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Tuesday, 13 December 2016

MOVING FROM BFG TO THE UK


The Army Basing Team (ABT) has produced a film titled Army Movement Guide which covers the end to end process of moving from Germany to the UK under the Army Basing Programme. This is aimed at Service personnel, civilians and their families to support them during their move.

The film is available on YouTube at this link
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLv-jN2vurolbIEm1i9x4tDNTHlq5QZgz6

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Whats On Guide - Stanmore

Whats On Guide Click on the link to view a snap shot guide to Events and Activities.

Friday, 18 November 2016

Step In to Health

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Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Tesco - Deliver to BFPO Locations

Tesco are pleased to inform you that they​ are now able to deliver to British Forces Post Office locations around the globe. Go this link for more information: http://www.tesco.com/direct/bfpo/​

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Carillion amey - Guide to Living in Family Accommodation

Pop in to Windsor HIVE and pick up your Guide to Living in Family Accommodation. you can also view the guide Click Here

Stanmore Library opening times












8 Stanmore Hill, Stanmore, HA7 3BQ
Tel: 0203 714 7728
Email: harrow.stanmorelibrary@carillionservices.co.uk
Open: Mon 9.30am-5.30pm; Tue & Thu 9.30am-8pm; Fri 9.30am-1pm; Sat 9am-5pm; Wed and Sun Closed

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Information On Day Trips to London

Click on the link for More Information Changing the Guard 

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Monday, 26 September 2016

PRI Mini Bus Hire

Please Note the price has increased to £30 

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Do You Have Any Issues or Concerns?



This could be housing related, missed appointments, school admissions, employment problems, transport issues or anything else that is causing you concern.

The HIVE can help by reporting these through the chain of command.  

If you would like to report a concern in confidence please contact the HIVE.

How to order a new Waste Bin within the Royal Borough Of Windsor and Maidenhead

Many customers are unaware that you can order a new Waste bin on line
CLICK HERE to order your new bin and get the old one taken away.

If you are moving into a new property that does not have any bins on site or your bin has been lost, damaged or stolen then please complete the request form.
We supply the following sizes of bins:
  • Blue recycling wheelie bin (240ltr)
  • Black outdoor food waste caddy (23ltr)
  • Black rubbish wheelie bin  (180ltr)
  • Green garden waste wheelie bin (240ltr) Subscription only
Please don’t use the form to order an extra black bin. We can only collect one black bin from each household. If there are more than six people in any one household, please contact us and we can send you a larger bin request form.
Apart from green garden waste bins, there is no charge for new or additional bins.

You can CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT WHEN YOUR COLLECTION DAY IS.

Are you New to the area?



                                                               ADVANTAGE CARD

Have you got your advantage card yet?

If not, you can pick one up at Windsor Leisure Centre or the Tourist Information Centre.

All you need is proof of name and address. All children get their own cards and proof is needed for them.

The advantage card gets you discounts within the Royal Borough


Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Forces Pension Society, Roadshow Programme

We deliver around 150 group unit briefings across all three services in the UK and overseas each year.
They last for approximately 60 minutes and describe our work and its value to serving and retired members of the Armed Forces and their dependants. The feedback we receive is overwhelmingly positive. If you would like to attend a unit brief this year check our Roadshow Schedule for 2016.
We are also taking bookings for 2017 so please call Kate Goodchild on +44 (0) 7725 555 012  or email roadshows@forpen.co.uk who will be delighted to arrange a brief for your Unit.


https://forcespensionsociety.org/assets/files/2016/09/Roadshow-Schedule-for-2016.pdf

Carillion Amey - Contact Us


Monday, 29 August 2016

Trades Brigade


CarillionAmey: Online Furniture Request/Removal Form Now Available

Customers wishing to make a request for additional furniture or removal of Service furniture whilst they are living in their SFA can now download and complete a form online. 

For further details please visit http://www.carillionamey.co.uk/service-family-accommodation/living-in-your-sfa.aspx

Monday, 22 August 2016

Friday, 19 August 2016

I.Volunteer Could You?

 For more information If you would like to Volunteer or Join Scouts go to

www.berkshirescouts.org.uk

or contact 0118 9788292

Or pop into Windsor HIVE and pick up a leaflet.

Friday, 12 August 2016

Job Search

Click on the link which will direct you to the .GOV site.Type in your postcode and this will bring up local Employment

                                Local Employment

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Windsor Castle

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Buckingham Palace - London

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Friday, 15 July 2016

ADT - Monitored Home Protection

"PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTION FROM CARILLIONAMEY:
Installing of alarm systems to SFA is allowed. Please can occupants be reminded that it is their responsibility to maintain. All making good following removal for move out needs to be carried out by the occupant and all debts must be settled before vacating the property. Also can it be highlighted that if any alarm were to go off in neighbouring houses that the occupants are to call the RMP or local police and not the CarillionAmey Help Desk as we will not be able to attend and resolve. (If anyone is unsure of what is or is not allowed and what is required to 'make good' please call the CarillionAmey Help Desk and book an appointment for the Accommodation Officer to attend and discuss.)"

