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The grass can be greener

Budding environmentalist and army spouse Amanda Mason has earned the nickname ‘Greenpeace’ for her efforts to clean up Kinloss. We caught up with her ...

Right to housing

There has much been much talk about future housing in recent months and the changes to the cohabitation rules, but what does this mean for non-UK nati...

Retention extension

SEVERAL families have approached us having received a letter from Amey saying that as the serving person’s posting doesn’t match their current SFA loc...

Council Tax teaser

IF YOU’RE posted abroad and you own a home back in the UK, which is vacant but furnished, you’re no longer entitled to the second home council tax red...

Help on the ladder

GREAT news! The Forces Help to Buy (FHTB) scheme, which can help you to buy your own home, has been extended for a further three years until the end o...

Time to make it shine

We’re big fans of Instagrammer Mrs Hinch’s tips on how to make your home sparkle. We recently discovered that there are also many military spouses out...

The big move

Salisbury Plain was bustling with removal lorries over the summer with the arrival of families who’ve been part of the huge rebasing programme. Hopefu...

Putting your stamp on it

Many of us long for the day when we finally move into our forever home and can start decorating to our taste – which usually doesn’t involve magnolia ...

Adapting the house

AFF understands that moving is stressful enough, particularly when it involves returning from overseas, but it can be even more so when you require ad...

Where are we with FAM?

AFF Chief Executive Sara Baade and Major General Sharon Nesmith, Director for Personnel of the army, tell us about theFuture Accommodation Model, or F...