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Obituary - UPDATED

Mrs Flora Campbell SIMPSON, 92 years, who died on Saturday 12 January, widow of Jim, who retired in 1981 and died in 2010. Her next of kin is her daughter, Fiona, living in South Devon.

Flora's Funeral Service is to take place at Torquay Crematorium at 12.40 pm on Friday 1 February 2019.

Date 14/01/19


Sailing Section

Jeff STRATFORD and others from the Police Dinghy Sailing Section are setting about organising the National Finals on Chew Valley Lake on 12/13 June, 2019.

They will be at the Club early on Wednesday 12 June, the galley will be open for breakfast rolls and lunch. There is lots of free parking. The outer gate will be closed but the padlock will be taken off. This is a beautiful location and there is a balcony overlooking the lake.

On the Thursday they will again be there early and the galley will be open for bacon sandwiches and lunch.

Why not have a trip out to a fantastic location, free parking, refreshments available, meet old friends, watch the racing, see what the sailing section has to offer. Pop in for an hour or stay all day, no need to book just turn up. You never know someone might want to join.

For more details contact Jeff STRATFORD jeffstratford@btinternet.com

Date 09/01/19


Obituary

Ian William Lock, 70 years who died on Monday 7 January, retired from Bath in 1996. At the time of leaving he was the Licensing Inspector.

He was a Federation Rep for many years and was Deputy Treasurer on the JBB.

His next of kin is his widow, Mrs Rose Lock, who lives in Bristol.

Ian's funeral details will be circulated in due course.

Date 09/01/19


Obituary

Mary Jean HARPER, 88 years, who died on Wednesday 9 January, widow of Leslie, who retired in 1987 and died in 2006. Her next of kin is her son, David.

This entry will be updated when we become aware of the funeral information.

Date 09/01/19


Obituary

Austin BROWN, 90 years, who died on Friday 4 January, retired in 1981.

Austin's Funeral Service is to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 11.30 am on Thursday 17 January 2019.

Date 09/01/19


Obituary

David BROWN, 89 years, who died on Saturday 22 December, served on Traffic and latterly as a member of the Support Staff. He leaves a widow, Pat. David was not a member of this Branch of NARPO.

David joined the Bristol Constabulary in 1949 and served with them and Avon and Somerset Constabulary until his retirement in 1979 with the rank of Chief Inspector.

His Funeral Service is to take place at 2.45 p.m. on Wednesday, 16th January, 2019 at Macclesfield Crematorium.

Date 08/01/19


Annual Reunion Dinner - Reply slips

The addition of the option to pay by BACS for the attendance at the Annual Reunion Dinner on Friday 10 May 2019 has prompted enquiries regarding on-line bookings.

The process by which we provide for the seating plan and returns of those attending remain with the reply slips from the Newsletter even though you may not, now, need to send a cheque. If you do not do so, I will have to create slips for any booking arriving by other means.

Will any member wishing to avail themselves of the BACS payment option still post me their reply slip, duly completed, in order that the administration of the attendance requests remains as in previous years?

Dave
Branch Secretary

Date 06/01/19


Obituary

David BENNETT, 80 years, who died on Friday 4 January, retired in 1993. He leaves a widow, Mavis, living in Whitchurch, Bristol.

David's Funeral Service is to be held at 3 pm on Monday 21 January 2019 at South Bristol Crematorium, Bedminster Down, Bristol.

Date 04/01/19


Obituary

Roger LEWIS, 76 years, who died on Saturday 19 December. His next of kin is his son, Richard. Roger was not a member of this Branch of NARPO.

Roger joined the Gloucestershire Constabulary in 1969 and served with them and Avon and Somerset Constabulary until his retirement in 1993 with the rank of Sergeant. At the time of leaving he was a Custody Sergeant at Trinity Road.

His Funeral Service is to be held at Westerleigh Crematorium at 11.30 am on Friday 25 January 2019.

Date 02/01/19


Obituary

Hilary Beard, 83 years, who died on 5 December. Hilary was WPC 22 of the Somerset and Bath Constabulary. She joined in 1969 and served several years at Taunton and Bath. She left the force after amalgamation. Her next of kin is her brother Bob.

Her funeral is on Friday 4 January 2019, 12 noon at Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0EE.

Date 31/12/18


Obituary - UPDATED

Joan STINGEMORE, 90 years, who died on Sunday 30 December, widow of Ronald, who retired in 1976 and died in 2012. Her next of kin is her daughter, living in Dorset.

Date 30/12/18


Obituary

Jean HARRISON, who died on Thursday 27 December, wife of Denis, who retired in 1997 and lives in Taunton.

Jean's Funeral Service is to take place at 11.30 am on Wednesday 9 January 2019 at Taunton Deane Crematorium.

Date 29/12/18


In Memoriam

PC Jonathan Michael Stapley
Died 29 December 1984, aged 27

PC Peter Leonard Deans
Died 29 December 1984, aged 25

During a car chase their vehicle crashed and both officers were fatally injured.

Roll of Honour

Date 29/12/18


Obituary - Amended

William John (Bill) PIKE, 91 years, who died on Monday 17 December, retired in 1976. He leaves a widow, Eunice, living in Cirencester.

Following a family-only cremation, Bill's Memorial Service is to take place at 3 pm on Wednesday 9 January 2019 at the Parish Church of St John the Baptist, Cirencester.

Date 24/12/18


Obituary

Edna BATES, 96 years, who died on Saturday 15 December, widow of Ronald, who retired in 1976 and died in 2013. Edna was not a member of this Branch of NARPO. Her next of kin is her niece, living in Kingswood, S. Glos.

This entry will be updated should we hear of the funeral arrangements.

Date 22/12/18


Obituary

Margaret SCUDAMORE, 90 years, who died on Monday 10 December, widow of William, who retired in 1977 and died in 2010. Margaret was not a member of this Branch of NARPO.

Margaret's funeral service is to be held at Westerleigh Crematorium at 1 pm on Thursday 3 January 2019.

Date 21/12/18


Obituary

Thomas Frederick HORNSBY who died on Saturday 15 December. Information received from IPA. Thomas was not a member of this Branch of NARPO and we have no other information at this stage.

This entry will be updated when we hear more.

Date 16/12/18


NARPO Golf

Mike Hedges is giving plenty of advance notice to all golfers that the 2019 NARPO Golf Competitions will take place at Farrington Park Golf Club on Thursday 6 June.

The first tee time will be 12.28 pm and the golf will be followed by a two course meal. The cost for non-members at Farrington Park will be £34.00 each.

Please register your interest with Mike through m.hedges764@btinternet.com.

Date 09/11/18


Portishead Section Reunion

Mike Rowland has arranged for a Portishead Section Reunion (not the HQ at Valley Road) on Wednesday 13 March 2019 from 12 noon onwards at the Windmill Inn, Nore Road, Portishead (formerly the 'Hole in One').

Anyone connected in any way and at any time with the former police station at South Road, Portishead - sworn officers, support staff or close associates - together with partners is welcome to attend. The event is intended to be informal but in order to keep a watch on numbers those intending to come are requested to contact Mike on 306mikerowland@gmail.com or via Facebook Messenger unless they have already done so.

Date 07/11/18