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Brian Cottam Funeral

18/10/2018 15:23
Brian's funeral will take place on Wednesday 24th October in the Beetham Cremetoriam at 11.00 am

Book Review

13/10/2018 06:49
See Book Reviews Page for an worthwhile read about: A Bomber Command Navigator shot down and on the run.

Brain Cottam after a stroke passes away: funeral details awaiting

13/10/2018 06:35
Brian Cottam goes to his heavenly reward Brian was a real gentleman who practised chivalry, and treated everyone he met with great charm and concern. Brian served as a Wireless Operator on 533 Mobile Signals Unit, 46 Group Transport Command, 2ndTAF during WW2. He signalled the movements of supply...

Annual Carol Service at Lancaster Priory

28/09/2018 14:06
The Annual Carol Service will be held on 11th December at Lancaster Priory Church: doors open at 19:00 for start at 19:30   Lancaster Military Heritage Group request all organisations with a standard to bring it to the service.   LMHG would like cadet organisations to supply details of...

Armed Forces Day: Volunteers invited

28/09/2018 14:02
Just a note to let you know that Armed Forces Day 2019 will be held on Saturday 29th June 2019.   As last year, we will be holding the event on Morecambe Promenade as a joint event with More Music in Morecambe.   The initial planning meeting will be...

Branch supports Carnforth Air Squadron

27/09/2018 16:24
The Branch agreed to donate over £500 to Carnforth Air Cadet Squadron to purchase climbing kit.  It also donated joysticks and helped them to obtain free open source FlightGear Flight Simulation Software to provide parallel basic flying training for air cadets.  The squadrons are...

Trevor Gilbert passes away

27/09/2018 16:15
We regret to annouce the death of Trevor Gilbert on the 16 August: this has only recently been made known to us.  Trevor was a strong supporter of Kendal Branch for many years and will be missed by the remaining few.  Trevor transferred to our Branch when it was decided that the cluster...

Computer Display Eye Hazard

24/09/2018 15:07
Pulse Width Modulation is used to economise on the lighting in displays. It does this by cycling the backlight on and off at a frequency you can't necessary detect with the naked eye, but which could lead to eye issues, headaches etc. This method generally means that at 100% brightness a...

RAF Linton-on-Ouse marches through York

24/09/2018 12:05
On Sunday 23rd SeptemberRAF Linton-on-Ouse exercised their Freedom of the City with a march through York and a service of Thanksgiving and Rededication in York Minister.  The President of RAFA attended and so did two of our members: no prizes for spotting one of them: photos in News...

Virtual Tea at Gleneagles but cheaper

24/09/2018 11:58
One of the prizes at our RAF100 Dining-in Night was Afternoon Tea for Two donated by the Clarendon Hotel, Morecambe. It was won by a very lucky person (in fact on a very lucky table) who having won several prizes, gave it to the Secretary. She and the Chairman have now taken up this prize and it...
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