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04.10.20 The Master Sarah Jane Adams-Diffey

Master’s message October 2020

Master Sarah Jane Adams-Diffey delivers her monthly message from Ivan Dutton Ltd. As mentioned, the below pictures come from the book, Bugatti, The Designer, by Barry Eaglesfield. The foreword to the book is written by our very own Liveryman, Hugh […]


04.10.20   The Clerk

Clerk’s notes October 2020

As described by William James in Volume 4 of his tome entitled: The Naval History of Great Britain from 1793 to 1820: On the morning of the 21st of October 1805 “At 6h.40m. A.M. the Victory made the signals (Nos. […]

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04.10.20   Liveryman John Kendall

Learning the core skills of coachbuilding

Following our story on George Barrett last month, the second apprentice currently benefitting from a Coachmakers bursary is 17-year-old Kieran Coleman (pictured above). Kieran is enrolled on the Heritage Engineering – Vehicle (Mechanical) Technician apprenticeship at the Marches Centre of […]

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04.10.20   The Clerk

Coachmaker Fundraising Thermometer

The funds raised in support of the Coachmaker Charitable Trust from various events held in September are shown in this graphic.

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04.10.20   Liveryman Richard Robinson

60 minutes with Group Captain Emily Flynn OBE ADC RAF

The 15th September 2020 marked the 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain – the day in 1940 that the RAF claimed victory over the German Luftwaffe, and arguably the most important victory during WW2. To commemorate the occasion Coachmakers were […]

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04.10.20   Commando Helicopter Force

Delivering Royal Marines – differently

847 Naval Air Squadron is part of the Commando Helicopter Force based at RNAS Yeovilton, Somerset. Elements of the Squadron with their Commando Wildcat (BRH) helicopters are currently on board RFA Lyme Bay participating in LRGX (Littoral Response Group (Experimentation)). […]

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04.10.20   Commando Helicopter Force

Joe goes the extra mile

Petty Officer Joe Gibbs (pictured above) committed to joining the Great North Run this year, and even when the UK event was cancelled and his Squadron then deployed overseas, he would not be stopped. As an aircrewman with 845 Naval […]

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04.10.20   Lord Mayor of London

A word from the Lord Mayor

The latest bulletin from the Lord Mayor can be read here. Election of the Lord Mayor – 29th September 2020 The Lord Mayor has also asked that his thanks be conveyed to all the Livery following his election for a […]

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