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Oliver (Trince)
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PostSubject: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   27/6/2011, 19:03

Source: Cellesche Zeitung from 21.06.2011 | Translated with bing.com
Articel in german


Time to say goodbye

Faster than feared - namely from August 2012 - the British barracks at the Hohe Wende [Trenchard Barracks] will be orphaned. The departure has begun: time to say goodbye.

CELLE. Yesterday around noon pulled two high-ranking British officers before the new town hall in Celle, none of the usual courtesy visits with Lord Mayor Dirk Ulrich Mende (SPD) was on. The two soldiers brought new commands from London: the British garrison in Celle's days are numbered. In August 2012, the last Fusilier in the barracks at the Hohe Wende accounts for the light. Until then, it had only said that the British withdrawal from Germany should be completed by the year 2020.

Mende is been surprised by this much faster development and deeply regrets this: "more than 60 years the British troops in our city were, well over 300 years is our close historical relationship with England." We are all we must do, that the cultural connection is maintained. "The Celle have perceived always them as enrichment."

The specific design of the window the city have it now but also in the hand, to bring independent plans on the way. "The blow of redeployment of Prime Minister David Cameron has taught us quite some time ago", so Mende. Therefore the administrative assistants had engaged for weeks and months the theme: "We are not so unprepared."

The beginning of the redeployment will be introduced with Celle as Brigadier Jonathan Forbes Watson, Commander of the British support group Germany: "For a transitional period, the city is still cultural centre of the English army."

The withdrawal of the Royal Fusiliers anyway for August 2012 planned was, so Michael Whitehurst, spokesman for the 1st British Division in Herford, CZ demand.: "Current plans however showed that the substitutes infantry battalion originally for Celle is transferred to England and thus Celle no force exists for more." This single decision is not relevant for the current total deduction planning according to Whitehurst: "These plans are very complex."

On mountains, no surprise as the yesterday's in Celle will provide his knowledge so Whitehurst: "This case has so arising." "However as well as all Exchange troop movements have been stopped after Germany." "We see for months, that the withdrawal has begun long ago even if we are to have even a Sanitätsbatallion", to Bergen's Mayor Rainer Prokop (CDU): "We need to us urgently to the new situation adjustment." After all the Celle on the Goodbye "their" British are likely to be curious, so Whitehurst: "I am sure the Fusiliers to adopt due."
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   27/6/2011, 21:31

Aaw, how sad.....never mind eh it was fun while it lasted, sunk many a fine beer while in Celle and they do the best 'Bauernfrühstück' there.
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   30/12/2011, 21:26


Lovely place celle was only there 2 years 94-96, but great place and people.
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   30/12/2011, 21:27


How to i remove REME from the my picture, im R Anglian not REME!
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   31/12/2011, 17:54

Get promoted!! You could then become a Gunner Sgt lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   31/12/2011, 20:46

tommy16 wrote:

How to i remove REME from the my picture, im R Anglian not REME!

You could use this as your avita

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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   31/12/2011, 20:55


Cheers Jerry, but i cannot seem to change it? I went to profile and it wont let me????
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   31/12/2011, 21:06

tommy16 wrote:

Cheers Jerry, but i cannot seem to change it? I went to profile and it wont let me????

I just did it
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   31/12/2011, 21:25


Well it wont let me mate or am i being a mong again
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   1/1/2012, 09:21

tommy16 wrote:

How to i remove REME from the my picture, im R Anglian not REME!

Oh dear . . ! Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   1/1/2012, 10:11

You have to apply to the Chiefs of the General Staff to be considered for a transfer. Rolling Eyes





PS. You can't!
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   1/1/2012, 12:59

tommy16 wrote:

Well it wont let me mate or am i being a mong again
As bob said, the system is to get yourself promoted, you need to get posting,make a comment on everything you see. The More posts the higher the rank.
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   1/1/2012, 13:10

tommy16 wrote:

Well it wont let me mate or am i being a mong again
To add your cap badge as your Avitar, you need to copy it to your computer.
Try, Right click on my copy, select save image as, it will go to your downloads, which is normally in
"My Documents"
Then go to your profile, and load from your computer
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   1/1/2012, 16:48

I think Tommy wants to know about the flash on the sleeve, his is showing REME when he needs it to read RAC or am I reading things wrong
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   1/1/2012, 19:25


. . errr . . . wot ?

scratch
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   1/1/2012, 19:35

Sorry, R Anglian not REME If only I could make the excuse of tooo much booze drunken
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   1/1/2012, 19:54

This is all going in the Occurrence Book! Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   1/1/2012, 19:59

Thought it might Shelldrake Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   1/1/2012, 21:14

Your name vill also go on ze list! Laughing Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   1/1/2012, 21:17

Not the dreaded ZE list, what a way to start my new year Crying or Very sad Sad drunken
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   7/7/2012, 04:47

Yesterday was the marching out of the 2nd Battalion Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. An era came to an end. (How sad that is! Sad )

Cellesche-Zeitung (A very short article of german newspaper "Cellesche-Zeitung" with a picture of the marching troops)


A video-link with the Freedom of the City ceremony at the Celle Stechbahn.
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   9/7/2012, 17:20

Most of the bars in Celle were out of bounds to British troops when I was there in the early to mid 1970s.

They did have the notorious Teufel bar though with live sex acts ! What a Face
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   9/7/2012, 17:54

Is that the one where you went in the door, turned left upstairs to a little seating area with a small stage? Never heard of it!! Embarassed
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   10/7/2012, 19:56

Shelldrake wrote:
Is that the one where you went in the door, turned left upstairs to a little seating area with a small stage? Never heard of it!! Embarassed


You naughty rascal Shelldrake ! Laughing

There was a very naughty cinema close by too ! Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Trenchard Barracks Celle closing down   10/7/2012, 20:11

Talking about cinemas, the one in Fally (not the SKC), used to have a porn night, Tuesdays i think, where full length uncensored blue movie were shown.
I can`t see that ever happening at the local multiplex over here.
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