Plymouth’s 29 Commando RA Celebrating Their 50th Anniversary With The People Of Plymouth



29 Commando Royal Artillery celebrated their 50th Anniversary by marching with veterans through Plymouth City Centre and to their home at the Royal Citadel, on the Hoe. These are some of the photographs from the day’s events.


29 Commando Gunners 50th Anniversary Parade

29 Commando Gunners 50th Anniversary Parade

Plymouth City Centre Saturday 21 July 2012 11.45am

To celebrate their 50th anniversary the 29 Commando Gunners will exercise their freedom to parade their colours through Plymouth  and will march from Buckwell Street down Royal Parade from St Andrew’s Cross roundabout to Derry’s Cross roundabout and back up Royal Parade to the Royal Citadel. The Lord Mayor Michael Wright will take the salute from the troops on Royal Parade.

29 Commando Gunners

29 Commando Gunners
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Plymouth’s History

Plymouth History

Plymouth History
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Hands on Plymouth’s History – 2012 A Year of Celebration Plymouth Guildhall Saturday 14 July 2012, 10am to 4pm

2012 marks the 60th anniversary of the Plymouth and West Devon Record Office. This event will showcase some of the interesting records from collections, including those related to sport in the city and previous Jubilees. There is a talk programme throughout the day and will include Chris Robinson, local historian and author of many local history books, discussing ‘Plymouth in the 40s and 50s’ from 10.30am. Peter Towey from the Friends of Devon Archives (FoDA) will then talk about what FoDA can offer local and family historians from 11.30am. More information


Earl Of Wessex In Plymouth

The Earl of Wessex was in Plymouth for Armed Forces Day 2012


Prime Minister comes to Plymouth for Armed Forces Day



Prime Minister comes to Plymouth for Armed Forces Day


Door Of Unity Ceremony

Friday 29 June 2012 Midday The annual ‘Door of Unity’ service at St. Andrew’s Church, Plymouth to commemorate the enduring peace between Britain and the United States ceremony will take place. Contact details

The Door of Unity, Plymouth

The Door of Unity, Plymouth http://www.plymbuzz.co.uk


Plymouth Armed Forces Week Opening Ceremony

On Monday 25th June 2012 at Midday, the Lord and Lady Mayoress will oversee the raising of the Armed Forces Day flag outside the Plymouth Guildhall at the opening ceremony. Details

Union Jack Flag

Union Jack Flag


Dock On The Hamoaze

Tuesday 26 June 2012 , 13:10 Illustrated lunchtime talk will be taking place at the City Museum by Commander Charles Crichton. He will talk about the 300-year history of the ‘Dock on the Hamoaze’.  Further details

Commander Charles Crichton OBE RN Rtd

Commander Charles Crichton OBE RN Rtd
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Dock in the Hamoaze

Dock in the Hamoaze
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Plymouth Families Who Cost The City More Than £55million a year

Troubled Plymouth families are the source of significant levels of crime and anti-social behaviour in the city and will be targeted with the help of new government cash to make a difference. Full story

Plymouth

Plymouth


Ford Park Cemetery Walk

A guided free walk is taking place at Ford Park Cemetery Sunday 24 June at 2pm and will  tell the stories of some of the sailors, soldiers and airmen buried at Ford Park. More information

Ford Park Cemetery

Ford Park Cemetery

Ford Park Cemetery

Ford Park Cemetery

Major General Sir Leonard Rogers K.C.S.I., F.R.S. Was born in this house in 1868 And lived here in his younger days. During 27 years of intensive work In the Indian Medical Service. He Was a pioneer in the treatment and Prevention of Cholera, Leprosy and Other tropical diseases. He continue His work after retirement with Unabated zeal until he was over 90 years of age. His discoveries have saved countless lives in many countries. This tablet was erected by Plymouth Medical Practitioners 1959


Dame Lucile Newell Sayers

Dame Lucile Newell Sayers was the first Chairman of Plymouth Flower Club in 1956.


Helping Street Children

Harrison Nash a former student at Devonport High School for Boys and graduated in Social Work from Plymouth University has been working  with street children daily basis. Story details


Plymouth People Do Well In London Marathon

Plymouth People Do Well In London Marathon Story here

Plymouth People Do Well In London Marathon

Plymouth People Do Well In London Marathon