Category Archives: Lockerbie

Looking back to Syracuse Lockerbie and the future.

This time last week I was being taken to hospital in America and diagnosed with acute bronchitis that could have turned into pneumonia. I was mlooked after and got some penicillin and steroids allowing me to make the journey home. … Continue reading

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Heading home – Memories of Lockerbie and the love tears and friendships made.

Today we start the long journey home. I had to go to hospital and get checked out for acute bronchitis the other day. I am worn out exhausted physically and mentally and now medically “pilled” up for a busy day. … Continue reading

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Concerns over the helicopter support for Mountain Rescue Teams.

Below is a powerful Statement by some of the Mountain Rescue Teams . This will not have been easy to do for them. Sadly I knew this was coming I had heard the rumours as I am still very interested … Continue reading

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Memorial Day At Syracuse More memories .

Yesterday started with a call from Jill she was worried about me and organised a visit to the local hospital. I have been poorly for a while and was diagnosed with acute bronchitis . I was treated like Royalty by … Continue reading

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Cycle to Syracuse – Day 6 – visit a family , Police Escort tears, memories , joy and celebration. Paying respect and a journey completed,

Day 6 This last day started from a family house we left from yesterday. They had lost a loved one and it was an emotional start in the rain. “I felt so privileged and blessed to meet these amazing lads … Continue reading

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A thought for my friends and family Last day Cycle to Syracuse. Thanks

Today we are on the last day of our Cycle to Syracuse in the USA. The RAF teams and the civilian teams and SARDA played a huge part in this tragedy. All the teams involved and our leader Bill Gault … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Cycle to Syracuse sunshine and rain emotion and love and a Police Escort to finish.

I am struggling with words so my pal Brian Asher has put his thoughts down I love to hear what these guys I am with feel. Day 5. Brian Asher “The day started early with a cooked breakfast from the … Continue reading

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