Wednesday, 21 March 2018

AFF Rep's Visit - 21 March at 1000 Hrs

The AFF representative, Caroline Cossens will be visiting and available during Families' Coffee Morning on the 21st March at 1000 Hrs.

You are welcome to pop in to see her with any question or queries. Alternatively, if you are unavailable, please email or telephone the HIVE with your queries or questions for it/them to be passed on to her. 

Thursday, 15 March 2018

Maritime Careers - Pathfinder Resettlement magazine: March 2018

Quest Resettlement March 2018

Civvy Street

CivvyStreet is The Royal British Legion’s online Employability service which is available at As well as a wealth of information about careers and employment, your registration provides you with your personal account with access to several interactive services such as an online CV builder, thousands of current job vacancies and funding such as The Royal British Legion Employment Support Grant Scheme.

Did you know that your whole family is eligible to register with CivvyStreet and access the services available. Maybe your spouse or partner needs assistance with funding to complete a course leading to employment, please tell them about CivvyStreet and ask them to register at
For more information, please visit the website and be sure to visit our Twitter Facebook pages for up to date posts about CivvyStreet or you can call our free phone helpline on 0800 009 8015.

CarillionAmey: Dealing with damp and mould

Armed Forces - Vauxhall Help To Buy

RoyalL British Legion- Grants Programme

The Royal British Legion's External Grants programme is open to applications from organisations running, or planning, charitable activities in support of the Armed Forces community.

The External Grants programme has multiple funding streams available targeted at projects/services delivering welfare support directly to the Armed Forces community. Applications for projects/services supporting the following outcome themes will be prioritised:

•             Employment and training
•             Family support
•             Homelessness and outreach
•             Supporting the elderly
The typical grant award is not likely to exceed £50,000 - smaller applications are encouraged. The next deadline for stage one applications is 27 April 2018.
For information and to apply go to

Easy Resettlement Magazine - Spring Edition

Easy Resettlement Magazine Spring Edition  To view
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TV Licence Fee Rising in April 2018

The cost of a TV Licence will change on 1 April 2018. A colour licence will cost £150.50, an increase of £3.50 on the current fee. A black and white licence will cost £50.50, an increase of £1.

There will be no change to the free TV Licence for people over 75.

If you are blind (severely sight impaired), you will still be able to apply for a 50% concession. This means a colour licence costs £75.25, an increase of £1.75.

For further information
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Service Family Hot Topics - March 18 Edition

See the Mar 18 edition of the Service Families Hot Topics newsletter on the below link