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Brenda Slade - BEM Pam & Ron D & J Andrews Desert Rat Fred Bailey


Brenda Slade awarded the BEM inthe 2015 Honours List.

Brenda is well known in Verwood, and became a bespoke tailor in the 1950's starting work in 1983. 


Pamela Reeks awarded the BEM inthe 2014 Honours List.

Verwood’s Pam Reeks has been awarded the
  British Empire Medal for services to the community in the 2014 Honours List. Pam has said that she found it very difficult not to say anything since she fist knew about it last November. 


Retirement of PAM & Ron Reeks from the organisation of the Vintage Vehicles displays at the Rustic Fayre (Aug 2006).  


Arthur Michael Wareham (Mike) Dies
2nd September. 1917 to 29th August. 2015.

Mike was a guitarist in the regimental dance band and spent several months entertaining the allied troops before returning home and setting up his own group (Mike Wareham's Allstars.) who played in Ringwood's Lecture Hall or Crown Hotel. He also made the Desert rat stencil.


Retirement of Dan & Joyce Andrews in 1988.
(They were the owners of Ringwood Road, Butchers.) 

In August 1988, for health reasons, Dan and Joyce Andrews, whose premises were in Ringwood Road, (where the Indian Palace restaurant is in 2005) retired.




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