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Heron Theatre Programme

15/02/2017 15:26
An interesting and varied programme of events at the Heron Theatre is provided in the Local Events Page.  There is also a coffee, tea and wine bar provided for your additional enjoyment.  

Well attended AGM on 14th February

15/02/2017 15:01
Thirty six members attended the Branch Annual General Meeting at the Headway Hotel with 25 attending lunch before the meeting.  We were delighted to have with us the RAFA Northern Area Director Amy Robinson. The Chairman reported on a very busy year with talks and many remembrance services to...

Vera Lynn and RAFA!

09/02/2017 15:06
Did you know that one of the charities for which Vera Lynn was awarded her OBE for helping was RAFA?  Well done Vera, so very many thanks from us all in RAFA and congratulations on your 100th year.

Morrison's Collection Day Disappointing

09/02/2017 14:57
We did not do as well as expected £146.74: perhaps there is less money about as the Taxi drivers are observing, the dreaded virus going around is keeping people away or it is just that time of year.  This is the first collection day we have attempted so early in the year.

RAF Morecambe World War II Airfield Information Request

03/02/2017 11:14
  One of our members, who is a local historian, has been asked to write a research paper on RAF Morecambe during the Second World War years. He is particularly looking for information about the airfield, especially whether there was a concrete runway or not. If you were stationed in Morecambe,...

Gingham Drop-in Cafe Report and request for RAF Memorabilia

03/02/2017 11:11
Our first Branch social day at The Gingham took place on the last Saturday of January. Nine members came along, sampled the food and enjoyed the banter. Remember you can get 10% off your bill on presentation of your membership card so do pop in. The next Branch day will be Saturday 25th...

Kendal Squadron OC receives much deserved awards

30/01/2017 14:38
Tim Corry of 1127 (Kendal) Air Cadet Squadron was recently promoted to Flight Lieutenant and also received a much deserved Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) Commendation in the New Year Honours Lists.  Tim has had to deal with the consequences of the floods in December 2015 when the Squadron...

Air Cadets all change!

24/01/2017 15:02
The following information has been received on changes in Navy, Army and RAF Cadets, UK: 20 January 2017 HM The Queen Approves New Commission for Cadet Force Volunteers   HM The Queen has approved an historic new commission for Cadet Force volunteers. The new commission will be introduced...

We enter the Talks Season 2017: Tuesday 14 March, Headway Hotel, 1.45 pm

17/01/2017 14:55
The first talk of 2017 will be provided by Jack Wakefield about his early life, especially when in the RAF.  It is possible he may also provide some insights into his time as CEO Selby Council. See Talks Posters for more details.

Sherry and Mince Pies Social and National Presidential Certificate

11/01/2017 15:30
We had a most successful Sherry and Mince Pies Social in the Headway Hotel.  Twenty two attended lunch and around 28 came to the social, during which it was announced that the Secretary's mother had died suddenly on New Year's Day and members were asked for their active cooperation in...
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