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Dragon  Days
July 22, 2016

Dragon Days

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...

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All because of a little white ball!
June 30, 2016

All because of a little white ball!

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...

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Powerboat Team make it to the top step of the podium!!
June 23, 2016

Powerboat Team make it to the top step of the podium!!

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...

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Welcome to a snapshot of Gunner magazine!
June 14, 2016

Welcome to a snapshot of Gunner magazine!

Gunner is a monthly magazine that informs readers of what’s happening for the serving and retired members of the Royal Artillery, with the Royal Artillery Association having its own dedicated page in the magazine.               We have reports of Gunners on: exercise, adventure training and sports results. We also have current news items with pictures as well as a section for last posts, reunions and notices.   &...

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The Royal Artillery Association support ex Gunner with her Powerboat success......
May 17, 2016

The Royal Artillery Association support ex Gunner with her Powerboat success......

The Royal Artillery Association is supporting Daisy and Sam Coleman in their bid to conquer the Powerboat P1 Superstock British Championships this year.  Daisy is an ex Gunner from the Royal Artillery and we are proud to put our name on the powerboat and support their bid for glory!                     We thought we'd give you a bit of an update following Daisy and Sam’s first event this weekend.... U...

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