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Armed Forces Day(s) in Lancaster and Morecambe

26/04/2017 17:05
This year the Armed Forces Day(s) will take place in Lancaster on Satiurday 24 June and Morecambe on Sunday 25 June: see Local Events Page for details. The Branch will provide a stall in the Winter Gardens on the Sunday and so please volunteer to help us with this. 

Morecambe Heritage Centre WW1 Exhibition

26/04/2017 17:00
Come and see genuine artifacts from WW1: see Local Events Page for details of this event and how you could help the Heritage Centre.

Enrolment Parade and the Blessing of the Garden of Remembrance, 455 (Morecambe and Heysham) Air Cadet Squadron

18/04/2017 11:08
On Saturday 15th April a good turnout occurred for the Air Cadets Enrolment Parade for six new cadets and the Blessing of the Garden of Remembrance.  The guests included the Mayor Lancaster, President of the Squadron, Wing Wg Cdr, Councillors and Chairman and Secretary of this Branch....

Wings at Tesco, Carnforth: Good Collection Day

04/04/2017 14:29
We had a good collection day at Tesco Carnforth and we are most grateful to all of those members who participated.  For their efforts we collected the goodly sum of £365.42; again very many thanks!

A final farewell to Pete Hudson

16/03/2017 16:35
At a very moving ceromony attended by the family supported by so many members from the RAF, RAFA and friends, Pete was honoured for the big and most unforgettable person he really was.  There was not enough room for the large number who attended and many had to stand outside.  A very...

Lancaster Commonwealth Flag Raising

16/03/2017 16:30
The pictures show the Mayor reading the Affirmation and honouring the Flag as it is raised: The affirmation from the Queen is given below: Joining together as members of one worldwide Commonwealth community, and valuing the personal dignity and worth of every citizen, we raise this flag as a...

Annual Commonwealth Day Flag Raising

13/03/2017 15:28
There was a good turn out for the Commonwealth Day Flag raising at Morecambe Town Hall, with the message from the Queen read out by the Deputy Mayor Carla Brayshaw.  Primary schools present were Bolton-le-Sands and Lancaster Road.  Refreshments were provided afterwards.

Visit to Gingham Cafe RAFA Drop-in Centre by RAFA HQ

13/03/2017 15:19
We were delighted to welcome RAF HQ's interest in our Drop-in Centre within Gingham Cafe on Thursday 9 March. Here are shown those involved in a good chat with refreshments: Amy Robinson RAFA Northern Area Director Jenny Gammon RAFA HQ Welfare Projects Officer and Colleague Shameera Mandhu Ian...

Pete Hudson's Funeral Arrangements

09/03/2017 14:58
  The funeral of Pete Hudson, Northern Area Branch Support Officer, will take place on Thursday 16th March 2017 at 1200 hours at Charnock Richard Crematorium, Preston Road, Chorley PR7 5JP. There will be a celebration of Pete's wonderful life afterwards at the Hallmark Hotel, PR25 4JX....

Kendal Morrison's Collection Results: Whoopie!

06/03/2017 15:28
We are most grateful to Air Cadet 1127(Kendal) Squadron for their invaluable participation in contributing to our record Kendal Wings Appeal Collection Day on Saturday 4th March, Branch Members, Morrison's Staff, especially Natalie Webster and all the customers who donated.  We collected...
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