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Find out what activities and deployed families events are happening in and around RAF Wittering


Deployed Families Trips and Activities

Nene Valley Railway Santa Special – This is a chance to enjoy a ride on a steam train and meet Santa. This is being held on 9 Dec 12 and early booking is essential as places are limited.

Showcase and Cineworld tickets are available to pick up from the HIVE for families who have partners/family members away on detachment. Please call in and collect.

Free bowling at Wittering Café Bowl for families of deployed personnel. Come to the HIVE and pick up a voucher; contact the bowl to arrange a time and enjoy some ten pin bowling.

Family tickets to visit Sacrewell Farm are available from the HIVE office.

Deployed Families Coffee Morning takes place on the first Tuesday of every month in the Real Bean Café on camp between 1000-1100hrs. Come along and meet other deployed families and some of the community support team at RAF Wittering.

To be eligible to attend trips or any of the above events the service person needs to be deployed for 28 consecutive days.

If you are interested in any of the above activities please call me in the HIVE on 01780 783838 ext 7541 or email Sophie at


Mums and Tots

The Mums and Tots sessions are held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the Community Centre on Welland Road, on camp from 0945-1130hrs and on Tuesday from 1300-1500hrs for a trial period. Pop in, have a natter and meet some new people. For more information contact Sophie West at the HIVE on tel. 01780 783838 ext 7541.


Children’s Centre

The Wittering Children’s Centre is based at Wittering Primary School. It is open Monday to Friday during term time only with different activities taking place daily. The baby clinic is held twice a month. For more information contact tel. 01780 782236.


HIVE Clinic Times

Legal Clinic – A solicitor from Buckles comes to the HIVE on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

Child Support Agency – Visits on a monthly basis as required.

Citizens Advice Debt and Benefits Advisers – Debt adviser on the last Tuesday of every month from 1000-1600hrs; Benefits adviser first/second Monday of the month 1000-1600hrs.

Independent Financial Advisers  – Appointments available if required with local firm.

For all of the above clinics please make an appointment call 01780 783838 ext 7541 Wit-SptHive

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