The members of Monmouth Branch, Royal Naval Association, would like to thank the people of Monmouth and the surrounding area for their fantastic support for our concert by The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines, Commando Training Centre RM, which took place in the Blake Theatre on 21st April.

The profit from the concert, which raised £4300, is being distributed to charities as follows: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity, £2000; Ross on Wye and Monmouth Sea Cadets, £1000; Women’s Royal Naval Service Benevolent Trust, £650; Overmonnow School, Special Needs Unit, £650.

A further £250 raised by the members of the first commission crew of HMS

Monmouth at their recent reunion weekend in Monmouth, is being donated to Overmonnow School, Special Needs Unit.

We are very grateful for your continued support and encouragement.

Mary Shipton

(Chairwoman, Monmouth Branch, RNA)