Friday, 28 April 2017

Military spouse workshop

The Military Covenant is here to make sure the armed forces community are not disadvantaged compared to other citizens. Rushmoor Borough Council signed the agreement in 2012, to demonstrate the commitment that service personnel and their families are not disadvantaged when accessing council services and facilities. As part of the Covenant work it is possible to apply for Government funding to support projects. Rushmoor Borough Council is working with the Army to understand more about the issues military families may face and to identify areas and projects where we may be able to seek funding. We want to invite you to come along to an informal event and tell us about your experiences living in Rushmoor - and what we can improve. Please complete this form to help us create the most convenient event for you .

Rotary Clubs

DIO - sub-letting of Service Family Accommodation

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has initiated a long-term project to sub-let empty Service homes that are not currently required.
As well as the normal management margin required to ensure properties are available for families where we have sufficient homes, the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has retained some additional properties until the future needs of Defence are fully known.
This approach gives us flexibility to manage the requirements of the Front Line Commands, however, empty properties do no generate any income, and instead draw revenue away that could otherwise be invested elsewhere in the estate. 
The needs of Service personnel and their families has been considered throughout this project, therefore entitled and eligible Service personnel continue to take priority for SFA and should apply for accommodation as they normally would.

NHS Veterans' Mental Health Transition, Intervention and Liaison Service

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Defence Discount Service

This is the tick season!

Ticks are small spider-like animals, which are almost invisible to the bare eye. Because of this the ticks become even more dangerous: most of the time you discover a tick after he has bitten the skin and has sucked himself with blood. That is why it is important to check yourself after you have been in grass, bushes, or heath. This includes pets.

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Monday, 24 April 2017

New UK speeding laws come into effect on 24th April 2017

Speeding  drivers will soon face stricter penalties and much higher fines based on what they earn.
From April 24 2017, new rules come into effect in the UK which will mean offenders could now be charged up to 175% of their weekly income.

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Friday, 21 April 2017

Carillionamey - are you pet prepared?

Carillionamey - running a business in your Service home

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Accommodation charges for service family accommodation 2017-18

An extract of the charges as at March 2017 for service family accommodation (SFA) and single living accommodation (SLA), both furnished and unfurnished which has been taken from the tri-service Armed Forces Pay Review Body (AFPRB) directed letter 2017/18.

CLICK HERE  to read the charges

A TV Licence is Not Standard Issue

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Thursday, 20 April 2017

Are your dependent children registered on JPA?

Declaring dependent Service children on JPA can enable appropriate allowances to be obtained, enable paternity and adoption leave requests and can have an influence on allocation of Service housing and potential assignments.
To complete the registration process, your soldier should provide a copy of your child’s birth certificate to their unit HR who will complete the JPA process. For more information, contact

Changes to amounts Forces Post Office customers can withdraw using the chip and pin facility starting 1st May 2017

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Discover Rushmoor's aviation and military history at museums in Farnborough and Aldershot

Army Physical Training Corps Museum

The items and memorabilia on display tell the story of physical training in the British Army from 1860 to the present. Visit the Army Physical Training Corps Museum website. Fox Lines, Queen's Avenue, Aldershot,  GU11 2LB  01252 347168

Farnborough Air Sciences Museum

The FAST Museum preserves and promotes Farnborough's heritage in aviation science.
Visit the 
Farnborough Air Sciences Museum website.Trenchard House, 85 Farnborough Road, Farnborough, GU14 6TF 01252 375050


Farnborough car boot sale - every Sunday

The Farnborough car boot sale is held on Sundays in the Pinehurst multi-storey car park between 11am and 1.30pm.