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203 Elswick Bty - Blyth to Larkhill
August 22, 2017

203 Elswick Bty - Blyth to Larkhill

  Army Veteran, Kevin O' Brien completed his 375 mile Charity Bike Ride, Blyth to Larkhill in 3 days.     Local Royal Artillery Branch members supporting Kevin on his way down to Larkhill Kevin said " I have only gone and done it, arrived to a great reception by the staff at The Royal Artillery, Headquarters. My right knee is mashed, but, not to be outdone I pedalled the last few miles with my left leg" His wife Sarah who supported him thr...

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From Norwich to the Chelsea Hospital
July 19, 2017

From Norwich to the Chelsea Hospital

Norwich Branch has sadly had to say goodbye to one of their staunchest members and supporters, Colin Thackery, as he departed to London to become an In-Pensioner at The Royal Hospital, Chelsea. Colin, a Korean veteran, who left the Royal Artillery as an AIG (Instructor in Gunnery) made the decision to apply to the RHC, following the passing of his dear wife Joan, last December and after going through the process of application, was accepted there and moved into his...

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The New & The Retired at Leeds Branch
April 24, 2017

The New & The Retired at Leeds Branch

Saturday 22nd April 2017 saw an important date in the history of Royal Artillery Association Leeds Branch. This was the retirement parade for our old circa 1947 RAA standard and the presentation, blessing, and first outing for a brand new Standard. The history of the RAA Leeds standard dates back to 1947, upon the creation of 269 Regiment RA reverting to Territorial service following the Second World War. Originally the 'Branch' was based upon Fenton Street Barra...

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Do you have space for a new Tax Disc?
January 17, 2017

Do you have space for a new Tax Disc?

RAA Promotional Pack 2017 We have put together a new promotional pack for the RAA.  You all have space for a tax disc, why not replace it with our new RAA Tax Disc sticker.  Added to this is our beer mat and new RAA pen.  If you would like this pack then all you have to do is send us a text! Once you have donated by text please email your name & address to rarhq-raa-mailbox@mod.uk To receive our new pack please text RAAP17 £5 to Text...

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Silent Auction in aid of the RACF
October 19, 2016

Silent Auction in aid of the RACF

The Royal Artillery Charitable Fund is holding a silent auction to raise money for the charity.  We are always looking at ways in which we can raise money and the profile of the RA Charitable Fund.  This is turn allows us to assist Gunners, whether serving or retired and their dependants.  We are supported greatly by our regiments and branches and without this support could not help the people that we do. This year we have been kindly donated some lo...

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