Toddington Old Boys Association

To Summon Up Remembrance of Things Past

Secretary’s report for last six months

Posted on Sep 7, 2017

Secretary’s report for last six months September 2017  Just a few words as to the business of the Association that has happened over the last 6 months, since the AGM Luncheon in April. Sadly Richard Osborn passed away in April, and Terry Claridge in August, Thirteen members attended a lunch at the Red Lion Milton Bryan, on 1st July to commemorate Founder Day. It was a very successful afternoon;...

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Shove Tuesday 28th February 2017

Posted on Mar 6, 2017

Listen to the witch frying her pancakes The Toddington Old Boys Association once again facilitated the St. George’s Lower School children, listening of the witch inside Conger Hill frying her pancakes at 12 noon on 28th February 2017, Shrove Tuesday. Five members of the Association attend, along with 60 children from the school with their teachers. Averil Shepherd from Annual Traditions...

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TOBA Tree planting on Toddington Green

Posted on Feb 29, 2016

The Chairman David Stewart along with other members planted a tree on the Green to commemorate the founding of the Association in 1943. The tree will formally be presented to the village at the next Association Luncheon on the 2nd April 2016. Hugh Elliott Secretary...

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Parkfields Hyde Award presentation and new Clock

Posted on Jul 24, 2013

Parkfields Middle School was opened 50 years in April 1963, and the TOBA presented the school with a clock for the playground. Len Hull (Chairman), Hedley Denmark (Vice Chairman), and Committee member John Bryant helped to ‘open’ the clock on behalf of TOBA on the 24th July....

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Trip to London on the 3rd July 2013

Posted on Jul 4, 2013

On the 3rd July 1943 our founder members met at the Holborn Restaurant in High Holborn, London, to hold the inaugural meeting of the Toddington Old Boys’ Association. The Holborn Restaurant was a building opposite the Holborn Underground railway station. The building was demolished in 1954, and a new building was erected, which houses a Sainsbury’s supermarket. On the 3rd July 2013, 70 years...

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TOBA supports Feoffe Yard Cottages

Posted on Nov 4, 2010

Back in 1975, the Association presented a wooden seat to the residents of the Feoffee Yard Cottages. As you might imagine age has taken its toll so the Association made the decision to replace the seat. A new seat was supplied by Poplars Garden Centre and was formally handed over on Saturday 21st August by Melvin Bryant, Chairman of TOBA to Ron Burgess, Chairman of the Trustees of the cottages....

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