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  1. Armed Forces support

    … we encourage people to get in touch with us if they need to.” Cllr Barry Durkin, Chair of Herefordshire’s Armed Forces Covenant partnership, said:  "Herefordshire is rightly proud of its large Armed Forces community and the service they give …

  2. Armed forces children within schools across the UK

    The Service Children’s Progression (SCiP) Alliance The SCiP Alliance is a partnership of organisations focused on improving outcomes for children from military families. It is hosted by the University of Winchester and supported by the Ministry of Defence. The …

  3. Armed Forces veterans urged to have their say on county support

    Herefordshire Council has launched a survey for Armed Forces veterans and would like hear about all experiences of veterans – positive and negative – since leaving the Armed Forces and joining civilian life. Around 14,000 Armed Forces veterans live in Herefordshire …

  4. Armed Forces Covenant grant secured for veteran hubs

    … in consultation with Herefordshire’s Civilian Military Task Group and other covenant partnerships, will strengthen local government delivery of the Armed Forces Covenant across the West Mercia region. The funding will also cover the cost of two employees; one to …

  5. Armed Forces events and news

    Armed Forces Week 2021 - Monday 21 to Saturday 26 June 2020 Armed Forces Week is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families …
    Herefordshire Council gold employer Sign up to the Armed Forces Covenant

  6. Armed Forces business community

    How your business or organisation could support the Armed Forces community Businesses and charitable organisations who would like to demonstrate their support can also sign the Armed Forces Covenant to show you are actively supporting our Armed Forces community. This …
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  7. The armed forces community - local picture

    … not be the full picture, as parents may not declare that their partner (or themselves) is a member of the armed forces. These children are spread across the majority of the schools throughout Herefordshire. Going forward, the DfE will base …

  8. About the Armed Forces Covenant

    … understanding and public awareness of the issues affecting the Armed Forces community Recognise and remember the sacrifices faced by the Armed Forces community Encourage activities which help to integrate the Armed Forces community into local life Encourage the Armed Forces
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  9. Flag raised for Armed Forces Week 2021

    … Trust employs, and has as patients, many veterans, reservists who give up their spare time to serve in the Reserve Forces, balancing their civilian life with a military career, and family and friends without which our Armed Forces couldn’t …

  10. Education and the Armed Forces Covenant

    The Department for Education (DfE) supports the Armed Forces Covenant by: Providing Service Pupil Premium for children whose parents currently serve within the armed forces, and those children who have been recorded as having service child status at any point …

  11. Herefordshire to celebrate Armed Forces week

    … the Armed Forces community - from currently serving troops to Service families and from veterans to cadets.   For more information on Herefordshire Council’s information and support available for armed forces personnel and families please visit www.herefordshire.gov.uk/armedforces

  12. Local support for Armed Forces veterans

    … work closely with Herefordshire Council staff at the customer service centre to ensure the best possible support is in place. Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club For veterans and serving members of the Armed Forces. There are Veterans Breakfast Clubs …
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  13. Settling in Herefordshire - Armed Forces information

    … Guide. Defence Discount Service Defence Discount Service provides discounts both online and on the high street for members of the Armed Forces, Veterans and Armed Forces Community. Visit the Defence Discount Service website to apply. Forces Compare Forces Compare is …
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  14. Raising the flag for Armed Forces Day

    … on what is happening on Armed forces day in Hereford please visit www.facebook.com/HerefordshireAFD For more information on Herefordshire council's information and support available for armed forces personnel and families please visit www.herefordshire.gov.uk/armedforces

  15. Housing advice for the Armed Forces

    Herefordshire has a proud and strong connection to the Armed Forces community and recognises the outstanding contribution serving personnel, veterans and their families make protecting our nation. Herefordshire Council is a key stakeholder in the Herefordshire Armed Forces Covenant Partnership …

  16. Recent initiatives supporting our Armed Forces community in 2019-20

    Highlights of recent initiatives supporting our Armed Forces community in 2019-20.  To request a copy of Herefordshire’s Armed Forces Covenant Partnership annual report email hafc@herefordshire.gov.uk Healthcare 9 out of the 22 Herefordshire GP practices are …
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  17. Courtyard pledges support to county’s Armed Forces

    … works with the Armed Forces to help and support current and former service personnel and their families. Through the Armed Forces Covenant, the council encourages Herefordshire businesses, community groups and individuals to pledge their commitment and support to Armed Forces

