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Sea Sunday Service: Huntingdon, 14 July 2019

On Sunday 14th July 2019, shipmates from Huntingdon & District Branch, Royal Naval Association, hosted a Sea Sunday Service on Market Hill in Huntingdon. This was the first time the Branch had hoseted the event; previously the day was organised by the local Merchant Navy Association, but with age and ability, they were unable to …

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Remembrance Day, 11 November 2018

On Sunday 11th November 2018, shipmates from Huntingdon & District Branch, Royal Naval Association, joined VIPs, Serving Personnel, Armed Forces Associations, Community Groups and residents of Huntingdon for the annual Remembrance Day Service, which this year was also the 100th anniversary of the cessation of hostilities in World War I. This year was a first …

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RAF100 First Commission and Reaffirmation Parade

On Monday 3rd September 2018, a military contingent from RAF Wyton held a memorial service to commemorate the first operational sortie from RAF Wyton on the 3rd September 1939, and had a chance to reaffirm their Freedom of the Town as part of the RAF 100 celebrations being held throughout the country. Shipmates Karl Webb …

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Ramsey Freedom of the Town, Civic Service and Merchant Navy Day

On the 2nd September 2018, shipmates Karl Webb and Graham Murray attended three events in Ramsey. The first was the granting of the Freedom of the Town to Ramsey’s Army Cadets, a first for the town as no other organisation has been granted this honour in Ramsey. The second event was the annual Civic Service …

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Godmanchester Gala, 7 July 2018

On Sunday 7th July 2018, Huntingdon RNA shipmates held a joint stall with T.S. Cromwell SCC at the annual Godmanchester Gala. A quiet day due to World Cup football but still a time to meet many members of the public throughout the day. We even had a visit from the Mayor of Godmanchester, Cllr Sarah …

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Huntingdon RNA: Garden Party at Buckingham Palace

On Thursday 7th June 2018, seven shipmates from Huntingdon Branch attended a Royal Garden Party hosted by HRH The Princess Royal, Patron of the Not Forgotten Association. In April, S/M Martin Girvan had asked members of the branch if they would like to attend a garden party for the Not Forgotten Association if invited, all …

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Funeral Service: John Baldwin

On Thursday 3rd May 2018, shipmates from Huntingdon & District Branch attended the funeral of John Baldwin, a former Royal Naval veteran who had died with no family to attend the service. A call had been put out by the Reverend Simon Whittaker, Padre of Cambridge RNA, for former service personnel to give John (who …

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Huntingdon RNA: Charity Stall – Morrisons, 28 April 2018

On Saturday 28th April, shipmates Graham Murray and Pete Aston manned a charity stall at the newly opened Morrisons store in St Ives. Taking a break from campaigning for Local Government elections, shipmate Karl Webb stopped by to have a look at the new store and see if Graham and Pete needed anything. The day …

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Flag-raising event; Commonwealth Day

On the 13th March 2018, shipmate Karl Webb attended the annual flag-raising service outside of the Huntingdon District Council headquarters. The RBL provided four Standards to mark the occasion. Cllr Richard West, Chairman HDC, welcomed everyone and gave a background of the Commonwealth flag-raising service. Members of the community and VIPs came out in the …

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Huntingdon Branch: First charity stall of 2018

On Saturday 27th January 2018, shipmates Karl Webb and Pete Aston headed to the Tesco Superstore at Bar Hill, Cambridge, for the first charity stall of the year. Located in the foyer, we were able to rig up the table, Rum Tub, ensigns, and our new PR display boards. The morning started well, albeit a …

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