As everyone will know by now, our wonderful armed services have been called up to cover for the shortages in security staff for the London Olympics as G4S were one or two people short, well around 18,000 actually, still who is counting.
So generous Old Macdonald issued a special invitation to the families of those from Colchester Barracks to come down for a free day out at the farm on July 25th, and hundreds of the family members came along. So here are some of the images of what was a great day out for everyone, in wonderful summer weather too! Just our way of saying thank you for their hard working in saving this country’s embarrassment and keeping us all safe, again!
We did organise a special day out for G4S staff too, but no one came! But if like the Army Families you are looking for somewhere to go during the Olympics, well here we are in Brentwood. The photos above include Major Jon White from 16th Airborne Brigade plus some of the families, and Councillor Ann Coe the Mayor of Brentwood plus the odd horse, owl and of course our staff!
Also, thought we would share with you our great day with Pip’s Puppets ( www.pipspuppets.com) whose great animal show enthralled the crowds on the farm on Saturday, whilst we bit our fingers wondering how Mark Cavendish was getting on! Oh dear, we know now. Never mind, lots more to come.