Saturday, 15 October 2011

Cricket Fans - OF News !

There will be a presentation of awards for the Herts Saracens Cricket League at a forthcoming Saracens Rugby match.

This year the O.F. 1st Team won Division 2 and the 2nds were runners up in Division 7 making them one of the most successful if not THE most successful Club in the League. So there is plenty to celebrate. Awards will be presented to both Divisional Winners and Runners Up.
The presentations will be on Saturday 10 December at Wembley Stadium prior to the Saracens v Ospreys Heineken Cup Match which kicks off at 18:00.
Watch this space for ticketing details.

Wreath Laying at the Menin Gate

CRA members may be interested to know that we have been given permission by the Last Post Association, Ypres to lay a wreath at the evening ceremony at the Menin Gate at 8pm on Wednesday 19th October.

Messers Fuller, Groom, Crick and Millen will attend during this year's pilgrimage to locate the remaining 28 ex-pupils of CCF who are commemorated in that area.

"Growing People" - A Charity worthy of your support.

Surely one of the purposes of an "Old Boys Club" is to support old friends from our cadet days - especially in charitable endeavours.

John Cliff  runs Growing People - a horticultural therapy project for people with mental health issues. The project is in with a chance to secure £6,000 from Natwest bank via an online and phone vote. This process is only open until the 24th October so if you feel able to support John in this way, please act quickly.

To vote on line
  1. Go to and click on the ‘Register’ link at the top of the page;
  2. Enter your name, email address and password in the form provided;
  3. You will receive a confirmation email sent to your inbox. Click on the link supplied in this email to confirm your registration; (if you do not receive an email phone Helpline 0800 2100 246 and they will verify your registration);
  4. Log in on the site, entering your email address and password;
  5. To vote:
  • Click on the Projects Tab
  • Click on ‘List’ (blue button)
  • Click on ‘by project name’
  • Enter Growing Friends in the search box and click on the magnifying glass. When the entry appears click on ‘Read more’
  • Tick the ‘I accept the NatWest Community Force Voting Terms and Conditions’ box;
  • Click on the “Vote for us” red button.
To vote by phone
  1. Contact phone the helpline 0800 2100 246 and leave your name and telephone number
  2. They will phone back to validate your details and take your vote. (Your call may not be returned until after the closing date but your vote will still count)
  3. Minicom line 0800 0155 545