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‘Cirencester Park Estate’ A visit is being planned for the BBBF & Plumpton ‘Old Boys’ with Lord Bathurst at his wonderful Park and Farmland Estate. Subject to prevailing conditions, we may also visit the Royal Agricultural University. Subjects of interest for discussion: Agroecology, and the new methods of cultivation Future Farming, in the new Global Economy Actions in the light of shortages caused by the War in Ukraine Dealing with the outcome of Ash Dieback and other persistent blights Water…

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Vice President’s Report to the FEW Court 19 March 2022 at Leicester Fraternal Greetings to All. In the light of friendship and courtesy, I trust we can all look forward to a more harmonious year ahead. May I begin by reporting with great sadness, the passing of our good friend and colleague, Nick Johnson, Warden, and former Hon Secretary of FEW. Nick had been bravely battling with severe illness for some time, although this never prevented his interest in the…

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Tribute to Nick Nicholas Rutherford Sowerby Johnson 14th November 1949 – 17th February 2022 Ever amiable and popular with all, Nick was a proficient Hon Secretary of FEW and an excellent Area Warden covering both the East and Southeast of England. He had been bravely battling with severe illness for some time. Throughout which, he maintained an interest in FEW and retained his typical good humour. Nick, a retired police officer and freeman of Hale was accomplished in many ways….

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The Very Reverend Stephen Lake, retiring Dean of Gloucester, was made an Honorary Freeman of the City of Gloucester at a Civic Service in the Cathedral, on Sunday 6th March, 2022. The very popular Dean Lake is leaving Gloucester after 11 years to become the Bishop of Salisbury.