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by Steven Cole
Thu Oct 28, 2021 7:44 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: MARK ATHERTON (CRANBROOK)
Replies: 2
Views: 1597

Farewell

I'm grateful to Bipin Thanki for contacting me to say he attended Marks' funeral and wake on Friday 24th September along with a few former colleagues from Telent and Arqiva. The following notice was posted on Mark's facebook page:

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by Steven Cole
Wed Oct 27, 2021 8:33 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: MALCOLM LOCKWOOD (WESTERN SALES EXECUTIVE)
Replies: 0
Views: 834

MALCOLM LOCKWOOD (WESTERN SALES EXECUTIVE)

It is with regret to announce that Alan Wood contacted me to say that Malcolm Lockwood passed away on 3rd May 2021 after a short illness. He died of heart failure following pneumonia at the age of 78 and had been suffering from COPD for 6-8 years. The funeral service was held at St. John the Baptist...
by Steven Cole
Wed Sep 08, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: MARK ATHERTON (CRANBROOK)
Replies: 2
Views: 1597

MARK ATHERTON (CRANBROOK)

It is with regret to announce that I have been notified by Bipin Thanki that Mark Atherton passed away suddenly on Wednesday 18th August 2021. He leaves two young daughters, his wife is understood to have passed away a few years earlier. The following notice was placed on Mark's Facebook site by his...
by Steven Cole
Mon Jul 19, 2021 8:07 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: PETE KEARNS (SWT - BISHOPS CLEEVE MU)
Replies: 1
Views: 1268

PETE KEARNS (SWT - BISHOPS CLEEVE MU)

It is with regret to announce that I have been notified by Reg Street that he had recently heard that Pete Kearns sadly died on 7th August 2016 from an aneurism. The funeral ceremony took place at Cheltenham Crematorium South Chapel on Monday 22nd August at 11.15am. Pete was just 62 years old. He wa...
by Steven Cole
Sat Jun 12, 2021 7:33 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: OLIVER 'OLLY' HARRIS (SWT CHELMSFORD DETATCHMENT)
Replies: 0
Views: 1034

OLIVER 'OLLY' HARRIS (SWT CHELMSFORD DETATCHMENT)

It is with regret to announce that I have been notified by Chris Clarke that Oliver 'Olly' Harris passed away on Friday 21st May 2021 in hospital. Olly of Chelmsford and formerly of Walton on the Naze was aged 83 years. Partner of the late Marion Godwin he was a dear brother, uncle and friend to man...
by Steven Cole
Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: PYE RTC (GREEN BOX) CONTROLLER MANUAL WANTED
Replies: 0
Views: 2144

PYE RTC (GREEN BOX) CONTROLLER MANUAL WANTED

Posted on Behalf of David Roberts A new member to the DTELS forum, David is seeking information or a manual for the Pye RTC (Green Box) Controller that many of us ex-field engineers would remember servicing from the 1970s. If anyone can help please contact him via the forum or send an email to me a...
by Steven Cole
Thu Mar 04, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: CHRIS CORNELL (CHEVELEY)
Replies: 3
Views: 3066

A Celebration of Christopher Cornell’s Life (12th March 2021)

Webmaster Note My thanks to Bipin Thanki for passing on the following from Chris's family. Friends and former colleagues of Chris who would like to pay their respects are invited to watch the live webcast, details of which are given below. Steven Cole -----------------------------------------------...
by Steven Cole
Mon Feb 22, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: CHRIS CORNELL (CHEVELEY)
Replies: 3
Views: 3066

CHRIS CORNELL (CHEVELEY)

It is with regret to announce that I have been notified by Bipin Thanki and Dave Waspe that Chris Cornell passed away peacefully on Friday 29th January 2021 at 5pm. Chris had been in hospital for a short while for a condition unrelated to his cause of death from Covid-19. His wife, Shirley and famil...
by Steven Cole
Thu Jan 28, 2021 7:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Information & Photos Wanted - Ottercops
Replies: 0
Views: 1801

Information & Photos Wanted - Ottercops

Posted on Behalf of Jim Corbett I am trying to locate photos of the former Chain Home Radar Station at Ottercops Moss, Northumberland to aid in the construction of a site plan for my website . I have visited the site on numerous occasions and have obtained many records from the National Archives in...
by Steven Cole
Sat Jul 25, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: DAVID WOOD (WM - SHAPWICK)
Replies: 0
Views: 3087

DAVID WOOD (WM - SHAPWICK)

Posted on behalf of Andy Cuckow I have been notified that Dave Wood passed away on Wed 22nd July 2020 after a short illness. Dave leaves a wife Pam, son Andrew, and daughter Kirsty. Dave was a long serving member of DTELS (over 26 years) at the Shapwick Service Centre, mainly working at the Corston...
by Steven Cole
Thu May 21, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: KEN STAVES (GRADE 7 - BISHOPS CLEEVE)
Replies: 0
Views: 2900

KEN STAVES (GRADE 7 - BISHOPS CLEEVE)

It is with regret to announce I have received an email from John Westcott to say that Ken Staves died on Wednesday 6th May 2020 due to a stroke. He leaves a wife, Beryl and family. Ken was well known in DTELS and for many years was the Regional Engineer at Marley Hill Depot before promotion around t...
by Steven Cole
Tue Apr 21, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: DEREK POOLEY (GRADE 7 - HEADQUARTERS)
Replies: 3
Views: 4294

Correction from Steven Cole

The original post dated 16th April 2020 listed Derek Pooley as a Senior Wireless Engineer (SWE) at the time of his retirement. This was changed today as it is believed Derek was promoted to Grade 7 at some point during the 1980's to head up Frequency Planning Group.

Steven R. Cole
21st April 2020
by Steven Cole
Tue Apr 21, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: DEREK POOLEY (GRADE 7 - HEADQUARTERS)
Replies: 3
Views: 4294

From John Leary

The following was sent in by John Leary: “I was extremely saddened to learn through the DTELS web site that my Horseferry House colleague Derek Pooley had passed away. I had the pleasure of working closely with Derek in the 1980’s when he headed up the Directorate’s Frequency Planning Group and I wa...
by Steven Cole
Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: DEREK POOLEY (GRADE 7 - HEADQUARTERS)
Replies: 3
Views: 4294

DEREK POOLEY (GRADE 7 - HEADQUARTERS)

It is with regret to announce I received an email from Tony Redshaw to say that Derek Pooley died yesterday from a heart attack whilst walking the grounds at home. His wife Tanya has kindly written to me with the following brief details: "Derek was 84 and retired from the Directorate in 1991. H...
by Steven Cole
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: TED (EDWARD MARTIN) MORGAN (MIDLANDS REGIONAL OFFICE DIRECTOR)
Replies: 1
Views: 3051

TED (EDWARD MARTIN) MORGAN (MIDLANDS REGIONAL OFFICE DIRECTOR)

It is with regret to announce I have received an email from Martin Morgan to say that his father, Ted (Edward Martin) Morgan, died on 16 April 2002 in the Allenbrook Nursing Home in Halesowen following a long period of post retirement ill-health brought about by his period in wartime captivity in th...