Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Death of a retired Police Officer : Superintendent Allan Alderson

It is with regret that we have to announce the death of a retired Police Officer : Superintendent Allan Alderson, who died on 21st July, 2016 aged 85 years.
Mr Alderson leaves no widow.
Mr Alderson started his policing career as a young cadet on the 22nd March, 1947 and served until the 23rd April, 1949.
Mr Alderson was then appointed to Durham Constabulary as a Police Officer on the 28th April, 1951 and was medically retired on the 16th December, 1983 at the rank of Superintendent , Deputy Divisional Commander based at Durham City.
Whilst working for Durham Constabulary Mr Alderson served in various locations across the county such as HQ, Stockton, Durham, Tow Law, CID, Peterlee, Newton Aycliffe, Recruiting, Spennymoor, Personnel & Sedgefield.
The cremation will take place on Thursday 28th July, at 9.30am at Durham Crematorium.  This service is not private.
The family have requested family flowers only, however, donations if so desired can be made to the Salvation Army.
Our thoughts are with the family at this sad time.

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Death of a retired Police Officer : Chief Superintendent Alice T HARDING

It is with deepest sadness that we have to advise colleagues of the death of a retired Police Officer : Chief Superintendent Alice T Harding who died in Marie Curie Hospice, Solihull on the afternoon of Monday 11th July 2016.
Chief Superintendent 545 HARDING joined Birmingham City Police on 17th October 1964. In 1968 she was promoted to Sgt then through force amalgamation she served with West Midlands police from 1st April 1974 until 7th July 1974. She then transferred to Warwickshire Constabulary and was promoted to Inspector and on 1st August 1976 she joined Durham Constabulary as Chief Inspector with particular responsibility for women in training.
In 1976 she moved into Admin then on 1st April 1977 she was promoted to the rank of Superintendent and became assistant personnel officer with the responsibility for women.  In May 1979 she was appointed temporary sub divisional commander at Durham and the posting was confirmed in July 1979. She went on to spend the next 2 years in the same role at Wear Valley then from December 1981 at Sedgefield.
In December 1982 she became deputy to the divisional commander 'C' division based at Chester-le-Street.  In 1984 she was promoted to the rank of Chief Superintendent and was appointed as deputy departmental commander, Admin department, then as Chief Clerk.  From May 1988 she was departmental commander in Admin and Management Services and she retired on pension on 31st March 1995.
Her funeral service will take place at 1pm on Monday 18th July 2016 at Robin Hood Crematorium, Streetsbrook Road, Solihull
Alice requested that there be no flowers but would like donations if given to be distributed to Cancer Research, British Heart Foundation and the Alzheimer’s Society.
Our thoughts are with Alice’s family and friends at this sad time.

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Death of a retired Police Officer : Inspector 96 Don Smith

It is with regret that we have to announce the death of a retired Police Officer :  Inspector 96 Don Smith, who died on 1st July, 2016 aged 85 years.
Mr Smith leaves a widow Maria, eight children and nine grandchildren.
The funeral will take place on Thursday 7th July, at 1.00pm at St Mary’s Church, Woodhouse Lane, Bishop Auckland. This service is not private. This service will then be followed by a burial at Witton Park Cemetery. This is also not private.
The family have requested that instead of flowers, donations if so desired can be made to McMillan Nurses.
Our thoughts are with the family at this sad time.

Saturday, 2 July 2016

BikeWise 2016 Show Posters

Click on either of the images below to download a BikeWise 2016 poster – please share it amongst your friends, on Facebook / Twitter or at work to let people know when the show is on.

The website will be updated regularly from now to the 24th July with updates about what is happening at the show

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