Category Archive: St Neots & District Branch

Jul 31

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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Jun 17

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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Dec 12

St Neots & District Annual Presentations 2016

On Monday 12th December members of the St Neots and District Branch of the Royal Naval Assocation gathered together for their annual cheque presentation evening for local good causes. Pictured receiving a cheque for £600 each are Shirley Scotcher from Sue Ryder’s St Johns Hospice, Moggerhanger, Jo Bullace from New Saints Amatueur Boxing Club, St …

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Jun 18

St Neots & District: Armed Forces Day celebrations 2016

Saturday the 18th June saw St Neots and District Branch commission their newly purchased gazebo at the St Neots Armed Forces Day Event — which took place one week ahead of the National Armed Forces Day.  Over 4,000 members of the community showed their support including two Chelsea pensioners. The photographs depict spontaneous singing along …

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Jun 01

St Neots Armed Forces Day, Saturday 18 June 2016

On Saturday 18th June 2016, St Neots Town Council and local Armed Forces Associations will hold the annual Armed Forces Day celebrations on the Regatta Meadow. Please see the poster below (click to enlarge) for more details. This year’s celebrations will take place one week prior to the National event. For local military associations with …

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May 02

St Neots & District RNA Launches New Stall at Eaton Socon May Day Celebration

Shipmates Mike Milne, Tony Webley, Keith & Maureen Ridley, Jayne Miller, John Gibbs and Bernie Gold attended Eaton Socon May Day Celebration on 2nd May and took the opportunity to launch the branch’s new stall with their recently acquired marquee. Question for shipmates: why is the Jolly Roger flying below the White Ensign? Clue: the …

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Apr 09

St Neots & District Branch: Annual donations to local good causes

Members of the St Neots & District Branch of the Royal Naval Association met in the RAFA club with representatives from three local good causes and the RNRMC representative a former Royal Marine commando. During 2015, members attended public events in order to promote the RNA and make collections for local good causes sponsored by …

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Mar 14

St. Neots Armed Forces Day 2016

Royal Naval Association, St. Neots Branch are a proud working partner of the Towns Armed Forces Day Committee. We are pleased to announce this years event, which will be a great day out for all the family and a chance for all to show their support for our Armed Forces, past and present.   To …

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Jan 11

Huntingdon & District Branch: Standard Dedication

On Saturday 20th June 1981, Huntingdon & District Branch was Commissioned. Their new Standard was Dedicated in St Mary’s Church, Huntingdon. On Sunday 10th January 2016, 35 years later, a Laying-up ceremony and subsequent Dedication ceremony took place in the same church. On the day of the Branch’s original Standard Dedication, Standard Bearers from the …

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Nov 10

St Neots & District Branch – Remembrance Sunday, 2015

On Sunday 8th Nov 2015, S/Ms Mike Milne, Keith & Maureen Ridley, Jim Lawson, John Gibbs and Tony Webley attended remembrance services in and around St Neots. Wreaths were laid on behalf of the RNA by S/M Mike Milne at St Neots and by S/M John Gibbs at Eynesbury. After the main remembrance service, S/Ms …

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