Friday, 18 August 2017

WHAT NEXT - FORCES RESETTLEMENT GUIDE


NEW BFBS APP



BFBS offers three main radio services: BFBS Radio for upbeat music-based programming and news, BFBS Radio 2 for music, sport and speech including the best of the BBC, and BFBS Gurkha Radio for Nepali language programmes.
  • BFBS Radio can be heard across the UK on DAB radio, overseas on FM, and online. You can also find us on Sky and Freesat.
  • BFBS Radio 2 can be heard overseas on FM, and online.
  • BFBS Gurkha Radio can be heard across the UK on AM, overseas on FM, and online.

CARILLION AMEY LOCAL CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTRE


WELFARE COMMUNICATIONS EVERYWHERE

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Welfare Communications Everywhere, or WelComE, provides all UK service personnel deployed on ‘welfare-entitled’ deployments and exercises with publically funded calls, voicemail and internet access.
For any questions regarding the WelComE service, please contact the WelComE Customer Contact Centre (WCCC) for more information (open from Monday - Friday 06:00 to 22:00 (UK)) by emailing customer.support@mywelcome.co.uk

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Click here for further information


PUT YOUR PHONE AWAY WHEN DRIVING

https://movingon.blog.gov.uk/2017/03/02/think-put-your-phone-away-while-driving/

EDINBURGH FESTIVAL - FIREWORKS CONCERT

https://www.eif.co.uk/virginmoneyfireworks#.WZbAI1GGMdU

RESPECT YOUR NEIGHBOURS

JOB VACANCIES

To view the latest job vacancies at Gyle Shopping Centre, click here


To view the latest job vacancies at Livingston Shopping Centre, click here


To view the latest job vacancies at Livingston Designer Outlet, click here


To view the latest job vacancies at Ocean Terminal click here


To search the Jobcentre  online click here

Civil Service Jobs

My Job Scotland

Scotsman Jobs

NHS Scotland Jobs

My World of Work

EDINBURGH ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMME


SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT'S PLANS FOR THE EXPANSION OF EARLY LEARNING & CHILDCARE


MIDSTOCK FESTIVAL - FREE TICKETS



The HIVE has a quantity of free tickets for the above event.  Please e-mail edinburghhive@armymail.mod.uk if interested.

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

ARMY AT THE FRINGE



ARMY AT THE FRINGE - WIRED



ARMY AT THE FRINGE - NOT ABOUT HEROES



SOLDIER MAGAZINE


ARMY WELFARE SERVICE


ARMY WELFARE SERVICE – PERSONAL SUPPORT

The Army Welfare Service (AWS) Personal Support Team is the Army’s professional welfare provider offering a comprehensive, confidential and specialised service.
AWS is the secondary level of welfare support available to serving soldiers and their families when difficulties cannot be dealt with, or must not be dealt with, within the Unit. Trained Army Welfare Workers offer support, advice and guidance to those who are experiencing personal or family difficulties. This covers a wide range of situations including :-

  • Difficulties arising from personal relationships
  • Separation
  • Inability to cope – stress / crisis
  • Loss and bereavement
  • Social issues arising from mental and physical ill health
  • Problems arising from deployment
  • Supporting families who are working with statutory agencies

An Army Welfare Service office is based within Dreghorn Barracks, Edinburgh, which covers all south and central Scotland.

Referrals and enquiries can be made by telephoning 01904 882053 or e-mail RC-AWS-IAT-0Mailbox@Mod.uk

DREGHORN PRE-SCHOOL AND CRECHE






SHELL SHOCK THE PLAY - EDINBURGH FRINGE



Monday, 14 August 2017

Friday, 11 August 2017

SCOTLAND FOOD AND DRINK SHOW


Yorkshire Post Motor Show 2017



The Scotland Food and Drink Show is a two day event showcasing a superb range of vendors from across Scotland. A great event for all Foodies, you can sample products, meet the makers and learn more about where your food comes from.

Further information is available here

KIDZ TO ADULTZ SCOTLAND

One of the largest, FREE UK exhibitions dedicated to children and young adults up to 25 years with disabilities and additional needs, their families and the professionals who support them.

Further details are available here

COMIC CON - GLASGOW

http://www.mcmcomiccon.com/scotland/2017/05/01/power-rangers-walter-jones-david-yost-join-fellow-superheroes-at-glasgow-show/

NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT & CAREERS FAIR - TIDWORTH

QUEST MAGAZINE

BFBS HAVE YOUR SAY SURVEY



HAVE YOUR SAY

Register for the BFBS Audience Satisfaction Survey for the chance to WIN a Samsung Galaxy Tab A6!



