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Lancaster Veterans Evenings

20/03/2019 17:00
There is the opportunity to go along for coffee and chat with fellow veterans at Sharpe's Cafe (the First Light Charity cafe) in Market Street, Lancaster from 6.00 pm to 7.00 pm every fortnight. Next dates 2nd, 16thand 30thApril. No need to book, just turn up. Other upcoming events from the...

Blessing of new Branch Standard 21 April

20/03/2019 16:57
Blessing of new Branch Standard It has been arranged between our Standard Bearer and Branch Chaplain that our new Standard will be blessed at the 10.00 am service on Easter Sunday, 21stApril, at St Barnabas Church, Regent Road, Morecambe LA3 1BJ. Please come along if you can to support our Standard...

Northern Area Conference - Blackpool - Report

19/03/2019 15:29
  Northern Area Welfare Seminar Branch Welfare Officer   Over the weekend of 15 - 17 March 2019 I attended two meetings on behalf of the branch.   On Friday and Saturday morning I attended the annual area welfare seminar, which was dominated by Cyber security. As we are dealing with...

Morrison's Morecambe Collection Day

14/03/2019 17:38
A big thank you to all of our collectors on Saturday last, we enjoyed cheerful shoppers who provided £384.46 for our Wings Appeal.

The Sheffield Memorial Day

11/03/2019 13:44
At News Shots are pictures of this moving event, and below is the Report prepared by our Representative: My visit for the Sheffield Memorial Flypast Branch Welfare Officer Friday 22ndFebruary, 2019   US Army Airforce B-17, ‘Mi Amigo’, serial 42-31322 had been allocated the target of the...

Advanced Notice of Changes of Officers

05/03/2019 13:00
It is with regret that our Chairman and Secretary have announced that they will stand down at AGM 2020, after 9 years of being in the hot seats, so as to give their replacements time to get their feet under the desk in time for the major changes being introduced by RAFA over the next few years....

Branch Donation to 2246 (Carnforth) Air Cadet Squadron

22/02/2019 16:35
  At the end of December last our Branch made a donation to 2246 (Carnforth) Air Cadet Squadron towards some climbing equipment. On Tuesday 19thFebruary three Committee members visited the Squadron HQ for a photo shoot with the cadets and staff. Together with a donation from the Freemasons, we...

AGM Report

22/02/2019 16:22
The AGM, at the Clarendon Hotel, Morecambe and former RAF Morecambe HQ, was attended by 32 members and Marc Boyle, Northern Area Branch Support Officer.  The Chairman reviewed a very successful RAF100 and thanked all of those who helped and participated in a full and very busy year.  The...

Talk in the Clarendon: Leighton Moss: 12 March

11/02/2019 14:51
The first talk in 2019, starting off the season will be on Leighton Moss Nature Reserve in the Clarendon at 1.45 pm.  Those requiring lunch please contact the Secretary soonest.  More details on this talk are given in the Talk Posters Page.

Margaret Pithers passes away

11/02/2019 11:22
It is with regret that we announce Life Vice President's Brian Pithers' wife Margaret died on Friday 8th February of cancer which she suffered bravely for some time.  Our condolences go to Brian and their son Mark.  Margaret supported Brian during his long period of service to the Branch,...
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