We are pleased to confirm that the situation with our collection tubs in Northern Ireland has been brought under control. Herbie Walker has now taken charge of the situation and the donations will be handled as per Soldier A to Z Fund rules. As with many things these days, Covid has had an impact on… Read More N.I. YELLOW COLLECTION TUBS.
Trolls can severely damage the Soldier A to Z Campaign. They can have various motives and methods. Of course Soldiers A to Z may well be targeted with disruptive tactics from opposing groups. Please report any suspicious profiles lurking in your Facebook Groups. As we are now in the year when Op Veteran trials are… Read More We are going on a Troll Hunt!
Rule of law: the restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by subordinating it to well-defined and established laws. 10 April 1998 Good Friday Agreement signed. 5 November 1999 Letter from Tony Blair to Gerry Adams mentions that Attorney-General (Lord Williams) wished to use his discretion to review whether the prosecution of OTR cases was in… Read More The IRA “on the run” (OTR) dispute
IMPORTANT: COVID 19 Tier States affect picketing and require Health & Safety Risk Assessments. There are other actions needed by pickets, prior to, and during pickets. SOPs for picketing during COVID are being prepared and will be made available soon. Northern Ireland Affairs Select Committee (NIAC) Northern Ireland Office (NIO) Ministry of Defence (MOD) Defence… Read More People & Places to Lobby by Picket.
Who am I? My name is Dennis Hutchings. I served in the British Army for 26 years. I was posted to Northern Ireland during the Troubles in the early 1970’s and I did several tours there. I did my duty as did many others. Now we are the subject of repeat investigations and prosecutions. My… Read More Dennis Hutchings: In his own words.
PLEASE SHARE TO ALL YOU KNOW Well be are about to enter 2021. A monumental year for the disgrace of courageous British Soldiers being prosecuted for doing their duty in Northern Ireland (NI) during OP BANNER 1969-2007. The prosecutions begin early in the new year, preliminary hearings have occurred in most cases. The potential for… Read More 2021 is to be a monumental year of disgrace…
Fund member David Calder has provided the Fund with the contents of Tub 28, a nice total of £30.60. This is the second emptying of Tub 28 which is kept at Riddlesden Post Office, Keighley. The staff have now requested another collection tub as they have two Post Office Counters. So many thanks to Mr… Read More Riddlesden Post Office – Supporting Soldiers A to Z.
To raise awareness of the plight of the Soldiers A to Z in Ulster. As requested by Dennis Hutchings. Click this link to buy your flag. If you do not have a PayPal account you can pay with your bank or credit card. Thank you. [ These Flags are purchased through direct donations to the… Read More A to Z Flag – N.I. Version – £15.oo (inc p&p)
Today I had telephone conversation with an Op Banner Veteran who is expecting the knock. His words. He’s been told via his Regimental contacts. Approximately 25-30 years ago (deliberately vague) this potential Soldier A to Z was on duty with other Soldiers who applied fatal rifle fire to deal with a highly dangerous and immediate… Read More The ghost of duties past…
Dennis Hutchings has asked for a petition to be raised that requires the Government to stop the prosecution of Operation Banner Veterans for alleged offences during the Northern Ireland “Troubles” (1969-2007). Declaration applying to this petition: “I declare my support for ending the prosecution of veterans of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces over alleged offences connected… Read More 23/11/20 – 65 added to Soldier A-Z Petition