Branch News 








NEXT

BRANCH
MEETING


Wednesday
30th November
7pm

The Faversham Club
Gatefield Lane, Faversham.
ME13 8NX














AGENDA


Previous Minutes

Local & Head Office Correspondence,

Matters Arising


Applications for membership,


Reports from LDR’s,

ULR’s,
Equality
and H&S Reps

Any other business


Former Faversham 
          (and Dover) driver       Mick Dodds

Has sadly passed away, his funeral was on Friday 28th October at Barham Crematorium 



 









   

       





              End of an Era

Shares in every brewery in the country have soared following the shock announcement of Steve “Grudd” Gurdler’s retirement.
Grudd has been Faversham’s secretary for longer than anyone will admit to knowing, but at the end of March he took medical retirement. Ironically just as he was declared fully fit!
 
Recently ASLEF President Tosh McDonald declared Grudd a legend, and he certainly is. 
We are incredibly proud and privileged to have had Steve as our secretary, but he was also a formidable H&S Rep, District secretary and AAD delegate. 
Steve presided over his final branch meeting in April, where he was presented with a certificate by District 1 EC member Marz Colombini.
Never one to do anything in half measures Steve has already begun a series of farewell “celebrations”.
Don’t worry if you’ve missed them all so far, one is bound to be heading to a bar nearby soon!
           

                   
                   





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