There will be an Extraordinary General Meeting of The Rifles and Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment on Saturday 18th February 2017. It will take place at The Wyvern Club, 51 Church Walk, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 3AA. The meeting will begin at 1100 am. The purpose of the meeting is to consider and approve the new Constitution of the Association.
· Many are already aware that Lt Col (Retd) Tim Lerwill and Mrs Sue Nelmes, who previously worked from the Salisbury office, have moved to Winchester. In sum Salisbury office functions are now run from Winchester. Meanwhile e-mail addresses have remained the same (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. || This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). As a result of this move Major General Nicholas Welch seeks a Project Leader / Chairman to lead on the Salisbury Officers’ Lunch. Volunteers should make themselves known to the General through either Office.
· The Rifles office Taunton, with the aid of volunteers, is managing the disposal of surplus items in the possession of the RGBW Trust, stored in Gloucester. A catalogue is being prepared and will be available in due course. Once the catalogue is released there will be a period of three months during which bids will be received. Bids will be considered and awarded after the three month period has elapsed. Explanatory rules and bidding proformas will accompany the release of the catalogue.

Lastly, you would wish to be aware of the following functions taking place this year:

· Association EGM – Devizes (see above) – Saturday 18th February
· Gloucestershire Reunion – Saturday 18th March | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
· Dedication of a Memorial Stone to LCpl WELCH VC, Stratfield Saye – Saturday 29th April | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
· Devizes Reunion – Sunday 4th June
· Salisbury Weekend – Saturday 1st July - Officers Lunch |Association Dinner Dance || Sunday 2nd July – Drumhead Service
· Maiwand Weekend (Reading) – 22nd & 23rd July
· Chavenage Lunch – Sunday 22nd October
· Ferozeshah Reunion – Saturday 2nd December

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