Following the Latest News item last week Court Assistant Doug Wills writes:
Phew. I did it. Somehow my old bones got me around the Big Half. For the doubters, pictorial evidence herewith (above with David Cohen, London Evening Standard campaigns editor and below with a Finishers badge!) and my official time texted by Vitality was 2:09:46.
The Worshipful Company of Water Conservators is working with Thames Water, the City of London Corporation (and its Plastic Free City campaign) and Thames 21 to organise a series of events to highlight and celebrate World Water Day, which this year will be held on Friday 22 March.
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Liveryman Robert McClements who chairs Northern Stationers and who is keen to widen engagement in events outside of London while remaining firmly committed to the Company's range of activities focused on Stationers' Hall writes:-
Members will be interested to know that Court Assistant Doug Wills has once again agreed to do the London Big Half Marathon!
On Friday, 1 March the Clerk and Stationers based in the south were part of a group of 26 to join a tour of The Hepworth Wakefield and Nostell Priory. This tour was organised by the Northern Stationers and led by Liveryman Robert McClements. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves but there was a serious element to the day too as it allowed the Stationers to see the plaque recognising the Company’s
Members who did not attend the LivCom Spring Dinner (main photos) will no doubt have heard from those who did what a wonderful evening was had by all who attended. There will be full coverage in the next issue of Stationers' News but amongst the fancy dress, song, dance, and sketch-filled
For details of the What Works Education Conference at the London Book Fair on 12 March, and specifically of a session chaired by Liveryman Jill Jones, members should log in and click here.
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George Fisher 1st Prize
Geoffrey Baker 2nd Prize
Barry Jones 3rd Prize
Desmond Ryman 4th Prize
Peter Wynn 5th Prize
Going along to Guildhall to be made Free of the City is always a special occasion and the ceremony is much enjoyed by all. Freeman Ron Aitken, however, saw it as yet another useful experience to which to expose the gorgeous Guy, a Golden Retriever puppy (aged ten months at the time of the ceremony), who is being walked by Ron with a view to undergoing training to become a guide dog for the blind.