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Fri 1st Jun 2018
  Congratulations to all Vermuyden members who completed this years Cinque Ports 100 Commiserations if you had to retire See you all in Northumberland in 2019    
Thu 1st Mar 2018
We are to run the Vermuyden challenge walk this summer. THE ELSECAR SKELTER Mark the date (4th August) in your diary for the event. If you wish to Marshall and walk the route. Contact a member of the Committee if you can spare a hand on the day
At the AGM an historical form was signed by The Secretary, Walk Secretary and Treasurer. An application to host a future 100 During January's NEC meeting, D Morgan (100 coordinator) announced our plans and they were agreed and ratified on Saturday. More details will follow but... May we present The…
 At the 2017 AGM our long standing Secretary Sally decided to step down. We at Vermuyden LDWA wish to thank Sally for her duties to the group. Moving the group into the future we accepted the election of Karen Harris into the role of Secretary. We wish Karen all the best.  
Fri 19th Feb 2016
At the recent AGM it was with great sadness that Dave Ashford has decided to step down as Vermuyden LDWA treasurer. We thank Dave for his hard work during his time in office. We now welcome Peter Poppy into the position as Vermuyden LDWA Treasurer. Details have been updated on our committee pages  …
Mon 19th Jan 2015
  Vermuyden LDWA would like to thank Frank Lawson Frank decided at the AGM to stand down after 10 years in the role of Walk Secretary. Aaron Hookway was sworn in as Walk co-ordinator at the 2015 AGM and Vermuyden LDWA wishes the best of luck to Aaron in this role
Wed 30th Jan 2013
John Forster It is with great sadness that we have to report that John passed away on Sunday 26th January following a lengthy illness which was sadly, it seems, possibly made worse by the death of his wife and soulmate Shirley from whose loss he never really recovered. John was very well known to…
Tue 29th Sep 2009
It is with great sadness that we must report the death on 22nd September 2009 of our group treasurer Mick Beard after a long battle against cancer. Our thoughts are with his wife Sheila and their family at this sad time. Mick and Sheila have been active members of the group for many years, leading…
Wed 15th Jul 2009
 It is with very much sadness that we must record the passing of a lovely lady. Shirley Forster passed away suddenly and quite unexpectedly on June 9th. Our sincere condolences go out to her husband John and their family.Shirley was a very popular member of our Group and very well known and loved…
Fri 15th Aug 2008
DIXON QUIRK22.10.1933-21.5.2008 It was with great sadness that we heard Dixon had died suddenly on 21st May 2008.           He was well known and respected both in the Vermuyden LDWA, where he had been a member for 15 years, and the local community. This was reflected in the way Rossington Church…
Dennis Allport chose not to stand for re-election as Vermuyden Group's secretary at our AGM on 4th December. Dennis had served an unbroken 20 years as secretary to the group - virtually for the full life of the Group which was founded in 1986. Dennis was instrumental in guiding the Group through…