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                       Calendar of Events 2017-2018 - see also "News"

 

               Mondays        6:15 - 7:15pm                        WSC Swimming

          Wednesdays  8:00 - 9:00pm - term-time    WSC Swimming                        

          WSC Swimming Members may also swim at all times available to

                                                                                  Galleon Club Members.

         Wednesdays    8:30-10:00pm Social Gathering, Myreside pavilion.

 

          Friday 8th June - WSC Wine Tasting led by David Henderson, 7-9 pm

                                       at Myreside, £5 per head. RSVP to Alan Masson

 

         

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The 2017 Golf Outing and Dinner were held on 21st August at Liberton Golf Club, organized as usual by Geoff Bulmer. The  golfers were joined by several diners for an enjoyable dinner after the game. Prizes were presented by Captain Angus Mackay.

4 Oct 2017 - a Free Swim & Social Evening was held at the Centre for Sport for prospective new members of the club. There was an excellent turnout. Ian McDonald, the new manager of the Centre for Sport (above) and WSC Captain, Angus Mackay welcomed all present.     See Photo Gallery 2017 for all photos of this event. 

 

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The 2017 Ladies Dinner was held on 20th September at the Charwood Restaurant at Fairmilehead for the first time. It was organized as usual by Sheila Bulmer.

 OBITUARY - GEORGE BARNS

Our good friend and 'honorary member' of the WSC, Herioter, George Barns passed away on Friday 20th April 2018.

Seven WSC members attended his funeral at Morningside Parish Church on 14th May.

Congratulations to James Heatly (Class of 2015) who won the Bronze Medal for Men's 1m Springboard Diving. James is the son of Watsonian Club President, Rob Heatly, nephew of WSC member Peter Heatly  and grandson of Sir Peter Heatly who won medals for diving in the 1950, 1954 & 1958 Olympic Games.

 

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The 2018 Crock's Cup Race on 21st March was won by Dr Dave Scott, a new member this year. Also swimming were Alan Masson, Mike Allan, Angus Mackay and George Murray. The race was started by Geoff Bulmer who also presented Dave with the cup afterwards. More photos in Photo Gallery 2018.

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The Informal Mixed Dinner 2018 was held on 26th April at the Merchants Golf Club. Organised by Geoff Bulmer, there was an attendance of 20 including several guests. All photographs will be uploaded to the Photo Gallery shortly

Congratulations to Grace Reid (Class of 2014) who won the GOLD Medal for the Women's 1m Springboard Diving with a score of 275.30 at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia.

 

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   OBITUARY  - ALASTAIR MILLIKEN

Alastair Milliken (class of 1945), a former member of the WSC, died on 29th April 2018 aged 91 at the Marie Curie Hospice. His funeral on 8 May at Mortonhall was attended by several WSC members.

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