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Tuesday, 6 December 2022

Civvy Street - December Edition


 The latest edition of Civvy Street is available here.​

Thursday Evening Festive Events 4-7pm at Bene Brew


 

Who is Sinterklaas and how do Belgians celebrate 6 December?

Who is Sinterklaas and how do Belgians celebrate 6 December?
 
Whilst in most countries children must wait until the last few days of the year to unwrap gifts below their Christmas tree, in Belgium, they are visited by a jovial old man dressed in red on 6 December every year. But only if they behave, that is.
 
On the evening of 5 December, children across Belgium will leave a shoe in the living room and the next morning (provided they have been good throughout the year) they will wake up to presents, as well as speculoos, chocolate Sint figures, chocolate coins, marzipan and tangerines.
 

DIO SHAPE Helpdesk

Great News Dio Helpdesk have produced easy to use Qr codes to access documents. please scan. You can find them as featured and also on ejsu.net.


 

Armed Forces Covenant Duty Statutory Guidance


The new Armed Forces Covenant Duty will come into force on 22 November 2022. A summary of the new Duty can be found in this news article [ https://www.armedforcescovenant.gov.uk/the-new-armed-forces-covenant-duty-what-organisations-in-scope-will-need-to-know/ ]

Friday, 2 December 2022

Women's Aid: 16 Myths about Domestic Violence Myth #3


 For more Information; https://www.womensaid.org.uk/


UK Eurostar security staff to strike in run-up to Christmas

UK Eurostar security staff to strike in run-up to Christmas
 
Around 100 security staff working for Eurostar in the UK are set to go on strike for four days during the busy pre-Christmas period, reports RTBF.
 
The action, which is likely to disrupt the service during the peak season, follows a demand for higher pay due to the current state of inflation in the country.
 
Members of UK rail union RMT, employed by subcontractor Mitie, will strike on 16, 18, 22 and 23 December. 
 

Thursday, 1 December 2022

Christmas Bingo - Brit Bar - 7th December at 19.00

CHRISTMAS BINGO 
07 Dec in Britbar Shape
Ticket sales start 1900
Eyes down 1930
€20 per player
We have dabbers for sale €1.50
There will be some Christmas prizes to win.
Wear you Christmas dresses and jumper's and let's have some festive fun.
Tracey Ross & Victoria Marie Hobby are looking forward to seeing you all there.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at Chievres Air Base


This Japanese martial arts class is a self-defense and combat sport based on grappling, ground fighting, and submission holds. Class is held on Tuesday/Thursday and Saturday. For information, https://chievres.armymwr.com/programs/fitness.

Women's Aid: 16 Myths about Domestic Violence Myth #2

 

For more Information; https://www.womensaid.org.uk/