Our Chairman writes…. just before the Conservative Party Leadership announcement

Here we are again, a few weeks on from my last little update. I haven’t had to go to hospital at all this month, which is indeed progress.

I’m sorry I was unable to make the informal a couple of weeks ago in Kings Bromley – I hope that some of you braved the sunshine and met up for a few beers. I was at a concert in Lichfield Cathedral, home to the worst audience seating since Shakespeare built his Globe Theatre in 1599. At least for this performance we could see the stage – we went to the opening concert by Katie Tunstall the previous Sunday and were treated to an uninterrupted view of stone columns and seething ticket holders.

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Sad News…

We have been advised of the passing of past Lichfield Tabler and 41 Club  member Allan Onions OBE.

Alan was RT 250 Chairman 1965-66 and inducted past L41C Chairman (in the Shadows) John Moore. He retired as Staffordshire’s County Surveyor in 1988, being awarded the O.B.E. for his public service in the 1987 New Year’s Honours List. He was also  past Captain of Whittington Golf Club. Our thoughts are with his family.

His funeral will be held at Fradley Crematorium on  Wednesday 7th August at 1.30 p.m.