  18. Blue Badge fees waived for Armed Forces veterans

    Forces Community Covenant which recognises the contribution personnel, veterans and their families have made to Herefordshire and the wider country.  Armed forces veterans who receive a war pensioners’ mobility supplement or receive a benefit under the Armed Forces and Reserve …

  19. Covid-19 - information for our Armed Forces community

    Updated April 2021 Supporting our local Armed Forces community during Covid-19 Many of our military charities and related services have adapted and created new ways of support through the pandemic. However, our message remains - we are still here to …

  20. Herefordshire Council pledges to Count Armed Forces Community In

      Herefordshire Council has declared its support for The Royal British Legion's 'Count Them In' campaign, which calls for questions on the Armed Forces community to be included in the next UK Census. It is estimated that there are …

  21. Flag raising marks start of Armed Forces week

    … on Armed forces day in Ledbury please visit For more information on Herefordshire council's information and support available for armed forces personnel and families please visit www.herefordshire.gov.uk/armedforces For more information on Wye Valley Trust's …

  22. Hereford raising the flag for Armed Forces Day

    … on Herefordshire council's information and support available for armed forces personnel and families please visit www.herefordshire.gov.uk/armedforces For more information on Wye Valley Trust's commitment to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant please visit www.wyevalley …

  23. The county pays tribute to our Armed Forces during COVID-19

    … previously served in the RAF and is the Trust’s board lead for the Armed Forces Covenant and support to veterans. You can virtually #SaluteOurForces this Armed Forces Week (22-27 June 2020) by tagging @ArmedForcesDay on Twitter and Facebook.

  24. Spitfire flypast over Hereford to mark Armed Forces Day 2019

    … culminate in a memorial dedicated to the efforts of the Rotherwas Munition Factory workers. The procession begins at St Peter’s Church (Bullinghope) at 11.15am. For full details of Armed Forces Day events, visit www.herefordshire.gov.uk/armedforcesday

  25. Herefordshire raises a flag to launch Armed Forces Week 2019

    … it is attending one of our organised events or throwing a local party.” Follow @AFCHerefordshire on Facebook for details of Armed Forces Week events or visit www.herefordshire.gov.uk/armedforces View the full Armed Forces Week programme   .embed-container …

  26. Voting if you are in the armed forces

    Service personnel and their husbands, wives or civil partners living in the UK may register to vote in the usual way, or make a Service Declaration. You can register to vote online as a member of the armed forces. The …

  27. Council receives Gold Award for supporting the armed forces community

    forces charities to achieve covenant aims, but also shows that in Herefordshire we go above and beyond in our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant.” For more information about the Herefordshire Armed Forces Covenant visit www.herefordshire.gov.uk/armedforces

  28. Hereford FC pledges commitment to support county’s armed forces

    … works with the armed forces to help and support current and former service personnel and their families. Through the Armed Forces Covenant, the council encourages Herefordshire businesses, community groups and individuals to pledge their commitment and support to armed forces

  29. Local man to fly spitfire to celebrate Armed Forces day

    … the Armed Forces community - from currently serving troops to Service families and from veterans to cadets. For more information on Herefordshire council's information and support available for armed forces personnel and families please visit www.herefordshire.gov.uk/armedforces

  30. Volunteers step up to support Herefordshire’s shielding veterans

    … and realise there is more to life than what was the norm.” Follow the Herefordshire Veteran Support Centre on Facebook @VSCHerefordshire. For more details about support for the armed forces community during Covid-19, visit www.herefordshire.gov.uk/armedforces

  31. Service families who have children / young people with SEND

    The Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice (2015) provides statutory guidance for many organisations including local authorities and state-maintained schools and colleges. Children of service personnel are specifically mentioned in the Code of Practice (section 10.53 …

  32. Service Pupil Premium information for schools

    The Service Pupil Premium (SPP) further information guidance provides further in-depth information on the Service Pupil Premium including the eligibility criteria in relation to divorced parents or step-parents and information on what happens when a child moves school …

  33. Higher education and service children

    SCiP Alliance research undertaken by McCullouch and Hall in 2016 (PDF), found that four out of ten service children who have the ability to progress into higher education are unlikely to do so. The following sites provide information and support …

