Photos from today

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14/11/19
Members of the North Yorkshire Branch after their November lunch at the Anchor Inn Whixley.
Weather , floods and the NHS were the winners today. The upside, plenty of elbow room.


31/10/19

'THE TYKES' Alias for the North Yorkshire Branch, members at their October Lunch and Meeting held at one of their favourite ' Nose Bags' , the Victoria Inn Wetwang.
Our numbers took rather a big hit this month , eight of our regulars were absent due to ongoing commitment to the NHS.






6/10/19
RAFP Bikers paying our respects yesterday at RTTW19

Scott Etheridge

27/9/19
Members of the North Yorkshire Branch of the RAFPA at their recent lunch held at the Anchor Inn
on 25th September. The lunch was supported by 20 members.



9/9/19
EDEN CAMP ALL SERVICES PARADE  SUNDAY 8th SEPTEMBER 2019
Five members of the NYB of RAFPA attended the event. This year marking the 75th anniversary of 'D' Day, a special tribute was paid to the D Day Veterans several who arrived via jeep to receive resounding applaud from the many spectators. Also tribute was paid to Stanley Hollis VC a member of the Green Howard's who was the only member of the forces to be awarded a VC for actions on
D Day.
The parade was the largest yet for this event in excess of 70 Standards were present.
For the first time a contingent of the newly formed EX FORCES SUPPORT North Yorkshire marched in the parade .
Car Parks overflowed to the outside perimeter and the Padre was obviously in his boss's good books
as glorious sunshine shone throughout the event.

KenT.




24/8/19
Recent EMB Sunday lunch at Winthorpe nr/ Newark






22/8/19
Members of the North Yorkshire Branch at their August lunch. Held at the Beansheaf Hotel Pickering.
Paul Caruthers produced a display of photographs from the early 60s showing the various stages in the building and commissioning of Royal Air Force Fylingdales. 'Thank you Paul'.
The next Branch event will to attend the 'All Services Remembrance Parade' at Eden Camp Malton on the 8th September. All welcome.




21/8/19

We had another lunch today in Lincoln.
 
Brian Main, Chris and Marilyn Cowling, Grant and June Graham , EddyShears, Neil Gardiner, Al Ehrsam,Kev Hepton, Dave Grainger.
Neil Gardiner

25/7/19

21 Members of the North Yorkshire Branch Tykes at their July Lunch and meeting
Held at the Cross Keys PH Dunnington Nr York. This was their 193 monthly lunch and meet since the inauguration of the branch.





5/7/19
Couple of images from our B Shift RAFP Laarbruch 1973/4/5/6 Reunion in May this year.

Neil Gardiner





4/7/19
VETERANS SUPPORT WHITBY JULY MEETING
The third month's meeting and still bringing in new members.
Membership open to all who have served in the Armed Forces including National Service and are over 65 yrs of age.
First Tuesday in every month 12-00hrs to 14-00hrs at the Abbey View Cafe located within Victoria Farm Garden Centre Guisborough Road Whitby YO21 1TL.
No formalities, just come along and join in.



27/6/19
At one of their regular haunts near Harrogate , members of the North Yorkshire Branch at their June meeting and lunch.
The couple at the forefront , George and Wendy Prince celebrate their Diamond Wedding on the 27th June. From Pontefract , Wendy is very much involved with a local ATC Squadron and George a prominent member of the West Yorkshire RMPA.
They have supported the NYB for many years rarely missing a meeting.
At the other end of the table Terry Clamp a Fontainebleau Vet a branch member from day one (19 yrs) and has rarely missed a meting. His expression tells nothing but he clearly has the attention of Paul Carruthers his opposite at the table.
Sixteen members attended the meeting, the next meet will be at The Ship Inn
Strensall Nr York on Wednesday 24th July.



26/6/19

Armed Forces day was 23rd June in Newark, Notts. Picture shows Brian Hughes marching and Tony Parker on the mobility scooter. Chris Gangel was on my left just out of the picture
 Tony Parker.