Monday, 11 July 2016

Booking the Community Centre Windsor

How to Book.
Please contact the Community Support Development worker on her mobile to book and to check availability on 07881 858923


Friday, 8 July 2016

Young Westminsters aged between 16-24

Are you aged 16 -24 ?
Advice and Support for Young People
Education,Training,Employment,Health and Well Being, Advice and Support,Sports and Leisure Events and Activities or Get Involved.

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Thursday, 9 June 2016

Armed Forces Covenant Website

In January 2016 the Armed Forces Covenant was re-launched under a new, unified brand.

The new website lays out the support that is available to beneficiaries of the Covenant – current Regular and Reserve Service Personnel, Service families, former Service Personnel – with links to further information on individual Covenant measures on GOV.uk

The new website also contains information for supporters of the Covenant, including businesses, charities, the general public and local authorities, and regular news stories about how the Covenant is helping real people

See the website at this link

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Employment Opportunities with CarillionAmey

CarillionAmey recognises that experience of Service Families Accommodation and military life could be relevant to their current employment opportunities
See a list of vacancies here CLICK HERE
All job descriptions can be found on the CarillionAmey website at http://www.carillionamey.co.uk/careers/vacancies.aspx

Applications, including an up to date CV, should be sent to recruitment@carillionamey.co.uk quoting the ATR number in the Subject

Friday, 13 May 2016

Saturday, 23 April 2016

HIVE Transition Handout

The HIVE Transition Information Handout is a comprehensive resource list, designed to enable Service personnel and their families to fully research all available information on Transition from one document.

The core topics covered are Housing, Health, Education, Employment and Welfare, plus there are signposts to organisations that are able to assist with resettlement and transition and also links to relevant publications and videos. Please get in touch with your local HIVE if you would like a copy.

Thursday, 14 April 2016

Families Accommodation - e1132 Application

Below is a list of the most common mistakes made on e1132 forms which result in them being rejected and delaying your housing allocation. Before you press send make sure that you have double checked all your entries especially the following;
  1. Ensure that all your details are those on JPA, i.e use your full name and check that your service number and date of birth are correct
  2. Incorrect duty station – many people put their unit or trade here instead of duty station
  3. Incorrect Pstat – this must be what it will be on occupation, for example, if you are getting married put down Pstat 1
  4. Not entitled – families submit an application as for an entitled applicant but it should be an eligible application for surplus or for a non-entitled transfer
  5. Incorrect family information – for example, dates of birth with transposed figures, information not matching with previous applications, baby due date of more than nine months
Where errors occur the application will be rejected back to the serving person 

Thursday, 7 April 2016

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Veterans Mental Health App

This poster details the Veterans Mental Health App which has been produced and is free to download from the iTunes app store. 

www.appstore.com/veteransmentalhealth

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Petrol Prices in your area

Find the cheapest petrol prices in your area by clicking on the link and put in your postcode.

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Friday, 18 March 2016

Friday, 11 March 2016

What is Big White Wall?

A safe online community of people who are anxious, down or not coping who support and help each other by sharing what’s troubling them, guided by trained professionals.
Available 24/7, Big White Wall is completely anonymous so you can express yourself freely and openly. Professionally trained Wall Guides ensure the safety and anonymity of all members.
Watch this quick 2 minute video to find out how Big White Wall works.
  Please Click here
Big White Wall is available free in many areas of the UK via the NHS, employers, and universities. It is also free to all UK serving personnel, veterans, and their families.

Thursday, 10 March 2016

Big White Wall - Armed Forces Support Network

New Big White Wall app – free for UK Armed Forces

Big White Wall is an online community support network for people experiencing emotional distress, free to all UK serving personnel, veterans and family members.  It provides a safe, anonymous space 24/7 to express how you are feeling and share with others experiencing similar issues.  There is a range of self-care resources including practical coping strategies and guided self-help courses to help improve your mental wellbeing. 

Tablet and smartphone users can now download the BWW app for Android and iOS. The app will enable you to access Big White Wall on the go, at any time.

The apps are free to download and use, but you will still need to join via the desktop version of the site when you sign up for the first time.

Download the app by searching for ‘Big White Wall’ in the itunes app store or google play store.

To join Big White Wall for the first time, go to: www.bigwhitewall.com



One member of Big White Wall describes what it's like to be the mother of a son injured in service by an IED: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-QOkNBF4ow

Forces Support

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

A free, unique mental health awareness app is available for armed forces veterans to download.


Following the successful launch of the innovative Joining Forces mental health awareness app for serving military personnel, a similar app is now also available for veterans.


The Veterans Mental Heath app includes help and guidance on key mental conditions, much like the Joining Forces app.


Monday, 8 February 2016

Help for the Armed Forces Spouses/Partners of Service Personnel

for information from the Department for Work & Pensions for spouses and partners of Service  personnel. Click Here

Thursday, 4 February 2016

Big White Wall


Big White Wall


CA Complaints process

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Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Monday, 11 January 2016

Are you new to Windsor and Maidenhead area?

Refuse and collection days please click on  Collection days the link will direct you to the RBWM website, Please type in your postcode.

Friday, 1 January 2016

TV Licence

Please click on the link below  TV Licence

Veterans Uk - FREE help and advice on any issue


Buisiness Rules For SFA


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