Thursday, 26 November 2015

Common Questions About The HIVE Blog

Q.I. sometimes forget to check the HIVE Blog for updates, so probably miss out on what is going on and find out about events too late.

Simply enter your email address in the ‘Follow by Email’ box, (on right hand panel) click ‘submit’, and follow the activation procedure to receive a notification email every day each time the Blog is updated.

By using this gadget, you will never miss any posts that may be of interest and you’ll be informed when the latest information is available to view.

Q.There is a lot of information on the HIVE Blog, so I can’t find what I want very easily as it takes ages to scroll through it.

There are a number of ways to address this.  You can use the tabs and filters to view specific topics of information, or you can browse the list of posts in the ‘Blog Archive’ on the bottom right hand side of the webpage.  
Alternatively, you can use the Blog Search box.  For example, if you wanted information on Service Accommodation, just type,  Housing into the box and the relevant post will be displayed.

Q. I would like to put information on the blog such as a event i am organising. I have a poster and would like to upload it for the local community to see.   

A. Simply contact the HIVE by phone or email (details are on the right hand panel of the blog home page) and they will upload your poster or information for you - free of charge. 

If you have any ...........
  • contributions to the blog 
  • any event or activity you would like to see featured
  • questions or queries regarding anything featured or 
  • questions about what is on in the local area
Please contact the HIVE by email at or call 01904 66 5253

HIVE blogs are an MOD sponsored online presence, registered with and approved by MOD
(DMC).  In accordance with the MOD Online Engagement Guidelines, HIVE blog content must be limited to unclassified information only which is relevant and useful to the local military community.

Little Troopers Network: Recruiting Volunteer Champions

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Do you want to join our Little Trooper Network as a Champion? Find out more here: 

20% Off for MOD with Red Letter Days

Give an unforgettable gift or treat yourself to an amazing day out, and enjoy a brilliant 20% discount!

Red Letter Days offers hundreds of thrilling, indulgent and unique experiences.

For the code and link please visit

Civilian Housing Briefs in Northolt & Tidworth - 12 & 13 Jan

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For dates and locations of all Civilian Housing Briefs in 2016, please click HERE

InterContinental Hotels - MOD Discount of 50% Off All European Hotel Stays

Looking to get away this Christmas….. IHG have some great offers for members. 
Go to for details.

The Military Wags Choir

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Benefits & Employment Links

Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA):

Employment and Support Allowance (ESA):    

Universal Credit:

How and when your benefits are paid:

Find a job with Universal Jobmatch:   

Looking for work if you're disabled:

Leconfield Christmas Party