Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Sandes Lisburn - "Still Time"

ABF - The Soldiers Charity

Northern Ireland Office Tel no - 02892 678112

Calculate Your Armed Forces Pension

You may be eligible for an armed forces pension if you’ve served in the armed forces.
Use this calculator to work out how much armed forces pension you may get.
Start now on the MOD service

Other ways to apply

You can also apply by post.
Download and fill in the pension forecast request (form 12) - the address is on the form.
The form covers the following pension schemes:
  • AFPS 75
  • AFPS 05
  • AFPS 15

Monday, 23 January 2017

Forces Travel - Ferries

Click HERE for more information

Changes to the Special Educational Needs Addition to the MOD Continuity of Education Allowance

Important Information for Parents and Schools

Changes to the Special Educational Needs Addition to the MOD Continuity of Education Allowance
(JSP 752 Part 2(V29.0 Jan 17) Chapter 9, Sections 2 and 4)

Details can be seen at this link

Vodafone Advantage MOD Scheme

Vodafone are proud to offer members of the British Armed Forces, and Ministry of Defence employees, savings of up to 30% on Vodafone Pay monthly bundles. The Vodafone Advantage discount is available on phone, tablet and SIM only plans – and up to five family members or friends can save too.
Click HERE for full details

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Aldergrove Station Recycling Facility Opening Hours

Aldergrove Station Recycling Facility Opening Times

Monday to Thursday 13:00–16:00

Friday 08:00-12:30

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Aldergrove Station Central Registry Opening Times


Monday - Thursday 1300 - 1430

Friday 1100 - 1200

Aldergrove Station Library

Due to staff training the library will be closed Wednesday 18th and 
Friday 20th January 2017

Service Leavers - Transition To Civilian Life

CLICK HERE to read ....

This guide covers resettlement, housing, leave, and pensions as well as the administrative procedures, for the smooth transition to Civilian Life. 
The guide is written for those who are going to live in the UK. 
If you are leaving the Army from the UK and returning to your country of origin you will need to ask about matters relating to that country.
 Your Unit Welfare Officer (UWO) would be a good place to start seeking help and advice. This guide tells you about the ex-Service and civilian welfare agencies which are there to help you, if you wish, once you have left the Army.
 It will also explain procedures for all Service Leavers (SL)

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Aldergrove Station Thrift Shop Opening Hours

Aldergrove Station
Thrift Shop
Opening Hours

Tuesdays & Thursdays
10am to mid day

1st Saturday every month

Monday, 16 January 2017

2017 London Eye Offer from Union Jack Club

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Forces Help To Buy Scheme - Buying Your Own Property

The Forces Help To Buy Scheme (FHTB) was launched on 1 April 2014 as a three year pilot scheme. FHTB enables Service personnel to borrow up to half their annual salary (up to a maximum of £25,000) and is intended to assist towards the balance of the purchase price (taking into account, for example, deposit, legal, surveyors, land registration and estate agent fees) when buying a property for which a mortgage lender is willing to advance a mortgage. 

Whilst this handout is intended to provide an overview of the FHTB scheme and application process, any personnel looking to utilise FHTB should familiarise themselves fully with JSP 464 Part 1 Chapter 12 where full details of the eligibility and qualifying criteria can be found. 

Read the full details Click Here.....

Friday, 13 January 2017

Good News Club Sandes Palace Bks

Good news Bible club is on every Wednesday evening from 6.30-7.30. This is open to all children of primary school age from 5 +.

Help For Heroes - Dawn Raid

Looking for a unique way of doing your bit?

2017 sees the return of our hugely successful Dawn Raid | South, plus a brand new route being launched in the North.

Whether you've a passion for pedalling or you're more of a spontaneous cyclist, there's something for every ability on this one-day cycling challenge!

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Tiggers Palace Nursery

We Want To Fill Our Vacancies!
Do you have a child aged between 1 year and school age who is ready to make new friends and have lots of fun at our nursery?
We Have A Place For You!
For more info call Ruth on 02890 420253 or email ruth.tiggers@gmx.co.uk

We can arrange one or two trial sessions at no charge for our morning or afternoon sessions.

Alcoholics-anonymous NI

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Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Armed Forces - Bovis Homes Schemes

For more information click here

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Scottish Veterans Residences

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How Safe Is Your Child Online?

Worried about how safe your child is online? Click HERE for your guide to the social networks your children use and find out ways of keeping them safe online.

Aldergrove Station - Bumps & Babes

Bumps & Babes will be held in Aldergrove Hub (Youth Club) 
Every Wednesday  9.30am - 11.30am

FREE tea/coffee and biscuits

The Health Visitor will be there on the third Wednesday 
of the month to do a weigh in clinic and to answer 
any questions you may have

Monday, 9 January 2017

SSAFA Breaks in 2017

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Lisburn Station Partners Pilates

‘Partners Pilates’ every Thursday at 1800 – 1900 hrs in Lisburn Station Gym starting on Thursday 19th January  

Open to serving married personnel and dependants

Inspirations PRI - Aldergrove Station

 Inspirations PRI Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday 1000-1300
Friday 0930-1230

Thursday, 5 January 2017

Posted to Batus? Pre-arrivals Guide

If you have received an assignment order for Batus and require information read the pre-arrivals guide by clicking on the link below. 

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