Welcome to our latest edition of Update – June 2014. We hope you enjoy reading the contents and catching up on the news. If you have news for us, please do get in touch with Update editor, David Simister. His contact details are to found on the back page. Ashvillian Newsletter 60
The Ashvillian Society was delighted to welcome back old friends to the annual evening of Christmas Drinks. It was wonderful to see OAs who wanted to renew acquaintances after many years and also some very familiar faces of U6 Leavers from 2013. Thank you to all those of you who attended and who contributed to […]
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We are delighted to report that Ginny Lee OA has recently been performing in Shakespeare’s first tragedy Titus Adronicus at the Nottingham New Theatre. Latest reviews have been glowing. Well done Ginny! Please look at www.impactnottingham.com to read the reviews in detail and to see a stunning picture!
We are very sorry to report that Roger Search OA, formerly Chairman of Governors as well as a parent and former pupil and a great friend of the College passed away on Friday 20th September after a short illness. We send our deepest condolences to his family. We will publish details of the funeral on […]
Nick Breton, a Cambridge graduate who lives in Huby, near Harrogate, has taken over the reins of the Ashvillian Society from David Bulmer, who stands down after three years at its helm. Previous presidents of the society, which was founded in 1890, include Sir Arthur Balfour the Lord Riverdale; Sir Stuart Mallinson, DSO, MC; Sir […]
The Ashvillian Society is sad to report the death of former college chaplain, the Rev Jim Hall. Jim, who was 83, passed away peacefully at his Ripon home. A service of thanks giving is being held at noon on Friday, August 9, at Harrogate Road Methodist Church, Ripon.
NEVILLE PACKETT (OA) M.B.E., K. St. J., J.P., M.A., F.R.S.A., F.R.G.S, F.B.I.B.A., A.C.I.I. We are sorry to report that Neville Packett passed away peacefully at Burley Hall Nursing Home on Friday 8th April 2013 at the age of 91. Neville attended Ashville from 1932 to 1939. Neville was a former managing director of insurance […]
The latest Ashvillian Update (December 2012) has now been up loaded. It contains 20 pages of OA and school news, reports, photos and details of up-coming events.
One of North Yorkshire’s best known independent schools is next month (November) holding a special celebration to mark 30 years of co-education. In September 1982, 105 years of tradition ended when Ashville College – a boys only day and boarding school in Harrogate – opened its doors to girls for the first time. The 30th […]