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Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Mum to Mum Market - Aldershot

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Maurice Toye House Playgroups

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Grenadier Guards Coffee and Chat Group - 7th September

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Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Vacancies at Savers Aldershot

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Monday, 14 August 2017

Families Continuous Attitude Survey (FAMCAS)

The 2017 Families Continuous Attitude Survey (FAMCAS) provides the opportunity for Army spouses/civil partners to express their views about a range of issues that affect their life as a Service family. The evidence provided by these views is a vital source of information that assists the Army in developing future personnel policy.

To support this process, it is important that the collective views of spouses/civil partners of Officers and Soldiers alike are communicated to the wider Army.

A link to the report can be found on the website -

Step by Step Free Counselling

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Going green in Aldershot

A new community project is being planned for the people of Aldershot with the aim of providing free activities in local green spaces that will improve physical and mental health and wellbeing and teach new skills.

Organised by the Land Trust and The Conservation Volunteers, the Green Gym and Green Angels schemes will offer free courses and sessions to serving military personnel, veterans, and their families, as well as the wider community.

As part of the planning and funding process for these schemes, we’re inviting people to fill out a very short online survey. This will help us tailor what we offer to local needs and support our proposals.

The survey can be accessed at:

There are just six questions, and no identifying information is required unless you would like us to stay in touch with you about the project.

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Army hunts for photos in Operation Camera

The Army has launched a new mission, called Operation Camera. In its sights is anyone with a potentially winning photo of the British Army.
"Op Camera”, as soldiers call it, is a new category in the annual Army Photographic Competition, which has previously not been open to the public.

National Employment & Careers Fair - 7 September

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British Heart Foundation - Work Experience Opportunity

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Families Continuous Attitude Survey (FAMCAS)

The 2017 Families Continuous Attitude Survey (FAMCAS) provides the opportunity for Army spouses/civil partners to express their views about a range of issues that affect their life as a Service family. The evidence provided by these views is a vital source of information that assists the Army in developing future personnel policy.
To support this process, it is important that the collective views of spouses/civil partners of Officers and Soldiers alike are communicated to the wider Army.
A link to the report can be found on the website

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

PAG Summer Art Workshop

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Rushmoor Community Lottery up and running!

The Rushmoor Community Lottery is now ‘up and running’ and ‘on track’ to be a huge success, thanks to the support of local Team GB athlete, Steph Twell.

Steph took some time out from her busy training schedule for the London 2017 World Athletic Championships to pledge her support to the lottery.

Steph met with Councillor Gareth Lyon, Rushmoor Borough Council’s Cabinet Member for Concessions and Community Support at the Aldershot Military Stadium where she regularly trains with the Aldershot, Farnham and District Athletic Club.

Steph also kindly autographed a British Athletics t-shirt, which has been framed and will soon be up for grabs as an additional prize for one lucky winner who buys their tickets before the first lottery draw takes place on Saturday 26 August.

Councillor Lyon, said: “It was a pleasure to meet Steph and we would like to thank her for giving up her time to support the Rushmoor Community Lottery and by helping us to give away such an amazing prize.  We’ll all be cheering her on as she competes in the women’s 5,000m in London this week.” 

Councillor Lyon added: “The Aldershot, Farnham and District Athletic Club is a great local club that supports athletes of all ages and abilities and is exactly the type of good cause that we are encouraging to be part of the Rushmoor Community Lottery.”

It is not too late for voluntary groups, sports clubs, community groups, societies and schools to sign up now at to become beneficiaries. A full selection criteria is available on the website.

Signing up is free and it only takes a few minutes. A web page will then be created for each good cause, with access to personalised marketing materials to help promote the cause to the local community.
Rushmoor Community Lottery tickets are on sale at The lottery is an exciting new way for local community groups to raise funds and more than 40 local good causes have already signed up. 

Tickets cost £1 and qualifying good causes (who have registered) will receive 50p for every ticket their supporters buy.

A further ten pence from every ticket sold will go into the Rushmoor Community Fund, which community groups and projects will be invited to bid for. 

The draw will be weekly from then on with a jackpot of £25,000 for a matching sequence of six numbers, other prizes being £2,000, £250, £25 or three free tickets.
Councillor Lyon added: “There’s still plenty of time for local people to buy their tickets for the first Rushmoor Community Lottery draw on Saturday 26 August and with more good causes signing up every day – there’s so many amazing projects that you can support.”

