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Company to keep any increase in its finances to a minimum.
I am sure that once we have settled in to our new home and with our new landlords, it is the hope of all, not just those involved in our relocation, that Wax Chandlers’ will become a long-term home, much like the Insurance Hall has been.
It would be remiss of me not to mention our Committees, and that they would always welcome “new blood”. So if you feel that you have a skill that you feel would be of use to the various Committees, please contact the Chairman, I am sure that they would be only to glad too hear from you.
It is a great way to become involved in the workings of the Company, getting to know your fellow Firefighters, and breathe new life and ideas into the Committees.
In closing, I have already thanked the outgoing Master and Mistress, and I would now like to take the opportunity of wishing The Master Designate, Andrew Mayes and his lovely Wife Carol, all the best for their year as Master and Mistress Firefighter and promise I will do my best to assist and help them during their tenure.
Finally, and as I always reiterate at the end of my report, it has been an HONOUR to be your Clerk, and to be of SERVICE to you all. Your FRIENDSHIP, has as always, been appreciated and I am sure that the HARMONY with in the Company will continue for years to come.
Members all, here is to the continued health of The Worshipful Company of Firefighters, may it flourish Root and Branch – Forever.
Thank you.
Court Meeting 9th March
Members Taking their Freedom: • Andrew Chandler
Members being clothed in Livery: • Douglas Vaughan
Court Meeting 1st June
New members to the Company:
• Edwin Galea
• Robert Howard
• Gary Neal
• John Theobald
• Robert Bryant
Members Taking their Freedom:
• Anthony Davis
• Philip Robey
• Geoff Hobbs-East (Honorary)
Members being clothed in Livery:
Forthcoming Events
Friday 6th
WCoFF Common Hall The Insurance Hall
Sunday 9th
Annual UK Firefighters Memorial Service
St. Sepulchre-Without-Newgate Friday 14th
Members Informal Luncheon Old Doctor Butlers
Friday 28th
Installation of Sheriffs Guildhall
Sunday 30th
Sheep Drive across London bridge
London Bridge
Monday 1st
Election of Lord Mayor Guildhall
Friday 19th
St Florian’s Installation Banquet
Salters’ Hall 4 London Wall
Monday 5th
Garden of Remembrance St Pauls Churchyard Tuesday 6th
City Dinner
XL Catlin HQ 20 Gracechurch St
Friday 9th
Silent Ceremony Guildhall Saturday 10th Lord Mayors Show City Wide
Friday 23rd
Festival of St. Cecilia St. Paul’s
Paul Fuller
 William (Bill) Fulton
Bill was a fairly new member to the Company and joined in March 2017 and took his Freedom in September of that year and his Freedom of the City in November. I met him briefly, and he was very knowledable in books and printing requirements and was invited to join the PR & Marketing Committee.
Bill came to us via his links with the Western Front Association for whom he was currently serving as Chairman of their Essex Branch. Bill was much respected and will be sadly missed by us all.
   Steven Tamcken
Worshipful Company of Firefighters
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Colin Simpson
PR & Marketing Committee

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