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  1. Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter January 2020 — January 21, 2020
  2. Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter January 2020 — December 17, 2019
  3. Successful Book Launch — December 16, 2019
  4. Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter December 2019 — December 4, 2019
  5. Book Launch – Radley Manor and Village — November 25, 2019

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter January 2020

What we have been doing Our annual auction was this year compared by Chris Gasson as Eric Blanks had retired from this position.  This again proved an entertaining afternoon with many bargains to be had.  Chris made it a very entertaining time with quips about some of the items.  We had quite a few biscuits …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter January 2020

What we have been doing Twenty seven members and friends went to the Isle of Wight for a Tinsel and Turkey break at the end of November.  This was the last time Dot Hewlett organised a holiday for Radley Retirement Group and she has now given up after twelve years.  She was thanked for all …

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Successful Book Launch

Radley History Club’s new book, Radley Manor and Village: a thousand year story was successfully launched on 30th November in the Mansion at Radley College. The Mansion was built as their manor house by the Stonhouse family in the 1720s. Richard Dudding (far left of top left photo) with Joyce Huddleston and Christine Wootton collaborated with Clare Sargent, Radley …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter December 2019

What we have been doing Our speaker for the November meeting was David Barbour MVO who gave a very interesting talk about Swann Upping.  He explained that the ceremony takes place in July and travels from Sunbury lock to Abingdon.  The boatmen wear traditional costume and row in wooden skiffs with the royal flag flying …

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Book Launch – Radley Manor and Village

Saturday 30th November 2019 11am – 4 pm Radley Manor and Village: a thousand year story The Mansion, Radley College, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 2HR The Mansion (pictured) was built by the Stonhouse family in the 1720s as their Manor house. At the launch you will be able to buy the book (£15) view displays and …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter October 2019

What we have been doing Jennifer Cowling was our speaker in August and her talk was entitled “From the Page to the Stage”.  This was a very interesting talk about how difficult it was to put on an amateur show.  There are many licences which have to be paid to different bodies and restrictions as …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter August 2019

What we have been doing Our July meeting was supposed to be a talk from Carol McKay about “Environmental Health” but unfortunately she was unable to come but instead Paul Mann stepped in and gave us a very informative talk about “Emergency Planning for Oxfordshire”.  We were  surprised at how many different bodies would be …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter July 2019

What we have been doing June was our “Summer meeting” when we had scones with jam and cream and tea and were entertained by Julian Annells with music from the 50’s 60’s and 70’s. We were also reminded about the “Get together” meetings at Bowyer Arms each Monday from 12pm. Heavy rain and thunderstorms were …

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Celebrating 175 years of the Didcot to Oxford branch line

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter June 2019

What we have been doing Mr Bruce Duncan was our speaker in May and he spoke about his time as “A Loan Soldier.”  He gave a very interesting talk about the many Middle Eastern countries which he served in, and the difficult times that he and his young family lived through. As a serving member …

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