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20.03.20   The Master Richard Charlesworth MVO

A word from the Master

We live in uncertain times and have to adapt to the constantly changing circumstances. We are determined that whenever possible the business of the Livery will continue, even if the social side will have to suffer, hopefully in the short […]

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20.03.20   Lord Mayor of London

Joint statement from Lord Mayor of London William Russell and Policy Chair of the City of London Corporation Catherine McGuinness

Joint statement from Lord Mayor of London William Russell and Policy Chair of the City of London Corporation Catherine McGuinness These are unprecedented times and there will be anxiety across the City – at a personal as well as a […]

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20.03.20   Honorary Assistant Lesley Upham, Editor Coachlines

Calling all Coachmakers – release your creative side

You will have read in the Clerk’s Notes that Coachlines will now be distributed every fortnight rather than monthly. As well as keeping you up to date with Livery news and developments it is hoped that we can bring some […]

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20.03.20   The Clerk

Livery talking points

This article covers talking points that might help when you talk about the Livery. We have all been asked questions by non-members about our own Livery Company or other Livery Companies. Those questions often demonstrate that many people outside the […]

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20.03.20   Steve Fitz-Gerald

Calling all Coachmakers – help us charge the membership pipeline

In 2019 the Membership Committee welcomed 32 new members to the Coachmakers. This year we have already started to make progress towards our target of engaging 26 new members into our historic Livery. Now we need your help! We are […]

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20.03.20   Evening Standard, 20th February 2020

BA apprentice goes the extra mile

A young British Airways’ apprentice has won praise on social media after helping with a customer’s Valentine’s Day travel plans, reports the Evening Standard. Daniel Thompson, 19, from Ruislip, a BA customer service agent, said he was “just doing his […]

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20.03.20   Past Master Martin Payne

Concorde – a tribute to an iconic aircraft

On 50th anniversary of Concorde, writes Past Master Martin Payne, looking back, some might suggest that it all began with Barnes Wallis. At the end of WW2, Barnes Wallis, who worked for Vickers Aviation at Brooklands, was already thinking about […]

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04.02.20   The Clerk

Clerk’s Briefing – February 2020

With Christmas and the New Year now a fading image in the rear view mirror of 2020 and almost half of this Livery year gone, the natural environment surrounding the Old Barn seems to have been fooled by the unseasonal […]

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