Toddington Old Boys Association

To Summon Up Remembrance of Things Past

Secretary’s report for last six months

Posted on Sep 17, 2018

Secretary’s report for last six months September 2018  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 Nick Turney passed away in June.  The main event of the year was to celebrate our 75th Anniversary on the 7th July at Tilsworth Golf Centre. Twenty-seven members attended, with thirty-three guests. All who...

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151st Luncheon on Saturday 6th October 2018

Posted on Sep 16, 2018

  Notice of the 151st Luncheon of the Association Venue: Toddington Social and Services Club Date:   Saturday 6th October 2018, meeting from 1200 hours with lunch served at 13.00 hours. Entry to the club will via the rear car park door. The dress code is mandatory, Association tie, and jacket. Menu: Vegetable Soup and roll Steak and Mushroom Pie, Creamed and Roast Potatoes, with peas and...

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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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