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THUNDER RALLY updates

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Registration will remain open up to and including day ticket passes to the event, for a full line-up of all attractions and performing artists please see below.

We are going to open the raffle on-line with ticket sales commencing on Saturday 12th June 2010, the online raffle will be removed from web sale at 12'0'clock midday on Thursday 24th June. Raffle tickets can then be purchased at Thunder Rally from 12'0'clock midday on the 25th until 6pm on the 26th. The raffle will be drawn on the main stage..

For confirmation the first prize in the raffle will be a brand new Harley Davidson SPORTSTER XL883 LOW. The machine will be delivered in black for collection from the Afghan Heroes offices, in the Autumn of 2010. The winner is responsible for the purchase of the road-fund license and first registration fee.

This is a very special prize and the cut off times and dates will be strictly adhered to for complete transparency. You will be purchasing tickets for the Saturday evening draw, which will be drawn by a third party without any reference to the charity or its events management team. Unfortunately, no member of the Afghan Heroes team or its event team will be allowed to purchase a ticket. This limitation is imposed on Trustees and the Management of the Thunder Rally. This does not apply to Marshalls, Security or any other person involved with the running of the Thunder Rally, just the organisers.

Click here today and purchase your tickets at £10 each, all profits will go to Afghan Heroes.
 
THUNDER RALLY EVENT INFORMATION
  1. Entry wrist bands will be posted on Monday 21st June 2010
  2. All merchandise ordered up to the 31st May will be despatched with the wrist bands
  3. Any merchandise ordered in June will be available for collection at Thunder Rally
  4. You are respectfully reminded that access to the racing surface is prohibited at all times, enter and you will be asked to leave the event permanently.
  5. Gates will open at 12'0'Clock (midday) on the 25th June

THUNDER RALLY LINE-UP - FRIDAY 25TH JUNE

From 17:00
 
The Parachute Regiment Parachute Display Team (opening Event and Main Stage)
Just Supposin
Head Stagger
Wally The Jug
Dementia
Matt Shaw
 
THUNDER RALLY LINE-UP - SATURDAY 26TH JUNE
12.55 - 13.00
14.00
15.00
Battle of Britain Fly Past
Tigers (Junior Motorcycle Display Team)
The White Helmets
Hot for Teacher
Grinder Girls
The Other Half
Guns or Roses
90% Proof
The Cheap Suits
Frixton
Lime Shark
Hells Bells
The Jug Band
Yellow Brick Road

 

GENERAL ATTRACTIONS

Over and above the main stage, the following will be available for your overall entertainment and enjoyment: -

  • Stall Holders and Motorcycle Retailers
  • Funfair
  • The Army Rally Car
  • Sale of Raffle ticket (Until 18.00 on Saturday 26th June)
  • Sale of Afghan Heroes Merchandise

10,000 BOXES THAT SAY THANKS

Afghan Heroes has delivered on its first strategic mission. We can confirm that 10,000 boxes have arrived in Afghanistan in time for distribution to all forces on or before the 26th June 2010 (Armed Forces Day).

Founder Denise Harris has commented that the completion of our first key mission provides a fantastic morale boost for our forces and proves that we as a nation care passionately about our Troops.

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A group of volunteers spent the weekend packing 10,000 "home comfort" boxes that will now be delivered as a "thank you" to all British service personnel in Afghanistan. The specially-produced ammo-style boxes contain DVD's, Memory Sticks, lip balm, shower gel, Haribo Sweets, toothpaste, puzzle books and other items to remind soldiers of home. They have now been handed over to the Ministry of Defence which will deliver them to the front line as part of Armed Forces Day on June 26.

Around 150 volunteers from children to pensioners, army cadets and members of the military from all over the UK, gave up their time over the weekend to pack the boxes at a building donated for the purpose by the Bath and West Showground in Somerset.

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