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If you are not in receipt of the WFRA ENewsletter and have internet connection,please contact

RHQ Mercian Nottingham (rhqmercian.notts@btconnect.com) and we will send you the ENews update.


The telephone extension numbers for RHQ MERCIAN Nottingham (0115 9465415) are as follows;

Asst Regt Sec;                        Ext 5220
E1 Admin;                               Ext 5215
Assistant Curator/Archivist;     Ext 5219

THE WORCESTERSHIRE AND SHERWOOD FORESTERS REGIMENTAL ASSOCIATION

Patron: HRH The Princess Royal
President: Brig P Dennis

You can also view the Newsletter in pdf format here (http://www.stand-firm-strike-hard.org.uk/index.php/newsletter)

View this email in your browser (https://mailchi.mp/54c3de5368e2/wfra-newsletter-volume-9-issue-41?e=6b18b1db6f)

Patron: HRH The Princess Royal

President: Brig P Dennis

03 April 2020      WFRA NEWSLETTER        Volume 11 Issue 14
 

OBITUARY
It is with sadness that I inform you of the death of Sgt Tony Morgan who passed away on Friday 20 March.  Tony served with the Sherwood Foresters in Borneo and Malaya between 1964 & 1966 and with A Coy in Munster.
Tony's funeral will be held on Monday 6 April at 15.30hrs
Wilford Hill Crematorium
Loughborough Road
Nottingham 
NG2 7FE


 

FUNERAL ATTENDANCE
In line with the government’s measures regarding funerals.  The rules on attendance are that only immediate family members can attend, that is husbands / wives / partners, children and their partners. No grandchildren or other attendees.
 

001  RHQ MERCIAN – COVID-19 UPDATE

RHQ Mercian is following the current government measures and emails and office phone numbers may not be answered speedily.  However, if your request is urgent please send an email to one of the following with FOR RHQ NOTTINGHAM as the subject heading .
 
Mercian Regimental Communications Officer enquiries@mercianregiment.co.uk
           
or
 
The Regimental Secretary  Peter.Dennis102@mod.gov.uk

 

002  CRICH MEMORIAL. COVID-19 UPDATE

In line with the government’s measures regarding essential travel, we would ask that you do not drive to Crich to visit the site.  The gate, car park, tower and tea-room will remain closed until further notice.

We look forward to welcoming those who are able to walk to the site and wish to exercise and ask that you follow the government rulings regarding groups and social distancing.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others

Please follow these rules so that we can keep the site open.

 

003  CANCELLATION OF THE WFR REGIMENTAL REUNION 
 
Unfortunately, the WFR Regimental Reunion on 6 June 2020 has been cancelled.  The venue is now closed for all events and given the government advice on COVID-19 and reducing the transmission of Coronavirus by social distancing, RHQ will not be sourcing an alternative venue for 2020.  We hope that all of our association members appreciate this difficult decision.  We also ask that you pass this message onto your friends.
 
We will let you know about the Pilgrimage when a decision has been made.

 

004 VETERANS SUPPORT

The following are available to support veterans and their families who may be experiencing mental health difficulties;

Forcesline Tel: 0800 731 4880 (between 9am and 5pm Monday-Friday)
Combat Stress (24 hours)
Veterans and their families; Tel: 0800 138 1619
Serving personnel and their families; Tel: 0800 323 4444
Samaritans (24 hours); Tel: 116 123




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