Christmas Appeal-It’s not too late to donate. With Christmas just around the corner, we’re all facing the prospect of celebrations that are very different to those we are used to. But for many veterans like Clive, every Christmas is spent alone – and loneliness hits you very hard when you’ve experienced the close camaraderie of the RAF. […]
December Branch Bulletin-It seems hard to believe that we now find ourselves a matter of days before Christmas and the end of 2020 is nearly upon us. I am sure that you will agree that this has been a year that we could never have imagined. Now is perhaps the time to consider all that is good about […]
2021 Subscription rates announced-Please see below for the recently announced 2021 subscription rates. As you can see, there has been a slight increase in the subscriptions in line with the Retail Price Index.
Site Migration: Update-The site is now fully migrated to its new server. It may take a week or two for the details to fully propagate across the internet but it should settle down fairly rapidly. Thank you all for your patience during the migration period. – Site Admin.
Site Migration-Over the next week or so the site will be migrating to new servers. Please bear with us while we perform this operation. Thank you.
Battle of Britain ‘Challenge 80’ – Update-Message from the Branch Treasurer. Update at 27 October 2020 Despite Covid restrictions it was discovered the people of Crook are very supportive and rallied around to help our Wings Appeal Challenge. We now have the final figures in. £800 raised from Phil’s 80 laps around Crook Market Place. This was a mixture of donations […]
Battle of Britain 80 ‘Challenge’-https://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/18720080.raf-veteran-march-80-laps-crook-market-charity/ To compensate the loss of street collecting, in aid of the Wings Appeal, the Association came up with “the Battle of Britain 80 challenge”. The idea was to challenge people to raise £80 in sponsorship, by doing 80 things in tribute to the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. As Branch standard bearer […]
Sir Baz says Thank You-Back in early July the Crook Branch received a hand written letter from the President of the RAFA Air Marshall Sir Baz North,requesting our support towards Operation Connect Appeal by donating funds from our Branch Account to help in supporting Rafa members who were struggling due to the COVID 19 pandemic. The Branch committee agreed […]
Battle Of Britain 80th Anniversary Appeal update No2 – September 2020-We have set up a JustGiving page for those wishing to sponsor our Standard Bearer for his Challenge 80, where he circumnavigates Crook Marketplace Car Park 80 times in commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The event will take place from Saturday 19th September from 11:30am with the 80 laps commencing at […]
Battle Of Britain 80th Anniversary Appeal update – September 2020-The Branch is gearing up for the forthcoming 80th anniversary with a series of fundraising events planned to mark the occasion to raise valuable funds for the Wings Appeal, the RAF Association’s fundraising arm. Challenge 80 – 80 circuits of Crook market place carrying the Club’s Standard by our Standard Bearer Phil Chinery – Saturday […]