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  1. Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter February 2022 — January 18, 2022
  2. Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter November 2021 — October 15, 2021
  3. Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter October 2021 — September 17, 2021
  4. Radley Village Shop Association – Grants available to local organisations — September 6, 2021
  5. Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter September 2021 — August 20, 2021

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Radley News Special

Radley News Special has been put together by a small group of volunteers with the support of the usual Radley News editors. In the current exceptional circumstances, the magazine has been produced and distributed with financial support from the parish council. It contains no advertising and benefits from a greater number of contributions. Editing and …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter May 2020

Radley Retirement Group, along with all the other clubs and societies, has now had to stop all meetings so we have nothing to report about what we have been doing.  Hopefully everyone is keeping safe and managing in these unusual times. The holiday to Newquay has now been officially cancelled along with our visits to …

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Village Shop – further reduction in opening hours from 30th March

Village Shop opening hours reduced from 30 March New hours are: Monday to Friday: 7 am to 2 pm Saturday and Sunday: 9 am to 12 noon Message from the Shop chairman: Radley Village Shop is pleased to be able to help you through the coronavirus pandemic. We will keep going for as long as …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter April 2020

What we have been doing March was our A.G.M. when the Chairman and Committee all agreed to stand for another year. After the A.G.M we had a very amusing and interesting talk by Anne Borrowdale called “The Invigilator who burnt his trousers”. The last of our winter film shows was “Judy”, about Judy Garland.  This …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter March 2020

What we have been doing John Huddleston was our speaker in February and he showed us a video of his Investiture at Windsor Castle.  This was most interesting as we were able to see the progress of an investiture (behind the scenes), with the courtiers telling the recipients where to stand and how to proceed.  …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter February 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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