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NEWS(news items will normally be archived or deleted after 14 days, or if a dated item on the day after the event.)
15/11/17 Obituary It is with sadness that I have to inform you of the death on the 6th November 2017 at the Royal Hospital, Derby after a long illness of ex PC 121 Philip MARTIN, 78 years. His next of kin is his wife Gillian Martin. Philip originally joined the Nottingham City Police in 1957 transferring to Derbyshire in 1973. He served on Road Traffic and retired as a Vehicle Examiner in 1984.
His funeral which is a private family funeral is at 4.00pm on Friday 24th November 2017 at Amber Valley Memorial Park and Crematorium, Derby Road, Swanwick. Sean Murphy (secretary)
14/11/17 BWG Christmas Walk - Saturday 2nd December 2017 Details of the walk can be found on the Walking Group page. Sean Murphy (secretary)
10/11/17 Obituary It is with sadness that I have to inform you of the death of ex PC Steve PHILBEAM. His funeral will be held at 11.00am on Thursday 23rd November 2017 at Swanwick Crematorium. Sean Murphy (secretary)
10/11/17 Latest Offers from Time Out 2 Enjoy The latest offers for NARPO members from Warner Holidays for breaks between now and Christmas can be found here. Sean Murphy (secretary)
08/11/17 Trip Updates The list of the remaining planned trips for 2018 is now on the Events page. Please note that no bookings are being taken until 2nd January 2018 so please make a note in your diaries. Sean Murphy (secretary)
06/11/17 Trip Updates For those on the Doddington Hall trip on the 29th November, 2017, please note the amended times for pick up points Matlock - 8.30am. Ripley - 9.00am. Derby - 9.15am.
On The 11th July, 2018, Michael Watson has organised a trip to Liverpool to see the World Famous ‘Terracotta Army’ . He has applied for tickets however if he is not successful the trip to Liverpool will go ahead. The tickets to the Terracotta Army are adult £13 concession 60# £12. Plus the cost of the coach members £5 non members £12.50 And widows free. Pick up points Matlock 8am, Ripley 8.30am and Derby 8.45am. Please let Michael know by telephone as soon as possible if you want to be included on the list of tickets to see the Terracotta Army. Sean Murphy (secretary)
06/11/17 Obituary It is with sadness that I have to inform you of the death on Wednesday 25 October, 2017 of ex PC 1003 William James THOMPSON, 83 years. His next of kin is his wife Norma Thompson c/o their daughter Linda Thompson. Members may remember William as he joined the Derby Borough in 1960. He retired in 1989 and returned in a civilian capacity as the Divisional Property Officer for Derby until retiring. His widow Norma worked in Social Services and on redeployment used to be a Kitchen Assistant at Cotton Lane and also covering at St. Marys Wharf PS.
His funeral will be held at 11.00am on Monday 20th November 2017 in The Round Chapel at Markeaton Crematorium, Derby and afterwards at Toby Carvery, Nottingham Road, Derby for a small buffet. Sean Murphy (secretary)