Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Welfare Office Weekly Update

Here is the weekly update for week commencing Monday 13th November 2017

Tuesday 14/11/17 - Lily's Sing-along at 13.30 in West Camp Community Centre (Main Hall) for Parents/Carers and small children from 0 to school age. The group will last for an hour and will be based around singing and stories so come and join in the fun. Squash and biscuits provided.

Wednesday 15/11/17 - Youth Club - West Camp Community Centre
For 5 years to 10 years inclusive from 16.00 to 17.45
There are lots of activities available including pool, table tennis, arts and crafts, team games and cooking so come along and join in the fun.
The cost of youth club is £1 and there is a tuck show available with very low prices and we suggest a maximum of £1 (this will purchase a can of pop, packet of crisps, chocolate bar and pack of jelly sweets) and there will be free squash throughout the evening.
 We are also looking for volunteers to help out so if you have a spare some time on a Wednesday evening feel free to come along and have a chat to the staff. 

Thursday 16/11/17- 10.00 to 11.20 in West Camp Community Centre (Back Port-a-cabin). Mums and Tots for ages 0 to school age and includes organised activities, snack time, story time, singing and free play. Cost £1 and includes refreshments for parent or carer. Open to all families and dependants of Service and Civilian personnel working at MOD St Athan. There is an alternative entrance at the back of the community centre that can be used if the main hall is being used.

Other News
Bread and goose
Find attached an invitation from Bread and Goose to their latest workshop.

Xmas events
This year we have 3 Christmas events in December. 
Friday 1st December at 18.00 in the Cpls Mess there will be a performance of Aladdin by the Panto bus theatre group. Tickets cost £1 and are available from the Welfare Office or HIVE.
Friday 15th December at 19.00 in Sgts and WOs mess we are holding a Ladies Christmas dinner night. Price is £10 per person and includes transport from East and West Camp, 3 course meal, wine, coffee and chocolates and a disco.
Sunday 17th December at 15.00 in the Officers Mess there will be a traditional Christmas Party for the children . Tickets are £3 and includes party food, entertainment and an age appropriate gift from Santa.

All of these events are open to all serving members and civilians employed at St Athan and their immediate family. For tickets and more information please contact the Welfare Office or the HIVE.

MOD St Athan Medical Centre Closure - 13 December 17

The medical centre will be closed from 1200hrs  on the 13 Dec 17 for training. For urgent treatment contact the Duty Medic on 07773188245 until 1830hrs when the Out of Hours (OOH) care provider will take over.

Carillion Amey

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Monday, 13 November 2017

Mod St Athan Medical Centre - Christmas Opening Hours

Need Medical Assitance?


  • Call First Aid
  • Call 999 immediately or 222 calling from a Military Landline stating ' Medical Emergency'
  • Inform Main Gate East Gate Ext 7005, West Gate 8184 (Send someone to meet and escort the ambulance to the scene of the emergency)

Mon - Fri
0800 - 1700                                   Call the Medical Centre                           Ext 7479 or 01446 797479
1700 - 1830                                   Duty Medic (telephone triage)                 07773188245
1830 - 0800                                   Call Cardiff and Vale UHB                      01446 729562

1830 Fri - 0800 Mon                     Call Cardiff and Vale UHB                      01446 729562

Official Bank Holidays
24 hours                                         Call Cardiff and Vale UHB                      01446 729562


ADHD Cardiff - Assertivenesss skills for Parents

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Primary School Admissions - Vale of Glamorgan

The current policy allows for a single intake in September, which enables reception age pupils to be admitted to school full time in the September following their fourth birthday.

 Reception 2018

Online Process opens: 10 November 2017
Closing Date: 08 January 2018
Offer Date: 16 April 2018

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Mobile Blood Donor Clinic - Wednesday 29 November 2017

Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) - Mini Volunteering Fayre - Thursday 23rd November - 11 - 2pm - Cowbridge Town Hall (Lesser Hall)

Ice Central, Barry Island - Saturday 25 November - Sunday 17 December, 1730 - 2100hrs

This Christmas 'Ice Central' returns to Central Park

Enjoy a wonderful winter adventure with festive skating as the ice rink returns to Central Park, Barry. The real ice, undercover rink will open on Saturday 25 November after the Christmas Lights are switched on on King Square at 5.00pm. The rink will then be open every day thereafter until Sunday 17 December, with later evenings on Thursday, Friday, Saturdays and Sundays. 
For School/Group bookings, please see below.
Prices for a 40 minute skate:
  • 15 yrs and under - £5
  • 16 yrs plus - £7.50 
  • Family Ticket (2 adults & 2 children) - £15
Penguins are available to hire at £5 each