FIRST TIME IN A NUMBER OF YEARS THAT THE BRANCH HAVE HAD PERMISSION TO CAN COLLECT IN GLASGOW CITY CENTRE.
VOLUNTEERS REQUESTED TO HELP MAN A NUMBER OF POSITIONS FROM BUCHANAN GALLARIES AND UP SAUCHIEHALL STREET - USUAL ATTIRE.
MEET AT THE ENTRANCE TO THE GALLARIES NEXT TO THE ROYAL CONCERT HALL
MEMBERS, FAMILY AND FRIENDS WELCOME.
Location: THE NATIONAL SHOOTING CLUB - Wester Jawcraig - Slamannan FK1 3AL
Cost: £35 per head. - Non shooters £15. This event is to raise funds for The Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity. Afterwards back to CLUB for Curry meal etc and RAFFLE, including MUSIC.
BUS TIMINGS ETC:
08:00 am - Lincoln Inn, Knightswood
08:20 am - Buchanan Street Bus Station, Taxi Rank side
08:30 am - Alexandra Park
Shoot commences at 09:30 am ( On arrival ALL will be served a Tea / Coffee and Bacon Roll free of charge) Aim to return to Glasgow 1 pm and in Club for 2 pm. Coach will depart from Club at 5 pm droping folk off at the Pick Up points.
NOTE: Names and numbers will have to be calculated in total by the next Branch Meeting in July so that we can inform the Centre and more importantly book the right COACH for our numbers. Cut off date for any others that may wish then to attend that haven’t applied has to be the meeting on 4th August.
Form up Holland Street / Pitt Street at 10:30 am marching off at 11 am. Hope Branch can support trhis event with more on parade as in past years it has been some what disappointing.
Its YOUR Branch remember and OUR Regiment we are proud to be part off - please make this the best attended as we are SIMPLY THE BEST!!
BRANCH MEMBERS WHO GAVE THEIR NAMES AT THE BRANCH MEETING IN FEBRUARY 2019 ARE GOING TO ATTEND THIS EVENT ( (19 SO FAR). THE PLAN IS TO STAY IN THE PREMIER INN - TAMWORTH CENTRAL AND THE COST IS £68:50 PER TWIN ROOM PER NIGHT. SO IF YOU DOUBLE UP WITH SOMEONE EACH OF YOU WILL HAVE TO PAY £34:25 PER NIGHT x 2 nights (Total £137) THIS SUNDAY. BREAKFAST IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE INCLUDING FREE TRAVEL THERE AND BACK.
IF YOU ARE NOT ON THE LIST AND WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND THERE IS A NEED FOR YOU TO ATTEND THE NEXT BRANCH MEETING ON SUNDAY 3RD MARCH 2019 - COMMENCING AT 2 PM. AS YOUR ROOM FEE HAS TO BE PAID TO THE BRANCH SECRETARY SO THAT HE CAN MAKE A GROUP BOOKING BEFORE THE PRICES GO UP OR THEY RUN OUR OF OUR CHOSEN ROOMS
MEANS OF TRAVEL WILL BE HIRED MINI BUSES (VOL DRIVERS REQUIRED WITH LICENCE TO DRIVE 17 SEATER)
PICK UP POINTS WILL BE KNIGHTSWOOD - LINCOLN INN - AT 08:30 AM AND LAST BUT NOT LEAST BUCHANAN STREET BUS STATION (TAXI RANK SIDE AT 9 AM)
All VETS and Branch Standards invited once again to our annual event here in Knightswood - Glasgow.
Church service in Knightswood St Margaret’s Church at Knightswood Cross commences at 10:30 am and the Church hall will be open from 10 am
Service at the Vets Monument will commence approximately 11:40 am and the March past 12 noon. We hope as many VETS Branches etc as possible lay their unit wreath
Finger Buffet and a raffle in aid of SSAFA - The Armed Forces Charity ( Glasgow Branch) will take place in the Lincoln Lounge from 1 pm onward’s
IF ANYONE CAN MAKE A RAFFLE DONATION ON THE DAY IT WILL BE VERY MUCH APPRECIATED
Members are invited to attend Mr. Neil Mac Farlane’s service at Daldowie Crematorium - East Chapel at 10am. on the above date.
No Standards required and you may take the option to dress as you see fit. Our Chairman hopes though that members of the Branch wear Blazer, Beret etc.
May he rest in peace.
ALL members are hereby Officially invited to attend the above event at the time stated ie 1:30 pm and not 2 pm on this one occasion..
Please note this A.G.M. is for Members only and each Member should take the opportunity to pay their £5 annual fee.
Feel free to spread the word if you don’t mind.
Annual commemoration of Armistice - 100 years!! this time
Members meet up at the time stated above in John Street behind the City Chambers - once again in best order with Medals.
4 PARA invited you all to visit their location in Houldsworth Street after the parade for a FEW? more refreshments
Branch members and Veterans from all over have been invited to participate so please note if you can support this event then please form up for the parade at the Old Wills Fag Factory Building - now called CITY PARK on Alexandra Parade across from a Petrol Station.
If unsure of where to go to you can meet at our club from 09:30 am onward’s for a cup of Tea? and follow follow??
Please spread the WORD!!
All VETERANS of the Branch including those in our region and beyond - not forgetting those other Associations who have attended in the past are more than welcome to join us once more with family and friends included.
Standard Bearers are most welcome. Meet Knightswood St Margaret's Church no later than 10.50am if you plan to attend the service
Branch been allocated tickets - If you would like to attend and bring the missus please let me know so that I can put a ticket (s) aside for you.
Meet outside Chambers at 12:15pm for ticket allocation and dress as parade format please as we will be meeting the new Lord Provost.
Once again the Branch and all other Veteran Associations from near and far will join forces for this commemoration.
Hope as many from the Branch can attend so please spread the word
Church Hall open from 10am for tea, coffee etc and toilets are available. Finish with Music, Finger Buffet etc in the Lincoln Inn
P.R.A. Branch Members Scotland and N.I. will be in attendance as part of Guard number 2, with Standards on parade too with guests from down South in support
This is a ticketed event for the Cathedral and the reception. Branch members who applied for a ticket will be issued on the day from the Branch Secretary
Branch Members invited along to this event including our Standard which will be on parade. Meet Glasgow Cathedral 09.15am to form up for a parade and inspection by Lt Gen Sir Alasdair Irwin at 09.30am
This part will cease at 10.30am to be followed by a Church Service in the Cathedral at 11am.
Look forward to meeting you there