Jul 22, 2018
FIREAWAY CLUB - JULY NEWSLETTER
Please receive the July edition of the Fireaway Club Newsletter.
The next social is scheduled for this coming Thursday, 26th July, 2018. Please note that as part of the changes to reflect the Fireaway Club Survey Review the meeting will once again have an afternoon start time of 2:30pm at 'Tiles Bar', I St. Andrews Street, Edinburgh.
Socials are very relaxed, informal and held in the open bar area of the pub.If you've not been before, or missed the last few meetings, the July social is an ideal opportunity to drop by for a pint and catch up.
1) August Walk - a walk is being arranged. Full details, when confirmed, will be posted on the website and circulated to all members.
2) Walk on the top of Cairngorm Mountain (date to be confirmed). Details regarding travel/times/booking etc still being researched at the moment.
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)
PHOTO ALBUM UPDATED:
A number of 'old watch/brigade' photos have been added over the last few months. You can access the Photo Album page via the Fireaway Club website. Many thanks to James Thomson for the photos.
Sad news with the announcement of the death of retired colleague Mike Turnbull on Saturday, 7th July, 2018. Mike was a Leading Firefighter serving on Livingston Blue watch prior to his retirement from the Fire Service in 2004. The funeral service was held on Wednesday, 18th July at Adambrae Cemetery, Livingston.
The current membership stands at 211. See the Latest News page on the website for the names of recently joined members.
Circulated Thursday, 20th September 2018.