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Friday, 29 March 2019

Have You Recently Moved To Corsham?


If you have moved to Corsham recently and have not received a HIVE welcome letter, please email your address to colernhive@armymail.mod.uk and a letter will be posted out to you.

Alternatively Colerne HIVE has an Access Point at the MOD Community Centre in Rudloe (often referred to as Crumpets cafe) which is a great space, containing lots of useful information for military families.

The HIVE Information Support Officer attends a monthly drop-in at the MOD Community Centre, which from May 2019 will be held on the last Wednesday each month,
1000-1200hrs.

Also regularly present at the drop-in's are the Health Visitor, Amey, AFF and the Station Community Support Officer, whose office is in the centre.

CLICK HERE for further information about the HIVE, plus military support services and a downloadable Forces family guide.

Career Transition Partnership


To visit the CTP website, CLICK HERE

Thursday, 28 March 2019

Wiltshire Council Mobile Library



Wiltshire council operate a mobile library service which reaches remote locations throughout the county. Fortnightly or monthly stops include:









To see the full list of stops, dates & times, CLICK HERE



Have You Recently Moved To Colerne?


If you have moved to Colerne in the last few months and have not received a HIVE Welcome Pack, please email your house number & street name to colernhive@armymail.mod.uk and a pack will be posted through your door as soon as possible.

Alternatively please visit the Community Centre on camp where you will find the HIVE, which houses free magazines and leaflets, useful information and two public-use computers.

Also in the Community Centre are Tangled Hair Salon, Body Tonic Massage Therapy and the AWS Community Support Development Worker. There is also a chapel and two community areas with gardens, both of which host weekly coffee mornings and tots groups, plus community events throughout the year.


The Unit Welfare Office are also based in the Community Centre. Visit them to get your Dependants pass, book one of the 2019 park passes or visit the PRI shop.

CLICK HERE for further information about the HIVE, plus military support services and a downloadable Forces family guide

21 Signal Regiment Welfare Park Passes - UPDATED

£10 per day
Family ticket - 2 Adults, 2 Children
£20 refundable deposit
Taking the Grandparents, Aunts or Uncles? - 20% off for Armed Forces & Ex-Serving Personnel with a Military discount card (confirmed via website)
To visit the website, CLICK HERE



£10 per day
Family ticket - 2 Adults, 2 Children
£20 refundable deposit
Taking the Grandparents, Aunts or Uncles? - 50p off tickets purchased online or on the door (confirmed via website) with MOD90, Blue Light Card or Forces Dependants pass
To visit the website, CLICK HERE



£15 per day
Family ticket - 2 Adults, 2 Kids
£20 refundable deposit
Taking the Grandparents, Aunts or Uncles? - 20% military discount for tickets purchased on the door (confirmed via email)
To visit the website, CLICK HERE

*Please note that the Bristol Zoo pass also includes entry to the Wild Place Project**
To visit this separate website,

It is advisable to call the park before you leave home to check the additional discount offers are still valid

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Livestock Worrying? It's A Crime That Carries A Penalty



Livestock worrying is a criminal offence and the penalty can be 6 months imprisonment and/or a fine of up to £1000.

If you see anything suspicious call 101 or 999 if the crime is in progress

Monday, 25 March 2019

Destinations 2019


Copies of the Destinations 2019 magazine are now available from 
Colerne HIVE

Thursday, 21 March 2019

Food Allergies - The Facts

Symptoms of a food allergy can affect different areas of the body at the same time.

Some common symptoms include:
-an itchy sensation inside the mouth, throat or ears
-a raised itchy red rash
-swelling of the face around the eyes, lips, tongue and roof of the mouth
-vomiting
To find out more about food allergies CLICK HERE

National Service Community Official Guides



Are you due to be posted soon?

Did you know that the Service Community Official Guide's can be downloaded from the Method Publishing website?

Each guide contains a comprehensive list of Garrison, Welfare, Health, Accommodation, Education and Local Area information, published in co-operation with the relevant Garrison or Station Headquarters.

For a list of guides available, or to download the relevant one for your next posting, CLICK HERE

Please note that the Cotswold guide covers the Corsham, Colerne & Hullavington areas and a hard copy is available from your local HIVE or Community Centre

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Armed Forces Young Carers



Armed Forces Young Carer Project

Fixers is a national charity championing the potential of young people, working with young people aged between 16 and 25 who wish to use their experiences to fix their future.


Fixers are looking to work with young carers who have a parent in the Armed Forces.


Their Young Person Coordinator and team of creative producers will help you design a campaign and promote it to a wider audience.


There are loads of examples of what other young people have done on the website-to visit, CLICK HERE


Please email talk2me@fixers.org.uk for more information

West Country Educational Agency






To visit the website,

Contacting Amey From A Mobile Or Abroad



Calls to the Amey Helpdesk 0800 707 6000 number from a mobile will incur a cost.  Please use the direct line number provided below.  

