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Normandy veteran, Gunner Peter Chesney, 92, receives France’s highest honour
November 15, 2016

Normandy veteran, Gunner Peter Chesney, 92, receives France’s highest honour

AN OLD Hillingdon soldier has received France’s highest honour for his part in the Normandy landings of World War 2, thanks to the efforts of his surgeon.   Peter Chesney, 92, was presented with the Legion d’Honneur at a simple ceremony in Hillingdon Hospital’s Beaconsfield East Ward on Thursday, 3 November.   The Mayor of Hillingdon, Councillor John Hensley, pinned the medal on to Mr Chesney’s jacket, watched by Mayoress Diane He...

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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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BSM Fox 'Plunges' 10,000ft for the RACF!
October 10, 2016

BSM Fox 'Plunges' 10,000ft for the RACF!

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...

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North Germany Branch RAA Celebrate RA300
September 21, 2016

North Germany Branch RAA Celebrate RA300

  This was the RAA in Germany at its best! An excellent opportunity for our members in Germany to celebrate RA300 and they did it in style.  The celebrations began with a families’ afternoon full of fun and games for the children.  During the evening RAA branch certificates for outstanding service were presented to Michael & Elke Bridgeman, Dave & Kath Tyer, Peter Mulholland, Paul & Diana Insul and Alec & Uirike Crip...

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Daisy & Sam are crowned 2016 P1 SuperStock UK Champions
September 6, 2016

Daisy & Sam are crowned 2016 P1 SuperStock UK Champions

Hey guys,    We just wanted to drop you a line to say thanks for your amazing support and backing throughout what we feel was a tremendous debut season. Its been a rollercoaster of emotions from start to finish with varying challenges but we did it!       P1 have published a lovely article that summarises our season. It can be found here: http://www.p1superstock.co.uk/news/104921/Colemans-crowned-2016-P1-SuperStock-UK-champions &...

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