‘Twas the night before moving

LOTS of military families will be able to relate to army spouse Gillian Low’s poem summing up her experience in moving house... ‘Twas the night before moving ‘Twas the night before moving, when all ...

Coming home

If you’ve just returned to the UK from an overseas posting or you’re moving back soon, getting the right insurance policy for your new location can feel like a daunting task. We caught up with forces insurance ...

Good news for Lancashire military kids

SERVICE children and young people are set to benefit from additional support in education and wellbeing thanks to a programme led by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). The University is leading th...

Cut costs with tax-free childcare

WORKING parents could be entitled to tax-free childcare worth up to £2,000 per child, per year to pay towards regulated holiday clubs during the school break. You can choose from more than 68,000 childcare p...

Trip of a lifetime for forces youngsters

A CHARITY devoted to helping children whose father or mother has died or sustained life-threatening injuries whilst serving in Britain's armed or civilian forces is funding the trip of a lifetime for 15 youngst...

Meeting needs overseas

Before you take up an overseas posting, you must get educational clearance for your children to ensure they can be supported in your new location. It’s normally straightforward, but if your child has any additi...

Digital docs

EVERYTHING is going digital these days to make our lives easier – and healthcare is no exception. The introduction of the eRedbook to record your child’s progress is certainly benefiting service families overse...