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TSA 2009

Presenation of formation certificate - Tyneside Scottish Branch Royal Artillery Association
Colonel Ian Vere Nichol, General Secretary Royal Artillery Association presents the certificate formation to
Chairman of the Tyneside Scottish Association, Albert Bohill.
Rededication of the Colour 21st (Service) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers - 2nd Tyneside Scottish
 In July 2009 the Colour of the 2nd Battalion Tyneside Scottish (21st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers) was re-dedicated.
The Colours were originally laid up in St Cuthbert's Church, Bedlington, Northumberland in July 1920. Bedlington had been chosen as the location as the Bedlington district had provided many recruits. The Colour deteriorated over time, however, a 3 year effort by the St Cuthberts saw the it being restored. 89 years lated it was re-dedicated
The Colour was re-dedicated at a ceremony on 5th July 2009, with the escort being provided by members of 204 (Tyneside Scottish) Battery Royal Artillery (V), and the Tyneside Scottish Branch of the Royal Artillery Association.

2TS Colour Rededication

Visit of Neil Bradbury - Prospective MP and Northumberland Council Member
At the November meeting of the TSA, Neil Bradbury a propspective MP and Northumberland County Council Member visited the association to learn more about the Territorial Army.
Of the Association Neil Bradbury recorded
"All in all the people were great, very patriotic and very kind"