Diane Austin 1933-2018

Diane Austin, veteran fencer and dedicated SE Region administrator, died last weekend.  For those who knew her, funeral details are available on request. 

Diane was a member of Surrey’s successful Excalibur team.  A historic photo is included in a newsletter linked here (p17).

For many years, Diane was SE Region secretary.  Agendas were always prepared and minutes diligently published.

Here’s a link to a picture of Diane refereeing youth fencers in the past. 

In 2008, Diane was awarded a medal in recognition of her service to British Fencing.

Diane was active in veterans fencing.   On one of many successful trips she took silver in the over 70’s category at the Toronto Commonwealth Games.

RIP Diane.

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New website

Thank you to Andrew Nisbet for setting up this new website.

At present Andrew is administrator and has also enabled Ian de Whalley as an editor (to add posts / files).

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New Website

Yes, at last we have a new website. It will take a little while to settle down and also get information loaded.

It is an interim solution and may change completely again in a few weeks but it was decided to get something running for the new season as soon as possible. Feedback (constructive!) via he Contact page is welcome as input to Version 2.

We are looking for an assistant editor/social media person, or two, to help keep the website/social media platforms up to date with events, news and results.

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