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Introduction The inaugural meeting of the Western Cape Branch of the Association was held at the Tulbagh Hotel, Cape Town on 26 June 1969. Twenty one former members of the Force attended.
Over the years various venues were used for the monthly gatherings. On 2 February 1987 the Association was privileged to be granted permission by the International Police Association, Western Cape to use their “home” at Timour Hall Villa, Timour Hall Road, Plumstead, Cape Town for our social meetings.
Principal ContactPersons wishing to make contact with the branch should contact the
8 Glass Furnace Way, Glen Cairn Heights, Simons Town, 7975, South Africa.
Telephone: +27-21-7820339;
Office Bearers

Jim Blain
Chairman

Neville Spurr
Hon Secretary

Ed Ions
Treasurer

Bob Beddingham
Almoner- Committee

Lockie Howie
Committee

Tony Rozmeyer
Editor: Outpost

Angela Walker
Editor: Outpost

Mike Mays
Committee
Western Cape AGM
The 48th Annual General Meeting of the Branch was held at Timor Hall on 6 March 2017 and was well attended with 24 members being present and 11 apologies submitted. The Chairman Jim Blain thanked the Committee for their hard work and dedication during the past year. He advised the meeting that all members of the current Committee had indicated their willingness to stay on in their present roles for another year. There being no nominations received from the floor, the committee was re-elected en bloc. The President of the BSA Police Regimental Association, Alan Toms addressed the meeting. He thanked the committee`s world wide for their dedication. Alan admitted that membership world wide was dwindling and encouraged current members to enrol their spouses and descendants as full member of the Association. He was determined not to let it die and fade away and in doing so stressed the three pillars of the Association namely Benevolence, Comradeship and Friendship
MM C687
8 April 2017
Western Cape Re-elected Committee 2017

Members of the recently re-elected Committee of the Western Cape - March 2016
Functions
Informal Functions Our monthly gatherings are held on the first Monday of every month at Timour Hall. When the first Monday falls on a public holiday the meeting is postponed until the following (or second) Monday. The meetings usually begin at 18h00 but early arrivals start gathering from about 17h00 onwards.
Apart from our monthly get togethers the Association organises three other events during the year. In July we hold our “ladies lunch”, in September our more formal “Annual Dinner” and the year is rounded off with our very popular “Christmas spit braai”.
Members and their guests are cordially invited to join us at any of the above functions.
Forthcoming The following forthcoming functions may be of interest. For further detils contact the >
Date
Function
Venue
First Monday of every Month from 17:00hrs
Monthly Meeting Timour Hall Villa, Plumstead
6th March : 18:00hrs sharp
Western Cape Regimental Association Annual General Meeting Timour Hall Villa, Plumstead
Timour Hall VillaThe management of Timour Hall Villa has kindly allowed the Association to use one of the walls in the bar to display an impressive array of BSAP memorabilia. The Villa is run by the South African branch of the International Police Association (IPA), and offers very reasonably priced accommodation at the Villa. IPA members get a discounted price for accommodation. It is well worth a visit. (For bookings contact telephone number: 0027 (0)21 7972582 or timour@mweb.co.za.
Joining the Branch Would you like to join the Western Cape Branch of the Regimental Association? Please complete this application form and post this to the Hon. Secretary.
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