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AROUND BRITAIN’S COAST (ABC) MOTORCYCLE TRIP
February 16, 2015

AROUND BRITAIN’S COAST (ABC) MOTORCYCLE TRIP

AROUND BRITAIN’S COAST (ABC) MOTORCYCLE TRIP     I plan to motorcycle ride around the coastline of Britain using roads and bye-ways, keeping as close to the coast as possible. The trip will be in aid of three charities. I will be riding a BMW 700 GS.   The ride will take about 3-4 weeks and is between 4-5000 miles. I will be setting off from Poole Quay on the Tuesday 9th June 2015 during the Poole Quay Bike Night and heading clockwise.  ...

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RA Gold Cup - Sandown Park
February 16, 2015

RA Gold Cup - Sandown Park

The Duchess of Cornwall met other Royal Artillery Offficers and Soldiers at Sandown Park in Esher, Surrey.  The Royal Artillery Gold Cup, is an event that celebrates the bravery and dedication of the British Armed Forces with a day of horse racing.     The Royal Artillery Gold Cup is one of the oldest events in the Racing Calendar, having existed for 150 years.  The inaugural event was held in 1862 at Eltham, although it was not until twel...

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222nd Battery birthday and the anniversary of the foundation of the Royal Horse Artillery.
February 13, 2015

222nd Battery birthday and the anniversary of the foundation of the Royal Horse Artillery.

On Monday 2nd February the Chestnut Troop celebrated their 222nd Battery birthday and the anniversary of the foundation of the Royal Horse Artillery.   The all day celebrations started with the Officers and SNCOs waking up the Gunners with traditional ‘Gunfire’, a delicious mix of coffee and rum.   After a hearty breakfast in the HUB, Bdr Hughes ran the traditional 5-a-side football tournament, held in the Garrison super gym. ...

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'Gunners' do very well in the New Years Honours List 2015
January 7, 2015

'Gunners' do very well in the New Years Honours List 2015

The Royal Regiment did very well in the New Year’s Honours List.  We had many serving soldiers recognised for their Service and some recognised for Acts of Outstanding achievement. We also had two members of the Royal Artillery Association honoured.  Please see the attached list for more details.

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UBIQUE 300
December 26, 2014

UBIQUE 300

Raised by Royal Warrant at Woolwich in 1716 the Royal Regiment of Artillery will celebrate its Tercentenary on 26May 2016. In order to mark this historicmilestone, a series of commemorative activities, collectively known as Royal Artillery 300 (RA 300), will take place over the next few years. These activities will occur simultaneously to World War I centenary and Waterloo 200 commemorations. For more information please follow this lin...

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