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Obituary - UPDATED

Malcolm POPPERWELL QPM, age 86 Years, who died on Saturday 11 January, retired in 1988. He leaves a widow, Barbara, living at Burnham on Sea.

Malcolm was an Additional Member of this Branch and Full Member of the Bristol (Avon) Branch of NARPO.

Date 11/01/20


Obituary

Mrs Sally CANTELLO, 97 years, widow of James (Jim) who retired in 1975 and died in 2017. Her next of kin is her daughter, also Sally, living near London.

Sally's funeral is to be held at Haycombe Crematorium, Bath at 12.15 pm on Tuesday 28 January 2020.

Date 11/01/20


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David Sidney (Sid) ROGERS, 85 years who died on Wednesday 1 January. He leave a widow, Pam. Sid was not a member of this Branch of NARPO.

Sid's funeral service is to be held at Canford Crematorium, Westbury on Trym, Bristol at 12 noon on Friday 31 January 2020.

Date 11/01/20


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Stephen WHEALE, 61 years, who died on 11 December, retired from the British Transport Police in 2008 and joined the Branch in 2010. He leaves a widow, Rosa.

The funeral has already taken place before we became aware of Stephen's death.

Date 09/01/20


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Freda TAYLOR, 96 years, who died on Wednesday 8 January, widow of Dennis Taylor, who retired in 1980 and died in 2001. Her next of kin is her son, Timothy, living in Yeovil.

This entry will be updated when we receive the funeral information.

Date 09/01/20


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Geoffrey WOZENCROFT, 74 years who died on 18 December. His next of kin is his daughter, Karen. Geoffrey was not a member of this Branch of NARPO.

The funeral service is to be a private family gathering.

Date 08/01/20


Obituary

We have, belatedly, been informed of the death, on 1 June 2019 of Mrs Margaret WHITING, 88 years, who had been living near Plymouth. She was the widow of James Thomson, who retired in 1986 and died in 2012.

Neither were members of this Branch of NARPO.

Date 07/01/20


Funeral of Royston Jones - Message from Roy's wife Angela

Following Roy's funeral Service at Weston-super-Mare Crematorium on Wednesday 18 December 2019, my family and I would like to say a big thank you to all those who attended.

I had hoped to get around to speak to everyone, but soon realised this was not possible. Also thank you to those who sent messages of condolences.

Date 06/01/20


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Alun PARSONS who died on Saturday 4 January while on holiday overseas. He leaves a widow, Trish.

Alun was not a member of this Branch of NARPO and this entry will be updated when we become aware of his funeral details.

Steve Croome, Simon Anderson and Alun Parsons

Date 05/01/20


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Norman WILLIAMS, who died on Wednesday 1 January, retired in 1984. He leaves a widow, Margaret.

Date 03/01/20


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Betty JONES, 96 years, who died on Monday 30 December, wife of Donald Arthur Jones, who retired in 1981.

Funeral 12.45 pm on Tuesday 28 January 2020 at St John the Baptist Church, Lower Church Road, Weston-super-Mare. BS23 2AQ.

Date 03/01/20


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Mr James (Jim) Patrick POWELL, 84 years who died on Thursday 26 December. He leaves a widow, Stella. Jim was not a member of this Branch of NARPO.

His Funeral Service is to take place at 2.15 pm on Friday 24 January 2020 at South Bristol Crematorium.

Date 02/01/20


Obituary - UPDATED

Mrs Judith THAYER, 73 years, who died on Saturday 28 December, wife of Roger, who retired in 2003.

Date 30/12/19


Obituary - UPDATED

Tony JONES, 75 years, who died on Friday 27 December, retired in the rank of C/Supt. He leaves a widow, Nancy.

Date 29/12/19


In Memoriam

PC Jonathan Michael Stapley
Died 29 December 1984, aged 27

PC Peter Leonard Deans
Died 29 December 1984, aged 25

During a car chase their vehicle crashed and both officers were fatally injured.

Roll of Honour

Date 29/12/19


Obituary

Mrs Daphne Margery OTRIDGE, 93 years, who died on Saturday 21 December, the wife of Maurice, who retired from the Regional Driving School at Devizes in 1983.

Daphne's Funeral Service is to be held at the West Wiltshire Crematorium, Devizes Road, Semington near Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 6HL, at 3.15 pm on Monday 6 January 2020.

