St Mary's Centre
Walter Rose Room
By Haddenham Webteam - 5th August 2014 10:30am
Professor Sir Roderick Floud, a Haddenham resident, recently retired as Provost of Gresham College, London.
His retirement was marked by a dinner at Mercers' Hall in the City of London hosted by Ms Debbie Ounsted, the first woman Master of the Mercers' Company since its foundation in 1394, and attended by the Rt.Hon. the Lord Mayor, Alderman Fiona Woolf, herself only the second woman Lord Mayor of London since the office was instituted in 1189.
Gresham College, which was founded in 1597 under the will of Sir Thomas Gresham (whose portrait is shown in the background) provides free public lectures in the City of London and on the internet at www.gresham.ac.uk
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
A new introductory four-morning garden design course, studying the key principles of garden design in the acclaimed setting of Turn End house and garden, has been added to the Trust's event programme.It will be led by garden designer Deborah Lewis and held over four mornings ((10.00am-12.30pm) on the following dates: Tuesday 14th MayTuesday 21st MayTuesday 4th June and Tuesday 11th...
Here's the latest communication from the Green Phoenix Team, the group seeking to purchase the Green Dragon on behalf of the Haddenham community.Legal WorkA great deal of work on both the legal and financial side of things is happening behind the scenes. This is clearly vital to move the community project forward. We hope to have some information and documentation to share with you in...
The candidates for the Haddenham and Stone by-election, to be held in a month, have been announced.The by-election takes place on Thursday 7th March with polls open from 7am to 10pm.The by-election was called following the passing of Michael Edmonds.Candidates for the by-election are as follows:Mark Bale (Conservative)Jim Brown (Liberal Democrat)David Lyons (Green Party)Jennifer...