P. News: "Royal Navy's HMS Sultan Forced To Cancel Popular Fireworks Due To Covid-19"

soleil

War Hero
"HMS Sultan has taken the difficult decision to cancel its popular bonfire and fireworks display this year

The HMS Sultan Bonfire and Fireworks Night, which was scheduled to take place on Wednesday October 28, regularly attracts thousands of visitors, while also raising valuable funds for charities.

Display co-ordinator, Lieutenant Joe Johnson, said: ‘The event has been cancelled as a prudent measure in accordance with government guidance on Covid-19.

‘Having assessed all options to undertake a Covid secure display, it was concluded that sadly it was not possible.’'

 

redmonkey

Lantern Swinger
Book Reviewer
I bet all the lads there are happy with that. They can go home at normal times without the gash duties and abuse they get from civvies. I have seen it too often when they pick on a young lad who has been in uniform for a few weeks and start demanding things.
 

fishhead

War Hero
I bet all the lads there are happy with that. They can go home at normal times without the gash duties and abuse they get from civvies. I have seen it too often when they pick on a young lad who has been in uniform for a few weeks and start demanding things.
Never mind,it was only for one day. I'm sure you'll get over it.
 

redmonkey

Lantern Swinger
Book Reviewer
Not me. I'm too old and ugly to care but I have had to step in when some of the lads have been given abuse from civvies for not knowing answers to questions or allowing the civvies to go off route as they seem to demand access to out of bounds areas.

Lads who have only been in uniform for months should not have to put up with the shite I have seen aimed at them.
 
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