Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Insurers offer better deal for Armed Forces personnel

Armed Forces personnel posted overseas will from today (Saturday 25 June) be able to keep their motor insurance No Claims Bonus for up to three years and not pay cancellation fees if they are posted overseas at short notice.
Click HERE for full details

Defence Discount Service TalkTalk Offer

DDS are delighted to welcome TalkTalk to Defence Discount Service. 

They are offering some amazing discounts for members, like this Half Price Plus TV for just £10 per month. 

To view the rest of the offers and see all the details please visit www.defencediscountservice.co.uk

Wednesday, 22 June 2016


If you are claiming tax credits, you will be sent a renewal pack, which will tell you how to renew your tax credits.

You must renew your tax credits by 31st July 2016 if your renewal pack has a red line across the first page and it says 'reply now'.

If you miss the deadline your tax credits payments will stop. You will be sent a statement and will have to pay back the tax credits you've received since 6th April 2016.

Further information on the process of renewing your tax credits is on the website below:

Also, the link to manage your tax credits is here:

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Reading Force - For all Service Families - Copies available from the HIVE

Click HERE for more information

Click HERE to view latest Reading Force newsletter

Pop into the HIVE for free scrapbooks

Sunday, 12 June 2016

The Gym - find your fit - Defence Discount Service

The Defence Discount Service would like to welcome The Gym Group. They offer state of the art equipment, dedicated and Level 3+ qualified Personal Trainers, 24/7 access, exclusive member benefits, free group fitness classes and much more.

Defence Discount Service members get a great discount too! To find out all the information please log into your account at www.defencediscountservice.co.uk

Friday, 10 June 2016

Afford Rent a Car - Discount for Military Personnel & MOD Civilians

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The HIVE in the Postbox has a supply of the Free privilege card - call in or contact the HIVE on 01543 433658 or lichfieldhive@armymail.mod.uk

Staffordshire Women's Aid

Thursday, 9 June 2016

Armed Forces Covenant Website

In January 2016 the Armed Forces Covenant was re-launched under a new, unified brand.

The new website lays out the support that is available to beneficiaries of the Covenant – current Regular and Reserve Service Personnel, Service families, former Service Personnel – with links to further information on individual Covenant measures on GOV.uk

The new website also contains information for supporters of the Covenant, including businesses, charities, the general public and local authorities, and regular news stories about how the Covenant is helping real people

See the website at this link

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

The Shrewsbury Arms - MOD Discount

The Shrewsbury Arms offers MOD personnel Forces Discount of 20% off the food bill when all meals are ordered from the Full Main Menu, Monday to Friday.
For further details and menus please look on their website:http://www.theshrewsburyarms.com (www)

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Employment Opportunities with CarillionAmey

CarillionAmey recognises that experience of Service Families Accommodation and military life could be relevant to their current employment opportunities
See a list of vacancies  HERE
All job descriptions can be found on the CarillionAmey website at http://www.carillionamey.co.uk/careers/vacancies.aspx

Applications, including an up to date CV, should be sent to recruitment@carillionamey.co.uk quoting the ATR number in the Subject.