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Charity Clay Pigeon Shoot at Bisley Shooting Ground

16 June 2008
Having been moved to complete the Etape du Tour in 2007 as a result of visiting Grenadiers in Selly Oak Hospital and Hedley Court, Anthony Roupell was just as keen to fundraise in 2008 for The Colonel's Fund. As the proprietor of Bisley Shooting Ground, he and his team set about planning a charity s... read

Tim Weston's Mountain Challenge Report

14 June 2008
The following is report by former Grenadier and star of 'Bad Lad's Army' Tim Weston on his 24km mountain challenge in Snowdonia, North Wales which raised a large amount for the Fund: Having had only 4 hours sleep due to the lack of comfort from sleeping in a car, I eventually had had enough and go... read

Colin Lukins completes The Lanzarote Iron Man

24 May 2008
It is not too late to sponsor Colin for his wonderful achievement, safe in the knowledge that he has already completed it!! Please donate through his bmycharity page. "It's not about the bike" I said to myself chuckling as yet again I passed another £2k plus bike with rider in aero helmet.... read

Interim report on The Colonel's Fund Grenadier Guards

18 May 2008
On the occasion of the Regimental Remembrance Day, the Chairman and Committee members published their interim report on The Colonel's Fund Grenadier Guards. In it, they outline the huge efforts made by so many thus far in helping raise such a significant sum, they go on to explain how the funds are ... read

Nottinghamshire Branch fundraising events

10 May 2008
On the 10th May 2008 The Rolls Royce Band (Derby) gave a 3-hour concert at the Geological Centre, Keyworth, Notts. Nearly 200 people were entertained with a variety of music that was enjoyed by all. The facilities were excellent with light refreshments available during the interval.... read

Regimental Headquarters London Marathon Team

13 April 2008
Sunday 13th April 2008 saw all round success for the four members of the Regimental Headquarters Team running the London Marathon. After months of preparation, all but LSgt Joe Tack were embarking on running the daunting distance of 26 miles and 385 yards for the first time.... read

1st Battalion Grenadier Guards - Honours and Awards Operation HERRICK 6, Afghanistan 2007

31 March 2008
MILITARY CROSS Major Martin David - As The Captain of The Queen's Company his determination, bravery and inspirational leadership whilst leading from the front inspired the Afghan Battalion he was mentoring to ever greater feats of military prowess resulting in a consistently defeated enemy. ... read

Armed with Afghans

30 March 2008
Armed with Afghans, an exhibition of photographs taken by Captain Alexander Allan when he was on operations in Helmand Province, was held at The Pensioner's Museum, the Royal Hospital Chelsea, from 25th - 30th March 2008. More than 1,000 people attended the hugely popular exhibition which resulted i... read

Spectacular opening event launches Fund

22 February 2008
The Colonel's Fund opening event was held last night at the Guildhall in the City of London and was enjoyed by all, including the Colonel himself. The presentation from the Commanding Officer brought home the realities which the 1st Battalion faced last year in Afghanistan and what the human cost... read

Vintners' Hall Dinner resounding success

6 February 2008
The Taking on the Taliban dinner at The Vintner's Hall on 5 February 2008 was a outstanding success. A report on this event is now available! The event was the first 'fundraiser' of 2008 for the Fund and has set the standard for the rest of the year.... read
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