August 3, 2016
Royal Artillery Association and Royal British Legion Branches from Oldham, Bolton, Manchester, Central Lancashire, Ashton and Stockport held a Tercentenary parade to celebrate 300 years of the Royal Regiment of Artillery.
Present at the event was the Mayor, Cllr Derek Heffernan, and Mayoress, Di Heffernan, alongside the General Secretary of the RA Association and RA Charitable Fund, Lt Col Vere Nicoll MBE. The service was led...
July 27, 2016
Just thought we'd give you all an update from Sam and Daisy: Team Coleman!
Although we have a few weeks break before our next event we've been busy behind the scenes and engaged in various non racing activities.
On the 16th July we took the boat down Milford Marina to celebrate their 25th Anniversary. Leading up to the event we featured in various local media and were on hand to chat to locals, spreading the news about the Cardiff...
July 22, 2016
21 July is commemorated by P and 127 Batteries, two of the four Gunner batteries with “Dragon” as an honour title. 21 July is the anniversary of the battle of Chinkiang, fought between British and Chinese forces in Chinkiang (Zhenjiang), Kiangsu Province, China, on 21 July 1842 during the First Opium War.
The battle of Chinkiang is modern day Zhenjiang
75 years ago in 1942, P battery had returned fro...
June 30, 2016
A recovery through golf
I’ve been asked the same question a few times recently, “Why do I play Golf, isn’t it just a good walk spoilt”? Well apart from being in the open countryside where there is no pollution in the air, getting a great workout and meeting up with good friends who share my love of golf, would be my normal answer!
BUT there is one other reason why. In 2003 I was told that my breakdown was attributed to my...
June 23, 2016
A gorgeous backdrop on the Inverclyde, the sun was shining & Greenock laid on a phenomenal event with crowds estimated at 25,000 for the Saturday's racing.
Going into the event Sam & Daisy were a little unsure how they would fare, knowing they could hold our their in the rough; as they proved in Scarborough; with the sheltered race site they knew the conditions would be flat calm at this event. In the first race they were able to battl...