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Spud (John) Leaning

It is with deep regret that we report the death of Spud (John) Leaning on Saturday 3rd August 2019. He died peacefully in South Molton Hospital, after some three years of treatment for his liver cancer was no longer possible.…

AFPST – Snowboard

ADAPTIVE SNOWBOARDING Army Snowboarding recently held its Freestyle Championships in Austria and for the first time the event included adaptvie snowboarders. The Armed Forces para Snowsports Team (AFPST) is a military charity that aims to use performance activity in wintersports…

Wessex Biathlon Nordic Festival

The Wessex Biathlon & Nordic Ski Club is pleased to host The “Wessex Biathlon Nordic Festival” on 28th October. Castle Combe Circuit is situated to the west of the market town of Chippenham in the South West of England. The…

Alpine Season update 2018

Alpine Season update 2018 By Lt Col Bee Smith R SIGNALS Secretary Army Alpine What a difference a year makes! The ski season of 2017/2018 was heralded in by unprecedented amounts of snow from as early as mid-November and by…

Notice of Death

Colonel Jimmie Spencer (late RA) 22 April 1926 – 16 July 2018 Born in Greenock, Jimmie Spencer was “economic” about his date of birth and enlisted into the Royal Artillery in 1943. He saw action at Salerno, and then as…

Notice of death

It is with the deepest sadness and a heavy heart that we have to inform you that Maj (Retd) John Ayres, who was the first permanent AGA/AWSA Secretary in the ASCB (1991 to 2000) died at home on Saturday 28th…