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Newbury Veterans Honoured
March 14, 2018

Newbury Veterans Honoured

Five members of the Newbury and District Branch of the Royal Artillery Association have had their hard work on behalf of local Gunner veterans recognized by the award of Royal Artillery Association Certificates of Appreciation – a new national award.   The certificates, awarded to Pam and Dave Soley, Annette and David Griffiths and Bert Gatehouse, were presented during a recent military parade in Larkhill by the Branch’s affiliated regular army uni...

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Happy New Year!
January 10, 2018

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! 2017 was great year for the Association and the Charitable Fund. We had record numbers at our national & local events and saw the regiment’s challenging themselves with many events, raising over £34,000 for the RACF. We also saw the Association members and families from the wider community taking on challenges and raising money for the Regimental Family. We are really keen to build on this and take it even further in 2018! We are lo...

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The Association extends its Regimental Family to France & Italy
September 27, 2017

The Association extends its Regimental Family to France & Italy

Following some friendly and productive discussions between Brigadier General Rocco Viglietta, President of the Italian Artillery Association and Lt Col Ian Vere Nicoll, Regimental Secretary, an agreement has been reached to sign a joint ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ between the two artillery associations.  While this was being arranged Major General Jean-Pierre Mayer, President of the French Artillery Association, subsequently also approached to ha...

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The Regimental Family has had a busy Summer....
September 8, 2017

The Regimental Family has had a busy Summer....

It has been a great summer (apart from the weather) for the Regimental Family. We have been following our social and from all the great posts it seems that you have all been very busy and making the most of your holidays!  There have been reunions, events and some epic fundraising challenges from both the regiments and individuals.  The Royal Regiment might have been stood down for most of August but our veterans and their families certainly kept themselv...

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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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