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In Memoriam – Sgt Barry Weston, a Marine

Barry Weston was born in Reading and played youth rugby at Abbey RFC during the decade of 1981- 1991, when he left to become a marine. His death in Helmand Province  on Tuesday 30 August whilst on active duty will be grieved by all those who knew him and his family.

He played in one of the most successful youth teams Abbey produced, playing predominately at no.10. Youth leagues and national competitions did not exist …

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How to Help Haiti

As you are most likely aware, on Tuesday 12th January the Caribbean nation of Haiti was devastated by an earthquake of magnitude 7.0 and equally devastating aftershocks, just 15 miles from the capital Port-au-Prince. The current death toll is estimated to be 200,000 people. That’s loss of almost unimaginable scale to the poorest nation in the western hemisphere that has 80% of its ten million people below the poverty line. Before the disaster only 50% …

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