|About||The HIVE is an information network available to all members of the service community, serving both married and single personnel, together with their families.|
RAF HIVE Information Offices support the Chain of Command and tri-Service community through the provision of up to date and relevant information
RAF HIVE Information Officers are able to provide an extensive range of information on relocation, the local unit and civilian facilities, places of interest, schools and further education, housing, healthcare facilities, employment and training opportunities.
Communication is fast and effective. RAF HIVE staff network worldwide, resourcing national and local information as needed.
Information on future relocation's is one of the key areas of information support and is available either in advance or on arrival at the receiving unit. RAF HIVE staffs are also involved in providing Operational deployment support, including information on ways of communicating with deployed personnel and other useful info.
RAF HIVE Information Officers are not trained in welfare counselling, however, they are able to offer initial support to individuals and can advise referral to those professional agencies best suited to the individual's circumstances. All RAF HIVE staff are bound to a Code of Confidentiality.
RAF HIVEs provide a comprehensive information service; it is recognised and valued by the Chain of Command and tri-Service communities for its professional approach, initiative and commitment to deliver.
RAF College Cranwell is within the district of North Kesteven & is located adjacent to the A17 and the City of Lincoln is 14 miles north.
RAF College Cranwell hosts major ground & flying training units, these also provide for UK & overseas students; all RAF recruiting services, the Air Cadet organisation & 2 military bands. The College has an abundance of indoor & outdoor sports facilities, an excellent swimming pool & a major equestrian centre along with gliding & flying clubs. There is also a wealth of educational, recreational, social & support facilities for adults & children within the College, facilities which include the Brunei Community Centre & HIVE.
Locally there is a multitude of places of interest for all age groups including properties of The National Trust & English Heritage, children’s activities & the coastal resorts of Lincolnshire & Norfolk. Lincoln has a wealth of historical buildings including the Cathedral & Castle.