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Friday, 23 June 2017

National Association of Round Tables - Armed Forces Offer

To celebrate Armed Forces Day on June 24th,  National Association of Round Tables Great Britain and Ireland, a voluntary group for men aged 18-45, are offering all current and ex-serving Armed Forces men the chance to receive a free Gourmet Society card, worth £69.99, for free!
As part of Round Table’s dedication to the Armed Forces Covenant, current and ex-serving members of the Armed Forces receive 6 months free membership. This Armed Forces Day, Round Table will be adding Gourmet Society card to the offer for those who join the voluntary Association in the next two months.

If you would like more information on Round Table, it's support for the Armed Forces, and how it can help those returning to civilian life please contact comms.officer@roundtable.org.uk

SSAFA Forcesline


AFF reassured about housing safety for Army families

Following the tragic incident at Grenfell Tower in London, the Army families Federation (AFF) has approached the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), to clarify whether multi-storey Service Families Accommodation (SFA) features any external cladding, which would potentially present a fire risk.

Safety assured
DIO checked the position of this issue and were able to inform AFF that multi-storey buildings are predominantly brick construction. The external wall insulation used on recent energy efficiency upgrades to military housing has also been confirmed as meeting all relevant building and fire regulations.

AFF Housing Specialist Cat Calder said, “Ensuring the safety of our Army families is paramount and AFF has received assurances of safety from all relevant parties involved. DIO has also advised us that a review will now be carried out of all non-habitable areas such as stairwells, plant rooms and communal areas, to confirm the safety of the Army families living there.”

Contact AFF
If families are at all concerned about safety in their SFA, they should contact housing maintenance and repairs contractor CarillionAmey (CA) directly on 0800 707 6000 or contact AFF’s Housing Specialist Cat Calder on housing@aff.org.uk

To find out more about AFF’s work in support of Army families, visit www.aff.org.uk

Monday, 19 June 2017

Children's centre buildings consultation

Please find attached the link to the Children's Centre Buildings consultation, if you would like to have your say on the future use of children's centre and their management, please complete the survey.

The aims of the consultation is to work out the best use for each of the buildings.

There are free to use computers at most libraries to help you complete the survey online.

If you are unable to access the internet and would like to complete a paper survey, please contact the Children's Centre Service on 01432 383430.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Monday, 12 June 2017

Widemarsh Children's Centre - Additions to 'Whats On'

There are a few additions to the 'What's on' this term.

We have Baby Yoga with Becks starting Friday 9th June 1.00pm - 1.45 pm, this is a drop in session so no need to book and costs £3.00 per session.

On Wednesday's we have a new soft play session for children under 5, from 10.30am - 12.00pm.  The cost is £1.50 and this includes a free drink from the Willow CafĂ©.

Ashley is back running a HIIT fitness session for parents, there is a play area set up for children in the room, whilst parents workout.  She is running a FREE taster session next Wednesday 14th June at 9.30am, if you wanted to give the session a try.

Little Learners are back for another term starting Thursday 15th June at 10.30am if you are interested book directly with Jodie on jodie@littlelearnersuk.com

Finally,  Creation Station are running Baby Discover and Little Explorer session's on a Friday at Broadlands Children's Centre you can book directly on www.thecreationstation.co.uk/alison-denning

If you would like any more information on children's centre services, please phone 01432 383430.

Royal British Legion Breaks

See full details of RBL breaks at Byng House at this link 

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