With sadness we have to inform members and followers that our Chairman, John Rhodes, died peacefully at home on the 17th September, 2015.

John was elected Chairman in April 2013 having previously served as the Society's Secretary

John was with us on our site visits in the Orkney Isles, Cornwall and Herefordshire. He led those in Argyllshire and Pembrokeshire. He initiated the Society's project to raise a memorial to Alfred Watkins and did some of the heavy work for it.

A Celebration of His Life will be held at West End Farm, Arlingham. GL2 7JL at 11.00am on Saturday, 3rd October. No flowers please; donations, if desired, to The Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust may be sent to:

             Michael Gamble Funeral Directors, Station House, Station Road, Stroud GL5 3AR.

             Tel 01453 790900 or online at their website. www.michaelgamble.net

John Rhodes

opening the 2015

Annual General Meeting