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Friday, 16 August 2019

Holywood HIVE closed due to annual leave

Holywood HIVE is closed due to Annual Leave and will re-open 

Friday 23rd August

Alternatively you can email holywoodhive@armymail.mod.uk and your query will be actioned on my return 

Free access to Headspace for serving RAF personnel


The RAF Benevolent Fund wants to support the wellbeing of all serving RAF personnel and is funding free membership to Headspace, an online training tool which helps to improve mental wellbeing.
What is headspace? Headspace is a ‘gym membership for the mind’ providing access to guided mindfulness exercises, delivered straight to your phone or browser, in bite-sized 10-minute sessions – perfect for busy schedules.
You can choose different exercises that focus on specific areas such as sport, health or happiness. Research has shown that participants begin to experience the benefits of mindfulness after using it for just 10 minutes a day for 10 days.

Royal Air Force Families, RAFFF Need Your Help

Royal Air Forces Families Federation (RAFFF) have been asked to look into the experiences of RAF personnel and their families on overseas assignments, and in particular those located away from main RAF units.

The story is on their Facebook and Twitter feeds, and for the news link or to complete the survey click here. Information provided by RAFFF

Leaving The Services? The Veterans Gateway Can Help


Thursday, 15 August 2019

Air Waves Portrush 31st Aug - 1st Sept

Organised by Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, with support from Tourism NI, Air Waves Portrush is a flagship event in the Northern Ireland calendar, hosted within the popular Causeway Coastal Route. We are delighted to announce the show will return on the 
31st August – 1st September 2019! 

Public WiFi Warning

Avoid accessing email, social networks & online banking using public Wi-Fi. For safety, use mobile data services such as 4G instead!

Hackers can easily set up malicious hotspots which appear to be legitimate and yet can intercept and record people’s personal data, allowing them to steal usernames, passwords, credit card details, bank account information and more, yet a recent survey found that 86% of respondents choose convenience over safety. 

News & Events - Stay In The Know

Military Moments Calendar Competition - Closing Date Thursday 12th September

2020 will be our eighth charity calendar and we are on the hunt to see your special photos which encapsulate your ‘Military Moments’ as a British Armed Forces family, times unique to military families and of course your beautiful Little Troopers! 12 winning images will be chosen to feature in the calendar plus one for the front cover and there are great prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place too!

How to enter: Read the T&Cs carefully, email us your photo entry to competition@littletroopers.net with the subject line Calendar Competition and include in the email your name, home address, regiment/ship/base of serving person and a contact number. Please also include the full names and ages of your Little Troopers.

To find out more, CLICK HERE

Aldergrove Station Library

Due to unforeseen circumstances Aldergrove Station library will be closed 
until Tuesday 27th August