Sunday, 30 April 2017

HIVE Guide To Brussels


To view your HIVE Guide to Brussels Click Here

Service Police Personal Safety Advice

For all the information in Personal Safety Advice Click Here

Saturday, 29 April 2017

Check Your National Insurance Records

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You can check your National Insurance record online to see:
what you've paid, up to the start of the current tax year (6 April 2016) any National Insurance credits you've received
if gaps in contributions or credits mean some years don't count towards your State Pension (they aren't 'qualifying years')
if you can pay voluntary contributions to fill any gaps and how much this will cost. Your online record doesn't cover how much State Pension you're likely to get.
You'll need a Government Gateway account to check your National Insurance record online - you'll be able to set one up if you don't have one.Personal tax account - Signing in to the 'Check your National Insurance record' service activates your personal tax account. You can use this to check your HMRC records and manage your other details.START NOW...

SSAFA Patient Survey

Friday, 28 April 2017

Monday, 24 April 2017

Big White Wall - Stress Awareness Month

It's not easy being away from home.

24/7 Guided support.
For further information click here

Sunday, 23 April 2017

INtouch and Imail now ready to go

Click here on information on how to use INtouch and Imail now 

Click here to view Imail website

Saturday, 22 April 2017

Digital Parenting Magazine from Vodafone

For more information Click Here.....

Other network providers are also available

Unit for Rent in the Community Hub Sennelager

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Transition IPPD Information Sheet

Tulip Route 2017

A special 100-kilometre-long tulip route is laid out for people who wish to see this massive spectacle in all its glory. It takes you past 2.500 acres of the most impressive fields filled with flowers and special sights.
For More Information Click Here

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Broadband providers drop cancellation fees for Armed Forces personnel

Defence Minister Mark Lancaster has announced that Armed Forces personnel will no longer have to face cancellation fees for their broadband and media packages when posted overseas or to another part of the UK.

For More Information, please Click Here

Sunday, 16 April 2017

Why Not Visit? Hamburg Dungeons

The Hamburg Dungeon is an exhibition in the historic warehouse district of Hamburg.
The Hamburg Dungeon is a 90-minute journey through 600 years of Hamburg's cloudy past. It is an indoor activity and you will laugh and scream as you encounter actors taking you through the dungeons, the tours are available in English and German, not to forget the state of the art special effects. The Hamburg Dungeon will ensure you'll have a scarily funny time. It is based on real history where you come face-to-face with sinister characters from Hamburg's horrible past. 

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Detmold Open Air Museum

Visit the largest open-air museum in Germany. Discover over 100 historic buildings and a diverse cultural landscape on more than 90 hectares. With restaurants and cafes, children's play areas and a number of exhibitions, it will keep the whole family occupied. The site is wheelchair accessible.  

Why not visit? Berlin

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Did you know that you can visit the dome of the Reichstag building in Berlin for free? There are audio guides available and you can enjoy some amazing views of the city from there. Just make sure you book your appointment well in advance.
For further information click here

Friday, 14 April 2017

Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe, Kassel

The Gesamtkunstwerk Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe was recognized as World Cultural Heritage on 23 June 2013 by the World Heritage Committee of the UNESCO.

The c. 560-hectare Welterbestätte extends from the famous landmark of Kassel - the statue of Hercules - over the 350-meter-long cascades down to the Wilhelmshöhe Castle and beyond. The baroque waterworks of the have been preserved to this day and have been extended with waterfalls, aqueduct and a large fountain.  There are 12 further surprises to find within the grounds including a witch-house, pyramid and rock gardens.

There are four restaurants and much, but not all of the site, is wheelchair or buggy friendly.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Monday, 10 April 2017

Introduction of 'Clean Air' Stickers in France

Be prepared if you wish to drive into a number of major cities in France. You will now need a 'clean air' sticker. They can cost as little as £3.20 in comparison to an on the spot fine of £117.

You can apply online or via a postal request. It is highly recommended to print out the confirmation of application should the sticker not arrive in time for your journey as a proof of payment and application .

Applications can be made here

Click Here for more information

Thinking about becoming a childminder?

Sunday, 9 April 2017

Introduction of 'Clean Air' Stickers in some of Frances Major Cities

If you are visiting any major city in France you will now need a 'clean air' sticker (a bit like the zones one for the London​). They cost as little as ​​£3.20 which in comparison to an on the spot fine of £117 is a big difference.

You can apply on line or via a postal request.

Would highly recommend printing out the confirmation of application should the sticker not arrive in time for your journey as a proof of payment and application​.

For further information please see the websites below.

Thursday, 6 April 2017

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

INtouch Imail services are now live

Since the cessation of the E-bluey NEOPOST have created INtouch Imail which is a new free communication service for forces personnel, their families and friends to keep in touch whilst on operations. 
Please see the links for further information

London Eye Offer - Union Jack Club

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

ELC dos and don'ts

For more information Click Here

Monday, 3 April 2017

Vodafone brochure on E-safety for parents, children and young persons.

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For further information click here........
Other providers are available

Climbing park Johannisberg Bielefeld is now open until 5th November 2017

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Opening hours:
On Saturdays & Sundays
On festive and brunch days
In the NRW holidays always Tuesday to Sunday
From 10:00am daily (last start date 17:00hrs, from middle of September three hours before dark)

Why not visit Cologne

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3 reasons to visit Cologne: The impressive Cathedral, the vibrant Old Town and the traditional Kölsch beer. 

Or pop into the HIVE and collect our HIVE Cologne City Guide.  Lots of useful information.

Sunday, 2 April 2017

Sealife summer season 2017

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Sealife Hannover open from 10am - 6:30pm on 1st April 2017 to 5th November 2017.
Discount's available online Click here
Sealife Oberhausen open from 10am - 6:30pm.

Discounts  available online Click Here
For leaflets on sealife visit Bielefeld HIVE

Saturday, 1 April 2017

Theme Parks opening dates season 2017

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Opening on the 1st April 2017 are:

Kettler Hof -
Panorama Park -
Europa Park -
Legoland -
Rasti Land -

5th April:
Spieleland -

8th April:
Heidepark -
Potts Park -
Stukenbrock -
Schloss Beck -

For more theme parks click here

Leaflets are available in Bielefeld HIVE

Service Parent's Guide to Boarding Schools 2017

For More Information, Click Here