18 April, 2009




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The Families Centre
(Incorporating HIVE, NPFS & RMW Advice Service)

Churchill Square
Helensburgh
Argyll & Bute
G84 9HL

Phone Icon Phone: 01436 678029 / 679526

The Families Centre is a valuable Resource Centre for the Royal Navy / Royal Marines and their families, and the local community of Helensburgh and the surrounding area. It is located in Churchill Square, Helensburgh, approximately seven miles from HM Naval Base Clyde, Faslane, and is open Monday - Thursday 0830 - 1630 and Friday 0830 - 1600.

The Centre incorporates the Naval Personal & Family Service and Royal Marine Welfare (NPFS/RMW) Advice Service,  and also the Faslane HIVE Information Centre.

Facilities available at the Families Centre include:

  • Large air-conditioned Hall ideal for Groups, Coffee Mornings, etc.

  • Creche.

  • Health Visitor's Baby Clinic.

Phone Icon Phone: 01436 672798

Programme of Events:
  Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday

0830 - 1630 Advice Service
0800 - 1400 HIVE
0915 - 1115 Dinky Dolphin's crèche

1400 - 1530 Assessment Clinic 1915 - 2130 Bell Ringing
Tuesday

0830 - 1630 Advice Service
0800 - 1400 HIVE
0915 - 1115 Dinky Dolphin's crèche
0915 - 1115 Chill Out Community Group

1245 - 1445 Dinky Dolphin's crèche
Wednesday

0830 - 1630 Advice Service
0800 - 1400 HIVE
0915 - 1115 Dinky Dolphin's crèche

1400 - 1500 *Money Clinic (As required)c 1800 - 1900 Rainbows
Thursday 0830 - 1630 Advice Service
0800 - 1400 HIVE
0900 - 1200 *DE Clinic (every other week)
0915 - 1115 Dinky Dolphin's crèche

1245 - 1445 Dinky Dolphin's crèche
1345 - 1445 Fun Time
1400 - 1530 Baby Clinic

 
Friday

0830 - 1630 Advice Service
0800 - 1400 HIVE
0915 - 1115 Dinky Dolphin's crèche
0915 - 1115 Chill Out Community Group

 
Saturday      
Sunday      


* Appointments for the DE Liaison Clinic can be made by either calling NPFS/RMW Advice service on 01436 679526 or the HiVE Information Centre on 01436 678029.

* Appointments for the Legal Clinic and Money Advice Clinic must be made through NPFS North on 01436 672798.

There is also a drop in facility to discuss any issues with Learning and Development. 

Please call 01436 679526 or 678029 to find out when the next 'drop in' will be held.


The Drumfork Club
Churchill Square
Helensburgh
Argyll & Bute
G84 9HL

Phone Icon Phone: 01436 675350 / 677400

The Drumfork Club is a family friendly Club and Bar located in Churchill Square adjacent to the local Shop with Sub Post Office, Families Centre, Youth Project, and children's play area. Pay us a visit, you'll be more than welcome. Some of the Club's facilities include,

• Family Room - Equipped satellite TV.

• Lounge Bar - Fully licensed with two pool tables, dart board and 2 large screen satellite TVs with reduced Club rate prices on all beers/lagers and spirits.

• Function Hall - the Main Function Hall hosts our Family Discos, Professional children’s Pantomimes and Live Music. This is available for hire to Members with its fully licensed bar, large stage with DJ station and can accommodate up to 200 guests. Our Community User Groups such as children’s dancing classes; line dancing classes and Ladies Keep Fit also use the Function Hall during week days.

• Dungeon - Our Community User Groups such as Scouts, beavers and cubs use this second Function hall in the lower grounds of the club, which includes kitchenette and a large newly refurbished floor.

• CV Suite – A relatively new addition to the Drumfork Club, the CV Suite includes Running, cycling and cross trainer machines, free weights section and will be installing shower in the very.  This facility is available to all at considerably good rates.
  
All are welcome; Membership of the Club is free to serving Armed Forces Personnel with a minimal fee to all others who wish to join.

 

Bar Opening Hours:
Monday - Thursday Noon - 3pm 6pm - 11pm
Friday & Saturday All Day Bar 11am - 1am
Sunday All Day Bar Noon - 11pm


Royal Sailors' Rest

Braeholm,
31 East Montrose Street,
Helensburgh
G84 7HR

With superb views overlooking the River Clyde and situated close to Loch Lomond, RSR Helensburgh (Braeholm) is a truly superb facility on offer to all members of the Naval Service, the Royal Naval Association and their families. It is indeed a 'home from home' with accommodation comprising 17 family, double, twin and single ensuite bedrooms with television and tea or coffee making facilities.

Phone Icon Phone: 01436 671880

Fax Icon Fax: 01436 672854

Email E-mail: braeholm@rsr.org.uk

website Web site: www.braeholm.org.uk/




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