Realising that it would probably not be possible for us all to meet in person on May 15th 2021, as originally planned, Trustees have decided to postpone our Annual Supporters Meeting until Saturday 11th September, in the hope that by then we will be able to meet in person rather than by Zoom. Arrangements for [...]
Because of the continuing coronavirus pandemic, Trustees have decided that the Annual Supporters Meeting, rescheduled to Saturday 12th September 2020, will not now be an actual meeting in London, but an online Zoom meeting beginning at 2pm.
We will endeavour to circulate details for joining the Zoom meeting to all supporters, but if you [...]
Our Annual Supporters Meeting and Reunion will be on Saturday 4th May this year at St Paul’s Community Centre, Rossmore Road, Marylebone, London NW1 6NJ.
Doors open at 12.30pm, and curry will be served from 1pm.
Join us in celebrating 40 years since the beginning of CRP and meet old friends, including Valerie Taylor [...]
Liz Timms has compiled another excellent book about CRP, “Reaching Higher”, which tells the story of CRP largely through the eyes of those who have worked there. To get the book for a donation of £10 plus £5 postage and packaging, please click here to email the Administrator AND [...]
VTT had its annual stall at the Charity Fair, St. John’s Renfield Church, Glasgow on 21st April, organised by Ross Gallacher and Glen McGhee (recently returned from CRP).
The main feature was ‘Name the Teddy’, and there were items for donation and a special food hamper. A good time was had by all [...]
Very sadly, our Chairman Bertie Woolnough died suddenly on 21 March. He had been a supporter of CRP for over thirty years, and had led VTT with energy and vision since its inception 10 years ago. We shall miss him sorely, and our thoughts are with his family in their bereavement.
Bryan Whitty writes:
The Bangladesh Association of Glasgow held an event to celebrate Bangladesh Victory Day on 19th December. The 15th December being the 44th Anniversary.
Sarwar Hassan, President (and VTT Member) organised the event on board the ‘Glenlee’ sailing ship which is moored at the Award winning Riverside Museum in Glasgow.
There is a beautiful and moving new book called “Journeys” which tells the stories (in text and pictures) of people who have suffered Spinal Cord Injuries and been helped by CRP. Although it is printed in Bangladesh, there are now copies in the UK.
To obtain them, for a donation of £10 plus £5 [...]
Dr Rose Mary Harley, a Scottish member of VTT, was awarded the OBE in the New Year Honours List. Rosemary is a Microbiologist working at Strathclyde University. She is also a very active member of the Glasgow Centre for International Development. Rose Mary is also on committees for all the Bangladesh Associations in Glasgow. She [...]
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