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 […]

February 2015

Editorial Yet another special outing (Classical Spectacular) has been organised but is unable to go ahead due to low take-up. Jim Mulvey has worked hard on several arrangements lately which have fallen through due to the difficulty of reaching minimum numbers. This is a matter that the Committee is considering for the future. However, if […]

January 2015

A Happy New Year to everyone. Were you lucky enough to get a new shirt for Christmas? Are you dreading the label unpicking game? It always seems to me ridiculous that the shirt label is made of the roughest material and is placed on the neck to make it sore and irritable. The bizarrely placed […]

December 2014

Editorial – Ian Payne I’m on another diet, that’s the third this year I’m not allowed nice things to eat, not even any beer I have to eat lettuce and yoghurt, but they don’t fill me up I dream of cakes and crisps and chips and hot chocolate in my cup Day in day out […]