Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Brands Hatch Cycle Challenge - 16th and 17th September 2017

Can you take the challenge of cycling the iconic Brands Hatch circuit? The event is brought to you by 24Revolve and Blind Veterans UK are proud to be a charity partner.

There will be three endurance cycling relay challenges, 24 hour, 12 hour and 6 hour – on the smooth, traffic free tarmac of this infamous track.

Coffee Morning for New Faces, Lampard Centre - Thursday 14th September, 9.30am - 11am


We would like to welcome new wives to a one-off coffee morning just for you! Come and meet Gemma & Jordan on Thursday morning for a chat, local info, recommendations & see what's available for you at the Lampard Centre.

Tea, coffee & biscuits available. Kids are welcome. We have plenty of toys and an outside play area if the weather permits! We look forward to meeting you & welcoming you to Brompton.

Calling all wives & locals with businesses, if you have flyers, cards or anything you would like advertised for us to show the new ladies what's available, please bring them along or drop them into the Lampard Centre before next Thursday so we can show off what you all have to offer.


Stitch and Knit Group, Lampard Centre - Wednesday Evenings, 7pm - 9pm

On Wednesday nights there is a Stitch and Knit night from 7pm to 9pm at the Lampard Centre. The group occasionally meets on Saturdays during the day. 

It is an opportunity to come along and chat, do a project, ask advice on sewing, machines, knitting, crocheting etc.

People just bring along their own projects and you can go at your own pace.

New faces always welcome.



Family Film Showing, Invicta Park - Wednesday 20th September, 4.30pm - 6.30pm



Monday, 11 September 2017

Carillionamey: Customer Translator Service

Did you know that Carillionamey has a Language Line?

They subscribe to a service called Language Line, which allows them to create a three way call with a customer who isn’t fluent in our language and may require an interpreter.

If you need the service, or know someone who would benefit, call the Carillionamey Helpdesk on 0800 707 6000 and state the language you need when you’re through to an advisor.  The advisor will then get a translator on the line.


CivvyStreet Jobs Board


In response to feedback from registered users, CivvyStreet has launched a dedicated Jobs Board for the Ex-Service community. Civvystreetjobs.com provides enhancements to the jobs board within the main CivvyStreet site and makes it easier to search for jobs that match your needs. Further enhancements are to follow and many more employers are registering with lots more vacancies.

This month, CivvyStreet registered employers have posted 300+ new jobs already. These are jobs that employers would specifically like to recruit candidates from the Service community.

Please CLICK HERE to access many great job vacancies up on the CivvyStreet jobs board.

Latest Offers from Forces Travel



Friday, 8 September 2017

Old £1 Coins - Information

When does the old pound coin go out of circulation?

The old pound will cease to be legal tender at midnight on Sunday 15th October 2017.

After the cut-off date, shops can refuse the old version of the coin.  However, most banks and Post Office counters will continue to accept them from customers.

Like all old currency, the round pound will always be accepted at the Bank of England.



Thursday, 7 September 2017

Upcoming Events at Brands Hatch

Brands Hatch Circuit, Fawkham, Longfield, Kent DA3 8NG



The Gruffalo Returns to Kent Life

OH NO, IT’S THE GRUFFALO AT KENT LIFE

A popular children’s character will return to Kent Life Heritage Farm Park near Maidstone later in September (dates to follow).

Kent Life is a real working farm, so there are plenty of other animals to see during your visit, including pigs, sheep, ducks, goats, alpacas and horses, all living in 28 acres of glorious countryside. Youngsters have plenty to do, including feeding the farm animals, stroking smaller animals in Cuddle Corner, rides and having fun in the indoor and outdoor play areas.