Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Useful Information / Links

  • Veterans UK is part of the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and was created in 2007 to help ex-service personnel get appropriate support from government, local authorities, independent bodies and the charity sector
  • STOLL provides housing and support to vulnerable and disabled ex-service men and women, acknowledging the sacrifices they have made for our country
  • The Royal British Legion provides lifelong support for the armed forces community, serving men and women, veterans, and their families
  • HAIG Housing is the leading UK provider of rental housing for ex-service people and the strategic housing partner for Help for Heroes
  • Riverside is a group of complementary businesses, with a charitable housing association at its core making it a major service provider of affordable housing, care and support in England and Scotland
  • AlabarĂ© Homes for Veterans provide accommodation and specialist support for ex-service men and women who experience difficulty adjusting to civilian life.

Friday, 12 February 2016

The Services Cotswold Centre - Temporary Housing For Army Families

Located mid way between Bath and Chippeham, just off the M4 outside Corsham, the Cotswold Centre provides temporary housing for families of serving personnel from all three services. Whether you are in transit between postings, retiring, have welfare housing issues, have been the subject of emergency evacuation from overseas or simply want a break in the countryside, the Centre offers a secure, comfortable and affordable place to stay.  In the case of estranged families and those leaving the Services, the family is to include one child.

The Accommodation The sixty cosy single storey, centrally-heated, three bedroom chalets and converted flatlets are all self catering, fully furnished and include cooking utensils, freezer, fridge, cutlery, crockery, bedding and towels. Televisions can be hired for £1-50 per week. Your accommodation will be ready for you to take over on arrival. If you arrive outside working hours your keys will be left with the security guard at the gate.The daily charge is only £7-00 per family; R&R families pay £10. The rent includes heating, lighting and the laundering of bed linen. 

What is at the Centre?
The secure twenty five acre site has its own well appointed Amenity Centre with internet connection, Tavern Bar, games hall (including large screen TV), launderette and children's playground. The Centre's Community Organiser arranges regular outings to the shops and other local attractions. 

Thursday, 11 February 2016

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

BFPO Information APP - For smart phones and tablets

Find out more about BFPO at this link























Big White Wall


Big White Wall


CA Complaints process

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