A large audience gathered for tonight’s (27th February 2012) talk on “Costal Convoys” given by author Nick Hewitt. He noted that the convoys were all about coal and that at the time, between 1939 and 1945, shipping was still a major transportation method as the road infrastructure was not really developed.
Thatcham Historical Society
The Annual General Meeting of the Thatcham Historical Society on Monday (30th January) was crammed with enthusiastic members. Chairman Dr Nick Young thanked the members for the continued support of the society and fellow committee members for their hard work in promoting and organising events over the past year. Nick reviewed the events of 2011 highlighting the number of events which had taken place.