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Beating of Retreat at Alnwick Castle
July 23, 2015

Beating of Retreat at Alnwick Castle

The Tyneside Scottish Branch recently attended a Beating of Retreat at Alnwick Castle in Northumberland as the guests of Northumbria Army Cadet Force. The Branch have been active in assisting the ACF, raising over £10,000 and taking them on trips to the WW1 Battlefields, Normandy and the Imperial War Museum in London. After a marching display by the Casino Band of Northumbria ACF, the Castle echoed to the skirl of the pipes.       The mas...

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57 (Bhurtpore) Bty RA visit RAA Ramsgate
July 17, 2015

57 (Bhurtpore) Bty RA visit RAA Ramsgate

On 16th July a team comprising of Sgt Craig Neill, Bdr Tanya Parry and Bdr Shane Gascoigne of 57 (Bhurtpore) Bty RA visited their RAA affiliated branch in Ramsgate and put on a stirring presentation on past and present life in their battery, including operational tours and current equipment.     The presentation was so professional it inspired many questions from the audience, most of which were answered over a drink and curry buffet!   ...

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The British 10K London Run
July 17, 2015

The British 10K London Run

The 10K British London run took place in London on the 12th July.  The event was again well attended by the Royal Regiment of Artillery.  The Royal Artillery Charitable Fund had teams from 16 Regt RA, 14 Regt RA, 12 Regt RA, 26 Regt RA and 1 RHA. The event itself was a huge success and we are very grateful to all our Regiments for taking the time out of their weekends to raise money for the Charitable Fund.  All the money raised goes to Gunner Veter...

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The RA Service of Remembrance - NMA
July 7, 2015

The RA Service of Remembrance - NMA

      It was another hugely successful day at the NMA for the Royal Artillery Service of Remembrance.    The Royal Artillery Association were joined by over 550 Veterans and serving Soldiers from the Royal Regiment who came to pay their respects to those that have gone before. As with every year, the weather permitted us to enjoy the sunshine and the wonderful setting that is the Arboretum.           ...

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3rd Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery Say Goodbye.....
June 16, 2015

3rd Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery Say Goodbye.....

3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery is a Close Support Artillery Regiment, which has been based in Germany for 17 years but is now moving to Albemarle Barracks just outside Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The Regiment consists of 5 Batteries, C, D, J (Sidi Rezegh), M (Headquarters) Battery and N Battery (The Eagle Troop). The Batteries of the Regiment have existed since 1st November 1793. The modern Regiment, as we see it today, was formed at Abbassia Barracks, Cairo, on the 2...

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