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April 2009's News

Gurkha defeat for Brown

Many of you will be following the debate about allowing Gurkha servicemen the right of British settlement. We at MEDAL NEWS are heartened to hear that Prime Minister Gordon Brown's motion to allow only limited numbers to stay in the UK was defeated today (April 29) as seen here We at MEDAL NEWS… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 29 April 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Dickin Medal sells for £24,250

April 24 at Spink saw the sale of the Dickin Medal awarded to Rip sell for an amzing 24,250 Rip was a stray dog found homeless and starving after a heavy raid in 1940 by A.R.P. Warden Mr. E. King, who worked at post B132 in Poplar, London, during the World War II. He was soon adopted as the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 24 April 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Royal Mint to be privatised?

The "inevitable" move of privatising the Royal Mint in Llantrisant took a step closer today with the publication of the final report of the Treasury's Operational efficiency Programme. Full details can be found here The Royal Mint's Chief executive responded to the announcement with the following… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 22 April 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Yate - again?

I can't quite believe it but our "local" show is almost upon us once again! Next Sunday (26/4) sees the second of Mark Carter's Bristol shows at the Yate Leisure centre near Chipping Sodbury As ever the preview will commence at 9.30am with the main fair opening at 10.30am. All this actually… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 17 April 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Aldershot here we come

Don't forget the Aldershot Medal Fair this sunday (19/4) at the Princes Hall, Princes Way Aldershot from 9.30am (preview - 10.30am for everyone else!) It's our first Aldershot of the year so we're looking forward to it - hope to see you there! Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 17 April 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Coin Yearbook 2009 -reprint now available

Last year we sold out of the COIN YEARBOOK by the end of April - this year they'd all gone by the end of February! We felt this was a tad too early (seeing as the next one wasn't due out until the autumn) so ordered a reprint - taking the opportunity to update a few of the gold prices whilst we… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 6 April 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Banknote Yearbook - it's here!

And it's already selling fast - be sure to secure your copy....! Still only 19.95- not everything goes up (although a lot of the banknote prices listed in the book certainly have....!) Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 6 April 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Stop Thief

STOLEN on 20th February 2009, from his home in Penerely Road, Rainham, Essex. The medals of Pte Ernest "Ron" Jones, Parachute Regiment. 1939-45 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence medal, War medal, General Service Medal Bars "Palestine" and Malaya. He served with the 21st Independant… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 6 April 2009 by Phil Mussell
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VC Register - a correction

Apologies to those trying to ring the Number for "This England" with regards to the Addendum to the VC Register. A typo gremlin some how got into the office and we printed the number incorrectly. It should have been 01242 537 900. Sorry about that.... Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 1 April 2009 by Phil Mussell
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