State Pension top-up

Dear Members, State Pension top-up – Less than 3 months left to apply – some of you may find this of interest. It applies to males born before 6th April 1951 and females born before 6th April 1953: State Pension top-up – Less than 3 months left to...

Membership Pre-Budget Survey

Membership Pre-Budget Survey   Dear All, I have received a message from Steve Edwards who is the Chief Executive Officer for NARPO who is requesting I circulate a member survey. This survey is part of NARPO’s ‘Later life Ambitions Campaign’ and is being...

Obituary – Brian Reynolds

SAD NEWS The Chief Constable regrets to inform you of the sad death, on the 17th January 2017, of our former colleague Brian Reynolds aged 77 years, who was residing in France. Mr Reynolds served with the Southend Borough and at Rayleigh. He leaves a widow Christine....

Fred’s Gardening Tips

Fred’s Gardening Tips   Lawns and Roses in the month of March   Lawns   Choose a day when the grass is dry and the weather mild. Disperse worm casts with a broom or besom. Mow with the blades set high. It is better to collect the clippings because...

Vauxhall Partners Associate Offer

Vauxhall Partners Associate Offer   I don’t know if you are aware but the VED (car tax) rules change on 1st April 2017? The changes which effect some new car purchases mean that unless you’ve bought and registered your car by the 31st March 2017, you may be...