NARPO Chelmsford Weekly Update 23rd Sep ’19

NARPO Chelmsford Weekly Update 15th Nov ’19


Dear Members,

I am pleased to welcome some new members who have joined us in the last couple of weeks. The membership has seen an increase of 18 since I took over the post of secretary in April with a further 14 requests awaiting approval, making us the largest branch in Essex. If you have any friends who are not members please encourage them to join.

Saturday 7th December Get Together

We are having a get together on Saturday 7th December in the upstairs bar at Essex Police Sports Pavilion at 1030hrs for a couple of hours. It would be great to see as many of you who are available to attend to join us. This is a great way to reconnect with your old colleagues and have a good old catch up. Paul Clancy one of our members will be performing magic for our entertainment, Paul is a member of the Magic Circle and an excellent performer who will have you mesmerised.

Tea, coffee and mince pies will be provided for you to enjoy so please put the date in your diary and pop along you are welcome to bring your partner/spouse as well, the more the merrier.

The next one is currently being planned for 15th February 2020.

Essex Police Choir Christmas Concert Sat 14th December

Please find here the latest newsletter and booking form for the choirs Charity Christmas Concert at Trinity Methodist Church in Chelmsford on Saturday 14th December.

TICKETS NOW ON SALE – so purchase yours here

Age UK’s National Engagement

Age UK’s National Engagement team is recruiting a small number of people aged 50+ to volunteer to join Age UK’s existing National Policy Sounding Board

This opportunity offers a volunteer role in helping to shape and review Age UK’s external facing policy positions which we use to influence national and local government. These cover a wide range of topic areas:

  • money matters
  • housing and homes
  • health & wellbeing
  • active communities
  • care & support
  • transport

This Sounding Board meets up to four times a year with Age UK’s Director of Policy & Research, and her team.

How to apply

If you want to take the next step to find out more, please Click here to download the Policy Sounding Board Information pack . Please Click here to download the Expression of Interest Form to print a hard copy or save to your own device in order to fill in the form electronically.

Please return your completed Expression of Interest form by Wednesday 20th November 2019.

You can email your completed form to Liz Stacey, Divisional Services Co-ordinator at or return a hard copy by freepost to (no stamp required):

Liz Stacey, Freepost RTEH-ALYL-JJZU,
Age UK, Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square,
London WC1H 9NA

We will contact you with next steps by the December 13th 2019. If you have any queries please call Liz Stacey on +44 (0) 203 033 1152

Narpo Desk Diaries

Narpo HQ have approximately 75 A5 desk diaries available, if anyone wishes to purchase any they are £5.00 each. Please contact Angela Calvert on +44 (0) 1924 331253 if you would like one.

Police Life

Please find your latest issue of Police Life here

That’s all for now, if you have any ideas on ways you feel Narpo could assist you then please let us know, if you want anything posted/promoted in the newsletter or weekly news then please send me an article at Sue Heaton 😃.

Our welfare committee members are working hard supporting members during difficult times, if you have any worries, concerns or need support, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch, we are here to help and all matters will be dealt with confidentially.

Sue Heaton

Secretary NARPO
Chelmsford Branch

NARPO Chelmsford Weekly Update 15th Nov ’19