Friday, 8 December 2017

Defence Discount Service - - Only available until 16th December 2017 offers a range of over 2000 amazing gift ideas including once in a lifetime experiences such as Ferrari and tank driving to the more relaxing spa breaks and balloon flights.
Buy a Gift are increasing there Defence Discount Service discount to 22% for Christmas.
Hurry this discount increase is only available until the 16th December 2017. Terms and conditions apply.
Click HERE to register/login for DDS

The Mummy Makery - Christmas Craft Workshop - Thursday 14th December 10-12pm - The Hughes Centre, Dale Bks

Blood donor session - Social Club, Airbus East, Broughton - Wednesday 13th December 2017

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Food Standards Agency (FSA) - Lets Talk Turkey

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The Food Standards Agency (FSA) want you to eat, drink and be merry this Christmas, so they’ve put together some advice to help you plan your festive feast.
Details can be found HERE.

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Liberty Green Antiques Collectables Vintage Fair - Beaufort Park Hotel, Mold - Sunday 17th December 2017

LibertyGreen Antiques Collectables Vintage Fairs are held monthly at The Beaufort Park Hotel, Mold, Flintshire ,CH7 6RQ and  Wrexham Memorial Hall, Bodhyfryd, Wrexham LL12 7AG. 

The Two North East Wales events have an eclectic mix of stall-holders selling a wonderful selection of Antiques Collectables Vintage items to suit every budget.
Further details can be found HERE

REMINDER - The Dale Children's Christmas Party - Friday 16th December 5-6.30pm

Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre, Near Tarporley CW6 9DS - Breakfast with Santa - 9th & 10th, 16th & 17th December at 9.30am

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Come and enjoy Breakfast with Santa at Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre.

Santa and his elves will greet you and take you to your table. He will then bring a special gift for each child.

Children's breakfast includes a drink and a present.
Adult breakfast includes a hot drink.
For further or to book please book HERE

Astronomy Club - Techniquest Glyndwr - Saturday 9th December 6.30-8.30pm

TECHNIQUEST Glyndwr's Astronomy Club is provided for people of all ages. Each meeting features a journey through the solar system in our StarDome Planetarium, an enlightening talk about an aspect of stargazing, children’s activities, a competition, and of course — weather permitting — a chance for some actual stargazing with our telescopes, with experts on-hand with advice.
For further details or to book tickets, please click HERE

Tickets for Troops - Family Pass to Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre - Saturday 9th December 2017

Tickets for Troops provides free tickets to members of the Armed Forces for a variety of sporting, musical and cultural events. The service offers serving personnel and those medically discharged from the forces since 2001, the well-deserved opportunity to enjoy an event of their choice with their friends and families.
For further details or to register, please click HERE
HSBC UK | National Track Championships

Tickets for Troops provides free tickets to members of the Armed Forces for a variety of sporting, musical and cultural events. The service offers serving personnel and those medically discharged from the forces since 2001, the well-deserved opportunity to enjoy an event of their choice with their friends and families.
For further details or to register, please click HERE

Northgate Arena - Fitness Classes 24th December 2017 - 1st January 2018

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Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Cheshire Constabulary - Force Control Centre Communications Operator Seminar - Winsford HQ - 12th December 2017

Cheshire Constabulary is currently recruiting for individuals who are keen to join the Force Control Centre as a Communications Operator on a part time basis working 5pm-10pm five day per week. There are also a small number of Full Time vacancies available. 
For further information or to apply, please click HERE

Cheshire West & Cheshire - Receptionist and Cover Assistant @ Upton High - Closing date 8th December 2017

Upton-by-Chester High School
Required for January 2018
Receptionist & Cover Assistant (AAAE5139)
Grade 3 £16,491 pro rata (£5,595) Term Time only 38 weeks 15 hours per week, mornings, hours to be confirmed
Providing an outstanding reception service to our students, staff, parents and external agencies via telephone and in person is the primary focus of this role
Are you used to finding solutions to suit all eventualities? Then this is the job for you. Working in a non-stop busy office, you will be a self-motivated team player with excellent organisation skills.
An effective communicator with diplomatic skills is essential.
For further information,or to apply, please click HERE

