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The 2017 SVA Autumn Reunion and Annual General Meeting will be held over the weekend of Thursday 14th September to Sunday 17th September at the Novotel Hotel, Long Eaton, NG10 4EP.
(Between Derby and Nottingham, off the M1 at Junction 25.)

Rooms are £55.00 per person per night. Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Deposit when booking £50.00 per person.
Bookings close on June 30th 2017.
Cheques should be made payable to:  Suez Veterans Association Reunion Account.
Bookings to be sent to the UK Reunions Organiser:  

Mr Derek Jackson
St Margarets
Hawthorne Close
Lincolnshire  LN11 8SR.      Phone:  01507 327 398

The AGM will be held at the Hotel on the Sunday morning at 10.00 am.

On Saturday 16th September, (the Saturday of the Autumn Reunion,) a service will be held at the SVA Memorial Garden, the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas. This is to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the founding of the Suez Veterans' Association and will incorporate a wreath laying ceremony.  Start time will be 11.00 am.
More details will be added here
when finalised.
A coach will be laid on to take members attending the Reunion to the Arboretum from the Novotel Hotel at Long Eaton.  

Due to ill health and being confined to a Nursing Home it is regrettable that Brian Watts is unable to continue as National Secretary.  His work is now shared as much as possible between Cedric Barker (Treasurer,) Jeff Malone (Newsletter Editor,) and Richard Woolley (Membership Secretary.)  Correspondence, (apart from Money, Newsletter and Membership matters,) should now be sent to the Chairman:
Ron Watt, 2 Towne Gate, Heddon-on-the-Wall, Newcastle on Tyne, NE15 0DT.

Also because of health problems, Rod Bolmer has had to give up being Area Rep for West and South Yorkshire, and Tony Tolan has had to put on hold his position as Overseas Rep.  We thank them both for the work they have done as Area Representatives for the past few years and wish them improved health and all the best for the future.

A reminder that subscriptions for 2017/18 are now due.

Donations to the Association are also appreciated.

Cheques, Postal Orders, made payable to 'Suez Veterans Association' should be sent to
the Treasurer. (
Cedric Barker, address further down this page.)
£10 notes also accepted.

Please write your full name with your membership number, (or your post code,) on the back of cheque or postal order.


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01335 343 241
and a check can be made in a few moments.

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Membership Secretary
Richard Woolley
29 Belle Vue Road
Derbyshire. DE6 1AT
Phone: 01335 343 241
Cedric Barker
2 Kirkstone Drive
Thornton Cleveleys
Lancs. FY5 1QJ
Phone: 01253 867 686

Queries or comments about this website are welcomed. Please e-mail me.
Webmaster: Richard (Dick) Woolley.
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