Category: St Neots & District Branch

St Neots Branch, Concert with the Band of HM Royal Marines, 29 September 2018

St Neots Branch, Royal Naval Association are proud to present the Band of HM Royal Marines, in concert at the Priory Centre, Priory Lane, St Neots on the 29th September 2018.   Tickets are selling fast, please contact shipmates Keith Ridley or Tom Mumford to purchase yours. Click on the poster for further details.

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Harry Eddy – Legion d’Honneur; Crossed the Bar, May 2018

It is with great regret that the St Neots branch have to report that S/M Harry Eddy, aged 95, crossed the bar during May this year. Harry was a D Day veteran acting as a Wireman in Mark 4 Tank Landing Craft, a very under reported arm of the R.N. One of his duties was …

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St Neots Branch, Armed Forces Day 2018

St Neots branch, Royal Naval Association, attended Armed Forces Day on Saturday the 23rd June. All branches of the armed forces were represented, and the RNA St Neots Branch had a fully manned stand all day. As this is the biggest show of its kind in Cambridgeshire, it was important that the branch put their …

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St Neots Armed Forces Day Gala, Saturday 23rd June 2018

Saint Neots Armed Forces Day is on Sat 23rd June, details attached. A really great family day out, with plenty for everyone. St Neots RNA are heavily involved in the planning, promoting, ceremonial and fund-raising aspects of this event. Be sure to visit their stall and you’ll be made very welcome. Hope to see you …

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Huntingdon & District Branch: Trafalgar Night Dinner, 2017

On Saturday 21st October 2017, the 212th anniversary of the Royal Navy’s greatest battles in history, Huntingdon & District Branch celebrated their annual Trafalgar Night Dinner at the Black Bull in Godmanchester. Guests of honour were the Mayor and Mayoress of Huntingdon, Councillor Jay Dyne and Councillor Sonia Dyne, and two Founder members of the …

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St Neots Charity Stall, August 2017

On Friday 11th and Saturday 12th August 2017, shipmates from St Neots Branch manned a charity stall at Morrison’s superstore at Cambourne. The First and Second Port watches were carried out by shipmates Mike Noble, Jim Lawson, Geoff Patterson and the Branch President, John Gibbs. Comments received were that seeing the gents ‘closed up for …

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Huntingdon RNA: Passchendaele Centenary, 31 July 2017

On Monday 31st July 2017, members of Huntingdon & District RNA, and St Neots RNA attended a flag-raising ceremony and wreath laying service to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele. The day began with Standard Bearers from the Royal British Legion mustering outside of the Town Hall. Shipmates Karl Webb, President of Huntingdon …

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St Neots Branch Fundraising events, July 2017

St Neots and District Branch throughout the year go out fundraising whilst flying the flag and raising interest in the RNA.  Over many years St Neots and District Branch have picked up new members in this way whilst out at events with the gazebo and a tombola stall.  We have two tombolos, one for the …

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St Neots Armed Forces Day 2017

St Neots & District Branch hosted the local Armed Forces Day on the 1st July. Photos are of the RNA National Chairman, Keith Ridley with MP Jonathan Djanogly, and Aileen Guy, whose son Alex served in Afghanistan with the the Royal Anglian Regiment. Alex was tragically killed whilst on active Service in 2012. On the …

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St Neots & District: Tesco Charity Stall, 16-17 June 2017

On Friday 16th and Saturday 17th June, shipmates from St Neots & District Branch held a successful fundraising collection in the foyer at Tesco superstore in St Neots. As well as being a financial success, the branch had a lot of interest, and respect, from members of the public and Tesco’s management staff. There was …

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