Questionnaire December 2015

NATIONAL TREND. Over the past few decades the popularity of purely social interaction has declined, the community spirit which used to characterise United Kingdom society has stagnated, many social clubs (Rotary: Round Table: Lions: Freemasonry: Woman’s Institute: Soroptimist: British Legion: etc, and even the Church of England, and the quintessentially English pub) all report falling […]

November 2015

Speakers Today: Neil Saddler: Canals December 3rd: Christmas with Reverend Malcolm Newman January 7th: John Chisholm: Pub Signs February 4th: (our own) Gerrard Thompson: Pewter Club News At the October meeting, there were 37 members present (the highest for five months) plus our guest speaker. The Chairman’s Charity collection raised £41.48 (you are allowed to […]

October 2015

Speakers Today: Jean Haynes: On being a bailiff November 5th: NeilSaddler:Canals December 3rd: Christmas with Reverend Malcolm Newman January 7th: John Chisholm : Pub Signs Club News At the September meeting, there were 31 members present plus our guest speaker and one further guest, Arthur Davy. The Chairman’s Charity collection raised £36.70 and the raffle […]

September 2015

Speakers Today: Barbara Stevens: Her choice of subject October 1st: Jean Haynes: On being a bailiff November 5th: Neil Saddler: Canals December 3rd: Christmas with the Reverend Malcolm Newman Club News At the August meeting, Chairman Andrew Banfield thanked members for their support at the Coulsdon Fair and recognised that several members were also supporting […]

August 2015

Speakers Today: Mary Moore: Mongolia September 3rd: Barbara Stevens: Her choice of subject October 1st: Jean Haynes: On being a bailiff October 15th: Ladies Lunch: Coulsdon Manor November 5th: Neil Saddler: Canals Club News There were 34 members present in July including our guest speaker. The Chairman’s Charity collection raised £33.11 donated this month to […]

July 2015

Speakers Today: Jim Barnes: Vulcan Bomber August 5th: Mary Moore: Mongolia September 3rd: Barbara Stevens: Her choice of subject October 1st: Jean Haynes: On being a bailiff October 15th: Ladies Lunch: Coulsdon Manor Club News There were 33 members present in June including our guest speaker. The Chairman’s Charity collection made £36.36 and the raffle raised […]

June 2015

Speakers Today: Colin Jones: Around the world in 80 gardens July 2nd: Jim Barnes: Vulcan Bomber August 5th: Mary Moore: Mongolia September 3rd: Barbara Stevens: Her choice of subject Club News Thank you to Andrew for organising the lunch at our May open meeting – all had a lovely time. There were 56 members and […]

May 2015

Speakers May 7th. Open Meeting: Margaret Watson: Harpist June 4th. Colin Jones: Around the world in 80 gardens July 2nd. Jim Barnes: Vulcan Bomber Augus 5th. Mary Moore: Mongolia Club News Our Chairman Andrew Banfield had the pleasure of inaugurating our latest member, John Morgan, a retired electrician whose hobbies are woodcarving and being a […]

April 2015

The Committee has asked me to design a leaflet to be used for recruitment. It is hoped to be able to hand this out at the Old Coulsdon Fair in July. See foot of page 3 for initial mock-up. Club News In March we welcomed back Martin Bergs (knee operation) and Arthur Trunchion (his wife […]

March 2015

Editorial The Government have just announced the extension of the Pension Bond scheme to May 2015. But is this the best place for your money? Reg Baker suggested this topic, but neither of us is an authorised financial advisor, so here are some outline hints – however, if in doubt, do consult a professional. Pension […]