The 1471 (Horwich) Squadron ATC Battle of Britain Ball, Mercure Hotel, Blackrod

PUBLISHED: 00:16 27 December 2011 | UPDATED: 20:29 20 February 2013

Sgt. Chris Baker ,TSW, Sgt Bev. Hodson, Corp. Craig Turner, TSW,  Amy Longmore, deputy mayoress of West Houghton, and Coun Ryan Battersby, the deputy mayor

Sgt. Chris Baker ,TSW, Sgt Bev. Hodson, Corp. Craig Turner, TSW, Amy Longmore, deputy mayoress of West Houghton, and Coun Ryan Battersby, the deputy mayor

The 1471 (Horwich) Squadron ATC held a Battle of Britain Ball at the Mercure Hotel in Blackrod. Photography by John Cocks

The 1471 (Horwich) Squadron ATC held a Battle of Britain Ball at the Mercure Hotel in Blackrod.

Around 150 guests attended. They included Cumbria and Lancashire Wing Commander Steve Molloy, mayors and mayoresses from the area, local businessmen and women and approximately 30 cadets from the squadron along with their parents.


The ball raised 1,380, half of which will be donated to the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund (RAFBF) and the rest used for the upkeep of the squadron minibus.


Photography by John Cocks



The print version of this article appeared in the January 2012 issue of Lancashire Life

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