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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter February 2019

What we have been doing In January  we had our annual auction when members brought any unwanted Christmas gifts to be sold.  Again this was a very entertaining afternoon with many bargains and a lot of hilarity.  Our auctioneer was once again Eric Blanks, who announced that this would be his last time of acting …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter January 2019

What we have been doing The film show of Peter Rabbit was a huge success, so much so that it has been requested that we repeat it.  So look out for more information of future films. The holiday to Harrogate was probably the best one that Dot has arranged.  We stayed at the Cairn Hotel …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter December 2018

What we have been doing November has been a busy month for the Retirement Group with a lot of things going on. First we had our visit to the New Theatre for a guided tour back stage.  This proved to be very interesting with lots of information about the history of the theatre and the …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter November 2018

What we have been doing Our speaker in October was Chris Caddy whose talk was about the music of Eric Coates.  This proved to be a very interesting talk with examples of Eric Coates music to illustrate it. In November our outing is a tour of backstage at the New Theatre in Oxford.  More of …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter October 2018

What we have been doing In September our speaker was Keith Jancz who explained how he painted with his mouth after becoming paralysed from the chest down. He has exhibited all around the world and met Prince Charles and Prince William. He told us how he had to practice to get things right and also …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter September 2018

What we have been doing Our speaker in August was Mr Alan Brewer whose talk was “Up in the Clouds (with fluffy bits)”.  To describe Alan Brewer as “well travelled” would be something of an understatement.  During a 38 year career with British Airways (formerly BOAC) as an airline steward, this former BBC chef has …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter August 2018

What we have been doing In June we had our annual visit to Newbury races.  This proved a very good evening and most,  if not all,  came home with winnings.  Many are looking forward to next year when they hope to have even more success. We had a cake stall at the “Flower Show and …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter July 2018

What we have been doing Wow!!!! The Retirement Group must have done something right as we had wall to wall sunshine for the second year while on holiday in Barmouth North Wales.  We stopped at Llangollen on the way  for lunch which was lovely alongside the river in the sunshine.  We then made our way …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter June 2018

What we have been doing Our speaker in May was Kevin Little whose talk was entitled “Smelly Fish Man”.  This was quite a surprise talk as there was not much about fish.  Mr Little had been a fishmonger in Reading as had his father before him.  The street where his shop was, had been an …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter May 2018

What we have been doing On a very cold, icy morning with snow on the ground, 20 members and friends, boarded a coach to take us to Gatwick for our flight to Spain.  We arrived in lovely sunshine which was a real pleasure.  We stayed at the Triton hotel in Benalmadina where we were looked …

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