This Army HIVE is now open again for visitors. No appointment is necessary but please ensure that ‘Hands, Face, Space’ is adhered to within the HIVE building and office to protect all visitors and staff. Alternatively our staff are available to answer your queries by email and telephone during the advertised office hours.

If you want to ensure that you receive the very latest information including official Army COVID19 advice and guidance to Serving Personnel and their Families, please sign up using the ‘Follow by Email’ link. We abide by the Data Protection Act and you can withdraw your permission to receive our emails at any time by using the unsubscribe link found at the bottom of every update email you receive.

Please also see HIVE’s other social media platforms: www.facebook.com/ArmyHIVE and Army HIVE Twitter @ArmyHIVEinfo


Thursday, 6 May 2021

Real Mums are Role Models

Calling all Regular and Reserve Army mums, mums to be and mums whose babies were taken too soon. You are all incredible, active women and we want to celebrate that! The British Army have teamed up with the Active Pregnancy Foundation to join their Real Mums are Role Models​competiti​on.​​​​

Pictures do not have to be recent, but must relate to you being pregnant, with your children or conducting physical activity as part of your inspirational motherhood story. There is no obligation for you to submit an entry in uniform, but we would love it if you do!​

Army Eats - Exploring The Appetites Of Today's Soldiers

The Army EATS cooking competition is running for 12 months from May 2021 to May 2022. Each month has a different theme and you can enter as many times as you wish.

The competition is open to all serving soldiers and officers within the Army. Send us a picture of your self-cooked meal and be in with a chance of winning a prize to the value of £50 each month. Your recipe could also feature in a future cookbook to raise funds and awareness for a selected military charity.

Full details HERE

Mental Health Awareness Week 10-16 May 21 – Promoting Positive Mental Wellbeing

Click on poster to get links

The past 14 months has challenged humanity across the globe, physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually, as we have battled to overcome a virus that has spread fear and loneliness throughout our communities.

It is therefore appropriate that we should use National Mental Health Awareness Week to promote positive mental wellbeing in our “community.” On behalf of 1 (UK) Div, 11X is hosting a programme of events designed to help us engage with and develop our mental wellbeing and resilience. The presentations are open to serving personnel (Reg &Res) Service families and civilian staff. From mindfulness to animal therapies, access to wellbeing tools and taster sessions, these presentations are intended to be fun, engaging and appealing to all of us. All are welcome!

There is no need to pre-register, just click on the link for each presentation from a personal device. The link will be live 20 minutes before each presentation starts.

Victory Services Club - Sign Up Your Spouse For Free


Did you know, if you're currently serving in the Armed Forces your VSC Membership entitles your spouse to also become a member for free.

Full details HERE

Mental Health Awareness Week - 10th to 16th May

Mental Health Awareness Week - 10th to 16th May
. Evidence shows that connecting with nature can be beneficial for our mental health with 45% of us having reported that being in green spaces had been vital. @wearetogetherall/@togetherallUK is a safe, anonymous online community. 
Join today at  https://bit.ly/3eb1WC4

C is for Childcare


Wednesday, 5 May 2021

Outdoor Boot Camp - Upton by Chester Pavilion - Starting Tuesday 18th May

Brand new in person class starting Tuesday 18th May in Upton.

Boot Camp will be an outdoor class using body weight exercises to give you an all over workout. The class is suitable for all abilities (don't be put off by the boot camp name. I won't be shouting in your face!).

Social distancing measures will be in place.

You will need to bring water and an exercise mat. You are welcome to bring weights or resistance bands if you wish to use them.

Bookings are live now so head to Gymcatch or the website to reserve your space.

Pat Collins FunFair - Tuesday 18th to Monday 31st May - Little Roodee


Further details can be found

Cheshire's DevaFest - 13th-15th August


Deva Fest is Cheshire’s great value family friendly three day extravaganza of music, parades, shows and fabulous food and drink from local suppliers which takes place at the Chester Lakes complex three miles south of Chester City Centre.

Further details can be found

Cheshire West Libraries - eMagazines - Download the app

They're here! Our new range of eMags are now available via Libby (by Overdrive). 
Download the app from  play store or app store & search for Cheshire Libraries or your local library. Enter your library card & PIN/Password and off you go!

Details can be found HERE