NHS Jobs - Countess of Chester Hosp & Ellesmere Port Hosp - Nursing Assistant - Closing Date 18th December 2017

As a Nursing Assistant at The Countess of Chester Hospital or Ellesmere Port Hospital you will have the opportunity to make a difference. The role of Nursing Assistant supports the multi-disciplinary team by direct care giving to our patients. You need to be a caring and compassionate person with good listening and communication skills. You will be expected to demonstrate the ability to work in a demanding and often busy environment as part of a team delivering a high levels of care.

For further information or to apply, please click HERE

NHS Jobs - Learning & Development Administration Assistant Countess of Chester - Fixed Term 20hpw - Closing date 14th December 2017

The postholder will be required to provide reception services and an efficient and comprehensive administration/clerical service to the Learning and Development Teams within the Education and Training Centre.
Excellent customer service and good communication skills are essential as the post holder will need to liaise directly with staff and the general public.
For further information or to apply, please click HERE 

NHS Jobs - Acting Lead Housekeeper at St. George Healthcare Group, Chester - Closing Date 15 December 2017

We have an exciting opportunity for a An Acting Lead Housekeeper to work within our multi disciplinary, dynamic and forward thinking team.
The postholder will have responsibility for the general cleanliness and tidiness of the unit in line with good infection control practices, continuing the good standards set by the housekeeping staff.
Hours of work: 37.5 hours on a rolling rota
For further details, or to apply, please click HERE

NHS Jobs - Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation - Team Administrator - Closing date 8th December 2017

An exciting opportunity is available within the Safe Services Department a Redesmere, Chester . We are looking for a team administrator to be responsible for providing high quality, effective, secretarial and administrative support to the senior management team and the broader department. 

The role is extremely diverse and will require you to provide a flexible and responsive administration service to enable the department to function effectively in facilitating safe patient care. 

The role is full time Monday to Friday between 9.00 a.m.- 5.00 p.m.

For further details or to apply, please click HERE

Magical Light Display - Albert Dock Liverpool - Free

Magical Light Display5pm – 10pm 
1st December 2017 – 1st January 2018
Peel away the Christmas wrapping, and discover the magic of Albert Dock Liverpool this festive season.
Further details can be found HERE

Royal Liver Building - Christmas Fayre - Friday 8th December 2017 10am-4pm

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The doors of the iconic Royal Liver Building are open to the public for a special Christmas Fayre showcasing the best of local suppliers and craft stalls.

Join us for a festive glass of prosecco, Christmas songs by the Capricco Singers and a mooch around the Liver Building Atrium and The Venue on the first floor.

Perfect for some middle of December shopping and supporting the best of our local Liverpool talent we have everything from pop up food stalls, fashion, skincare and handmade jewellery.

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Taste Cheshire - Christmas Market - 4th-10th December 2017 - Grosvenor Shopping Centre

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The Taste Cheshire Christmas Market is in the Chester Grosvenor Shopping Centre all this week through till Saturday 10th December 2017 10am till 5pm, so pop by for the chance to win some great prizes.

Future Accommodation Model (FAM) Update


Tickets for Troops - Liverpool International Horse Show - Runs 29th-31st December 2017

Tickets for Troops provides free tickets to members of the Armed Forces for a variety of sporting, musical and cultural events. The service offers serving personnel and those medically discharged from the forces since 2001, the well-deserved opportunity to enjoy an event of their choice with their friends and families. To register/login please click HERE

Chester Christmas Festival 2017 - Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th December 2017 - The Carriage Shed, Chester

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PayPal Turkey Dash - The Royal British Legion -

This Christmas, the Legion’s very own turkey - Poppy Pecksalot - will race against seven other charity turkeys in a live race.

Eight turkeys, animated by Aardman (creators of Wallace & Gromit), will each represent a PayPal Giving Fund charity in a race, broadcast on Channel 4 on Friday 15 December.

