Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Post Office Early Closure Wednesday 1st March

The post office will close at 12.45 on Wednesday 1st March.

Local Walking route / Dog friendly pub

If you have any other suggestions for Dog friendly places to eat and drink close to a walk please get in touch with the HIVE shapehive@armymail.mod.uk

Moving Back to the UK and have Financial concerns?

For more information call into the HIVE and pick up your 'On the Move Guide' or click here​ to view online.

Lifetime ISA

For further information visit www.gov.uk

2017 London Eye offer

Click here

Are you posted?

School holidays - Ideas for days out with the Children

Remouchamps Caves – Belgium - Approx 1hr 29mins from SHAPE


Jurbise park – approx 13 mins away from SHAPE station.

Easter Special - Union Jack Club

Walking / Cycling routes

Here are some ideas for places to walk and Cycle in Belgium. Most of these trails are suitable for pushchairs, bikes and are dog friendly.


The next Happy Hour will be FRIDAY 3rd MARCH 1700 – 1900 in the Brit Bar.
As always there will be food served and of course the drinks will be flowing.

Child car seats

New rules on child car seats are set to come into force after March next year and have left many parents confused about what they need to use.

Monday, 27 February 2017


Griffin Car Sales are currently advertising a “JPA Direct” (repayments taken direct from salary via JPA) car loan (through Plane Savers Credit Union) to SP.

Swimming Pool schedule during the school break

UK Local Elections 2017


Craft Club

Tuesdays 1930 – 2130 at SHAPE House
Pop along with any crafting activities and meet members of the community.

Avian Flu Warning

For information please click here 

JSHAO Housing Brief

Little Troopers Summer Adventures Camp 2017 1st & 2nd July 2017

Little Troopers (formally My Daddy is a Soldier Adventures) is a registered charity supporting children with parent(s) in our British Armed Forces, these children face unique daily challenges due to their parents career choice especially when they experience repeated separation of varying lengths of time from their serving parent(s) due to exercises, training, operations and other service commitments


Little Troopers at School is a new project from the charity Little Troopers to help empower both parents and schools when supporting the needs of service children in education settings.

SFA: Move In Standard Tick Sheet Booklet - Moving back to the UK?

This booklet details the Move In standard ensuring that you know exactly what is the recognised requirement for a property at Move In.

Friday, 24 February 2017

The RAF Families Federation - Free app

Please click here

The Royal British Legion Magazine: January 2017

Read the January 2017 issue using the online page-turner.CLICK HERE...

Sunday 26 Feb 17 – English Church services in the SHAPE Chapel

0900 - Roman Catholic Mass
1030 - Protestant Morning Service

Little Troopers

New Vehicle Tax Rates From 1st April 2017

Unusual holiday destinations 2017

The 10 strangest holiday destinations to stay in Germany.
For more information Click here

Civil Service Jobs

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Find jobs in the Civil Service and central government organisations Click here

Was your child born between 01 Jan 2014 – 31 March 2014?

Road Safety Feb 2017 - Stopping Distances

Do you know your safe stopping distances? For further information Click here

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Fake Jobs Fraud Alert

Learning Centre

The Learning Centre will be open daily from 0830 – 1330, and is available on Fridays (FROM 10th MARCH) for examinations and new registrations between 0900 – 1400.

CTP March Resettlement Workshops - Germany

SHAPE HOUSE Drop in clinic

Come along to SHAPE House on Thursdays and meet members of the community, hosted by Homestart, the CLO and the Hive. A great opportunity to meet new members of the community. All welcome.

Important Information for Parents and Schools

Changes to the Special Educational Needs Addition to the MOD Continuity of Education Allowance

Service to Civvy Are You Pension Ready?

The “Are you Pension Ready Campaign” recently launched by Veterans UK is a welcome initiative to raise awareness amongst Armed Forces personnel of their pension entitlements.

CLICK HERE for the full details...

Pathfinder - Feb 2017 edition available now

Please click HERE to view online

Thrifty Thursday. Adult or child 2.00 € admission

The Veterans Nomination Scheme

Money Force

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

The Armed Forces Convenant Snapshot- Supporting Education for Children from Service Families in England

The Covenant is a promise from the nation ensuring that those who serve and have served in the Armed Forces and their families are treated fairly.

Latest Offers from Defence Discount Service Feb 17

This new Law is a requirement if driving through several cities in France

Please link  on Law changes for non-French registered vehicles to comply by 31 Mar 17.

This new Law is a requirement if driving through several cities in France.

Forces Media Academy - Open for Applications

Music Group & Lunch club

Join the Music Group at SHAPE House on Wednesday 22nd followed by Lunch club

card terminal arriving at the UK Section in the Med Centre

Saturday, 18 February 2017