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The Simpson Dinner 2018

This year the Book Club Simpson Dinner was held at The Village Inn in Newton as suggested by our Entertainment Secretary Mr Moore. An excellent time was had by all. We were pleased to welcome as a guest member for the night Mr Doug Blake. Doug is a former Member who now lives in Aberdeen but we forgive him.

The Simpson Dinner at The Village Inn 2018
Some of the Members in jovial mood
Mr Dawes, our President, indulges in a selfie

Jim Walton

The Members were sad to learn of the death of our Honorary Member, James Edmund (Jim) Walton, at the age of 89. Jim had been a Member since 1976 and as our President said: “He was an all round great guy and always an asset to the Club, and of course a previous club president.”
Bill Jones, who knew Jim well and had visited him several times during his final illness, reminded the Members of Jim’s great loyalty to Dalton and of his many talents including that of composer and pianist. Jim will be much missed.