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We have heard today of the Promotion to Glory of Will Stuckey, former Deputy Bandmaster of this corps. We have no details of arrangements but will publish them when we have them.
Ray Knapman, who was Promoted to Glory earlier this year, worked untiringly with those who attended the Monday lunch for vulnerable people.
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Members of our two Parent and Toddler Groups (Mummy & Me and Mainly Music) took their ‘responsible adults’ to the children’s play area at the Strand last week to celebrate the end of term.
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Summer has really arrived now with Scout Camp, Divisional Summer Camp and Territorial Music School all taking place this week. We have corps representatives at all three of these activities and hope to bring more news at the appropriate time.
Our meetings yesterday were both led by Major Andrea Still in the absence of Major Alec who is in Scotland as chaplain to the aforementioned Scout Camp.
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We understand that the funeral of Major Dennis Sneller will take place next Tuesday, 29th July, at 11.30am at Hadleigh SA Hall (146-148 London Road, Hadleigh, Benfleet, Essex SS7 2PF) followed by the Committal at 12.40pm at the local Crematorium. Cards can be sent to 22 Florence Gardens, Hadleigh, Essex, SS7 2PJ.
Meetings this coming Sunday, 27 July, will be led by Major Andrea Still at 10am and 6pm. Major Alec is in Scotland attending our Scout Camp as chaplain and has taken Cadet Carl Whitewood with him to gain experience.
We have received some pictures of the Young People’s retreat held recently at Rippledown, near Deal and the Kaos outing to Joss Bay. We begin with Rippledown. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge. Continue reading
We have received news that Major Dennis Sneller, Commanding Officer of this corps between May 1972 and May 1975, was Promoted to Glory today (22 July). Please remember the family in your prayers.
Major Andrea Still introduced the topic for this month’s Ladies Fellowship by asking who was actively taking part in sporting activities (writes Jean Jones).
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The meetings yesterday were led by corps officers Majors Alec and Andrea Still and included the welcome of Cadet Carl Whitewood, on summer placement from William Booth College.
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Meetings this coming Sunday, 20 July, will be led by Majors Alec and Andrea Still at 10am and 4pm. Please especially note the time of the second meeting.
Last weekend two of our younger corps members took part in this to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Vanessa Cripps involvement on Sunday has been previously advertised on this site but we have now discovered that Rebecca Abbott also took part in a similar event on Saturday. We have included some pictures of Rebecca at the end of Vanessa’s comments.
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