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We desperately need younger active members

12/07/2018 14:48
Without RAF serving and ex-serving personnel and their families actively engaging with our Branch and its activities, we will cease to exist within 10 years. Then large parts of Lancashire and Cumbria will be a RAFA black hole.   Our members are doing their very best to keep the Branch alive,...

RAFA Coach Trip to RAF Cosford Museum

11/07/2018 15:09
We are delighted to report that the coach is fully booked up and it is all go.  If you still wish to go contact the secretary to be placed on the reserve list.

Did you miss the RAF !00 fly past?

11/07/2018 14:56
If you could not see this fantastic show here is a link to it:www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvtMxsYOj94 Calling all parents and relatives of RAF Serving Personnel I you are a parent or relative of a serving person please think of joining us so that we can help your family member when in need.  We...

Extraordinary Branch Meeting Tuesday 14 August

06/07/2018 14:32
We are arranging a short Extraordinary Branch Meeting after the Mission Impossible Talk on Tuesday 14 August at the Headway.  This will be used to present a resolution covering the costs of RAF 100 Air Cadets lunches after the parade in Kendal on Sunday 19th August.  The resolution has...

AFD Drumhead Service, Parade and Exhibitions

02/07/2018 14:47
What a lovely sunny day it was with everybody in fine form.  Protocol was at its best with hardy serving and ex-serving personnel in full uniform and in typical British fashion ignoring the heat.  Anybody who is anybody was there, including the Deputy High Sheriff of Lancashire, Deputy...

AFD Flag Raising

02/07/2018 14:42
  Thirteen Branch members gathered with other veterans and children from Morecambe Bay Primary School to witness the raising of the Armed Forces flag over Morecambe Town Hall. The short service was conducted by Rev Linda Macluskie in the presence of Deputy Mayor of Lancaster, Cllr Claire...

Driving Mr Eric Morecambe talk

28/06/2018 12:43
Driving Mr Morecambe talk Some of you may have heard this talk a couple of years ago when Peter Yates & Mike Fountain came to talk to us. Last week two of our members had a personally conducted version of this when Mike drove them around places associated with Eric as their first prize from our...

Annual Morecambe Kite Festival

25/06/2018 14:05
In beautiful sunny weather where else was it better to be but at the annual Kite Festival in Morecambe on the Saturday and Sunday. The pictures say it all:

Winners win a ride in Eric Morecambe's Rolls

25/06/2018 14:02
At our recent RAF100 Dining-In Night, the first prize in the raffle was a ride in Eric Morecambe's Rolls Royce which was donated by Councillor Peter Yates. Peter runs a wedding car firm in Carnforth and in 2009 rescued the Rolls Royce Shadow from a scrap heap 24 hours before it was due to be...

Morecambe Craft Shop demonstrates its skills

25/06/2018 13:59
  The clever people at Little Shop of Hobbies, Pedder Street, Morecambe have been working on this magnificent project since January. It will be on display at Armed Forces Day in Morecambe on Saturday 30thJune.      
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