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Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Dobbies Little Seedlings Club, Ashford

The Dobbies Little Seedlings Club is a free-to-join gardening club where kids aged 4–10 years can learn about plants, wildlife and the environment. The Little Seedlings Club is popular so advanced booking is required. Take a look at availability at your local store.

For further information CLICK HERE

Children and Family Hub and Wellbeing Centres - Timetable to 25th May 2018

Further information

Monthly Housing Surgery, Lampard Centre - Thursday 26th April 2018, 10am - 11am

The monthly housing surgery is held on the last Thursday of the month at the Lampard Centre from 10am to 11am. It is attended by representatives from CarillionAmey, DIO, Chatham UWO, Chatham HIVE and MOD Police.

The next surgery is on Thursday 26th April from 10am till 11am.

No appointment necessary. Just drop in to discuss any accommodation issues that you have.

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

The RLC is Recruiting for Regulars and Reserves

The RLC is the largest Corps in the British Army and wherever in the world you find the Army, you’ll find us. Why choose the RLC?

Diversity - No other single organisation inside or outside the Army provides such a diverse set of services.

Opportunity – Travel, Promotion, Adventure and Challenge – the RLC has got it all!

Professional Qualifications – World leaders in logistical training, with first class facilities.

Resettlement Support for Service Leavers: Career Transition Partnership

The Career Transition Partnership (CTP) is a partnering agreement between the Ministry of Defence and Right Management Ltd, who are global career development and outplacement specialists and part of the ManpowerGroup.

The CTP provides free resettlement services for those leaving the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force and Marines. Regardless of rank, time served, or reason for leaving, all members of the Armed Forces can benefit from CTP support when leaving Service.

Where to Get Medical Help

111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

Military Life Insurance from SLI365

Getting Maximum Benefit from Attending Employment Fairs

To read, download or print the complete guide

The website of the Career Transition Partnership is at

Approaching the Market - Personal Strategies for Ex-Service Personnel

Success in your job search results from having a well thought-out strategy and a solid plan of action. While luck sometimes plays a part in landing a job, do you really want to leave something so important to chance? Instead, seize control of your career by taking the next step proactively. With this approach, you can bring the luck, and the jobs, to you!

For a useful guide, produced by the Career Transition Partnership CLICK HERE
For a useful guide, produced by the Career Transition Partnership CLICK HERE

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