Date 23/12/19


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John Wallace (Jock) CHALMERS, 87 years, who died on Wednesday 18 December, retired in 1985. He leaves a widow, Valerie, living at Backwell.

His Funeral Service is to be held at South Bristol Crematorium, Bedminster Down, at 2.15 pm on Thursday 9 January 2020.

Date 20/12/19


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Mrs Barbara TAYLOR, 88 years, who died on Thursday 19 December, widow of David J Taylor, who retired in 1986 and died in 1994. Her next of kin is her son, Christopher, living in Nottinghamshire.

Barbara was not a member of this Branch of NARPO and this entry will be updated should we be informed of the funeral arrangements.

Date 20/12/19


Malcom Popperwell - UPDATED

Message from Hugo PIKE - hugo@white-house.org.uk

At his wife's request I am forwarding this email to let you know that Malcolm suffered a massive stroke some weeks ago. Following initial treatment at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton he was transferred to the cottage hospital in Williton for physiotherapy and care. To date his recovery has been very slow and even now he cannot communicate.

He requires 24/7 care and cannot safely be left alone. So far visiting has been limited to Barbara and the family and I have agreed to be their point of contact for the time being. We will review the situation after Christmas.

Date 19/12/19


Obituary - UPDATED

Malcolm CRAVEN, 87 years, who died on Tuesday 17 December, retired in 1984. He leaves a widow, Ann, living near Truro, Cornwall.

Date 18/12/19


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Stewart ANNING, 62 years, who died on Wednesday 18 December, retired in 2009 and leaves a widow, Louise, living near Ilminster.

Date 04/12/19


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Max HARVEY, who died on Wednesday 11 December at his home in Failand, he leaves a widow, Yve.

The funeral is at South Bristol Crematorium, 12 md Tuesday 7 January 2020.

Date 15/12/19


Obituary - UPDATED

Joan Amelia CHAPLIN, 98 years, who died on Monday 9 December, wife of William Henry Chaplin, who retired in 1980 and lives at Templecombe.

Joan's funeral service is to be held at Yeovil Crematorium (BA20 2EJ) at 12 noon on Friday 10 January 2020.

Date 11/12/19


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Mrs Pamela MOLONEY, 79 years, who died on Monday 2 December, widow of Michael, who retired in 1986 and died in 2018.

Pamela was not a member of this Branch of NARPO and this entry will be updated should we receive the funeral details.

Date 05/12/19


Obituary - UPDATED

Royston JONES, 78 years, who died on 4 December at Weston-super-Mare Hospice, retired from HQ in 1995. He leaves a widow, Angela, living at Winscombe.

Date 04/12/19


NARPO Annual Golf Competition

Mike HEDGES is giving us plenty of notice of the 2020 event, which will, again, be at Farrington Park Golf Club on Thursday 4 June 2020. Start with coffee at 11.15 am and close with a meal at 6.30 pm. Anyone wanting to know more can see the Branch Newsletter in January or contact Mike at m.hedges764@btinternet.com

Date 22/11/19


Bristol Reunion

"C" Division and Bristol Police Reunion

Friday 13 March 2020. 7 pm - Late.

Cribbs Sports & Social Club Station Road, Henbury, Bristol.

£5.00p per person this includes Buffet & Raffle.

Cheques/Cash and SAE please to:

Geoff Williams 16 Northleach Walk Shirehampton Bristol BS11 9RS

Any Info Needed: geoff1831williams@gmail.com Tel No's 07970 883 329/01179 820 586

Date 05/11/19


Yeovil Police Reunion

Karen MINES, Chair of the East Somerset Police Club, has invited us to help to mark the planned demise of the Yeovil Police Station, which many of us will remember when it was new.

To celebrate the building's 45 years as a landmark in the community, there is to be a Reunion Night, at Westlands Entertainment Venue, Yeovil - starting at 6.30 pm on Saturday 18 April 2020 until 1 am, including a three-course meal, with a live band and comedian after-dinner entertainment. The cost is £35 each (£30 if you are a member of the E S P Club).

For more information or to reserve your places contact Karen at karen.mines@avonandsomerset.police.uk There is facility for tables of up to ten people, so, with all this advance notice, why not organise a group to attend.

Date 17/09/19