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MISSION STATEMENT

To provide a comprehensive, confidential welfare service, responsive to the needs of individuals, families and the chain of command. In order to maximise the operational effectiveness of Service personnel.

CONFIDENTIALITY

Our Strict confidentiality policy ensures that personal information is not passed on to anyone outside of the welfare team without the persons' consent.

TIDWORTH

Tidworth is a small town with most of the shops centred on Station Road. It has Tesco and Lidl stores, a Photographer, Hairdressers, Chemist, Tailors, Military Supplies, Gurkha Store, Charity Shops, Cafes and Takeaways

There are two NHS Drs Surgeries and two NHS Dental Practices.

Tidworth Leisure Centre has a Swimming pool and flume, Gym, Squash Courts and Climbing Wall. It also houses the Library, Cafe, Hive, Crèche, Youth Clubs, Physiotherapist and Sports Injury Clinic and Beauty Salon.

The outdoor sports facilities include tennis courts, Athletics Stadium, (The Tidworth Oval), a County Class Cricket Ground, floodlit all-weather Sports Pitch, Polo and Equestrian facilities and Tidworth Free Ride Mountain Bike Centre.

BULFORD

The local Shops include a Cost Cutter store, Taylors, Tattooist, Pizza Café, a Takeaway and Noodle Café, Sandwich Bar and Italian Café/Restaurant.

The Beeches Community Centre on Bulford Road, houses 1 Mercian Welfare Team, The Community Café, Noah's Ark Nursery, The Community Development Worker and SSAFA. It also has a conference room and function room which are available for hire.

The Haig Centre in the Canadian Estate houses 3 SR and 5 Rifles Welfare Teams, a Thrift Shop and Nursery.

LARKHILL

Larkhill Garrison is home to the Royal Artillery.

On the Packway you will find a Convenience Store, Post Office, Hairdressers, Beauticians, Barbers, Army Surplus Store, Café, Mexican Restaurant and various takeaways.

There is an indoor play zone, The Space Station which host children’s parties.

The Community Centre on Willoughby Road, houses 14 Regt RA Welfare Team, a Nursery and Health Visitors. Sharp Hall on the Packway, houses 19 and 32 Regt RA Welfare Teams, Youth

Clubs, Parent and Toddler Groups and Coffee Mornings.

AMESBURY

Amesbury is the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in Britain, people have been living there since just after the end of the Ice Age and it is recognised in the Guinness Book of Records. The earliest settlement dates from 7596-7542 BC and was at Vespasian’s Camp, a wooded area to the south of the A303 just off countess roundabout. Learn more about the local history at Amesbury History Centre.

The amenities in Amesbury Town Centre include, Aldi and Co-op stores, a local Bakery and Café, Butchers, Weatherspoon’s, Factory shop, Boots Chemist, Picture Framers, Hairdressers, Bridalwear, Car Accessories, Opticians and a Post Office. There are local pubs and food outlets, and further out of town you can find B&M, Home Bargain, Tesco, Lidl, a Leisure Centre and various fast-food outlets, Toby Carvery, Holiday Inn, Harvester and Costa.

GUIDE TO LOCAL FACILITIES

FOREIGN & COMMONWEALTH SOLDIER

Foreign and Commonwealth soldiers are to be aware and take responsibly of their citizenship status during and prior to leaving the Army. SP should contact their HR department in the first instance for any enquiries.

More information can be found on the link below.

https://aff.org.uk/advice/foreign-commonwealth/citizenship/

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MOD EQUALITY & DIVERSITY POLICY & MOD HARASSMENT COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE

https://modgovuk.sharepoint.com/sites/defnet/HOCS/Pages/M OD_Equality_and_Diversity_Policy.aspx

https://modgovuk.sharepoint.com/sites/defnet/HOCS/Pages/u nderstand_and_follow_the_mods_harassment_complaints_pro cedure_mod_main-.aspx

Confidential Bullying, Harassment and discrimination Helpline (Speak out help line ) 967704656/03067704656.

If you have any issues regarding the above ,please speak to your COC or welfare department then access the URL above via a mod net computer .

ATTRACTIONS & SERVICES AVAILABLE FROM THE WELFARE HOUSE

BOUNCY CASTLE HIRE

TO AVOID BEING DISAPPOINTED PLEASE BOOK YOUR TICKETS EARLY

TICKETS CAN BOOKED OVER THE ROYAL WELSH WELFARE FACEBOOK PAGE OR BY PHONE.

FAMILY ATTRACTION TICKETS

TO AVOID BEING DISAPPOINTED PLEASE BOOK YOUR TICKETS EARLY

TICKETS CAN BOOKED OVER THE ROYAL WELSH WELFARE FACEBOOK PAGE OR BY PHONE.

COFFEE MORNINGS

EVERY TUESDAY MORNING

0900HRS TO 1200HRS

EVERYONE WELCOME

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FACEBOOK PAGE

The Royal Welsh welfare page is our main means of communicating with service families and serving soldiers. It is essential in not only communicating what support is available, but also what the wider Garrison is providing.

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HIVE INFORMATION CENTRES

Army Personnel and Family Support branch delivering information through Hive information centres.

 

HIVE Details:
Salisbury Plain HIVE Tidworth Leisure Centre Nadder Road
Wiltshire, SP9 7QN

01980 650224

salisburyplainhive@armymail.mod.uk

Opening Hours:
Salisbury Plain HIVE
Monday to Thursday 08.00 - 16.35 hrs

Friday: 0800 - 1435 hrs