  34. Service Pupil Premium good practice examples

    The Army Families Federation has put together a list of ways schools have used the Service Pupil Premium to support their children. Schools should consider these at their own discretion based on the needs of their individual children: Learning Support …

  35. Service Pupil Premium – What is it? Who is eligible?

    … service child’ on the school census at any point since 2016* One of their parents died whilst serving in the armed forces and the pupil receives a pension under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme or the War Pensions Scheme On …

  36. Family life for children with serving parents

    … of making new ones, particularly if the family move during a school term. 'Kin and Country – Growing up as an Armed Forces child' The Children’s Commissioner's report 'Kin and Country – Growing up as an Armed Forces child' June …

  37. Schools and education information for service families

    … Website: www.veteransgateway.org.uk Little Troopers A charity supporting children who have one or both parents serving in the Armed Forces. Website: www.littletroopers.net The Armed Forces Covenant The Armed Forces Covenant website hosts a variety of information …

  38. Ministry of Defence's Council Tax Relief

    Herefordshire Council do not offer any discount to serving members of HM forces while deployed abroad, this applies throughout the country and is in accordance with Council Tax legislation and government guidelines. However, all armed forces personnel deployed on operations …

  39. Herefordshire Council statement 23 January 2018

    … provision of public and commercial services compared to any other citizen. As part of the council’s commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant, ex-members of the Armed Forces receive additional assistance to aid their position on the social housing …

  40. Herefordshire military veteran housing officially opened by celebrity Ross Kemp

    … journalist, Ross Kemp, on behalf of The Buchanan Trust.   During the opening ceremony, Ross, a long-term supporter of the Armed Forces community, assisted in cutting the ribbon for the four new Almshouse cottages that have been built specifically to …

  41. Herefordshire Council awarded prestigious Silver award

    … Herefordshire council signed the Herefordshire Armed Forces Community Covenant and since then has been working with partners to: support the armed forces community; help integrate the armed forces community into local life; recognise and remember the sacrifices made by them …

  42. Service to Civvy Street booklet to help ex-service personnel

    … Lieutenant of Herefordshire, at the Military Charities Help desk at Franklin House in Hereford. If you have served in the Armed Forces or are the partner, spouse or family member of someone who has served in the Armed Forces then …

  43. Homeless Reduction Act referrals to Housing Solutions team

    … Hospitals in their function of providing inpatient care Secretary of State for defence in relation to members of the regular armed forces Agencies may refer using their own forms or by completing and emailing the simple form below. It is …

  44. Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Herefordshire marks VJ Day 75th anniversary

    … of life, serves as a reminder of the importance of remembrance and commemoration. “The remarkable generation that served in our Armed Forces, many of whom made the ultimate sacrifice, did so on our behalf and showed exemplary courage, resilience and …

  45. Severe mental impairment discount

    … schemes Unemployability Allowance Incapacity Benefit Employment and Support Allowance The higher or middle rate care component of Disability Living Allowance Armed Forces Independence Payment Any rate of the Daily Living component of Personal Independence Payment An increase for constant attendance …

  46. Think twice before donating to a high street collector

    … it may not be illegal, we believe some private companies may try to exploit Herefordshire’s close connection to the Armed Forces with potentially misleading street collections, or sell health pamphlets and scratch cards. Members of the public should never …

  47. Our health and wellbeing priorities

    … lifestyles, smoking prevention and mental health) Special consideration: Reducing health inequalities for people with learning disabilities, carers, returning veterans and armed forces families, the homeless, non-English speaking communities, women exposed to domestic abuse and sexual violence, families with multiple …

  48. Priority needs for housing

    … disability or physical disability or any other special reason Someone who is vulnerable because of an institutional background in the Armed Forces, in custody or as a care leaver over the age of 21 Someone who is vulnerable because they …

  49. Properties that are exempt from Council Tax

    … repossessed by the mortgagee Class M - Halls of residence Class N - Properties occupied by students or school leavers Class O - Armed Forces accommodation such as barracks Class P - Properties occupied by members of visiting forces Class Q - Property left empty …

  50. Category B - Profoundly or severely deaf

    … deaf with Herefordshire Council Letter from audiologist or audiological report For a veteran, the Reasons for Decision letter under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) Documents which demonstrate that you have hearing loss of more than 70 dBHL in both …