Thursday, 25 May 2017

Armed Forces Advocate

A new (non-legal) post called the Armed Forces Advocate; funded by the Royal British Legion in conjunction with a charity Aurora New Dawn has been established.

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

JSHU advisory on Climatic Illness Prevention Guidance

During the summer season the temperature across Cyprus will bring with it an increased risk of climatic injuries, in particular heat illness. Summer temperatures in Cyprus average 33°C and can peak at over 44°C.

Reminder to all users of SBA designated Sea Bathing areas

The Sea Bathing Areas are marked with orange buoys, which begin to be deployed from 1st May 2017 and will mark the areas until 31st October 2017. 

Swimmers using the designated areas outside these dates or swimming outside the designated safe areas, do so at their own risk.

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Be Safe On Island

















































Out Of Bounds Locations











Compassionate Travel

In the event of an immediate family member becoming very seriously ill or has passed way
HQ BFC Command Secretariat runs a Compassionate Travel Service which can be used to get United Kingdom Based Civil Servants (UKBCs) & United Kingdom Based Teachers (UKBTs) to help get you home.

Chip and Pin Services at Forces Post Offices (FPOs)

From 1 May, families overseas using the British Forces Post Office (BFPO) will see a change to the amount they can withdraw using chip and pin. AFF has contacted BFPO HQ to find out more.http://bit.ly/2p4wjlR

Aphrodite's Rock Brewing Company



COMMUNITY NOTICE

Vandalism within the Episkopi Community

Over recent months there have been numerous occasions where vandalism has taken place. Vandalism causes criminal damage, a criminal offence, which can lead to disciplinary or administrative action.

State Pension rate and changes to NI contributions for Forces personnel


















AFF is aware of a petition regarding changes to the National Insurance (NI) contributions Forces’ personnel make. This affects both Regular and Reserve personnel.

Read the full story and an update from the Forces Pension Society at bit.ly/2q2iogy

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Friday, 12 May 2017

Snakes of Cyprus























COMMUNITY NOTICE
AS WE APPROACH THE HOT WEATHER PLEASE BE VIGILANT TOWARDS THESE TYPES OF SNAKES THAT YOU WILL COULD COME ACROSS IN CYPRUS.
IT IS ADVISED THAT YOU KEEP ON TOP OF YOUR GARDEN MAINTENANCE AS THIS IS WHERE THEY ARE LIKELY TO BE FOUND.
IF YOU SEE A SNAKE PLEASE REPORT IT TO SBAA POLICE 2596 7227

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Tuesday, 9 May 2017