Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Defence Discount Card: Featured Discounts

Christmas Concert at the Brompton Garrison Church - Friday 15th December, 7pm

Changes to Waste Collection Days in the Medway Area Over Christmas

From Medway Council

Rubbish Collections over Christmas and New Year (Dover and Shepway)

There will be changes to your regular recycling and refuse collection days over the Christmas period.

Dover District Council

Shepway District Council

Medway Council Gritting Services

Medway Council gritters will be out in force whenever the weather forecast suggests icy roads in the area.

CLICK HERE for information on how to:

- Request for a road to be gritted, report a damaged or empty grit bin, request a new, replacement or relocation of a grit bin.

- Find your nearest grit bin.

- View the gritting route.

Plus tips on driving safely in winter.

The Veterans Welfare Service

The Veterans Welfare Service is part of the Ministry of Defence’s Veterans UK support function and provides one to one welfare advice across the UK and Republic of Ireland.

It facilitates access to all appropriate services using a caseworker approach that offers professional help and guidance.

A new guide to the Veterans Welfare Service has been produced by Veterans UK.

To read the guide online,

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Housing Matters: Winter Issue Online Now


to read online

Military Wives 'Missing Out' On Up To £30,000 Of Pension

Wives or partners of those who have served abroad in the armed forces may be missing out on pension payments worth thousands of pounds.

Last year the government launched a scheme to offer National Insurance Credits to 20,000 military spouses.

But following a Freedom of Information Request, insurance firm Royal London discovered that fewer than 4,000 people have applied for it so far.

The payments could be worth up to £30,000 over the course of retirement.


Santa Specials at the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway

Saturday 16th December to Sunday 24th December.

All aboard for the Santa Specials on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway.

No Christmas could possibly be complete without them!
Pre-booking essential.

Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway, New Romney Station, New Romney, Kent TN28 8PL

For further information, CLICK HERE

CivvyStreet Magazine - December Issue Available Now

The December Issue of CivvyStreet magazine
is available from the Chatham HIVE
at the Lampard Centre