This goes to the same option number so is no different to the 0800 one, but will be included in talk time plans, or may cost less when calling from abroad.

The number is 0151 728 1630

Did you know? Amey also provide a language translation service for customers who are not fluent in English

Message From The Police

New Website To Help Wiltshire's Diabetes Patients


To view the new website please

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Service Families Accommodation - Licence To Occupy Insurance



In addition to arranging contents insurance to protect your personal possessions, you are strongly recommended (in accordance with JSP 464) to arrange Licence to Occupy insurance up to a maximum of £20,000. This specialist insurance covers your potential liability incurred as a result of damage to your SFA caused by you or your family. Standard home insurance policies do not provide this cover.ab
The Services Insurance and Investment Advisory Panel (SIIAP) website http://siiap.org/directory/ has details of insurers that can supply this insurance. If you already have kit insurance with one of these specialist insurers, it may be worth checking if you are already covered - as some insurance policies include Licence to Occupy insurance.
To read MoneyForce's advice and information about buildings and contents insurance, CLICK HERE

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Are You Kidney Aware?



To read more on the website, CLICK HERE

Take Control Of Your Debt


If you’re struggling with debt, it can be hard to know where to turn. But with lots of free advice services available, you can find help in a way that’s best for you.

For more information please

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Thursday, 7 March 2019

Little Troopers Treasures - Storytime App



Little Troopers Treasures is a project for Little Troopers everywhere, helping to keep British Armed Forces families connected through the magic of stories while they are away from home.

To visit the website, CLICK HERE

Are You A Veteran Or Service Leaver Looking For A Career In The Building Trades?


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To visit the Building Heroes website, CLICK HERE

Alcoholics Anonymous - Support For Armed Forces Personnel


To access other resources specifically for
Armed Forces personnel
requiring support from AA, please
click the links below;


AA homepage


 CLICK HERE to view and or/download this leaflet



 CLICK HERE to view and/or download this leaflet


Useful Links For The Service Community


Please CLICK HERE for a list of charity or other organisations that may be able to offer advice and support or practical help to Serving personnel

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Child Death Prevention Newsletter - Smoking In Pregnancy


Protecting your baby from tobacco smoke is one of the best things you can do to give your child a healthy start in life. Every cigarette you smoke contains over 4,000 chemicals. Cigarettes can restrict the essential oxygen supply to your baby. As a result, their heart has to beat harder every time you smoke.

For further information, including advice on the use of e-cigarettes during pregnancy, CLICK HERE for an informative newsletter 

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

1 In 8 Men Will Get Prostate Cancer

To visit the Prostate Cancer UK website,

Cervical Screening Saves Lives



Public Health England (PHE) has today, Tuesday 5 March 2019, launched the major new national campaign ‘Cervical Screening Saves Lives’, to increase the number of women attending their cervical screening across England.
The campaign will encourage women to respond to their cervical screening invitation letter, and if they missed their last screening, to book an appointment at their GP practice.
For further information, CLICK HERE


CV Writing Tips


The purpose of a CV is to get you an interview, not a job. The distinction is important and worth bearing in mind.

The current job market is constantly changing and very competitive.
Preparing your CV is a task you should take as seriously as looking for vacancies.
So whilst your CV will not get you a job it can open the door to an interview.

The Career Transition Partnership has produced a handy guide to help you with your CV. To read or download this guide

To access a longer, in-depth guide via the website, CLICK HERE

Monday, 4 March 2019

SEN Inclusive Sessions At Air Hop, Bristol


To visit the Air Hop Bristol website, CLICK HERE

Friday, 1 March 2019

NCT - New Parent Support


Our vision is of a world in which no parent is isolated and all parents are supported to build a strong society.
So we start at the beginning.

Our mission is to support parents through the first 1,000 days, to have the best possible experience of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.

We do this through three interconnected aims:

-Sharing knowledge, informing parents' decisions
-Creating networks, forging vital friendships
-Harnessing voices, changing public policy & attitudes for good

For further details of the branches in the South West,
CLICK HERE or for the local area, please see below




AFF Additional Needs Support Groups - Now In Warminster


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AFF receives a significant number of enquiries regarding additional needs issues, particularly around SEN and SEND.

In response, they have provided families with the opportunity to meet face-to-face with their Health and Additional Needs Specialist, their local co-ordinators, Welfare support (Unit Welfare teams and AWS) and SSAFA.
The South West groups alternates between Tidworth & Warminster each month.
For further information, please CLICK HERE

Can You Help Little Troopers Network Raise Awareness?

To find out more about Little Troopers, and to apply online,