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Do you find yourself envying those houses on your street which are getting a lovely new bathroom or are you cursing the upheaval as you have the work ...

Beware the pension liberators

There are companies in civvy street known as pension liberators which promise to release your pension and lump sum benefits early. Some unscrupulous o...

The value of play

PLAY has particular value to our children at times of stress or change in their lives. This is especially true for our community where Service parents...

Are you a satisfied customer?

DEFENCE Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has launched a customer satisfaction survey to find out how you feel about various aspects of housing. M....

Is green deal a great deal?

VARIOUS firms, including utility companies, advertise offers – including the Government’s Green Deal – to help improve the energy efficiency of your h...

Help for homebuyers

THE final details of the New Employment Model (NEM), a study looking into how the Armed Forces will be shaped in the future, are a fair way off yet. ...

The future of SFA: An update

PLANS are currently afoot to establish a better method of grading SFA so that the two current systems (Standard for Condition and Grade for Charge) ar...

Planning your final posting

IS YOUR soldier in their penultimate tour before leaving the Army? Have they reached their pension point or Early Departure Payment? Do you know where...

You ask, we answer

Hive Information Service – arrival information Every week HIVEs up and down the country send information to families moving into Service Families A...

Compare the move-in

We’ve all done it. Moved out of Service Families Accommodation (SFA) having scrubbed it until you could eat off the floor - or paid for the cleaners t...