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  1. Red Hander

    Police selection, training and operations: can all police officers use force effectively?

    Though one news story has prompted this post, I am also taking into account similar stories, seen over the course of several years, which make me wonder: 1. Are all police officers able - physically and in terms of mental attitude - to effectively use force to subdue suspects? 2. What can be...
  2. Goatman

    Runners - fancy a swift Half?

    Here Y'go fit types... Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon 2017 - Sunday 8th October Sign up now and join the Combat Stress team to run in next year's Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon on Sunday 8th October 2017. This fantastic event is getting bigger and more popular with every passing...
  3. wolfbolt

    TJB HAC 105 Polo Invitational 2017

    Now that's what I call HAC Polo 7!... ok its the 7th year its happened! Saturday 2nd Sept 2017. Gates Open at 11:00 Its Back for the seventh year and this time all three HAC Polo teams - Regiment, Veterans and Saddle Club - will be in action this year at the TJB HAC 105 Polo Invitational at...
  4. Red Hander

    Finsbury Park Mosque attack 19 06 2017 (edited thread title)

    I am posting this out of genuine curiosity, and in the absence of information from other sources. A thread about the apparent terror attack on the Finsbury Park Mosque was published [Edit: not by me] and then removed by Mods. Conversation is continuing in two other threads and is exactly the...
  5. Tappet

    Alice's Adventures Underground

    Last night I had the absolute pleasure of attending the 'immersive theatre' event of Alice's Adventures Underground. Based in the Vaults, just by (3 minute walk) London Waterloo station, it is an interactive re-telling of the Alice in Wonderland story. Fantastically put together, with loads...
  6. Simon - Quest Magazine

    TICKETS FOR TROOPS

    TWENTY NINE troops will be running the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday to raise money for the military charity, Tickets For Troops. Read more here
  7. moggy_cattermole

    New Met Commissioner Announced

    Met Police appoints first female chief Cressida Dick - BBC News And it's Cressida Dick, to the surprise of not very many. Going through the candidates, her cv - death of Jean Charles de Menezes notwithstanding - has a lot of quite meaty roles to it, particularly regarding Counter Terrorism...
  8. wolfbolt

    TJB HAC 105 Polo & Saraghari Cup 2016

    Yes, its a bit of a mouthful... but Arse members will be pleased to hear that one of the biggest social events The Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) organises with in excess of a thousand members of the Regiment, Company and public regularly in attendance is firmly back in the calendar for...
  9. Bris

    Alternative to Brompton Folding Bike

    Fellow ARRSErs, I'll soon be moving outside of London, and will need to commute in by train, meaning I'll no longer be able to cycle/run in to work from my flat. There terminal station for the train is still about 4 miles from my work, and rather than go on the underground I'm going to use a...
  10. Bris

    Property; 1 hour from London

    Hi ladies/gents, I'm looking at buying myself a bachelor pad, somewhere within 1 hour [motorbike] commute of Canary Wharf. I'm looking at a 2 bed place, budget up to £200k. Ideally with covered parking or garage. Any ideas? I'm already sniffing around Rochester, bug anyone know anywhere...

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