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Get involved with the Tommy 10k

The Tommy 10k is a 10k walk, run, or wheeled event to raise money for Royal British Legion Industries which is looking to help raise vital funds for the charity’s Centenary Village.

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Headspace licences for Army Service Personel

The Army has partnered with Headspace to provide FREE Headspace licences for all Army SP, usually £49.99/ year.

Headspace is a personal guide, with hundreds of meditations and exercises for sleep, focus, and movement.

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Quit smoking this October

Stoptober is the annual event aimed to encourage smokers to stop smoking for 28 days in October with the overall aim of quitting completely. There has never been a better time to quit so, will you be taking part?

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Defence Women's Network

The Defence Women’s Network are promoting a number of events you may be interested in this month such as World Menopause Day and Health & Wellbeing Month, so click below to find out more!

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The Army tobacco free working

All Army sites are moving to be tobacco free between October 2021 to December 2022 and your Unit will inform you of the date that your site will go tobacco free!

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Trial FM services at Dover and Bovington

BFBS Radio is now available in Bovington and Dover on FM for a trial 12-month period until September 2022 - you can listen in Dover on 90.8 FM and in Shorncliffe on 100.8 FM.

If you have listened in these areas then we'd love to know your feedback, which you can do below!

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Are you social media savvy?

Join our BFBS Social Media Team for a day of networking, workshops, entertainment, stalls and food at the Great Yorkshire Showground on the 19th of October from 10am-3pm!

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FAM Pilot sites feedback needed

FAO HMNB Clyde, Aldershot Garrison and RAF Wittering FAM Pilot Sites ONLY. If you are at a FAM pilot site, the researchers from the FAM Team need your help to form the future Defence accommodation offer. 

This is your opportunity to help them find out what works best for Service personnel, partners and families.


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UK based photography course

We are very excited to bring you our upcoming UK based photography course with award winning tutors Rupert Frere (British Army Photographer) and Ross Tilly (former RAF Photographer). 

This is perfect for those with a passion for taking photos even if you have never picked up a camera in earnest.

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Access news from around the world

Want to have access to over 7,000 newspapers and magazines wherever you are?

With PressReader you can and, exclusive with BFBS, you can get enjoy a special discount too!

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Your military Covid update

Find out how the Covid pandemic is affecting the military world along with the latest news as to what's going on!

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How are we doing?

Fancy winning £200 of online shopping vouchers? Just tell us what you think of our TV and Radio services and, as a thank you, you'll be entered into our prize draw!

The latest entertainment

Through our BFBS Shortlist we give you the latest information about things happening on the big screen, TV, radio and more!