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Thursday, 26 April 2018

Art play for under fives - Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight - Free Drop-in Event - Monday 30th April 2018 10.00-11.30

Child playing
Bring along the little ones for creative play activities, including puppets, costumes, toys, storytelling and nursery rhymes, with our Education team and the Wirral Children's Centre.

Further details can be found HERE

2nd Chester Girls Brigade - Upton URC - Mondays during term-time

GBPoster
http://www.uptonurc.org.uk/girls-brigade/4593552190

British Superbike Championship - Oulton Park - Saturday 5th - Monday 7th May 2018

For further details and admission prices,
please click HERE

Chester & District The Standard - On line edition


To read the on-line edition
please click

Recruit for Spouses

Further information can be found HERE

All Stars Cricket - Chester Boughton Hall Cricket Club - Tuesday 15th May - Tuesday 3rd July 2018


After the success of its inaugural season, we're back with cricket for 5 – 8 year olds from May.
We run for eight weeks from 15 May to 3 July. 
Further details can be found HERE

North Wales Police - Recruitment of Police Staff

Vacancies include:

Events Coordinator
Digital Communications & Marketing Officer
Head of People & Organisational Development 

For further information regarding these and other vacancies
please click HERE

Processions Banner-making Workshops at Theatr Clwyd, Mold - Next Workshop Wednesday 2nd May


Theatr Clwyd is delighted to announce our support for PROCESSIONS, a mass participation artwork to mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which gave the first British women the right to vote.
Theatr Clwyd is one of 100 organisations working with women artists up and down the country in the lead-up to the event, as part of an extensive public programme of creative workshops to create 100 centenary banners which will form part of this vast artwork.
The banner-making workshops will focus on text and textiles, echoing the practices of the women’s suffrage campaign and will be spaces to consider the power of the vote today and our shared future. The banners made will represent and celebrate the diverse voices of women and girls from different backgrounds.
 The workshops are free but booking is essential.
Course of 4 workshops 6.00-8.00pm – we are looking for a core ‘Processions’ group to complete the banners
Wednesday 18 April
Wednesday 25 April
Wednesday 2 May
Wednesday 9 May
For further details or to book, please click HERE

Abakhan Fabrics - FREE demos May / June at Chester and Mostyn

Free demonstrations at Mostyn & Chester during May & June 2018

Mill Lane, Chester - Closure due to Bridge Repairs - Monday 30th April

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Wednesday, 25 April 2018

West Cheshire Walking Festival 2018 - Throughout May 2018

Cheshire West and Chester Council and Active Cheshire are pleased to announce the launch of the annual West Cheshire Walking Festival, taking place throughout the month of May.
The West Cheshire Walking Festival brings together a collection of guided walks, social groups and walking routes across Cheshire West for residents to enjoy.
The free brochure brings together hundreds of walks from all over the borough, offering something for everyone. Walks are led by local groups or organisations or are simply accessible routes which will take residents on a journey across West Cheshire, taking in the picturesque background and charming scenery.
To see the brochure click HERE

Vue Cinema Cheshire Oaks - Autism Friendly Screening of Early Man - Sunday 29th April at 10.15

On the last Sunday of the month, Vue host a sensory friendly screening designed to be an inclusive and welcoming environment for people with sensory sensitivities and their loved ones.
We hope these screenings can act as a transition into regular cinema screenings for some of our guests, while making the cinema more inclusive and accessible for everyone who feels they will benefit from the environment.
To book tickets, please click the link below
and scroll down to Early Man

Royal British Legion LifeWorks - Tern Hill 26th-28th June 2018

For further information
please click HERE

Recruitment Day for Morrison's Logistics Dept at Gadbrook Park, Cheshire

RECRUITMENT DAY FOR
MORRISON’S
Exciting Job Opportunity’s
Are you looking for work as a Warehouse Operative? Looking for local work? We have some fabulous opportunities working directly for Morrison’s in the Logistic Department based at Gadbrook Park – 40 hours per week with a 5 out of 7 rota.  Come and meet with Morrison’s employees and learn more about these exciting prospects.

Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Please ask at Reception to book onto our recruitment day Northwich Work Zone on 01606 288540.

      Workshop Times
10:00am – 10:45am
10:45am – 11:30am
                                   11:30am – 12:15pm






The RLC is Recruiting for Regulars and Reserves


The RLC is the largest Corps in the British Army and wherever in the world you find the Army, you’ll find us. Why choose the RLC?

Diversity - No other single organisation inside or outside the Army provides such a diverse set of services.

Opportunity – Travel, Promotion, Adventure and Challenge – the RLC has got it all!

Professional Qualifications – World leaders in logistical training, with first class facilities.


