Irish innovations

From sustainable projects to a skate park – wheels are rolling on Aldergrove adaptations. It's an exciting time at Aldergrove in Northern Ireland with some major developments planned for two sites where old qu...

Above and beyond

Welfare officers go the proverbial extra mile to keep forces families smiling... Rebasing is hard on families and units alike without the added complexity of a pandemic. Carole Rudd, AFF Manager England, visit...

The Paperchains Project

The idea for Paperchains came from author A.G. Smith, whose ground-breaking work in prisons has been highlighted by Channel 4’s Secret Millionaire and BBC Radio 4’s PM. It was created following the Prime Minist...

New funding for forces communities

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has announced new funding programmes designed to support veterans, forces families and serving personnel recover from some of the wider impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Co...

Sign up to sing

With 72 choirs and nearly 2,000 members in British military bases across the UK and overseas, the Military Wives Choirs is a charity that brings women in the military community closer together and empowers them...

Combating isolation

Last year, SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity was awarded a grant to help alleviate loneliness and isolation amongst the forces community during the pandemic. Part of this grant was dedicated to SSAFA’s Forceslin...

Setting sail for Sennelager?

In September last year, Sennelager held its first community fair under the new British Army (Germany) flag. The event was designed by our AFF Germany co-ordinator, Lindsay McCran to highlight services and facil...

Heaven scent

Marketing consultant Sarah Hulyer (24) admits that moving to Northern Ireland from London proved a bit of a culture shock. Her biggest plus has been getting to know people and, with this in mind, she wanted to ...

Shaping the community

For families living in the European Joint Support Unit (EJSU) areas, local support is offered by Community Liaison Officer (CLO) roles. Army&You caught up with Felicity Barton, CLO for SHAPE – Supreme Headq...

Boost for businesses and careers

The Military Coworking Network has just launched its new website, which is full of useful resources that can help you in your career or business. The Military Coworking Network has been setting up coworking sp...