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Chieftain’s Chatter – December 2016

We are heading very quickly towards the end of 2016 and I am wondering where the year has gone. It has passed so quickly. They do say that happens, the older you get!

The Long Awaited St. Andrew’s Ball

The Long Awaited St. Andrew’s Ball (By ISKL Scottish Dancers) All in a tither Hither and thither Girls skipping along In the middle of the throng Giggling and chatting Turning and twirling In plaid and in stripes Skipping and turning …
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Chieftain’s Chatter – September 2016

Well, that is the summer holidays over for another year! Let me start by welcoming back all our members who have been on vacation during the past couple of months. Hopefully you are well rested and looking forward to getting …
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Chieftain’s Chatter – June 2016

The summer break is upon us and this is a quiet time for the Society as we will not stage any events during July or August. But there is considerable work going on behind the scenes in regard to the …
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Red Hot Chilli Pipers Concert 2016

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers almost lifted the roof of the Hilton Ballroom at the the Annual  Concert held on 7th May 2016. The atmosphere was electric and the audience was treated to a splendid evening of solid bag-rock music. …
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St. Andrew’s Society Golf Team

Congratulations to the St. Andrew’s Society Golf Team. They have once again won the Inter-Societies Golf Tournament which was held on 16th April 2016. So the trophy remains in its rightful position – to the north of Hadrian’s Wall.

Chieftain’s Chatter – April 2016

I have taken my yearly trip home to Scotland early this year. The weather can testify to the fact that spring has certainly not sprung. It is a day for winter boots and rain coats. On the other side of …
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Chieftain’s Chatter – March 2016

Well, a month has passed already since I was elected Chieftain. They do say time flies when you’re enjoying yourself. As a committee, we have been pretty much hard at it putting the Red Hot Chilli Pipers Concert and the …
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Chieftain’s Chatter – February 2016

Well! Back in the chair for another year of fun filled events, committee meetings and getting to know new members. Firstly I’d like to say welcome to our two new committee members Kelly Brown and Kerry Sharp. Also thanks to …
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