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Gunner Cycling Team
October 22, 2015

Gunner Cycling Team

'The Gunner Cycling Team at the Inter Corps Road Race Series Championships in Redbridge London. The team achieved two top twenty places on the day, placed second overall as a team for the 2015 race season and Gnr Theron (32 Regt) was awarded runner up best rider for the 2015 series. Overall a great result for the Gunners and plenty to build on for the 2016 race season'.

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BFPS Issues Armistice Day Cover in Remembrance
October 12, 2015

BFPS Issues Armistice Day Cover in Remembrance

Armistice Day, held on 11 November every year, commemorates the signing of the armistice between the Allies and Germany at 11am on 11 November 1918 - the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. After the end of World War I, Armistice Day was marked each year by a two-minute silence at 11am, a chance for people to stop and remember the 20 million who died during the conflict. Now the two-minute silence is more often held on Remembrance Sunday, the Su...

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Royal Artillery circumnavigates the Atlantic Ocean to celebrate 300th anniversary
October 2, 2015

Royal Artillery circumnavigates the Atlantic Ocean to celebrate 300th anniversary

On a glorious afternoon on Sunday 20th September at Gosport Marina, Exercise ATLANTIC UBIQUE was officially launched. At around half past 3 the RAYC flagship St Barbara V, with her crew from 295 Bty RA, slipped her moorings in front of the Boathouse Café and set sail en route to the Canary Islands via Madeira, a journey of over 1,500 nautical miles.     This is the first leg of 17 as St Barabara makes her way around the North Atlantic Ocean, a...

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Ex RA officer with cancer raises money for The Royal Marsden
September 15, 2015

Ex RA officer with cancer raises money for The Royal Marsden

Why am I Raising Money For The Royal Marsden? On Tuesday last week I spent several hours at the Marsden having scans, blood tests and generally being prodded and examined. In the process I spent some time thinking about what an amazing job they've done for me and so many others. Hence this quick tarrididdle as to why I'm raising money for them on Sunday 13 September. In Nov 2012, I was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Being given less than six m...

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Norwich Branch RAA - New Banner Looks great!
September 15, 2015

Norwich Branch RAA - New Banner Looks great!

Despite being reasonably successful with fundraising in Norwich, the Branch Secretary, Herbie Slaughter was always looking for ways to enhance the Association’s profile.  After seeing the banners at the Assembly in Blackpool, he asked around about the stands and several stores and colleagues very kindly donated some to him. With the help of Capt. Alan Solly and Sarah, who sent him templates of the various coats of arms he wished to display and with the a...

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