28 days from today is Tue, 24 March 2020
16 November 2019
On Friday 15th November 2019, in the centenary year of the Police Federation for England & Wales, the Police federation Hampshire branch held a formal dinner to reward and recognise their federation representatives as well as partners and colleagues form the force that have worked with the branch to the benefit of their members.
Guests included the chief constable, Paul Robertson – former branch secretary and now head of occupational health and also Hampshire Constabulary’s ‘student officer of the year’.
The evening saw the culmination of the branch’s fundraising efforts with a grand raffle in aid of their chosen charity – SolentMIND and a presentation of a cheque to the value of £3060!
Awards voted for by the branch board included ‘COPSTAR18’ to PC Darren COOUPLAND who was nominated by the public for saving a mans life.
Neil NANCARROW was awarded new federation representative of the year, federation representative of the year went to Moray ANDERSON and life time achievement award was taken home by Zoe WAKEFIELD.
Kirsty Shannon was presented with a momento and flowers from Alex CHARGE for her dedication & service to the branch.
Branch secretary – Garry SMITH said of the evening;
“This was all about our reps and recognising all the hard work they all put in on behalf of the members, often out of their normal working hours or changing shifts to accommodate representing members. Also to their partners who put up with the out of hours calls and shift changes at short notice.
We were very grateful for all our raffle donations which helped us increase our final figure of £3060 which has was presented to our charity for 2019 – SolentMIND”