October 10, 2016
Would you 'Take the Plunge'? Well that is what 14 Regt RA decided to do with a little help from the voting public!
It was fair to say that when Sgt Cavender came into my office and mentioned the ‘The Plunge’ I was excited at this novel fundraising event but also sceptical that anyone would put themselves forward to ‘Plunge’ out of a plane at 10,000ft.
Imagine my surprise when we were given the final...
August 3, 2016
Royal Artillery Association and Royal British Legion Branches from Oldham, Bolton, Manchester, Central Lancashire, Ashton and Stockport held a Tercentenary parade to celebrate 300 years of the Royal Regiment of Artillery.
Present at the event was the Mayor, Cllr Derek Heffernan, and Mayoress, Di Heffernan, alongside the General Secretary of the RA Association and RA Charitable Fund, Lt Col Vere Nicoll MBE. The service was led...
June 30, 2016
A recovery through golf
I’ve been asked the same question a few times recently, “Why do I play Golf, isn’t it just a good walk spoilt”? Well apart from being in the open countryside where there is no pollution in the air, getting a great workout and meeting up with good friends who share my love of golf, would be my normal answer!
BUT there is one other reason why. In 2003 I was told that my breakdown was attributed to my...
June 23, 2016
A gorgeous backdrop on the Inverclyde, the sun was shining & Greenock laid on a phenomenal event with crowds estimated at 25,000 for the Saturday's racing.
Going into the event Sam & Daisy were a little unsure how they would fare, knowing they could hold our their in the rough; as they proved in Scarborough; with the sheltered race site they knew the conditions would be flat calm at this event. In the first race they were able to battl...
June 14, 2016
Gunner is a monthly magazine that informs readers of what’s happening for the serving and retired members of the Royal Artillery, with the Royal Artillery Association having its own dedicated page in the magazine.
We have reports of Gunners on: exercise, adventure training and sports results. We also have current news items with pictures as well as a section for last posts, reunions and notices.