For further information about the lottery email or call 01252 27 97 27. 

Also look for Rushmoor Community Lottery on Facebook and Twitter.

SSAFA Stepping Stone Homes

SSAFAs Stepping Stone Homes based in both the North East and the South of England provide short-term supported accommodation, help and advice to female service or ex-serving personnel, the female spouses or partners of serving or ex-serving personnel, and their dependent children.

Support is also provided to women without children or whose children may be living elsewhere temporarily, those seeking accommodation due to welfare needs, and Foreign & Commonwealth cases. The above list is not exhaustive. Each case will be considered individually.

Our homes provide a comfortable, secure and female-only place to stay for as long as it takes the resident to get back on their feet. From our clean and well-maintained communal spaces to private areas for each resident to make their own, we make our houses like home for however long the resident is with us.

The schemes are also registered with local authorities as refuges for those fleeing domestic abuse and, as such, their locations are not to be disclosed to the public. Referrals can be made via the email addresses below:

North - Longside House :
South - Gildea House:
Head of Housing: Amanda Deakin on

TPS WeldTech Customer Service manager - Alton

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FREE Fashion show teaser hosted at Sandhurst - Woolwich Hall.

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This is a FREE Fashion show teaser hosted at Sandhurst - Woolwich Hall.

It opens with an ART Exhibition on Climate change followed by the Commonwealth Teaser show.

5 Soldiers - The body is the Frontline

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Aldershot Military Museum

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Independent Mental Health Network Coordinator

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Marketing and Box Office Assistant - Fleet

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NHS Jobs: Maintenance Operative, Farnborough Closing date 15/08/17

Did you know NHS Jobs advertises around 25,000 jobs a month?
Not all of them are in hospitals. In addition a number of organisations outside the NHS have chosen to advertise their health related vacancies on NHS Jobs too.

Maintenance Operative – Glenside Farnborough. Closing date 15/08/17
We are looking for a individual who has a range of skills including DIY, basic plumbing together with an understanding of C.O.S.H.H regulations.
A full UK driving licence is essential for this role.
Register now so you can receive Jobs by E-mail to view new posts to suit your job search every day.
This job was promoted on @JCPinHampshire the DWP twitter feed sharing jobs, events and essential careers advice for Hampshire. You do not need a twitter account to view the jobs on offer. Take a look
It’s also worth taking a look at @JCPinSurrey  for jobs in Camberley and Guildford.

Monday, 7 August 2017

Arriva Recruitment

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The National Autistic Society - Managing Anger Seminar 27th September 2017

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The National Autistic Society - Sensory Needs Seminar 20th September 2017

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The National Autistic Society - Understanding Autism Seminar 13th September 2017

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Army v Navy Rugby 2018

Army v Navy Tickets....

Military discounts with Go Outdoors!

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Defence Discount Service (DDS) Defence Privilege Card

Have you got your Defence Privilege Card yet, if not you can apply via the website or mobile application to help you save on the high street.

Please visit: 

