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Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Button Cell Batteries - Warning

Inside some electronic devices are button cell batteries, that if swallowed by children or pets can get stuck in the throat and cause severe burns or even death.

Ensure that children and pets do not have access to these devices, spare batteries should be locked away and used batteries disposed of correctly.
For further information please click HERE

Friday, 25 August 2017

Medway: The Annual Canvass

Haven't completed your Household Enquiry Form (HEF) yet? Complete it online today. The form asks for the names of everyone living in your household who is eligible to register to vote. It is a legal requirement to respond to the form, even if it shows the correct information. You’ll find your security numbers on your HEF form.

If you have any queries, please contact the Electoral Services team on 01634 332030.

There is further information on the Medway Council website.  CLICK HERE

Thursday, 24 August 2017

Volunteer with the Army Cadet Force


Like the idea of inspiring and leading young people to achieve things they never thought possible? Looking for something exciting to do in your spare time?

Then why not register now to find out more about becoming an Army Cadet Force adult volunteer?

With 41,000 cadets (aged 12-18) in over 1,600 locations in communities all around the UK, the ACF is one of the country’s largest voluntary youth organisations. We have thousands of enthusiastic and committed adult volunteers - but we are always on the hunt for more!

No particular experience is required and we provide all necessary training. So if you can give up one or two evenings a week and want to do something different with your free time, this could be exactly what you are looking for.

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Disrespect Nobody

There’s a person attached to every body, respect both.

Healthy relationships are all about respecting each other. You should feel loved, safe and free to be yourself.

Relationships can be confusing and it can be difficult to understand what is and isn’t normal behaviour.

Read up on the different types of abuse, get advice and have a look at the organisations that can help.

for further information, visit the Disrespect Nobody website.

Little Chefs Courses for Children aged 2-4 and their Grownups


Hurray! Little Chefs returns week commencing 11th September!

You can cook, grow, learn all about food with a catchy song here and a spellbinding story there, all with a sprinkling of glitter and a dollop of play dough!

There are 8 Little Chefs courses starting in Children's Centres across Medway so find you nearest one and book now!

Email   change4life@medway.gov.uk for more information

#littlechefs #triforyou 

Job Vacancy: Customer Assistant, Boots, Hempstead Valley

Customer Assistant/Consultant required at Boots Store within Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre.

Contract type: Permanent
Shift Pattern: Part Time Flexible, including weekends
Hours: 25 to 34 per week


For more information CLICK HERE

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Job Vacancy: King Charles Hotel, Gillingham - Weekend Bar Staff


King Charles Hotel is looking for Part Time Bar Staff to work Friday and/or Saturday evenings
Possibility of mid week shifts as well.

The hotel is located opposite the RE Museum (corner of Brompton Road/King Arthur Road).

CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

Job Vacancy: Busy Bees Nursery, Gillingham

Early Years Training Officer Assessor
Permanent. Full Time (35 hours per week)

The successful applicant will possess the following skills and experience:

Minimum of 3 years experience working in an Early Years setting, with experience of working in a supervisory/ management role (ESSENTIAL)

Minimum of a Level 3 Early Years qualification (ESSENTIAL)
A recognised vocational Assessing qualification (A1, D32/D33, TAQA or equivalent) (DESIRABLE) (Full training is provided)

    CLICK HERE for further details

    Arriva 700 Bus from Chatham to Bluewater


    Monday, 21 August 2017

    A Level Results - Next Steps


    For all options available please

    Monthly STEM Club, RE Museum

    Know any 11-14 year olds living in Kent who are interested in STEM topics (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) then why not get them to join the new FREE monthly 'RE Museum STEM Club' on the first Saturday of the month 10am-Noon.

    For further information,
    e-mail Amber on

    Thursday, 17 August 2017

    Wednesday, 16 August 2017

    Has Your Teenager had the Men ACWY Vaccine?



    Teenagers going off to university are advised to have this vaccine to prevent meningitis and septicaemia, which can be deadly. Please click HERE for further information

    Monday, 14 August 2017

    Ladysden Maize Maze, Goudhurst

    New for 2017 is the maze at Lower Ladysden. In support of Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance pick a gamer card and see if you can complete the Chopper Challenge.   

    The 8 acre maze is in the shape of the Air Ambulance which is stationed only a few miles away in Marden and can often be seen flying over the maze so keep your eyes peeled!!

    As well as the maze, you can Pick Your Own fruit available as well as ready picked fruit in the farm shop.

    Once you have completed the maze (or before!) refresh yourself with a slushie, ice cream or cool drink from the farm shop and relax in the picnic area.

    During wet weather the maze be closed so please phone ahead to check.

    For further information
    CLICK HERE

    Friday, 11 August 2017

    The MacRobert Trust, Douneside House, Aberdeen

    Preferential rates for military personnel.



    To view or download a larger copy of this flyer, please CLICK HERE

    For further details of the MacRobert Trust, CLICK HERE

    Monday, 7 August 2017

    Smoke Alarm Testing




    Safety in your home. When was the last time you tested your smoke alarms?

    Be sure to push the test button every so often and replace batteries if the warning bleeps start.

    Friday, 4 August 2017

    Patient Choice in the NHS

    What do you know about patient choice?

    Every NHS patient should be actively involved in the decisions about their care and treatment.

    Do you know what is currently available to you on the NHS?

    Take this QUIZ to find out about your choices.

    Thursday, 3 August 2017

    CarillionAmey - Notification of Proxy Form 




    CarillionAmey - Are You Moving In? Can't be there for your appointment? Need a Proxy ?

    You can nominate a Service proxy or your spouse to act on your behalf by completing the Notification of Proxy form. 

    Tuesday, 1 August 2017

    Sky Dive to Fundraise for the Royal British Legion




    Click and jump Ltd have teamed up with the Royal British Legion to offer Skydiving with the best. Famed for their exciting arena demos, the Red Devils really know how to make your tandem day special.

    You will become an honorary member of the team and join them for what will be one of the most exhilarating experiences of your life. Marvel at the effect of gravity as you free-fall earthwards, securely connected to a highly qualified instructor.

    Enjoy the serene view and land safely in front of family.
    The quickest program for learning to skydive. Course consists of 8 skydives (Levels 1-8).

    However, for a one-off solo skydive, simply choose to do level 1 only.

    For further information please see their Facebook page.
    https://www.facebook.com/clickandjump

    Little Troopers Treasures - New App Available to Download


    Brand new app for British Armed Forces families - Now available on Android tablet & iPad!
    Little Troopers Treasures is free to download and use for all British Armed Forces families, helping you stay connected even when separated by miles. No military parent needs to ever miss bedtime stories again!