Monthly Archives: October 2016

Kabadi

For three years I have been presenting the Kabadi trophies, and this is the first ┬átime I have had a clue how it is judged and points awarded! ┬áThis year it was won by the team sponsored by SND – … Continue reading

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South Pole

South Pole Expedition Army Reserves 2017. Meeting to wish the participants luck, and get the funding arranged. They hope to be out by Christmas, and will be only the sixth group to travel unaided from Coast to Coast. This is … Continue reading

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The Burma Star Association.

Previous Lord Mayor, Anita Ward and I, next to the laying up of the Burma Star association’s standard. A service was held at St. Martins in the Bull Ring this afternoon, and the standards of the British Legion led this … Continue reading

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Battle of Trafalgar 211 years on!

Beneath the statue of our greatest Admiral, Viscount Horatio Nelson (see picture of Lady Hamilton previous year) we have the celebrants at the service. HMS Forward were there and also the sea Cadets. Quite a few members of the public … Continue reading

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Visit of the House of Commons Public Accounts committee to Wolverhampton.

The Committee came up from London to discuss, in the main, the problems associated with devolution – specifically the ability of local representatives to scrutinise the Mayorality. My point was to request that written in to the actions should be … Continue reading

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Police and Crime Commission Panels.

This is one of the first national get togethers for members of these panels. I was unable to ask a question about the claim that economic conditions rather than the Criminal Justice system, caused criminality, which was the claim of … Continue reading

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Citizens Advice Bureau AGM

Very interesting AGM – I sat next to Cllr. John Cotton, a good egg, who had been a volunteer with the CAB. Also behind Cllr. Gareth Moore, a man of incisive and brilliant brain, who is a trustee. One of … Continue reading

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