The latest BFBS Audience Survey is online now at www.bfbs.com/survey. It’s an opportunity for our viewers and listeners to have their say about Forces Radio BFBS and BFBS TV.

The survey is simple and should take no more than 10 minutes. All registered names will go into the draw for a Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 and a winner will be chosen at random in the first week of October 2017.

Military personnel, entitled civilians, MoD civil servants and dependants can take part to provide feedback and influence future services.

Even if viewers and listeners have completed the survey in the past 12 months they can register again.

Each survey is confidential and will help BFBS to deliver the best radio and TV services for the British Armed Forces.

Register online now at www.bfbs.com/survey Good Luck!










LITTLE TROOPERS TREASURES - NEW APP





Little Troopers Treasures – A new app launched to help keep our serving men and women connected with their families through the magic of stories while they are away from home.  The app, which has been supported by Harper Collins Children’s Books and ABF The Soldier’s Charity launched on Armed Forces Day 2017.
Available exclusively to military personnel, the app allows the serving person to choose a book for their child and record a video reading synchronised to the pages turning. The app will feature a range much-loved children’s ebooks including Judith Kerr’s Mog books, Michael Bond’s wonderful Paddington, adventures from Emma Chichester-Clark’s Blue Kangaroo as well as stories from Bing.
Further information is available on the website

MISS SAIGON - FESTIVAL THEATRE EDINBURGH

http://www.edtheatres.com/misssaigon

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

THE MACROBERT TRUST - MILITARY DISCOUNT


MOD SUPPORTING FAMILIES WITH CHILDCARE COSTS








FAMILIES CONTINUOUS ATTITUDE SURVEY

The 2017 Families Continuous Attitude Survey (FAMCAS) provides the opportunity for Army spouses/civil partners to express their views about a range of issues that affect their life as a Service family. The evidence provided by these views is a vital source of information that assists the Army in developing future personnel policy.


To support this process, it is important that the collective views of spouses/civil partners of Officers and Soldiers alike are communicated to the wider Army.


A link to the report can be found on the gov.uk website



Tuesday, 8 August 2017

FORCES TRAVEL





Further information is available here

DISTANCE LEARNING CENTRE

DistanceLearningCentre.com



DistanceLearningCentre.Com Ltd have provided online Access to Higher Education Diplomas over a number of years to members of the Armed Forces and their families, enabling them to go on to univeristy to study for a degree or gain a recognised qualification to enhance their existing career.

As well as Access to HE Diplomas, they also offer online GCSEs and Progression Awards in Maths, English and the Sciences.

Further information is available on their website



SSAFA STEPPING STONES HOMES



Friday, 4 August 2017

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Wednesday, 2 August 2017

ARMY AT THE FRINGE

Armyatthefringe.org is kicking off at the ARC East Claremont St, Edinburgh on Fri 11 Aug through to Sat 26 Aug 17.

Rehearsal day is on Thu 10 Aug and it is FREE to Serving and Veteran personnel and their families on production of ID.

Doors/Bar Open at 1430hrs

Each shows can hold up to 110 people and will run in the following order throughout the afternoon and evening:

1530 to 1630hrs - Between The Crosses
1700 to 1800hrs - What If I Told You  
1845 to 2000hrs - Stand By
2030 to 2200hrs - 5 Soldiers

There will also be 2 exhibitions in place so, having entered the venue there will be time to socialise and look at the exhibitions ( Army photographic exhibition and Military Families exhibition) prior to going into a show.

GO OUTDOORS DISCOUNT


HELLO FROM HOME




The Adventures of Harvey & Bob and Hello from home are two publications based on deployment activities for children. 

The HIVE now has these books in stock, so if your spouse/partner is away on deployment and you have children, pop in to the HIVE and pick up a copy.

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

FORTH 1 RECRUITMENT FAIR 2017


Are you looking for a new career? Do you have an ambition to try something new? Whatever your talents, there’s a job out there for you and Forth 1 can help.


Come along to The Forth 1 Recruitment Fair to find out more and maybe they can help you kick start the career that you have always dreamed of.

They are taking over:

The Merchant Halls on Wednesday 6th September 2017 from 10am to 4.30pm


Further information is available on their website