North West Region Mini Assembly
The NW Mini Assembly took place on 27-29 August 2021 at The Palace Hotel, Buxton. Seventy people from the North West RAA gathered for the AGM and a great weekend was enjoyed by all. Brigadier M N Pountain CBE, Chairman RAA presented Certificates of Appreciation to members of Widnes Branch and also presented Harry Heatley from Aigburth-Merseyside Branch with the NW Standard and trophy after the Standard Bearer's Competition. The Regimental Colonel, Colonel S J Shepherd MBE ADC sent an electronic address to the Assembly which was appreciated by all present, Colonel M G J Carter Regimental Secretary & Chief Executive RAA gave a presentation on the RAA, Lieutenant Colonel TJ Fox RA, Commanding Officer of 103 Regiment RA gave a presentation on the reserve regiments activities and involvement in ongoing operations. Last but by no means least, Major R Davies who is well known to us gave a comprehensive update since he last joined us at the Assembly. This was followed by a Gala dinner in the evening and a disco which everyone enjoyed, and promising to attend again next year 2022.