Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

BFBS PRESS RELEASE



SNOZONE





RIPON FESTIVALS SPRING FAIR

30th May 2016
The Annual Spring Fair on Spa Park, Ripon, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
hosted by Ripon Festivals. With stalls, rides and children's activities, don't miss this fun day out for all the family.
For further information contact tim@tpjones.co.uk

LOCAL AND FAMILY HISTORY FAIR - RIPON LIBRARY

Join the sixth annual local and family history fair at Ripon library


Once again Ripon library joins the national celebrations of Local and Community History Month 2016 by hosting a local and family history fair on Thursday 19 May from 10.30am until 4pm. This sixth annual event will see stalls from local societies and history groups as well as talks throughout the day at the library.

This special event will showcase some of the wonderful facilities we have in North Yorkshire for tracing family history and some resources available at Ripon library. North Yorkshire library members can use Ancestry.com and Findmypast and also the 19th century British Library newspapers database in their local libraries. Ripon library also has a large collection of old maps and a collection of books about the local history of the area.
On the day visitors to the library will be able to find out what the organisations and societies have got to offer. Local historical societies, family history groups and community archaeology groups will be in attendance along with representatives from North Yorkshire County Record Office and Ripon Museums Trust.
At 11.30am there will be a half hour talk about Norton Conyers project, from North Yorkshire County Record Office.
Also on the same day in the evening, Fraser Skirrow returns to Ripon library with another fascinating talk about the local 2/5 West Yorkshire Regiment, in which many Ripon men fought during the First World War, and about tactical strategy used in battles they were involved in. The talk starts at 7pm (doors open at 6.45pm); tickets for the talk are available in advance from the library.
For more information please contact Ripon library on 01609 536623 or emailripon.library@northyorks.gov.uk.

WHAT'S ON AT LIFE SCIENCE CENTRE


CATTERICK CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY





Friday, April 29, 2016

AFF WINNING FILM


BFBS PRESS RELEASE


Photo taken by Andrew Fosker

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Friday, April 22, 2016

The Warrior Programme - For Veterans - 16 to 18 August 2016

























More information on the Warrior Programme is available using this link http://www.warriorprogramme.org.uk/












BIG READ WITH MARI HANNAH AT RIPON LIBRARY



Wednesday, April 20, 2016

21 ENGR REGT OPEN DAY

Open day held at Claro Bks, Ripon. Gates will open at 1100am and entry is £1 per adult, children are free.  Highlights include:

White Helmets motorcycle display team
Fly past from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
Silver Star parachute display team
The Royal Engineers balloon
Display from the Military Working Dogs
Local arts and crafts stalls
Fair ground rides
Military Stalls
Displays from the Army and Air Cadets

Military wives raise £20k for Soldiers' Charity from group skydive

On Saturday, at Skydive St George in Darlington, 32 wives from the Light Dragoon Guards took part in a group skydive that is set to raise more than £20,000 for ABF The Soldiers' Charity. The wives from the Light Dragoon Guards, based out of Catterick Garrison, support one charity endeavour each year and The Soldiers' Charity skydive was chosen as the charity for 2016. It was also the first group skydive organised by the Soldiers' Charity North East office.

Briefing liaison officer for The Soldiers' Charity, Jim Duffy, who organised the event commented: "Captain Cuthbertson, the Welfare Officer at the LDG was really supportive of this idea, and not surprisingly his wife was one of the first to sign up. The Charity is extremely grateful to all of those brave wives who took part in the skydive. They raised a fantastic amount for the Charity which will make a real difference to those in the Army family who need our support."

MILITARY MUSIC CONCERT


VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES NEWSLETTER


JSHAO HOUSING BRIEF AT SERVICES COTSWOLD CORSHAM


DEFENCE DISCOUNT SERVICE - TASTE CARD OFFER

Free Tastecard for 2 months just for our members!
Tastecard offer 50% off or 2 for 1 at over 6500 restaurants and Defence Discount Service members can get a free 60 tastecard trial!
Visit www.defencediscountservice.co.uk and claim yours now.

DEFENCE DISCOUNT SERVICE - VAUXHALL OFFER


DEFENCE DISCOUNT SERVICE OPTIMAX OFFER

Defence Discount Service welcomes Optimax.
They are giving 10-20% discount to members and after an initial consultation, the Optimax team will advise which surgery is needed.
- Members must call 0844 576 5075 and quote the reference code 'FORCE-NHS-16' when contacting us.
For more information please visit www.defencediscountservice.co.uk

AFF JOB SPOT


SODEXO VACANCIES



Wednesday, April 13, 2016

AWS ACTIVITY PROGRAMME

PLEASE NOTE THAT BOOKINGS CANNOT BE TAKEN BY PHONE.

There have been further dates confirmed for the "After School sailing club" :

13th June
27th June
18th July

Further dates may be added.

RICHMOND CASTLE EVENTS



24th-23rd April we have St. George's Pageant (there'll be have-a-go archery and sword school!) where we'll see the great St. George slay his most famous foe.
http://goo.gl/iSooZl

28th-30th May we have a Knight's tournament, with Living history all around, the Little ones can try on real armour and even take part in medieval battle drills!
http://goo.gl/eC9BuO

on Father's day weekend (18th-19th June) there'll be a Clash of Knights! back you favourite team of Knights and watch them battle it out in a huge arena!
http://goo.gl/59kuRW

and finally on the 30th and 31st of July, to mark the 950th anniversary of the norman invasion there is our event, Norman Fury, where visitors will learn about Norman battle styles, weaponry and cavalry.
http://goo.gl/kF3UME