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The Traveller, Edith Durham

At the Society’s November meeting, Margaret Barnes gave a fascinating talk on the life and travels of Edith Durham. Born in 1863 in London, Edith began her career as an

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Two Years A Mayor

Councillor Dot Foster gave a fascinating and rewarding account of her term as a Mayor of Calderdale, contrasting a busy programme of community events with the impact of the pandemic.

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Visit by Arnd Drossel

Halifax was on the route that a large metal mesh globe took from Germany to COP 26 in Glasgow. The globe’s route was from Paderborn in Germany to Glasgow. The

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Previous Society Chairs

Chairs of Halifax Aachen Society Chairs of Partnerschaftskomitee Aachen-Halifax/Calderdale 1975-1978 Iris Sharpe 1978-1980 Tony Sharpe 1980-1982 Ian Mulhall 1982-1987 Arnold Edwards 1987-1992 George Fearnley 1992-1994 Donald Pickles 1994-2000 Cllr Wilfred

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AGM 2021

Because of the Covid-19 restrictions, this year’s AGM covered a two-year period. Chair Trevor Briggs stepped down after nine years to be succeeded by Geoff Barnes. Trevor’s long service was

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Walk and Supper

A lovely sunny evening provided a perfect background for a stroll around Manor Heath Park with a reward of a fish and chip supper. Snacks were provided at the house

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