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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter June 2021

We will be back!!!!! We hope to hold our first meeting on Tuesday 29th June (Government restrictions allowing)   (Please note the change of date due to Government restrictions). We will have a cream tea and entertainment to welcome everyone back after such a long time. If you intend to come could you please let either …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter January 2021

It was with great sadness that the Committee met without our Chairman, Dick Crabb, who sadly passed away suddenly.  The Committee held a minutes silence to remember him.  He had worked so hard since taking on the role of Chairman and will be sadly missed.  We are fortunate that Chris Gasson has agreed to step …

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Radley Retirement Group – Newsletter December 2020

The Committee met again (socially distanced) before the latest “lockdown” to discuss the programme for next year.  Judith has managed to get all the speakers who were booked for this year to come again next year. Graham has booked the coaches for the following outings if all goes to plan. If we are still “socially …

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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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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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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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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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