privilege Card.  Register for a card HERE.

Wightlink is the main link between the mainland and the Isle of Wight. Every year, we carry over 4.5 million passengers, making us one of the UK’s largest domestic ferry operators. We provide Island residents with an easy and frequent service to the mainland, as well as giving millions of holidaymakers a taste of Island life.

We operate three convenient routes and over 45,000 crossings a year. Crossings take approximately 22 minutes by foot passenger catamaran from Portsmouth Harbour to Ryde Pier Head and from 40 minutes by car ferry on our Lymington to Yarmouth and Portsmouth to Fishbourne routes.


Now taking bookings for 2018.



Hampshire County Council Jobs


Search your local area for employment by clicking HERE

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Recruit for Spouses




Mission
Recruit for Spouses has been created to strengthen the employment opportunities for spouses of British Military members around the world and to encourage employers to commit to hiring military spouses by connecting employers with a talented, global, diverse workforce.
See the latest job vacancies on the website: http://www.recruitforspouses.co.uk/ 
and the facebook page: Facebook

Events in October 2017


Tuesday, 24th of October 2017 
FACEBOOK LIVE
Private Facebook Forum – Members Only
10:00 – 10:15
Creating your New CV by the New Year
Becky talks you through creating your CV from scratch
Military spouses join free here.

Wednesday, 25th of October 2017
09:00 -12:00 | Triton House, Churchill Square, Helensburgh
Pop in and meet your Helensburgh Representative, Lisa Grievson.
Lisa will be available to chat to you about registering with us to enable you to access the range of free services we offer.

British Forces Post Office: last dates of posting


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A list of dates for friends and family of service personnel wishing to send British Forces Post Office mail in time for Christmas.

CLICK HERE...

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

CarillionAmey Digital Communication Channels









You can contact the customer service teams in a number of ways:

Housing Repairs (Housing team)
  • Webchat (click the message icon from the bottom right hand corner of the page)
  • Facebook Messenger (send a private message to the team to start a chat)
  • Twitter message (send a private message to the team to start a chat)
  • Text message: 07860063406 (send a text to start a chat)
  • Telephone: 0800 707 6000 (option 1)
  • Email: NHPHelpdesk@carillionamey.co.uk

For all other enquiries Establishment Repairs (Regional Prime team), Housing Repairs (Housing team),  Allocations (Occupancy Services team), Complaints (Frontline Complaints team), General contact information use the following link: Contact Us

Monday, 16 October 2017

Discover Southampton


From fabulous art exhibitions at the City Art Gallery, discovering the city’s history at SeaCity Museum or Tudor House and Garden to seeing chart topping bands at Southampton O2 Guildhall, whatever your mood, Southampton has an attraction or activity to delight your senses.


Tuesday, 26 September 2017

THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION PUB QUIZ


Hold a pub quiz for The Royal British Legion and help raise money for the Armed Forces community.