Monday, 19 March 2018

New Government Bursary to Get Veterans into Teaching

There will be a new government bursary of £40,000 available from September 2018 for ex-service personnel to retrain as teachers.

CLICK HERE to read the full details

Defence Discount Service: New Starbucks Discount

The Defence Discount Service is excited to announce their new partner Starbucks UK .

Receive 10% off the whole bill at Starbucks.  Defence Privilege Card members can then enjoy their 10% discount with friends and family at all Starbucks stores across the UK and Ireland, by simply showing their card at the till point.

To find out more, please log in to see their offer on the free mobile app or 

An Introduction to Pensions for Serving Personnel

See the Army Transition Information Sheet No. 11
on PENSIONS at this link

An Introduction to Pensions

Clocks Spring Forward on Sunday 25th March 2018 - Start of British Summer Time (BST)

On the last Sunday of March the clocks 'spring forward': and go forward by one hour. The change happens at 1am on Sunday 25th March 2018. 

Most devices with internet connection, such as smart phones, should automatically update themselves. However, watches and clocks in cars and kitchens, for example, won't change automatically so make sure you are ready to wind forward.

Read more HERE

Important Changes to Freeview

Changes are being made to the way some channels are broadcast on Freeview. You may need to retune your TV equipment to continue watching programmes if and when these take place in your area. This essential technical work is part of a UK-wide programme being carried out region by region.

For further information on how your TV signal will be affected,

Action Fraud: False Telephone Preference Service Calls

Fraudsters are cold-calling victims, falsely stating that they are calling from one of the well-known UK telecommunication service providers. They call victims claiming to provide a ‘Telephone Preference Service’ - an enhanced call-barring service, which includes barring international call centres.

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Pathfinder Magazine - March Issue Now Online

To read this issue online

Milkshake Live, The Magic Story Book, Chatham - Sunday 29th April, 11.30am and 3pm

Starring Milkshake! favourites, Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer & Shine, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper, Milkshake’s very own Milkshake! Monkey and two Milkshake! presenters, this all singing, all dancing, musical masterpiece, will take audiences on a journey through the world’s favourite fairy tales.

Set amongst Milkshake!’s magical bookcase, this brilliant new live show is sure to amaze and delight. The Milkshake! cast will be singing songs and sharing stories that audience members, young and old, will know and love.

For further details CLICK HERE

Easter Event, Invicta Park - Sunday 25th March, 11am - 1pm

* includes friends of 36 Engr Regt families (in same car or ID for Invicta Park)

Service Family Hot Topics - March 2018

To see the March 18 edition of the Service Family Hot Topics newsletter