Category Archives: People

The Late Irene Austin

It is with sadness that we hear of the death of Irene Austin on 18 March 2017. Irene, the wife of Fred Austin, was a warm, generous hearted woman with a lovely sense of humour. Her laugh often preceded her and despite her … Continue reading

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Gill Griffin correct email address

Please note that Gill Griffin’s address is incorrectly printed in the Journal. The correct address is . Apologies for the error.

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The George Tarry Award 2017

At the 2017 Annual General Meeting the President of the Daffodil Society Jackie Petherbridge presented Show secretary Gill Griffin with the George Tarry Award. Gill’s workload was doubled last year with the launch of the Daffodil Society late competition at … Continue reading

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Vic Coe Vice-President Presentation

Vic Coe was made a Vice President of The Daffodil Society in 2016 but unfortunately was not able to attend the annual dinner. for his presentation. We were delighted that he could join us for the Annual General Meeting on … Continue reading

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Congratulations!

Rae Beckwith has been honoured by the Royal Horticultural Society and presented with the Harlow Carr Award in recognition of his contribution to horticulture in the north of England. Rae is well known for his work with Britain in Bloom … Continue reading

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The Late Derrick Donnison-Morgan

It is with sadness that we report that Derrick Donnison-Morgan died on 16 February 2017. Derrick fell in love with Narcissus some 30 odd years ago and over time changed career and lifestyle in his quest to discover and learn … Continue reading

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Judges list 2017 correction

Please note that the entry for Richard Hilson on the printed 2017 Judges list circulated to members is incorrect. His email address should read .

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The late Kate Reade

With great regret we have learnt of the death of Kate Reade in November 2016. A tribute to Kate from Malcolm Bradbury is printed below. Older members of the Society will be sorry to hear of the death of Kate … Continue reading

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Clive Postles remembered

Clive Postles has left a lasting legacy of beautiful daffodils. Here are just a few to remember him by.    

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Clive Postles funeral arrangements

Clive’s funeral will take place at 10.00am on Tuesday, 15th November, at Wyre Forest Crematorium Minster Road Stourport on Severn Worcestershire DY13 8DE Any donations to: The Cedars Care Home, Batchley, Redditch B97 6HP or leave with the funeral directors. … Continue reading

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