Category: News

Naval Working Party

It has been the webmaster’s desire for some time to operate out of Portugal at a more leisurely pace. The first phase of this objective was to purchase some land on which to build a house. Unfortunately during last year, serious forest fires meant some new laws in Portugal, which puts a responsibility on land…
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Veteran’s Rail Card

In the governments manifesto, they promised to introduce a railcard for veterans. I am delighted to announce that we will make it available from 11 November this year (2020). This railcard will extend discounted train travel to the more than 830,000 veterans not covered by existing discounts. This railcard will also allow their family to…
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Letter from the Chairman

Gentlemen, as we know, Dixie has stood down while he is recovering and hopefully set the wind back fully filling his sails and is back to full strength! Dixie, we all wish you a speedy recovery mate. But take your time and get it right first time, that being the advice you used to give…
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2022 Reunion – Latest

Well here we are again, planning for the best event of the New Year, our annual reunion. The venue this time will be the Gunnery Instructors (GI’s) Club, HMS EXCELLENT. The date has been set at the 28th of March, which will be only three days after the unveiling of the VERNON MONUMENT in our…
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The Elephant in the room

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UK Armed Forces Rugby

The UK Armed Forces return to Ashton Gate Stadium to take on Rugby for Heroes on Wednesday, November 6th (7.45pm KO). This match will be the first time the teams have met but Rugby for Heroes (R4H) have previously played against other military teams. The R4H team is being coached by Bristol Bears’ star Jordan Crane…
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Any budding Indiana Jones out there?

Op Nightingale – MOD/DIO Military Service Veteran support activity (Opportunities for veterans to participate in programmed archaeology).  https://www.gov.uk/guidance/operation-nightingale https://www.wessexarch.co.uk/our-work/operation-nightingale Aware we are all busy and/or pushing through summer leave however, do you think you or your practices would have any interest in this as there are clear benefits for the right nominations? Signposting to others…
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