NARPO South Yorkshire Branches welcomes all retired police officers.
We are a part of the National NARPO which represents retired police officers of all ranks and police widows, widowers and partners of former police officers.
We offer a range of services to members including advice on pensions and other issues affecting the welfare of our members.
NARPO is the only Association which looks after the interests of retired police officers and lobbies on their behalf with Government and other organisations.
South Yorkshire has four independent branches - Sheffield, Doncaster, Barnsley & Rotherham - each run by members elected to their posts. The branches have varying levels of activity but all take the welfare of their members very seriously and will be there for members when they need that little bit of help.
Michael Gilbert Gray
Michael Gilbert Gray aged 77 years, has passed away today, 1st March 2015, following a long illness with cancer.He joined Sheffield City Police in November 1959 and at the time of his retirement in 1982 he was serving as a Detective Constable in Sheffield.
Details of his funeral arrangements will follow when they are known.
John his wife Glenis and family would like to give their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to all who visited and rang to enquire about him whilst he was in St Lukes Hospice.
John is now back home at 38, Parsley Hay Gardens, Handsworth, Sheffield and would welcome visits from friends and colleagues at this address.
All our thoughts and wishes go out to John and his family at this difficult time
Former PC 1890 Malcolm Agley of West Yorks died last week. Malcolm joined the former West Yorkshire Constabulary in Feb 1971. After initial training, several West Yorks Officers on our course received postings to Divisions which are now in South Yorkshire. Malcom's funeral will be held at 1.30pm Wednesday 4th March at the Good Shepherd Church, Mytholmroyd near Halifax, and after refreshments at Hebden Bridge Town Hall. All are welcome.
It is with sadness to announce the death of Doncaster NARPO member Michael Horbury Aged 75 yrs from Hatfield, Doncaster, who passed away 10th February 2015
Michael retired in 1993 from Doncaster having served 33 years, joining as a cadet in 1955, he served at Dinnington, Hoyland, Cudworth, Hatfield and Doncaster Town centre during his service.
Michael's funeral service will take place on Wednesday 4th March 2015 at 1.45pm at St Lawrence Church junction of Station Road and Cuckoo Lane, Hatfield, Doncaster, then 3.20pm at Doncaster Rosehill Crematorium.
Family flowers only please, with a plate at church for donations to Macmillan Nurses and Hospice at Home.
There will be an afternoon tea after the crematorium in celebration of Michael's life at The Mount Pleasant Hotel, Great North Road, Doncaster DN11 0HW.
Wife June and the family extend a warm welcome to all.
Our thoughts and wishes go out to June, her family and relatives
Part Time Job Opportunity
The Sports & Social Club have enjoyed a successful relationship with Abbey Insurance for many years.
Abbey are seeking to appoint someone on a part time basis – 1 day per week – to promote their services across the Force.
This would suit someone who has recently retired or plans to in the near future.
Anyone interested in this position are invited to call Peter Darling at Niagara on 0114 2964945 for more information
The Hockey section
The Hockey section of the Sports & Social Club has sadly recently folded.
For many years it was a vibrant, successful section and to mark its passing former members (and partners) are invited to a social evening at Niagara.This will be held on the evening of Saturday 28th March and provide an opportunity for colleagues past and present to remember the “good times” over a drink and buffet.Anyone wishing to attend should contact the organiser, Paul Gilbert, on firstname.lastname@example.org,
Interested in caravanning ?
The Sports & Social Club Caravan section – known as the Penny Farthing Caravan Club- is looking for new members.
Have a look at their website at www.pennyfarthingsyp.com
The wife of the late Cyril Cundey would like to express her thanks to all former colleagues who attended his funeral and for all the numerous messages and cards of heartfelt sympathy
Please see Sheffield Branch page
Sheffield branch social dates - please see Sheffield Branch page.
Trip information for Sheffield Branch trips in 2015/6, please see Sheffield Branch page
For details, please see "Events" page