Sunday Lunch and Skittles – 10 November 2019

Lunch and SkittlesWe are pleased to confirm the details for our popular Sunday Lunch and Skittles event which is taking place on Sunday 10 November 2019, at Wellow Golf Club, Ryedown Lane, East Wellow, SO51 6BD.

Our fun competition of skittles starts promptly at 12.30 pm, with a three course meal at 1.30 pm. The cost per person will be:

  • PMA member/partner: £17.50
  • Guests: £18.50

Numbers for this event are limited, so please book early by completing and returning the booking form (payment will be requested when your booking is confirmed).

The closing date for bookings is 30 October 2019.

 

Visit Blenheim Palace, Park and Gardens – 25 September 2019

Blenheim PalaceOn Wednesday 25 September 2019 we will be visiting Blenheim Palace, Park and Gardens, to include a summer hot buffet lunch in The Marlborough Room.

Cost

  • £50 for PMA members/partners
  • £55 for friends/family

Timings

  • 0845 – Coach leaves Winchester’s St Catherine’s Park and Ride (M3 junc 10)
  • 0915 – Pick up at near Basingstoke Fire Station by Leisure Centre car park
  • 1045 – Drop off at Blenheim Palace car/coach park, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1UL
  • 1100 – Entry to Blenheim Palace, collect audio guide, visit to The Palace State Rooms, including the priceless collection of portraits, tapestries and furniture. Explore The Churchill Exhibition
  • 1300 – Meet at The Marlborough Room for hot buffet lunch and refreshments
  • 1415 – Continue visit – explore the untold story of the Palace past. Discover the formal gardens and many attractions in the beautiful grounds. Take afternoon tea in the Water Garden Café or The Pleasure Garden Café. Or even get lost in the Maze!
  • 1730 – The Palace closes
  • 1800 – The park and grounds close. Return to coach park
  • 1815 – Approx join coach for return journey to Basingstoke Fire Station
    2030 – Approx return to Winchester Park and Ride

Book your place

Tickets are limited, to avoid disappointment please make your booking by telephone, text or email to Andy Anderson on mobile 07505 524093 or andyanderson.xhfrs999@virginmedia.com

Andy’s bowing out soon….

DCFO Andy BowersDCFO Andy Bowers will be retiring in June 2019 after more than 32 years service.

All staff, past and present, who would like to bid him farewell are welcome at his leaving do on Saturday 15th June from 1930 hrs at Gosport Fire Station for drinks, food and conversation.

For catering purposes, it is essential that you  advise Debbie Worley (deborah.worley@hantsfire.gov.uk), if you are attending, by 3 June at the latest please.

Andy bows out after 32 years service….

DCFO Andy BowersDCFO Andy Bowers has decided to hang up his boots and will be retiring in June 2019 after more than 32 years service.

All staff, past and present, who would like to bid him farewell are welcome at his leaving do on Saturday 15th June from 1930 hrs at Gosport Fire Station for drinks, food and conversation.

For catering purposes, it is essential that you please advise Debbie Worley (deborah.worley@hantsfire.gov.uk) by Monday 20th May 2019 at the latest, if you are coming.