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30.05.20 The Master Richard Charlesworth MVO

Master’s message 1st June 2020


30.05.20   The Clerk

Clerk’s notes 1st June 2020

Today in 1794 a sea battle took place that became known as The Glorious First of June, (and sometimes the Third Battle of Ushant). It was the first and largest naval action between the French and British fleets during the […]

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30.05.20   Liveryman John Kendall

Transport Trust announces new Royal Patron and re-branding

Pictured above: All the above have benefited from the Trust’s help, clockwise from top left: Welsh Highland Railway; the world’s last flying Fairey Gannet; the steam yacht Gondola; and land speed record-breaking car BABS The Transport Trust, the registered charity […]

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30.05.20   Matthew Avery, Director of Research, Thatcham

Defining safe automated driving

How does the automotive industry move towards Automated Driving Systems safely? This new technology is rightly seen as a sea change for road safety. However, new and emerging systems require heightened levels of vigilance from regulators, vehicle manufacturers and users. […]

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30.05.20   Hon. Assistant Lesley Upham

Calling all quizzers!

The Master invites you to join him on Friday 12th June at 19:30, for a bumper Coachmakers’ Pub Quiz Night. Pit your wits against fellow Coachmakers answering questions on a wide range of subjects including general knowledge, food and drink, […]

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30.05.20   Past Master Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence KCVO CB ADC(p) for The Telegraph

Reflections on Operation Dynamo

In an article from The Telegraph, Past Master Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence KCVO CB ADC(p) (who is also Chairman of English Heritage), reflects on the 80-year anniversary of Operation Dynamo at Dunkirk. “Eighty years ago a new phrase entered the […]

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30.05.20   Hon Assistant Lesley Upham

Please update your details

Usually at this time of year, I ask you to dive into the ‘Edit my profile’ section on the Coachmaker website to update your profile ahead of the production of the next edition of The Coachmaker which will be published […]

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30.05.20   Assistant Mark Broadbent

Liveryman Mark Broadbent continues his exclusive series of videos

This issue, Mark talks us through the horse drawn equivalent of a fleet of family cars. All the carriages come from a sale at Althrop House in 2010 and are owned by Liveryman Portia Kennaway. The various carriages featured date […]

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