Welcome to Stafford Sub Branch
"Promoting the health and wellbeing of members"


Branch Page Burton on Trent Cannock Leek Lichfield
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Sub Branch Chairman

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Mike Kozam

01785 257578
[Mobile: 07806 732968]
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Sub Branch
Treasurer
Welfare Officer

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Brian Whitehouse

01785 215099
[Mobile 07909 883756]

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Sub Branch Secretary

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Norma Kozam

01785 257578

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Chairman's latest message.

We have been busy in the sub-branch during 2016 with various events and activities.
See Sub Branch news for more information.
In May, I attended a NARPO Access to Support (welfare) seminar at Wakefield; I found it most informative and useful, and have already used some of the knowledge gained, to obtain support for one of our widows. One of the speakers was from Benefits Information Services, which is based in Dorset. The company produces the Benefits Update Wordshop feature which appears in each edition of the national NARPO News. All NARPO members (including widows, widowers & partners), can obtain free advice on benefits from the company. Details on how to contact them are contained in their update. You will require your NARPO membership number: contact your sub-branch secretary if you do not know it.

Dates for your diary:

Thursday 29th September 2016, National Police Memorial Day Service at The National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Burton (Contact Brian Whitehouse for details)
Wednesday 5th October 2016, Luncheon Club at the Hollybush Community Pub, Seighford, Nr Stafford (a 2 course lunch for GBP 10).
Thursday 27th October 2016, 7:30 pm sub-branch meeting (AGM) & social at
The Constitutional Club, Lloyd St, Stafford
I am looking forward to meeting up with as many of you as possible at our various meetings and activities throughout 2016.

Mike Kozam (Chairman)
3rd July 2016

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Wednesday 5th October 2016, Luncheon Club at the Hollybush Community Pub, Seighford, Nr Stafford (a 2 course lunch for GBP 10).
All members are welcome. If attending please let Gerry Robinson know to ensure seating is available.>/h2>

Other Committee Members

Gerry Robinson - Vice Chairman
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Bryan Tunney

Paul Gilbert

"Book Recycling Club"
Do you Read? If so Please Consider Joining our New 'Book Recycling Club'. (It's Easy, Cheap and, Most Importantly, Pleasurable!
If you are still reading this article, then you will probably be well 'qualified' to join the Club. You will probably have unwanted books hogging space on your bookshelves or in storage units.
Unless you have a Kindle, or similar device, you will probably go out and buy more books - that again takes up more space and this is often repeated over and over at no small expense (particularly if members of your family are doing likewise). Undoubtedly, there will be a significant number of us in this position. I am.
Benefits of Joining the Book Recycling Club
Minimal effort required to take part - no administration
Money saved by reading books at a fraction of the purchase price
Providing hours of pleasure (between meetings) both to yourself and fellow members
Encouraging more members to attend meetings (with added interest through opportunity of joining the club)
Small financial contribution made towards club funds or charity per transaction.
Members' families and friends may also read the recycled books

How to Take Part:-
1) Bring along a selection of your books to the next Sub Branch Meeting so that they can be viewed together with books brought in by other members;
2) During the social section of the meeting browse and select books brought in by other members (even if you haven't brought books along yourself);
3) Having chosen 'new' books to be read, contribute 50p per book. Proceeds will go towards club funds or charity;
4) At the conclusion of the meeting, take home any books brought in by you (and not selected by colleagues) together with any books 'purchased';
5) At the next meeting bring books again for recycling (these may include those 'purchased' at the previous meeting and read during the intervening period).
The Committee is constantly looking for new ways to support and benefit our members. Invariably though, we need to invest time, effort and small amounts of money in order to get something bigger and better out of it.
The investment here is to make unwanted/unused resources available to others. The benefits are described above. PLEASE bring some books along to the next meeting. Let's see if we can make it work.

Paul Gilbert

"Blue Lamp Society"
All NARPO members are welcome to the meetings of the Blue Lamp Society at
the Constitutional Club, Lloyd Street, Stafford, ST16 3AS.
This is an informal social get together for former colleagues, organised by Brian Whitehouse.
Meetings take place on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 7:30 pm.

Sub Branch Chaplain
RevdJohn Davis MBE
01785 661382
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Staffordshire Knot
(Summer 2016 Edition)
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Last update 11Sep2016