Monday, 30 November 2015

Exclusive MOD Discount of 10% at Lloyds Pharmacy

We would like to welcome Lloyds Pharmacy to Defence Discount Service.

Members can get an exclusive 10% discount online and in store with a Defence Privilege Card. 

For the code and all the details please visit

Thursday, 26 November 2015

20% Off for MOD with Red Letter Days

Give an unforgettable gift or treat yourself to an amazing day out, and enjoy a brilliant 20% discount!

Red Letter Days offers hundreds of thrilling, indulgent and unique experiences.

For the code and link please visit

Monday, 23 November 2015

Services Cotswold Centre, Corsham

The Services Cotswold Centre at Corsham provides a secure, affordable place to stay in temporary housing for Service families who may find themselves in short-term need of accommodation.

The secure 25 acre site has a community centre with internet connection, bar, games hall (with large screen TV), launderette and children's playground.

The 3 bedroom chalets and converted flatlets are all self catering. They are fully furnished and include colour TV with freesat, cooking utensils, fridge, freezer, cutlery, crockery, bedding and towels.

For those families who need to stay longer at the site, there is an excellent early years centre for children from 3-4 and the Local Authority Run Lypiatt Primary School for 5-11 year olds. Older children can attend Corsham Secondary School, which is nearby.

For further information please call the centre at the numbers below:
Civilian: 01225 810 358
Military: 94382 4524
Or email them at

Finally, there is a leaflet with more information at this link.

Professional Guidance Launched: Supporting the Health and Wellbeing of Military Families

This week Public Health England launched professional guidance aimed at health visitors and school nurses in identification and support for military children and young people. The guidance offers clarity on the key public health issues and unique situations this group may be exposed to and how public health nurses can support as part of the universal offer. Although aimed at health visitors and school nurses, the pathway will be of interest to others working with military families including early years, schools, primary and secondary care.

You can download the guidance here:

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Reporting Issues or Concerns via your HIVE

Do you have any issues or concerns?

This could be housing related, missed appointments, school admissions, employment problems, transport issues or anything else that is causing you concern.

The HIVE can help by reporting these through the chain of command. 
If you would like to report a concern in confidence please contact the HIVE.

Support Available from Relate

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Healthwatch Shropshire - Your Voice on Health & Social Care Services

Please click on either image to enlarge it. For more information visit:

If you live in Donnington (or any Telford & Wrekin area) please direct issues to Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin:
T: 01952 739540

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

The Nuffield Centre, North Wales

All members of the UK Regular and Reserve Forces (including UOTC and Cadet adults, but not Cadets) are entitled to use the Nuffield Centre and its recreational facilities at JSMTC. 

Dependants of those members listed above may use the Nuffield Centre in a non-entitled capacity. MOD Civil Servants and other civilians who have a very close connection with the Services may also be authorised by CO JSMTC to use these Service welfare and recreational facilities.

Visit the website at

Victory Services Club (VSC) Respite and Welfare Breaks

The Victory Services Club (VSC) offers Respite and Welfare breaks for members of the UK Armed Forces. Here's some information to find out how you might be able to participate in this scheme.

The aim of this scheme is to relieve need, hardship or distress among personnel of all ranks by providing a break in the capital including complimentary:
  • Two nights accommodation
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Tickets to a top London Attraction
To find out more about the scheme and the nomination process, download our Respite Welfare Breaks Booklet or contacting our Membership Secretary on 0207 616 8302 or

MOD Discount of 30% at Harry Ramsden's

We are very excited to welcome Harry Ramsden's to Defence Discount Service! 

They are giving a very generous 30% discount off their World Famous fish'n'chips when members show their Defence Privilege Card or MOD90. 

For all the details please visit

Thursday, 12 November 2015