Search is on for Britain’s hidden poets

A NATIONAL competition encouraging the UK's poets to share their verse is on the lookout for entries. Hidden Voices, launched by Bespoke Verse and the Forward Arts Foundation to mark the 25th anniversary of ...

The people’s pavilion

DISHFORTH Yorkshire is an isolated camp with few facilities for families to go to after working hours – making downtime difficult especially when serving personnel are away. Fay and serving husband Chris used ...

Fit for the Queen

Army spouse Kathryn Cuthbertson has been a pastry chef all her career and has worked for some of the world’s most prestigious five-star hotels and Michelin-starred restaurants. She told us how she’s juggled her...

Running rewards

THE life of a military mum is short on headspace and can be lonely – moving to new postings, managing on your own when your partner is away. Sometimes you need to connect with others who understand the challeng...

Learning Lab launched in Canada

KEEPING your skills going whilst you’re living overseas has just got easier for families posted to Canada. Within Ralston Village at BATUS, the Learning Lab is a room full of opportunity and bursting with a...

Tommy’s teams up with tots

BABIES and children from Dorset & Salisbury will be donning their tiaras and tri-corn hats during their weekly swimming class to raise money for baby charity Tommy’s as they take part in a ‘Splashathon’ fun...

Better births

EVERY woman should feel supported and have their voice heard about the maternity care they’re receiving, especially pregnant military spouses and partners who might be new to an area, have their soldier away, o...

The parent trap

In July 2012, new rules made it almost impossible for Foreign & Commonwealth families to bring their parents to the UK. AFF continues to receive lots of queries about this, and with applications currently c...