Web chat for younger veterans

THE free SSAFA Forcesline helpline plans to launch a pilot web chat for younger serving personnel and veterans in need of support. The new initiative follows research that revealed that only eight per cent o...

Universal Credit explained

What is Universal Credit? A relatively new benefit, it’s the most significant change to the welfare state in many years. At the heart of it is a desire to see more people move closer to work, into work and to ...

Devolved differences

IF YOU'RE heading north of the border on a posting with little (or big) ones in tow, you’re likely to come across some significant differences in education. So, what do you need to know? Here’s our rough guide ...

Support in Scotland

WHEN it comes to looking after the interests of your children in Scotland, the Royal Caledonian Education Trust (RCET), is the charity. Through its children & family support service, RCET can support you...

Army youngsters rise to the challenge

MORE than 30 army youngsters aged between 11-19 enjoyed a-once-in-a-lifetime adventure this summer thanks to an initiative run by Annington in conjunction with The Outward Bound Trust.   Now in its eighth ye...

Funding boost for Norton House

NORTON House, a SSAFA-run home-from-home for families supporting their loved ones through medical treatment, has gained a three-year grant from the Army Central Fund.  Norton House, Stanford Hall offers a we...

Celebrating with Soldiering On

NOMINATIONS for the 2020 Soldiering On Awards, which recognise the outstanding achievements of those who have served their country, are now open.  Now in their tenth year, the awards celebrate the achievemen...

A Postcard From… Canberra

THE Penman family – Mike, Liesa, three-year-old twins Flynn and Riley and Bundy the dog – tell us about life Down Under... How long have you been an army family? We have been married for eight years, bu...

Silver for AFF

THE Army Families Federation (AFF) is delighted to have won a prestigious silver award celebrating its role in supporting army families around the world. The Employer Recognition Scheme’s awards are a public...

Enter our autumn 2019 giveaways

WE HAVE sourced some fantastic prizes for this autumn’s Army&You. If you’re a British Army family, click here to view the entry form. Choose as many giveaways as you would like to enter, complete your detai...