The Branch resumed its programme of troop parcels, after the
Christmas break. Laura English has kindly taken over responsibility
for the parcels and, through the good offices of the Stamford Mercury,
has obtained a fresh stock of materials to send to the troops in
Afghanistan. Laura of course has a vested interest in this
programme as her own husband, Rich, is himself due for deployment
Laura got off to an early start however when she, with several of
her friends, other wives at RAF Wittering and even two ladies who
responded to her Facebook invitation, gathered in Clare Close on 21
January for their first packing session. Soon the familiar filling,
weighing, wrapping and labeling 'departments' were in full swing
and, as you will see here, triumphantly packed 50 parcels.
Branch membership forms were handed out!
Laura hopes to hold another packing session in a few weeks time
and would welcome the help of other Branch members and spouses and
also contributions to the stockpile. We'd also like to thank the
Mercury for all the support they have given us! To see the
latest report on parcels for the troops, click
You can contact Laura
on 01780 765612, or find us on Facebook!