Friday, 27 November 2015

CityLit Programme

A unique programme from Citylit in partnership with The Royal British Legion and open to all who are happy to commute and not just those who live in London. For more information and an application form log onto 

To view the leaflet and F&Q document click on the links below:


Thursday, 26 November 2015

Monday, 23 November 2015

New VETS Programme launched in London

Helping Veterans Get Into Employment
A new programme to help veterans get into employment has been launched in London.  

The Veterans Employment Transition Support (VETS) Programme helps those leaving the forces.

It follows a recent survey that found 61 per cent of ex-service personnel felt their skills were not being fully utilised by their employer.  

Watch the  FORCES TV REPORT  here.

MOD Discount of 30% at Harry Ramsden's

We are very excited to welcome Harry Ramsden's to Defence Discount Service! 
They are giving a very generous 30% discount off their World Famous fish'n'chips when members show their Defence Privilege Card or MOD90. 

Please note: Your nearest Harry Ramsden is located in Blackpool on the Promenade.
To view the restaurants webpage and/or locations of Harry Ramsden's Restaurants click HERE

For more details or how to sign up to your Defence Discount Service visit 

FlexiMax Sports - 30% Discount to MOD

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Employment Opportunity - Contact Transport Ltd

Mutli Drop Courier

We at Contact Transport Ltd are recruiting very heavily for Multi drop couriers to come and work on a sub-contractor basis for one of our major contacts working on behalf of Amazon Logistics UK, the candidate must possess the ability to work within a team environment and also on their own iniative and possess excellent customer service skills. It is a very demanding role and a flexible approach to work load and working hours is a must, in return we offer excellent rates of pay set out below:

Day rate of £100 per day + fuel used on route
We can offer a van to hire off us with all relevant insurances with a charge of £165 per week all in.
We sign all drivers up to an umbrella company to pay tax and NI contributions.

For further info or to apply please call Patrick Nicholls on 07841405272.

Patrick Nicholls
DPR1 Manager

M:07841405272    | A: Unit 3.1B, Red Rose Drive, PR26 6TZ
W:    | P:0121 789 9999    |
A: Contact Transport Ltd, Bannerley Road, Garretts Green, Birmingham, B33 0SL

Monday, 16 November 2015

Nuffield Centre - North Wales

Nuffield Centre – North Wales

All members of the UK Regular and Reserve Forces (including UOTC and Cadet adults, but not Cadets) are entitled to use the Nuffield Centre and its recreational facilities at JSMTC.  Dependants of those members listed above may use the Nuffield Centre in a non-entitled capacity.  MOD Civil Servants and other civilians who have a very close connection with the Services may also be authorised by CO JSMTC to use these Service welfare and recreational facilities.

Visit the website at

CA - Winter Freeze

CA - The Walk Away Scheme

New DDS Discounts

Discount Offers from the Defence Discount Service

Superdry is back for a 10 days special and offering 20% discount online and in store
MK Dons V Fulham
MkDons are running a special Armed Forces Day event on the 21st November 2015 against Fulham FC
Loch Fyne Restaurants
Loch Fyne offers a new 20% discount

For full details see

Thursday, 5 November 2015

DDS - KFC Discount

KFC  offer members 10% off everything in store.  
To redeem the offer simply show your privilege card in store.

For further details, visit:

DDS - National Express Discount

National Express offer an exclusive offer of 60% off for Serving Personnel with their MoD 90 and 30% off for other Defence Discount Service members (spouses/partners, veterans etc) with a defence privilege card.
Book through the exclusive booking portal via:
(this offer expires on 31st Dec 2015)

Not a member already? Sign up for FREE to the UK's only official Armed Forces and Veterans discount Service via:

Tax Free Childcare to Replace Childcare Vouchers

Tax free childcare is due to replace the existing childcare voucher scheme in 2017. Time is running out. Parents who take childcare vouchers now will have the choice between the two schemes when tax free childcare comes in to effect. Decide now on what scheme and start saving.

For more information on the changes to childcare vouchers and how you could be affected, visit or contact or call 0800 3287411

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Jobseeker's Allowance on Return to the UK

Spouses and older children of personnel will now be able to claim income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) as soon as they return to the UK

For more information click on the link below;

Monday, 2 November 2015

HQ Regional Command - Immigration Information - Transition Information

To view the document please click on link below;

Transition Newsletter - Immigration

The Original Factory Shop - DDS - New 10% Discount

We would like to welcome The Original Factory Shop to Defence Discount Service who are offering members 10% discount both online and on the high street with your Defence Privilege Card or MOD90. 

For further details please

DDS - Who is eligible for the service?

Speak Out !!

Lancashire Military Veterans' Service

Change of Procedure for BFG Good Conduct Certificate On Returning To The UK

Individuals returning to the UK from BFG, and looking for employment or volunteer opportunities working with children or vulnerable adults may be asked by prospective employers to provide a “Good Conduct Certificate” for the period covering their stay in Germany. This is also likely to happen if you are applying for a further/higher education course or to join the Armed Forces. If there’s a possibility that you may fall into any of these categories you should read on.

Boxing Club for Military Personnel - Fulwood Barracks