'Safeguarding the rights of members and promoting measures for their welfare, with particular regards to pensions.'
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Why not join NARPO - it costs just £19.56 per annum. (renewable in January, increased to £19.80 from 1st January 2015) Membership Form. Persons joining later in the year should contact the Secretary for a lesser subscription.
We were formed in 1947 and we celebrated our Diamond Jubilee in 2007.
It is known that the founder member and first Secretary was in 1947, Thomas Joseph Kennedy, an ex Inspector at Matlock and he continued in this office until 27th March, 1963. The Chairman was W. B. Clews and both worked diligently towards an efficient branch.
On 6th February 1956 the first invitation was extended to the Chief Constable, W. E. Pitts, to attend a meeting on Sunday 18th March, which he did. He was invited to become President of the branch to which he agreed and the practice continues to this day.
Our present Chairman is Len Smith who was elected in 1987 and the present Secretary is Sean Murphy.
The downloads page contains the Branch Annual Report and useful information/offers, with links to websites, or in PDF format, which can be printed off or downloaded to your computer.
If any members have old photographs relating to NARPO or Derbyshire Constabulary we may be interested in displaying them on the website. In the first instance please contact the Secretary for further information.
If anyone has any comments or suggestions for the website please let us know.
Mouchel T: 01642 727333 E: email@example.com M: Police Pensions Team, Mouchel Pensions Unit, PO Box 485, Middlesborough TS1 2XP.
Leicestershire Police processes the pensions' payroll. If you have any payroll related queries, for example: tax codes, deductions, change of bank details or addresses contact Leicestershire & Derbyshire Payroll Section: T: 0116 222 2222 E:firstname.lastname@example.org M: Payroll/Pension Section, Room 18, Police Headquarters, St Johns, Enderby, Leicester LE19 2BX
To help them deal with your enquiry please include your name, address, payroll number and N.I. number in any written correspondence.
CONTACTS Alice Davis - Payroll ext 2041 Services Manager
Surnames... A to D Diane Kettle (Mon, Tues & ext 2848 Wed) & Yvonne Fish (Tues, ext 2045 Thurs & Fri)
Surnames... E to K Dorothy Krumins ext 2047
Surnames... L to R Neel Nahar ext 2043
Surnames... S to Z Jainisha Mistry ext 2894 (List correct at 23/09/14. Please let us know if you contact them and find that the staff / numbers have changed.)
NEWS/ANNOUNCEMENTS (news items will normally be archived after 14 days, or if a dated item on the day after the date of the event)
18/12/14 Obituary - updated It is with sadness that I have to inform you of the death on 3rd December 2014 of ex Chief Superintendent Jack WATSON. His funeral will take place at 11.00am on Friday 9th January 2015 in the Thoresby Chapel at Mansfield Crematorium, Derby Road, Mansfield NG18 5BJ. On conclusion of the service (about 12.30pm) a light lunch will be served in the Oakham Suite at the Masonic Hall, 155 Nottingham Road, Mansfield NG18 4AE. It would mean a lot to the family to see some of Jack's friends and colleagues there. Sean Murphy (secretary)
18/12/14 DPWC Event Details of the next DPWC walk on Sunday 4th January 2015 can be found on the Walking Club page. Sean Murphy (secretary)
17/12/14 Employment Opportunities MovementsUK established in 1984 and based in Loughborough specialise in high quality business-to-business ground transportation. Over the years they've employed many ex police and armed forces personnel and want to advertise six new positions as chauffeurs. See here for details. Sean Murphy (secretary)
17/12/14 Christmas Bonus - Further 10% Reduction on Hotpoint Products Hi All, As a Christmas Bonus Hotpoint are offering NARPO members a further 10% discount on all products purchased between 12th December and 5th January. See website for full details at: http://www.narpo.org.uk/index.php/member-services.html Regards Steve Edwards (Deputy Chief Exec NARPO)
17/12/14 DPWC 2014 AGM and Dates for 2015 Minutes of the 2014 AGM and walk dates for 2015 can be found on the Walking Club page. Sean Murphy (secretary)
17/12/14 Travel with NARPO - New Year Deals As we approach the New Year, many of you will be thinking about booking your holidays for 2015, so just a quick reminder that NARPO has its own in-house travel agent “Travel with NARPO”. We are set up to provide you with exceptional deals and an unparalleled level of service.
Since our launch in November many of you have taken advantage of the great deals available and booked all sorts of breaks and holidays.
Whether you prefer Cruising, Summer Sun, Guided Tours or maybe doing your own thing with a tailor-made holiday, we are here to help and guide you and make sure that you get the very best deal.
Remember – we’re here to make sure that you get the very best deals for Holidays in 2015.
We would also like to wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year Regards Steve Edwards (Deputy Chief Exec NARPO)
17/12/14 Obituary It is with sadness that I have to inform you of the death of ex PC 237 David MILES. David joined Derbyshire as a cadet in 1967 and served in C Division from 1970 to 1980 when he transferred to the British Transport Police retiring in 1997. He leaves a wife, Jennifer. His funeral is at 12.00 noon on Tuesday 30th December 2014 at Hasland Church and afterwards at the Telmere Lodge, Hasland at 1.30pm. Sean Murphy (secretary)
15/12/14 Obituary It is with sadness that I have to inform you of the death of Agnes LEGGE, widow of ex officer Henry Legge, who died on 12th December 2014 aged 87yrs. Funeral details not known. Sean Murphy (secretary)
12/12/14 Obituary It is with sadness that I have to inform you of the death yesterday of Mrs Sybil MAHON 93 years, wife of former Supt. John Mahon, at their home. Her funeral will be held at 10.30 am on Monday 29th December 2014 at the New Chapel, Bramcote Crematorium, Coventry Lane, Bramcote, Notts NG9 3GJ and afterwards at the Hogs Head, Awsworth Lane, Awsworth, Notts NG16 2RD. Sean Murphy (secretary)
10/12/14 Obituary It is with sadness that I have to inform you of the death of former Supt Francis (Frank) E. JOHNSON 94 years who died on the 28th November 2014. Frank was a former Borough Officer and served in Derby. Retiring in the late 1960's. His funeral will be held at 12.45pm on Friday 19th December 2014 at Bretby Crematorium. Sean Murphy (secretary)
10/12/14 Congratulations Congratulations to Mr FA Padmore and Mr AA Wilson in the November Sports Club Lottery Draw Sean Murphy (secretary)
05/12/14 Obituary It is with sadness that I have to inform you of the death of Jayne Harris who was the wife of ex PC Peter Harris. She passed away suddenly on the 27th November 2014. Her funeral will be held at 12.00 noon on Friday 2nd January 2015 at St. Johns Church, Upper Dunstead Road, Aldercar, Langley Mill. Sean Murphy (secretary)
05/12/14 Shine TV / Channel 4 Opportunity for Female ex Police Officers Shine TV are developing a new show for Channel 4. They want to make an exciting new TV series and are looking for women who have served in the police force. The series aims to give viewers an insight into tracking down wanted or missing people – and are looking for people with real-life expertise in these areas to advise them and feature on screen. They are speaking to experts with specialisms across intelligence agencies, the military, the police and cyber-security.
The ambition is to make a series that becomes one of Channel 4’s most talked about and exciting projects of next year. They are still at the early stages of development, with much detail still to be worked out. The attached document outlines how to apply. Closing date for applications is Sunday 21st December. Sean Murphy (secretary)