Feb 24, 2019
FIREAWAY CLUB - FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER
Please receive the February edition of the Fireaway Club Newsletter.
The first social of 2019 is scheduled for this coming Thursday, 28th February a 7:30pm in The Booking Office pub, I7 Waverley Bridge, Edinburgh. This is a Wetherspoon's pub ideally located at the entrance to Waverley station.
Socials are very relaxed, informal and held in the open bar area of the pub. So if you've missed the last few meetings or not been before the February social is ideal opportunity to catch up over a pint.
A spring walk is been organised. Full details, when confirmed, will be posted on the Latest News page of the website and circulated by email to all members. Everyone welcome including non-members.
Sad news with the announcement of the death of retired colleague Willie Baxter (aged 83) on Sunday,17th February 2019.
Willie served at a number of city stations, including McDonald Rd and Stockbridge, before retiring from the service as a Sub Officer at Blue Watch Lauriston in the 1980's.
Funeral arrangements are as follows: 10:00hrs, Friday, 8th March at West Lothian Crematorium, Cousland Wood, Starlaw Place (off Starlaw Road), Livingston, EH54 7FD (for Sat Nav use postcode EH54 7DA), to which all friends and former work colleagues are welcome. Family flowers only.
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 stands at 211. See the Latest News page on the website for the names of recently joined members.
Circulated Thursday, 18th April 2019