Tuesday, 25 October 2016

September CPI now released

The ONS have now released the Consumer Price Index for September 2016 which shows an increase of 1% . As a result, Police Pensions will increase by 1% as of 1st April 2017.

For further info please click on this link to the ONS website

Monday, 17 October 2016

Criminal Damage !! Support our Police Dogs & Horses

Please click on this link : https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/168678

It only takes a couple of minutes to complete & you will then receive an email to click on & confirm that it is you who have completed the online petition.

Lets see if we can help our four legged friends get some support. I would think most retired officers will have benefited from Police dogs & horses at some stage of service…

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Death of a retired civilian staff member : Malcolm (Max) McAloon

It is with regret that we have to announce the death of a retired civilian staff member : Malcolm (Max) McAloon, who died on 5th October, 2016 aged 78 years.
Mr McAloon was a driver handyman in the Derwentside area, he retired on 4th April 2003.
The funeral will take place on Friday 14th October, 2016 at 10.00am at St. Mary’s Blackhill. This will be followed by a cremation at Mountsett Crematorium. The family welcome friends to join both services.
The family have requested that instead of flowers, donations if so desired can be made to the Cardiothoracic Centre at the Freeman Hospital.
Our thoughts are with the family at this sad time

Monday, 10 October 2016

Death of a retired Police Officer : Sgt 76 Dennis Dunnill

It is with regret that we have to announce the death of a retired Police Officer : Sgt 76 Dennis Dunnill, who died on 4th October, 2016 aged 85 years.

Dennis joined Durham Constabulary on 5th July 1952. During his time with us he served in various locations across the force such as, HQ Training, Consett, Blackhill, Ebchester, Traffic, Special Incident Squad, Durham, Sherburn. He later became a member of Police staff within the HQ Firearms department where he retired on 30thJune 1991.

The cremation will take place on Wednesday 12th October, 2016 at 2.30pm at Durham Crematorium. This service is not private.

The family have requested that instead of flowers, donations if so desired can be made to the Great North Air Ambulance.

Our thoughts are with the family at this sad time

Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Death of a retired Police Officer : Constable 1253 George Taylor

It is with regret that we have to announce the death of a retired Police Officer :  Constable 1253 George Taylor, who died on 27th September, 2016 aged 86 years.
The cremation will take place on Tuesday 11th October, 2016 at 10.45am at Darlington Crematorium, Carmel Road, Darlington. This service is not private.
The family have requested that instead of flowers, donations if so desired can be made to a Dementia Charity.
Our thoughts are with the family at this sad time.

Monday, 3 October 2016

Death of a retired Police Officer : Chief Inspector William Frederick Purser

It is with regret that we have to advise colleagues of the death of a retired Police Officer : Chief Inspector William Frederick Purser who died on 26th September 2016, aged 94 years.
Mr Purser retired from Durham Constabulary on 24th September 1977.
Funeral service is to be held at 11am on Tuesday 18th October,  2016 at St Clare’s Church, Central Avenue, Newton Aycliffe to be followed by interment at West Cemetery, School Aycliffe.  The service is not private and friends and former colleagues are welcome meet at church.
Our thoughts are with Fred’s family and friends  at this sad time.

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