Dec 31, 2020
SEASONAL GREETINGS AND BEST WISHES TO EVERYONE FOR 2021
SOCIAL MEETINGS & HILLWALKING:
With the lockdown set to continue into 2021 it looks like it'll be well into the spring before any socials or walks can be arranged. As soon as it's safe to do so we'll get some events scheduled.
1) John Lock - Sad news with the announcement of the death of former colleague John (Johnny) Lock, aged 82yrs, on Tuesday, 24th November 2020. Below is the notification from the Scotsman newspaper.
LOCH John (Jackie) (Calders): Peacefully, at the Western General Hospital, on November 24, 2020, Jackie, aged 82 years. Former Lothian Fire Brigade. Dear brother of the late William and brother-in-law to Betsy, cherished uncle to William, Moira and husband Keith, great-uncle to James and wife Megan, Lisa, Claire and Christopher, great-great-uncle to Arran, Findlay and Rose. Due to current restrictions, the funeral service will be private.
2) Drew Tulley - Sad news with the announcement of the death of former colleague Drew Tulley, aged 82, on Sunday, 22nd November 2020. Drew was a Sub Officer at Galashiels and a well respected FBU official. He was also a former elected Councillor and Provost of the town.
FIREAWAY FACEBOOK GROUP:
The Facebook group page keeps growing with more people joining and more photos and videos been posted. The group, to which all Fireaway members and ex-LBFRS employees are welcome to join, can be accessed at:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1648088992167580/ (Note you need to be a Facebook member and logged in to view the page)
The current membership now stands at 212. See the Latest News page on the website for the names of recently joined members.
Circulated; date to be confirmed.