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Tuesday, 27 June 2017

The Royal British Legion poppy Shop


Poppy Shop is the online store for The Royal British Legion and all purchases made from the Poppy Shop help to fund the work of the Legion, providing practical support and advice to Service personnel, past and present, and their families.
The Legion spends nearly £1.4 million a week delivering health and welfare support so every penny helps. Please include a donation when you reach the checkout.
More information about The Royal British Legion and its work can be found on the Legion's website at www.britishlegion.org.uk and in the video below:

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Calvert Trust: Challenging Disability through outdoor adventure

The Calvert Trust enables people with disabilities, together with their families and friends, to achieve their potential through the challenge of outdoor adventure in the countryside.
We aim to do this by providing:
  • A wide range of adventurous outdoor activities, meaningful challenge and adventure within a framework of safety
  • Skilled, qualified and caring staff able to fulfil the needs of visitors
  • Accommodation appropriate to the needs of the visitors
  • Facilities for families and friends to share the enjoyment and experience
The benefits and enjoyment of the activities will be offered to all, irrespective of ability.  These benefits include:
  • The enrichment in the life of each individual through adventure and personal achievement
  • The chance to enjoy countryside of exceptional natural beauty
  • Recreational opportunities that can be transferred into everyday living
  • Personal development and rehabilitation leading to integration

Calvert Trust Super Saver

We are offering three extra special deals for our fully accessible activity breaks on the following dates:

Friday 23rd June to Monday 26th June - £50 per person
(to be booked and paid for by 4.30pm on Wednesday 21st June)
Monday 26th June to Friday 30th June - £100 per person
(to be booked and paid for by 4.30pm on Friday 23rd June)
Friday 30th June to Monday 3rd July - £75 per person
 
(to be booked and paid for by 4.30pm on Wednesday 28th June)
To book your place please phone 01598 763 221 and speak to one of our sales team!

Monday, 19 June 2017

Ex-Forces personnel ...Looking for work? Poppy Factory

Are you looking for work?

Ex-Forces personnel can have a tough time finding and maintaining a rewarding civilian job. Add a health impairment into the mix and financial independence can seem almost unattainable.

This is where we can help
We provide a free, personalised ’employability’ service to veterans across England and Wales, supporting those with a medical condition or impairment back into work. We believe that meaningful employment changes lives.

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Join the Army Reserve : 266 Port Squadron RLC-Southampton


266 Port Squadron is part of 165 Port and Maritime Regt RLC, Whose role is to support its regular counterparts. To deploy Port and Maritime and logistic enabling, Capability worldwide.


Tel: 02380 515176
Email: 165RLC-266-WO@mod.uk 


Defence Employer Recognition Scheme

The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) encourages employers to support defence and inspire others to do the same. The scheme encompasses bronze, silver and gold awards for employer organisations that pledge, demonstrate or advocate support to defence and the armed forces community, and align their values with the Armed Forces Covenant.


Join the Army Reserve : Army Careers Southampton


Thinking about becoming a Reservist? 
Call us on 0345 600 8080 or get in touch with your local unit.

If you’ve got questions about Army life or want to chat to someone about whether joining the Army is right for you, you can talk to one of our recruiters. You don't need an appointment but it’s best to phone ahead and arrange a time to talk to someone, as our centres can get busy and you may have a long wait if you choose to drop in.

ACC Southampton

152 High Street
Below Bar
Southampton
Hampshire
SO14 2BT
Tel: 02380 225551

ARMY - JOIN...

SERFCA: Supporting Reserve Forces and Cadets in the South East








Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Have you lived overseas supporting your Service Spouse/Civil Partner?



National Insurance credits for partners of Armed Forces personnel overseas after 6 April 1975 are available for you to claim.


Did you know that spouses and civil partners of Armed Forces personnel posted overseas can fill gaps in their National Insurance record?

Don't miss out on qualifying for a full state pension because you have spent years living overseas supporting your Serving Person.

For further information see HERE

Check your National Insurance Record HERE