Thursday, 19 October 2017

Partner Circuits:

When: Every Tue.

Who: Partners of Churchill Lines Personnel only.

Meet point: Churchill Lines entrance (guard hut) at 1800. The PTI will then escort all those attending to the Operators Performance Centre.

Induction time: Starting at 1815, all those new to the OPC must complete an induction. Those who have completed an induction can start warming up.

Circuit: Starting at 1830, the circuit will be high intensity (mostly body weight exercises) but catered for all abilities. The circuit will be completed by 1930.

Kit: Suitable PT kit and footwear, carrying a full water bottle.

Insurance: This will be covered by the Unit so proof of insurance is not required.

Health: Those attending the session must be fully fit with no on-going injuries or illnesses.

Contact: Any queries contact the Unit Welfare Team or Gymnasium Staff on 01446 798061.

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Barry Fireworks Fiesta

Barry Rotary Club, with support from the Vale of Glamorgan Council will bring their 43rd Fireworks Fiesta to Barry Island on Saturday 5 November.

Date: Saturday 05 November 2016
Time: 7:45pm - 9:00pm
Location: Barry Island, CF62 5TQ
Cost: Free admission
The display is set to begin at 7.45pm and entry is free - but please help support the Barry Rotary Club by donating to the bucket collections on the night.

Don't Miss the Mail this Christmas - Latest Recommended Posting Dates for BFPO Mail

The British Forces Post Office (BFPO) has announced it's recommended posting dates for Christmas, as well as Royal Mail's Letter to Santa deadlines! 

Details of eligibility for the Christmas Families Free Mail Service (CFFMS), which is an extension of the Enduring Families Free Mail Service (EFFMS) to certain additional locations over the Christmas period, can also be found on this page.

Click BFPO mail over the Xmas period to see recommended posting dates for BFPO mail

What's on Halloween

Visit Spooky Village

What? There's broomstick making, pumpkin carving, cobweb designing, as well as a Spooky Village (for littler ones) and a fright-filled Terror Trail (for older, hardier scare fans) which place in both daylight and at dusk.
Where? Hendrewennol Fruit Garden , Bonvilston, CF5 6TS
When? From Thursday October 26 to Wednesday November 1.
How much? Activities range from £2.50 to £6.
To book - see the website for details.

Halloween Family Event

What? Meet superheroes, monsters, carve pumpkins, dunk apples, eat candy floss, compete in a fancy dress competition and dance at the disco.
Where? Ton Pentre Football Club, Llanfoist St, Pentre CF41 7AF
When? Tuesday October 31, 5pm until 8pm.
How much? £3 advance, £3.50 on door.
To book - Call 07908 797430.

 Spooktacular 2017

What? Various spooky arts & crafts workshops, face painting, pumpkin carving, extended play in the creepy energy zone. There will also be a pumpkin hunt. Recommended for under 12s - all children must be accompanied by an adult

Where? Rhondda Heritage Park, Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff, CF37 2NP
When? October 28-30, 10am to 4pm
How much? Adults go free, children £2.50
To book -
Creepy Crawlies
What? Try to stop your skin from crawling as kids get the opportunity to meet some real snakes, lizards and spiders. It's not for the squeamish.
Where? Cardiff Castle
When? Wednesday November 1.
How much? £3 plus normal admission prices.
To book: Call 029 2087 8100 or go to

Spooky Science

What? Ever seen a pumpkin carve itself? Or a coin scream? These question and more will be answered during these ghostly goings-on and eerie events. You can even go in fancy dress if you like.
Where? Techniquest, Cardiff, CF10 5BW
When? Saturday October 28 to Sunday November 5.
How much? Normal admission prices apply.
To book - Visit

SSAFA - Forces Additional Needs and Disability Forum Event

Thursday, 12 October 2017

The St Athan Families Forum Event

Little Troopers

Tickets for Little Troopers

We have lots of exciting tickets to give away so wanted to let you know! Open to all British Armed Forces families but priority will be given to those with a parent currently serving away from home, feel free to forwards these opportunities to any military friends or family within your community.
*Note to schools/nurseries who enter; all children must have a serving British Armed Forces parent and we can not help towards travel*


A brand new play centre including a 'little street' plus dodgems and soft play is opening in Farnborough in Hampshire and they have chosen Little Troopers as their charity of the year! We have 30 tickets to give away for a sneeky play session before the grand opening.

Tuesday 17th October 1000 - 1200hrs
EMAIL US HERE your name, postal address for tickets if you win, serving persons details

BIRMINGHAM - Disney on Ice

We are really lucky to have teamed up with Disney on Ice this year to send over 80 military families to shows across the UK!

Wednesday 18th October 1830hrs
EMAIL US HERE your name, postal address for tickets if you win, serving persons details

SHEFFIELD - Disney on Ice

Wednesday 15th November 1830hrs
EMAIL US HERE your name, postal address for tickets if you win, serving persons details

Remembrance Rugby Match 2017

Wednesday, 11 October 2017