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THE FLASH ARCHIVES BEGIN HERE: (click on relevant number of ‘theflash’ below each Issue header)
Issue 14 dated 13.3.19
Details of new Trustees, surfing the net for Chance-related websites, a local exhibition and new book plus more fascinating readers’ correspondence.
Issue 13 dated 17.1.19
New Year’s Honours, a noteworthy folly, historical records and making new friends. Plus a call for more Trustees.
Issue 12 dated 18.12.18
What a miscellany; news from ‘across the pond’, history from closer to home courtesy of a thread started by a reader and the unusual spectacle of a glass-bottomed boat, it’s all here.
Issue 11 dated 23.10.18. The site is now cleared
Issue 10 dated 20.8.18. Chairman’s address and update, data protection news, quirky reports from cyberspace and deep space and more readers contact us with their gems
Issue 9 dated 28.3.17. The new General data protection Regulation, effective 25th May 2018. An appeal to register your consent to stay in touch.
Issue 8 dated 3.11.17. Confirmation of Project Coordinator, a ‘Grand Evening’ on a boat, easy fundraising, Sandwell Memories Project and the sad loss of two supporters
Issue 7 dated 29.6.17. New trustee and Project Coordinator
Issue 6 dated 21.4 17. Launch of new video and a public consultation.
Issue 5 dated 15.2.17. Website updates, more Trustees, an offer from a museum and more fascinating Readers Write.
Issue 4 dated 15.11.16. A special presentation, updates, more Trustees appointed and a Readers Write from Canada plus, closer to home, a new Trustee tells of her forebears working at Chance.
Issue 3 dated 5.9.16. Website & social media update, friends across ‘the pond’, another new artists impression, a banner across the 7-storey and reader correspondence.
Issue 2 dated 12.7.16. Objections to planning application, website news, progress update, more artist’s impressions.
Issue 1 dated 23.5.16. The Trust is launched; personnel are introduced, aims and objectives set out. www.cgwht.org goes ‘live’.