30 June 2016

MOD VETERANS SUPPORT

To mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme this week, Defence Business Services has produced a short 30 second film to highlight MOD’s veterans support.

See the film on facebook at  www.facebook.com/modveteransuk or
search facebook for ‘MOD veterans uk’ where the film is pinned to the top.

29 June 2016

MOD DISCOUNT --BUCKINGHAM PALACE,WINDSOR CASTLE AND HOLYROOD HOUSE

 Armed Forces Discount

MOD90 or Armed Forces ID card holders can visit Windsor Castle with up to four friends or family for FREE.  That’s a potential saving of £85.

Be sure to check the Royal Collection website to plan and make the most of your visit.
1. Call ahead of your visit on 020 7766 7300 to check that the castle is open to the public (no advance booking required.
2. Bring your MOD90 / Armed Forces ID with you to get you and up to four friends or family in for FREE.


This discount applies to Buckingham Palace, Holyrood House as well as WindsorCastle.  Phone 020 7766 7304 to confirm.

Emergency at home, do you know who to contact?


Does your family know who to contact in the Military if you are faced with an emergency at home? Download the  Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre (JCCC) app ‘MOD ICE’ to guide you through the most common types of family emergency and how JCCC can help. Two JCCC briefing films are also available to watch, download and follow key messages. http://bit.ly/1WHLdGJ

RELATE- NORTHUMBERLAND AND NEWCASTLE

14 June 2016

MILITARY SUPPORT

Military Support
To
 Newcastle's Homeless 


Are you able to give any of the following items OLD or NEW ?These will be donated to 'HOPE' a charity supporting Newcastle's homeless people...


Suitable Items:

Clothes                                            Washing /shaving items
Shoes                                                Toothbrushes (New)
Jackets                                             Talcum Powder
Gloves                                              Towels
Socks                                                Sweets/Mints (unopened)
Sleeping bags                                   Pens and pencils
Day sacks/bags                                Paper
Hats/caps                                         Books

If you are able to donate any of these items, please bring them to:

The Welfare Centre - Albemarle Barracks

By 13th july 2016. Thank for your generosity.


                                                          A little Goes Along Way....
                                                                         

9 June 2016

ARMED FORCES COVENANT WEBSITE

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
www.armedforcescovenant.gov.uk/