What's on in Surrey this Summer

12 June – 12 August: Guildford Summer Festival - Theatre, food festivals, heritage and woodland walks are among fantastic events in and around Guildford this summer. Find out more and download the Guildford Summer Festival brochure here. You can book for all events via the Visit Guildford ticket box office, visit the Tourist Information Centre, or call 01483 444334
15 July – 5 November: The Lightbox, Woking - See work from internationally recognised sculptor Sean Henry, plus an exhibition on still life at the gallery in Woking. More details and booking available on The Lightbox website. During July and August there are also comedy and film nights at The Lightbox.
24 July – 30 August: ‘Create and Grow’, Squire’s Garden Centres -Some great gardening and craft activities for children this summer holidays. There are different activities each week; including planting and decorating a strawberry pot, painting a ceramic toadstool birdhouse, and decorating a trio of bug wind chimes. For more information about what’s on and when, check out Squire’s events page.
5 August: The Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden, Dorking, A Celebration of Art and Nature - A rare opportunity to explore the sculpture garden in the evening light, when long shadows create mystery and intrigue. Come along 6.30pm – 9pm. Tickets cost £20 and include refreshments and a talk from owner and landscape designer Anthony Paul. Book your tickets online via The Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden website.
6 August: Music in the Meadow, Farnham - Prepare for a wonderful afternoon at Gostrey Meadow and listen to live music from 3 – 5pm. Why not enjoy a spot of afternoon tea and cake? All homemade by the chosen charity of the week. For more details visit the Music in the Meadow website or call 01252 712667
18 – 20 August: Weyfest, Tilford - Voted one of the UK’s top festivals by The Telegraph, Tilford is set to play host to this brilliant family-friendly festival for another year. Great music, from people such as Alison Moyet, Stereo MCs and Jools Holland. Excellent food and drink and amazing attractions are just a few things to experience at this vibrant event now in its 11th year. To book your tickets visit the Weyfest website or email
20 August - 30 September: Bee keeping demonstration with wine, Albury Organic Vineyard, nr Dorking - Join Albury’s beekeeper Sergio for a fascinating insight into beekeeping followed by a glass of award-winning Albury Estate sparkling wine with honey cake. Two dates are available, both sessions run 10am – 12.30pm. Not suitable for children. Book your tickets via Albury Vineyard events pages, where you will also find information on August events including opera in the vineyard and baking demonstrations with a local baker.
26 - 27 August: ‘Wings & Wheels’, Cranleigh - Enjoy some of the finest civil and military aircraft displays in the UK, together with a fantastic line-up of record breaking cars, a Stunt Zone and motoring demonstrations. A thrilling weekend for fans of aircraft and motorsport. For more information and to book tickets, visit the Wings & Wheels website, or call 08712 305 572
2 September: Age Concern Mole Valley Barn Dance, Bookham - All are welcome to the dance at Manor Farm Tithe Barn, Bookham 6.30pm-11pm. Tickets are £15 with a fish and chips supper included.  Bring your own drinks.   To book your ticket, please call 01306 899104/07442 017169 or email:
13 September – 1 October: Haptic Art Colour exhibition, Walton-on-Thames - Featuring the work of textile artists Gill Banks, Caroline Benge, Shireen Briknell, Mary Brodrick, Sue Crook, Ticia Lever, Jane O’Brien, Julia Straiton and Yumiko Reynolds. The exhibition will take place at The Robert Phillips Gallery, in the Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre.

Derby County Military Families and Veterans Open Day 22nd August 2017

Polish Up your banter and put on your game face. Sporting Force and Derby County launch their exciting new partnership offering a wide range of opportunities to veterans and their families.  Today's event includes a free stadium tour and some fun
Schedule for the day:

9.30: Stadium tour - Pride Park
10-10.30: Arrival - tea, coffee and water
10.30: Presentation Sporting Force
11.00: Presentation DCCT
11.15: Market place Question and answer session with veteran support organisations- tea, coffee and water
12.30: Move to Derby Arena
12.45 - Physical activity session starts at Derby Arena (attendees will have a choice of activities - football, badminton, walking football,  Dancefit)

Tea, Coffee and biscuits, bottled water will be provided.
Bring Packed Lunch (lunch is not provided)

Other Information:

WHERE IS PRIDE PARK STADIUM? Situated in the heart of Pride Park, Derby, Pride Park Stadium is a highly accessible, central venue.

Driving • Minutes from the M1 • Easily accessible by the M42, A50 and M6 Rail • One mile from Derby railway station • Approximately an hour and a half away from London St Pancras

Parking at the Stadium is free on a first come basis - there is 250 spaces available. Arena parking is free up to 3 hours.

If you are interested in this even, reply back to Cherylanne and she can get you added to the list.

Advice drop in sessions start for Nepalese community at Citizens Advice Hart

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National Smile Month - Aldershot Garrison Dental Services are launching a poster competition

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Do you know when to call 999?

Hampshire Constabulary, along with other emergency services, face an unprecedented amount of calls into 999.
But how many people know when they should call 999 and, in particular, the police rather than other organisations?
Recent information shows that not everyone does, with calls ranging from enquiries about flea infestations to "no credit on my phone". In light of this we are calling on you to help us keep our lines free for your emergencies only.
The campaign will feature a range of examples of calls via our social media channels, all leading back to one, clear message: only call 999 during an emergency such as:
  • a danger to life
  • a crime is happening now (or has just happened)
  • having immediate concerns for safety
  • a dangerous incident on the motorway
  • seeing something suspicious that needs immediate attention.
Call 101 for any crimes that aren't currently in progress or haven't just happened.