Quest Resettlement Magazine - April Issue


The April issue of Quest Magazine is now ONLINE

SSAFA Forces Additional Needs and Disability Conference - 11 June 2018 - London

Play Fest 18 at Tatton Park - 12th May 2018

PlayFest 2018
On 12 May 2018 gear up for PlayFest 2018 – an action-packed fun day offering something for everyone.
PLAYFEST 2018 will be a spectacular event inspiring businesses, schools and community to come together to compete, get active, play, and have fun.
The highlight of 2018 will be the world’s longest inflatable assault course accompanied by the mini assault course for the mini players.
Every ticket sold will raise funds to support the work of one of the country’s best-loved charities; the British Red Cross.
For further information or to book tickets, 
please click HERE

Ofsted Rating - Sunshine Under 5's Centre, The Dale - dated 20th April 2018

To see the official rating of Good for Sunshine Under 5's Centre,
Please click this link:

BFBS Radio and Forces TV


http://www.getbfbs.com/bfbs-player-live

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Tick & Lyme Disease Awareness


To Read More On The NHS website

JSHAO Housing Brief - Chilwell - Tuesday 26th June 2018


JSHAO - Housing Brief - RAF Northolt - Tuesday 3rd July 2018



FREE Sunday Parking at Chester Racecourse - Sunday 29th April 2018


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The Standard Learning Credits scheme allows personnel to obtain financial assistance for learning costs.

Military personnel are able to claim 80% of course fees, up to a maximum of £175 per financial year. To qualify for SLC funding, the course of study must lead to a nationally recognised qualification, have substantial developmental value and directly benefit the Service.

Click HERE for further details

Mail Redirection



When Moving Out of your Service Family Accommodation please make sure that you have arranged to redirect your mail. 

The Post Office offers a redirection service at:

Deployment - A new series of books perfect for your Little Troopers


Little Troopers story books

We are so beyond excited to share some news with you.....we have just launched a very special series of story books. Written by Donna David and illustrated by our regular illustrator Dan Butcher we're confident that they will help lots of our Little Troopers. 
The books will be perfect for home, school libraries and other military children groups. They explore the feelings, emotions and situations often faced by military children from the view point of a Little Trooper who is writing letters. There is a book for the British Army, Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy. You can buy yours now from our shop for just £3.50 plus P&P.
www.littletroopers.net 

Tickets for Troops - Our Finest Hour/Manchester - Fri 4 May



Our Finest Hour - Dunkirk And The Battle Of Britain: BBC Big Band, Peter Bowles, Annie Gill picture
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 click the following link
https://www.ticketsfortroops.org.uk/home.aspx

Tickets for Troops - Positive Vibration: Festival of Reggae - Friday 8th June 2018 - Enter ballot

One of the UK’s most exciting and eclectic reggae festivals, Positive Vibration, will once again play host to internationally renowned bands, legendary sound systems & selectors and some of the brightest new talent in 2018.
For more information visit:

Liberty Green Antiques Collectables Vintage Fairs - Beaufort Park Hotel, Mold - 6th May 2018



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

Monday, 23 April 2018

Carillionamey: Tempo Latest Update, 19th April


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Kiddies Clobber Preloved Sale - Saturday 28th April 2018 - Mickle Trafford School CH2 4EF

Meet the Author Zoe Sharp - Upton Library - 10th May 2018 at 7pm

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Tickets from HERE

Armed Forces/DDS Offer - A Royal Day Out

For full admission information on visiting the State Rooms, Buckingham Palace or to make an onine booking please click HERE

Family Fun Day - Monday 7th May 2018 - Northop Hall

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Northop Hall, Chester Road, Flintshire, CH7 6HJ.

Dales Wives Coffee Morning - Wednesday 2nd May 2018


Chester & District Girls Football are looking for players - Fridays Westminster Park

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Kid's Tennis Coaching at Helsby - Wednesday 25 Apr - 30 May

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FIFA World Cup 2018 Ticket Alert


The 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place from 14th June – 15th July 2018.  The worldwide demand for match tickets is expected to be significant. Action Fraud have been alerted to several websites which are offering World Cup Tickets for sale, some at highly inflated prices. A FIFA spokesperson said:

The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair - Northgate Arena - Next Event Saturday 28th April 2018

The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair


Craft, vintage, retro and handmade goods for sale at over 150 stalls.
Further details HERE

Friday, 20 April 2018

NAAFI Break Drop-in - Next Drop in Thursday 26 April 2018 - Ellesmere Port Central Library

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LDC Driving School Ellesmere Port - 15% discount for Military Wives in Chester

Phil Coleman Driving Lessons



Phil Coleman is a fully qualified Government Approved Driving Instructor (ADI). He provides intensive and semi-intensive driving courses as well as individual driving lessons using the unique LD System of driving tuition.

He is offering a 15% discount for military wives in Chester (normally an hours lesson is £26 - with the discount it's £22)

Contact the HIVE for further details and the discount code.

Wrexham County Borough Council - Latest On-line Job Vacancies

To see the list of latest employment vacancies for Wrexham County Borough Council
please click

Defence Discount Service - Latest Offers


All offers are subject to terms and conditions, please see the Defence Discount Service or retailers website for full terms and conditions

Lifeworks 2018 Programme


Further details can be found HERE

Free Employment Support for Spouses - Families LifeWorks

WHAT IS LIFEWORKS FAMILIES? LifeWorks Families is a free support service to help military spouses and partners get the job they want.
WHO IS IT FOR?It is available to all spouses and partners of any serving (or recently discharged) member of the Armed Forces, including Reserves.
Free advice and support by phone, email and through courses.
For details about LifeWorks or their courses locations,visit:
https://www.wearelifeworks.org.uk/families/