Committee Meeting - The next one will be held on Monday 24th April 2017 @ Cocket Police Station. Please contact any Committee Member or our Secretary Phil Taylor on Tel: 01792 842378 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you want any issue raised.
New Members - Welcome to – Steve Daniels, Tony Davies, Emma Hughes, Gary Thomas- Bob Whomes -Russ Paul and Suzanne Hughes.
Ill Health - Updated 12th March - David William Jones known as Will, retired P.S.1085 is not very well having kidney dialysis and is housebound apart from hospital visits.
If you know of a member's special birthday, anniversary or admittance to Hospital, please inform Bryon Tucker (Welfare Officer) We rely on all of you for updates. Thank you.
Congratulations Congratulations to the following who celebrate special Birthdays between October and December – Lesley Davies - David Walters – Susan Davies – Jeff Davies - John Hovestadt – John Price – Jennifer Powell – Fiona Jones - Patricia Baynham – Mary O’Connor- Linda Hubschmid – John Lewis - Ian George – Tony Gill – Bette Edwards.
Also to John and Hilary Williams, John and Margaret Hovestadt and Willand and Eryl Jones on their Golden Weddings and lastly to John and Joan Hunt on their Diamond Wedding.
Bereavements - Condolences to the families of Fred Grace, Alan Davies.
FREE COFFEE - Coffee Mornings continue to be well attended at the Tapestri Café/ Bar (old CPS) in Alexandra Road. They are normally held on the 3rd Friday of each calendar month, from 10.30am to 12noon. There will be no coffee morning in December.
Remember - You don't even need to be a member of Swansea Narpo!!!
Swansea Narpo Golf Day
The advantage of Clyne is that players can tee-off at both the 1st. and 10th. Tees. We will also have use of 5 buggies. The day includes coffee and bacon roll on arrival, followed by 18 holes of golf on a championship course, a two course meal after the round followed by a short prize giving which will include the presentation of the old Swansea Police Golf Club “Joe Trigg” Trophy.
Members with current club handicaps and lapsed handicaps are welcome as the entry will be split accordingly with prizes for both groups and lady golfers are welcome. The total cost for the day is £30 per person but the event is subsidised including the purchase of prizes, so depending on the number of entries we hope to make a refund of £5 to £10 per person on the day. Those members who do not wish to play golf are welcome to attend the social event / meal after the round at a cost of £10 for the 2 course meal.
This is a great opportunity to meet up with some former colleagues, catch up in a friendly social environment, and with your support we are sure it will be a successful day hopefully to be repeated annually. It is vital that we know the numbers attending- many have already been contacted and expressed interest so if you wish to participate please phone Dave Rees at 07521 293843 or email email@example.com
Disability and long term health conditions.
Later Life Ambitions Campaign Please circulate the below survey to all members which is part of our Later Life Ambitions Campaign as we seek views on members in relation to what they think the forthcoming budget should prioritise.
Employment Support Allowance (Injury on Duty)
Dementia Pilot -
I’m sure you have already seen the article titled ‘Dementia Pilot’ in the February edition of NARPO news. As you have read in the article, the great news is that Police Mutual aim to offer a respite break to a further 40 families in 2017.
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Coffee Morning - From your Committee Our next coffee morning will be held this coming Friday 17th February 2017, at our usual place, Tapestri, (inside the old Central Police Station), Orchard Street, Swansea, between 10.30am and 12.00noon All are welcome to attend, and it will be nice to see any new faces that wish to attend, as well as the old stalwarts. We had an excellent turnout in January
Coach trip to the National Arboretum & Memorial
Heart Matters from the British Heart Foundation is designed to help you keep your heart healthy, especially if you have a heart condition, care for someone who does or might be at risk of developing heart problems.
|Travel Services Offered - Hi, my name is Christina and I’m a Travel Counsellor In my ‘former life’ I was a Police Officer for 13 years in South Wales. In 2014, my husband Andy retired from South Wales Police and we bought a round the world ticket and went exploring for a year. On our return, we decided I should set up my own business doing what I love and bought a franchise in Travel Counsellors.
You can read about all I have offer right here...
8th Feb 2017
Age UK - Are you interested in helping shape the best quality and most relevant healthcare services for the over 50’s?
Motor Vehicles - Are you thinking of purchasing a new car, and save yourself a few thousand £'s?
NARPO Conference 2016 -
Just to let you know that you can now watch NARPO Conference 2016 on our You Tube channel right here. So, if you want to know what was discussed please view it now.
Forthcoming Christmas Dinner and Bus Trips can be found right here.
Website appeal - Our Website continues to flourish, is well visited and complemented by our Facebook page 'Swansea Narpo'. We are confident though there must be many photographs and interesting/amusing anecdotes from 'your time in the job'. So, please do feel free to contribute and get in touch - you can of course remain anonymous if you so wish! We also welcome any suggestions you may have for improving 'your' website.
Police Stations - We now have a new page solely for Police Stations. Please do feel free to send us photographs, especially of those buildings that no longer stand, for example, Gowerton Station.
You can access the new page here and from the Scrapbook menu on the Home page of this website.
Art Gallery - You may not be aware that we have our very own 'Art Gallery'. You can visit the page right here.
Difficulty opening our Newsletters - We are aware that some of you may still be experiencing problems when opening Newsletters. The Newsletter is created using Microsoft Word but not everyone has this program installed, so to get around this issue, the document is sent out as a PDF file which can then be opened and read using the FREE program Adobe Acrobat Reader. Be very careful though when about to install because the 'optional offer' boxes are already ticked. To disable, just untick the 2 boxes before installing. We hope this clarifies things but of course should you have further questions then please feel free to contact us.
Website/Newsletters by Email - our rolling programme on this is progressing well but it is vital that we have your correct email addresses. If you are not yet receiving your copy of the news letter by Email only and you wish to change to that method, then send Phil Taylor an Email to firstname.lastname@example.org and he will arrange it. This saves us postage costs and gives you a much better presentation in colour etc.
Now for the 'boring small print' - It's a closed group and we have the following ground rules:
Our ground rules - This Facebook page is open for all to view, Membership is restricted to retired and serving officers, and support staff, their relatives, close friends, and any member of the greater Police family. It aims to keep us all in touch with each other and to share news, views and events. Please keep it light-hearted. Any unsuitable comments/derogatory/character assassinations etc will be deleted.
Friends can only add new members with Admin approval. We have already had several requests from people wishing to become members who have been unable to justify their connection to the Police family, and they have been rejected. Also, please, no business advertising is allowed; there are already opportunities on our website to advertise for a small cost, on an annual basis which includes an entry in our quarterly newsletter.
If you are a member please do not hesitate to post any news, events or anecdotes that you would like to share with ex colleagues. We also welcome photographs for this Facebook page and our website, helping to keep everything fresh and interesting. Thank you all for your support and submitions to date. It's very much appreciated, thank you.
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