NARPO – The voice of retired police officers
NARPO – The voice of retired police officers

Welcome to NARPO Cleveland

About Cleveland Branch

The branch covers the former Cleveland County area, taking in Hartlepool, Stockton, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Guisborough and the surrounding areas.

The branch provides welfare and pension assistance and has run its own Welfare Fund since 2009, which is available to any retired officers or their family who served in Middlesbrough, Teesside, or Cleveland Police forces or who served in any other police forces and reside within the former Cleveland County area.

Anyone seeking advice or support from the Welfare Fund should contact the branch secretary.


Branch Officials Information

Chairman – Alan Woodhouse

Vice Chairman– Malcolm Grey

Secretary/Treasurer  Grant Thorburn

Ass. Secretary/Welfare coordinator  – John Blake

Social Secretary – Barrie Cooper

The branch uses mass email to send any items of importance and quarterly newsletters to members who have their email address recorded on their membership information.

The branch holds quarterly meetings in February, May, September, and November. Dates and further information can be found in the branch newsletter.

Dates for your diary

AGM and Reunion Lunch - Sunday 3rd March 2024 - full  details of how to book your place will be in December newsletter

NARPO Sports Evening

Northern league football Billingham town v Boldon CA on Friday 5th April 2024, 7.30pm ko at Bedford terrace TS23 4AE

Free entry , match programme, refreshments in clubhouse all NARPO welcome contact Ray Morton - if attending for catering purposes 

Coach Trip -National Memorial Arboretum - 23 May 2024

Full details will be in the next monthly bulletin and newsletter. If you wish to reserve a place now please contact the Secretary.

Clevleand Branch Christmas Lunch - Wednesday 4th December 2024 - Middleshaven suite, Riverside Stadium. Cost to members and partners £25pp. Full booking details for booking will be in March newsletter.

Retired officers Christmas Function 2024 - 

This will be held at Hartburn Bowling Club from 12pm Friday 13th December 2024.

Hartlepool Christmas Social - Saturday 11th January 2025

Hartlepool Cricket Club

Contact Us


Mr Grant Thorburn

Tel: 07840 472599