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Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Bramcote Station Open Day - 22 July

Bramcote Station Open Day on the 22nd Jul 18, is a medium scale community event that will be open to all members of the public in Nuneaton and surrounding areas with upwards of 6000 attendees. This is in order to raise funds for charities and to provide an opportunity for local charitable organisations to fund raise. This also raises the profile of 30th Signal Regiment within the local civilian community and provides an opportunity for armed forces recruitment.

Now selling tickets online!

£16 for a family ticket or £5 each

Toby Carvery - Armed Forces Day 2018: Free carvery or breakfast for all personnel

It’s Armed Forces Day on Saturday 30th June, and to celebrate the bravery of these heroes, we’re showing our support and gratitude for each of our amazing military personnel.
We’ll be serving a delicious, free carvery meal or breakfast to all military personnel. This offer applies to all members of the British Army, Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force, including serving troops, reserves, veterans and cadets.
We greatly admire our Armed Forces, and we’ve also teamed up with The Royal British Legion as our official charity partner. Each time we sell a Jam and Coconut Sponge pudding, we donate 25p to The Royal British Legion. Now there’s a perfect excuse to order a pudding!
A booking isn’t required for this offer, but wouldn’t want to miss out, would you?

Can’t make it for a carvery? How about a free breakfast?

If you can’t make it in for a roast dinner, don’t worry. Just come in earlier and tuck into a Great British Breakfast, on us. We’ve always got plenty to offer such as; Bacon, Pork Sausages, Free Range Eggs, Baked Beans, and even breakfast Yorkies and Gravy! We’ve also got a lovely range of lighter options to kick start a great day.
To take advantage of this offer, all you need to do is simply download/print your voucher and show it when you order a roast (or alternative main meal), or a breakfast on the 30th June, along with military ID or a Defence Privilege Card*.

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Warwickshire County Council and the Armed Forces Covenant

Warwickshire County Council is launching 2 new e-learning modules on the Armed Forces Covenant. One is aimed at serving members of the Armed Forces and the other is aimed at families of serving members of the Armed Forces.

See the press release here for further information 

The e-learning is available via the MOD AFC microsite: 

Keep up to date with future developments from Warwickshire County Council here 

Monday, 30 April 2018

West Midland Safari Park - Armed Forces Offer

 Please contact the Lichfield HIVE on 01543 434362 for Corporate Telephone Number and Discount Code
Military ID may have to be shown on entry.

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Bake for Heroes - Armed Forces Week 23 June-1 July

Click HERE to sign up for a free fundraising pack

Help for Heroes Asda National Collection Weekend - 21/22 July

Asda have very kindly offered Help for Heroes a national collection for the 8th year running which means we are able to collect in all their stores on the weekend of 21 and 22 July. 
We are looking for volunteers to bucket collect and sell a range of merchandise at Asda stores nationwide and whether you can help for a couple of hours or the whole weekend, we would love to hear from you.
Click HERE for more information

Monday, 23 April 2018

A Royal Day Out - Offer for Armed Forces and DDS members

Click HERE for full admission info on visiting The State Rooms or to make an booking online 

Friday, 20 April 2018

Army Navy Rugby Competition

T&C's can be found HERE