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              THE BREAKFAST                  wondered   who   we   could   now  Wenlock Male Voice Choir will
                                             rely on, given that neither banks  be   joining   us   again   after   their
                                             nor   governments   have   been  fantastic performance two years
          The Breakfast Club assembled at    consistently      trustworthy.  ago.   In   addition   we     have   a
          the   Lacon   Childe   School   in    Another     questioned     the  special   guest:   Oliver   Hart-
          October to hear Jon May explain    established   view   that   lifespans  Bradford,   who   will   be   singing
          the   need   for   ‘Intergenerational   will   go   on   increasing.   In   her  two   solo   items.   Oliver   has
          Planning’.   Before   he   spoke,   view, the lifestyles adopted by  recently completed a run as the
          Angela   Drennan   reminded   us   younger   people   will   preclude  principal lead in Les Miserables
          that it’s now 28 years since the   long lives; today’s 40- and 50-   and also Spamalot at the Grand
          Breakfast   Club   first   met.   That   year-olds did not grow up with  Theatre, Wolverhampton.   This
          first   meeting   was   held   in   the   rationing, outdoor activities, and  line up plus a Christmas tea in
          Royal   Fountain   Inn,   and   was   the minimum of ‘fast foods’. The  the interval has to be the recipe
          addressed by Douglas Redding,      meeting   ended   with   a   vote   of  for a super afternoon out.  If you
          retired   headmaster   of   Lacon   thanks proposed by Ron Booker.   would   like   to   come   to   the
          Childe. The Club still has four       The Breakfast Club next meets  concert tickets are now on sale
          active   members   from   that     on November 14 at the Cleobury  priced at £15 including the tea
          original   group:  Angela   herself,   Café,   to   hear   Sue   Brown   talk  and   are   available   from   01299
          Bill   Duley,   Alec   Osbaldiston,   about   ‘A  Chiropractic   Career’.  832219,   270287   or   Bayton
          and Shaunah Murrell.               Members   wishing   to   attend  Church wardens.
              After   this   brief   historical   should   contact   Jonathan   Fair  Brian Link
          introduction,      John     May    (271913)   or   Angela   Drennan           HOPTON
          expounded his views on the role    (270636) to book places.
          which   wealth   (rather   than    Mark Baldwin                            WAFERS QUIZ
          money) might play in a future         BAYTON CHURCH                  There’s a Quiz Night and Fish
          which   will   be   dominated   by   St.   Bartholomew's   Church    and   Chip   Supper   at   Hopton
          longer       lifespans,     new    Bayton opened its doors after a   Wafers Village Hall on Saturday
          technology,   and   the   need     major refurbishment on October    night, November 18th. Teams of
          (perhaps)   for   multiple   careers,   7th and the first service was a   up to six people, entry fee £7.50
          extending   far   beyond   the     wedding, a nice way to resume     a head and it all starts at 7.00.
          traditional retirement age of 65.   worship.   The   first   scheduled      No licensed bar, so you bring
          He stressed that many financial    service was on Sunday the 15th    your   own   drinks   and   glasses.
          consultants   focus   on   wills,   and the Church is now back in    We have been to this quiz before
          inheritance   tax,   and   trusts   for   regular use much to the delight   and it was a really good night,
          estates   –   thus   on   death   rather   of everyone.              though   the   editor   doesn’t   feel
          than life.                         Plans are going well for the big   brave enough to enter a Clarion
                Some   interesting   discussion   Christmas Concert on December   team   again.   Marilyn   Wood   on
          followed:      one      member     3rd at 2.30pm when the Much       CM 271245 can tell you more.

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