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Tuesday, 26 April 2016

The Armed Forces Covenant

For information and advice regarding the Armed Forces Covenant click here.

The MoD Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme

To find out more about ELC click on the link below;


Foreign & Commonwealth Information

Require information on Citizenship?
Visa renewals?

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

The Royal British Legion

Employment Opportunities For Military Spouses

CTP: New Employment Model - Changes to Enhanced Learning Credits and Further Education and Higher Education Schemes


Daddy/Mummy Dolls Available to Buy in Maggie's Gift Shop Hadleigh Limited Number Available

DC1-2 Huggee Miss you. 
Digi Camouflage – Non Recordable
March away deployment blues with this HUGGEE MISS YOU DOLL. Not just for the children, Daddy and Mommy need a hug too! 100% cotton is stain resistant and spot cleanable, no worries!
100% cotton print. You can enjoy your loved one while they cannot be there with you.
Recommended for ALL ages and genders. Also great for those not in the military but those that love camouflage.
Slide any picture-2″x3″- in the clear plastic pocket that is over HUGGEE MISS YOU’S cute embroidered face.
Recommended for ages 3 & up and all genders.
£19.99 each .
To Pre Order go to Maggie's Shopping & retail on facebook 

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Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Monday, 11 April 2016

Service Families Hot Topics

DWP announces extra support for armed forces spouses and civil partners to help protect their State Pension

A new armed forces National Insurance credit is available for spouses and civil partners who joined their partners on overseas postings.

Up to 20,000 armed forces spouses may be eligible for a new National Insurance credit if they have previously joined their partners on an overseas posting, ensuring that they don’t miss out on their State Pension.
People who have accompanied spouses and civil partners may have been unable to work while abroad, and therefore unable to make National Insurance contributions. Gaps in contributions can seriously reduce the amount of money people receive when they reach State Pension age. As the new State Pension is based on people’s own National Insurance record, the credit will give people the opportunity to cover contributions missed by periods spent abroad dating back to 1975.