Thursday, 30 March 2017

Do you have a built in appliance in your Service Families Accommodation?

Service Family Accommodation (SFA) customers benefit from a comprehensive maintenance service, including the provision of items such as cookers but not the maintenance of fitted appliances in some of the new SFA.  

If you experience any issues with integrated appliances please report them to CarillionAmey on 0800 707 6000 in the normal way.  Cookers will be repaired or replaced, however other non-standard integrated appliances will be removed and a space left for your own white goods in accordance with MOD policy.

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Defence Discount Service - National Express Offer



YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO SHOW YOUR DEFENCE PRIVILEGE CARD WHEN BOARDING!

For Defence Discount Service non serving members (such as Veterans and Civil Servants) save 30% on travel.

National Express are offering 30% off travel to over 900 towns, cities and airports across the UK

This offer is valid on all National Express services (excluding third party, events services, Eurolines and Ulster Bus), meaning you can relax on one of its comfortable coaches with leather seats, power sockets, air conditioning and ample leg room.

In order to book, follow the link and enter your destination and dates in the journey planner and the 30% off discount will automatically be applied.

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO SHOW YOUR DEFENCE PRIVILEGE CARD WHEN BOARDING!



Click HERE for more information



Blossoming Gifts - Defence Discount

Blossoming Gifts are offering 50% off the stunning Cherry Crumble Mother's Day bouquet of vibrant deepwater roses, antique carnations with fresh green hypericum berries and white chrysanthemum blooms.

For the link and code please visitwww.defencediscountservice.co.uk

HM Passport Office - Online Passport Application Roll out

Customers to benefit from online passport application roll out. HM Passport Office has launched a new online passport renewal service as part of its drive to improve customer services...

Click HERE for more information

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Lichfield Cycle Rides for All Launches Sunday 26th March

Cycle Rides for All is launching on Sunday 26 March with a three and a half mile Lichfield taster ride setting off from Beacon Park.

This event signals the start of free monthly cycle rides that take place towards the end of the month, from March to September.
Each month the group cycles to a new destination, including Fisherwick Lakes, Weeford and Packington Moor Farm, Chasewater, the National Memorial Arboretum and Fradley Junction.
The rides are graded from level 1, which are suitable for beginners, to level 4, which are for more experienced cyclists.
Anyone who wants to join the Lichfield taster ride should turn up with their bikes at Beacon Park in Lichfield on Sunday 26 March at 11am. This ride is graded level 1, which means it is suitable for all including beginners. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
To find out more, or to check whether a ride is taking place if the weather is uncertain, please call Freedom Cycles on 01543 411633 or Karl Sproston at Lichfield District Council on 01543 308846.
Cycle Rides for All is run in partnership by Lichfield District Council, Freedom Cycles and Lichfield ReCycle.
Programme of rides in 2017

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Music is Fun with Jo Jingles - Classes in Lichfield, Tamworth and Birmingham

Since 1991 we’ve been providing fun, music and movement classes nationwide for babies and pre-school children aged from three months to five years. With more than 700 centres across the UK and Ireland (and now Australia!) Jo Jingles offers established, structured classes that are exciting, fun and educational!
Classes are held in Lichfield, Tamworth and Birmingham, click HERE for class details

Veterans UK Customer Satisfaction Survey 2017

At Veterans UK (part of Defence Business Services) we are always trying to improve the services we deliver to our customers. One of the best ways to understand how we can make improvements is to ask the people who use our services how we can do better.
If you would like to tell us about your experiences, please complete our Customer Satisfaction Survey 2017
For more information on the services we deliver and how you can contact us, please see Veterans UK.

Monday, 13 March 2017

Royal British Legion - Remembrance Travel - LIBOR Funded Normandy Tours 2017



Various Dates in March, April, May and September 2017.
Funding for a veteran plus 2 family members or carers.
Click HERE for more information



Thursday, 9 March 2017

The Open University - Career Development for the Defence Community

If you are looking to develop yourself or planning to leave the Armed Forces and need additional skills to help with your resettlement, The Open University (OU) can help: 
  • OU work closely with the MOD to support education and training while with the Armed or Civil Services.
  • The OU’s flexible learning allows service personnel to maximise their use of personal time. 
  • OUare proud of their relationship with the Armed Forces, supporting students wherever they are in their studies and wherever they are in the world.
OU have created this website to provide advice, support and free resources to Armed Forces personnel, as well as information to help you find out more about what it’s like to study with the OU.  Click HERE for more information

Monday, 6 March 2017

Bumps & Babies Group Lichfield

Click HERE to find your nearest group