6/6/19


Ken Huxtable and Ken Turner of the North Yorkshire Branch attending the second meeting of Veterans Support - Whitby.
There was a small increase in numbers from the inaugural meeting held in May.
Clearly the smoke signals had been sighted from higher places in the Esk Valley and drawing Veterans out of the Moorland Villages.


25/5/19



Members of the North Yorkshire Branch Veterans held their May Lunch and
Annual General Meeting at the Victoria Inn Wetwang on 22nd May. This was the branches 191st monthly lunch and 19th AGM.
The three members at the Top Table L-R Chairman Allen King, President George
Deny BEM MSM. Secretary /Treasure Ken Turner.
Allen King told members that this year he would not be standing for re- election.
After giving his reasons he thanked all members for their loyal support during his 14 years as Chairman.
He was then thanked by the Secretary and members for all he had done and achieved for the Branch during his tenure of office . It was pointed out by the Treasurer that during Allen's tenure the Branch had donated almost £11,000 to charities plus contributions to the Shoe Box Appeal, purchased a Standard and accoutrements , and made a substantial donation to the Initial Memorial Fund , etc.
Oh, and there were no nominations for a Chairman on the Agenda or from the floor. The Branch is running light of a Chairman at the moment.



8/5/19

Today 7th April what was believed to be the inaugural meeting and lunch of the
VETERANS SUPPORT-WHITBY and held at the Victoria Farm Garden Centre Guisborough Road Whitby YO21 1TL .
The object being to meet new friends and share experiences. This it certainly did ,
approximately 22 persons attended ex army and navy though the majority being RAF former members from Fylingdales who had settled locally after their final tour.
There was a free lunch for all funded by the Armed Forces Covenant and Libor funds provided by the Chancelor.
This will be a ongoing event held on the first Tuesday of every month, and other venues are to be rolled out throughout yorkshire.
Full details are available on the main page with a comprehensive link on that site
to VETERANS SUPPORT YORKSHIRE.
On the photographs the young lady in the blue cardigan- Eileen is 93 years old and served as a member of the ATS with a Artillery Unit in ITALY in 1944.



25 /4/19

North Yorkshire branch lunch

Members of the NYB at their April monthly meet and lunch held at the Engine Shed and Restaurant Pickering. Viewers will recognise Jim GUNN who after a absence of two years is now back to health and with us, though it would appear from a photograph that his jokes have put Ken Huxtable to sleep.
Good to see you back Jim.

Ken Turner.



28/3/19

North Yorkshire Branch lunch
There are several notables absent, but still a reflection of the times.
Five years ago we filled this room.



15/3/19

It is a proud day for the graduating Officers of course 002/18 RAF Police Officers’ Course who graduated after 20 weeks of training from the Defence School of Policing and Guarding (DSPG) MoD Southwick Park. We wish them all good luck in their first appointments and careers!


11/3/19

2019 Sutton Wick Air Crash Memorial






6/3/19

Members of the North Yorkshire Branch of the Royal Air Force Police Association
At a informal lunch held on 6th March 2019 at the Anchor Inn WHIXLEY Nr Harrogate.
All too often now, several members had to submit their last minute apologies having need of the NHS.




21 Feb 19

John Reid attending the remembrance ceremony in Grun Bordas for the crew of a crashed Sterling Bomber


6 Dec 18

Members of NYB at their Christmas Lunch held at the Cross Keys Dunnington Nr
York on 5th Dec .



1 October 2018

Eight members of the North Yorkshire Branch of the RAF Police Association
attended this event organised by the staff of RAF Fylingdales to celebrate RAF C100 and to commemorate the shooting down of the first German aircraft to be downed on British soil.


22 Sep 18

Please join me in welcoming the latest recruits to graduate from initial trade training into the Royal Air Force Police. The students graduated on the 7 Sept 18; the images show Provost Marshal (RAF) Group Captain Steve Horne presenting students with their warrant cards



10 Sep 2018

From Ken Turner

All Services Remembrance Parade and Service - Eden Camp

31 July 2018

From Ken Turner

North Yorkshire Branch July lunch and meeting

3 July 2018

From Ken Turner

Armed Forces Day Llandudno 2018