Members of the public can help our turkey train for the big day by donating through PayPal. The more donations a turkey receives, the faster it will run on the day!

Defence Discount Service - Latest Offers

Full details on the Defence Discount Service Website
Please read the T&C's

Financial Top Tips for Service Personnel

Service personnel and their families can experience difficulty in accessing commercial products and services due to their mobility and time spent outside the UK. This guidance provides service personnel and their families with top tips on getting a fair deal when they need to access financial services.

Includes advice on loans, credit ratings, mortgages, insurance related items and BFPO addresses. Read further HERE

JSHAO Housing Brief - Tidworth Garrison - Wednesday 7th Feb 2018

Carols in the Park - Countess of Chester Country Park - 12th December 2017

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4.30 - Carols in the Park. Performed by the wonderful Dee Point Primary School Choir around our Christmas Tree. There will be hot-chocolate for everyone and a small gift for the children.
Further details can be found HERE

Monday, 4 December 2017

Latest Job Vacancies from within British Forces Cyprus (BFC) Community - 1st December 2017

The HIVE holds the latest list of Job Vacancies
from within The British Forces Cyprus Community

Call in to see what's available ...

A Walking Nativity - Sunday 10th December 2017 from 4.30pm

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Mind, Body & Spirit Festival - Theatre Clwyd, Mold - Sunday 10th December 2017

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Conwy Medieval Christmas Market - Sunday 9th December 2017

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Conwy Medieval Christmas is an exciting event organised by local business owners in the town of Conwy. With street entertainers, musicians, choirs, Clerical Error Black Face Morris Dancers, sword fighting on Lancaster Square, hot chestnuts and much more. Torch lit procession with Armoured Knights and their Ladies at 5.45pm.  Further details from HERE

12 Makes of Christmas - Hobbycraft Greyhound Park - Hamper Making - Saturday 9th December 2017 12-2pm FREE

Join Hobbycraft as they show you about Hamper Making 

Further details can be found HERE

Wrexham Victorian Christmas Market - Thursday 7th December 2017

Wrexham’s Christmas Market has become one of the most eagerly awaited events in the town’s calendar and successfully attracts thousands of shoppers year after year.  2017 will once again see a Victorian theme to the market and visitors will find over 70 stalls in Church Street, St Giles’ churchyard and inside the church itself.
Further details can be found HERE

Army Families Federation (aff) - Does the Army Families' 'Offer' meet the needs of the modern Army family? Closing date of survey 14 Jan 18

The Army Families Federation (AFF) is appealing to all Army families to take their latest survey and say whether they feel the package offered to them eases the impact that Service life can have. 

The charity is exploring various elements of the current package, or 'Offer' available to families, and how they translate to Army family life. This includes how aware families are of policies such as subsidised military housing, educational allowances, and healthcare policies such as support with assisted conception.

It also seeks to discover what more families feel needs to be done to improve life as a modern Army family.

CLICK HERE to take the survey
This festive season there will be up to 10,000 British troops deployed away from home. SSAFA has teamed up with resettlement magazine, Pathfinder International, to launch a festive campaign to send them messages from their loved ones.  

SSAFA and Left Right Left, the new military memories supplement inside of resettlement magazine are asking the public to submit their messages of support for personnel away on operations or detachments over the festive period. Read on...Full details

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'Pass the Love on' - Thorntons Supporting SSAFA this Christmas

To ‘Pass the Love on’ this Christmas, Thorntons is supporting SSAFA, the national charity that works with our service men and women, veterans and their families. The advert was developed with SSAFA and will help to raise awareness of the charity. It will air in the key festive season with a four-week run up to Christmas and reach over 16 million people.

To further ‘Pass the Love on’ with your support, and in the seasonal spirit of giving, 2% of all sales from the Thorntons Continental boxed product range, purchased in Thorntons owned stores in Great Britain and on the Thorntons website, will be paid in support of SSAFA.

Carols at The Carriage Shed, Chester - 10th December 2017 7.30pm

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Carriage Shed Chester, City Road, Chester, CH1 3DR.