Neil Long

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  1. RobF

    RobF Administrator Staff Member

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    It's with great sadness that I announce that Neil Long has lost his battle with his illness and passed away.

    Neil Long won't be known to everyone as he tended not to hug the limelight, but was BFTA Secretary for a number of years and when he stood down he lent his time to being CSFTA Secretary. A mild mannered man who was always available to lend his sage advice he will be sorely missed by his fellow shooters at North Oxon, and in CSFTA, and in the BFTA.

    I'm pleased you got to see a nice spring after the long winter Neil.
     
  2. berty177

    berty177 Judge Diva

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    Sad news...

    I am saddened to hear the news of Neil's passing..

    My thoughts are with Neil's family..


    RIP...


    Berty
     
  3. tim g

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    Rest in peace Neil.
    Tim, Jane and Maisy
     
  4. Welsh Wizard

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    Im so gutted to hear this.
    Neil was a top bloke, very clever and a gentleman.

    Thanks for the sad update Rob.
     
  5. chrisc

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    R.I.P Neil.
     
  6. AndyIoW

    AndyIoW Active Member

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    RIP Neil, might not have known you as well as others but always a friendly chat had.
     
  7. Shaun

    Shaun Moderator Staff Member

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    Rest in peace Neil

    Shaun
     
  8. Yorkshiretea

    Yorkshiretea B Grade Bandit

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    Rest In Peace Neil
     
  9. suds

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    R.I.P. Neil.
     
  10. RobF

    RobF Administrator Staff Member

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    Finding some shots of Neil to put here

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    This was CSFTA's 2016 End of Season FT shoot at Newbury.
     
  11. TREV RYN

    TREV RYN https://www.neftaonline.org/

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    very sad news indeed top bloke neil was. R.I.P flower.
     
  12. Highwayman

    Highwayman World Jnr Champion 2016

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    Thanks & Farewell

    The photo was the 2016 End of Season shoot when you told us that your Cancer was back .... we had a long chat and a big hug and you were so stoic, determined to sort everything out for your family. Sleep well, and thanks for being our friend. Tricia & Josh :shot:
     
  13. TonyF

    TonyF SWEFTA FT Champion 2006

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    Sorry to hear this sad news. RIP Neil and my condolences to his family.
     
  14. RichWafta

    RichWafta Second time around

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    RIP Neil

    Very sad news. Neil went out of his way to help me when I restarted shooting in 2013. Such a friendly guy.
    Thoughts are with his family
     
  15. bluespots

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    RIP Neil

    Very sad to hear this news. I was thinking of you at GP1 and our discussions of 'hiraeth'.
     
  16. kilty

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    So sad to hear this dreadful news!

    RIP Neil

    Condolences to Family and friends

    Barry
     
  17. RobF

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