Category: News

Dixies Funeral Update

Gentlemen I had hoped to give this update on receipt of the Funeral Directors order of services, however I am aware that many of you would like to know the details before the commencement of the weekend. As you will have gathered through the response on social media, Dixie was held in high regard, throughout…
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Dixie Dean Funeral arrangements.

Gentlemen. I am sure that you were all as devastated as your Committee and I were at the sad news and early passing of our esteemed friend, colleague and recent  Minewarfare Association Chairman, DIXIE.  Whilst we were aware that he had been ill for some time, the suddenness of his demise still came as a…
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MWA YouTube Channel

During the Covid-19 pandemic you may have spent some time browsing YouTube for interesting content. Don’t forget to visit our YouTube channel and subscribe and hit the bell icon to get reminders when new content goes on there. At the moment it’s a bit sparse, but that’s because it’s a fairly new project and we…
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AGM Results Are In!

Gentlemen, It gives me great pleasure to give you a post AGM report with the results of the voting and the comments received using the online voting forms. The AGM has I believe been a tremendous success which I am sure will be adopted by many associations and certainly a format we will consider for…
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MWA 2020 Online AGM

Hello to you all, I hope this finds you all safe and well. As I mentioned in my last Chairman’s update, the Covid 19 lockdown caused the cancellation of a number of MWA events that were due to take place. Amongst them our Annual General Meeting (AGM). In the background I have been working with…
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Finally!

It’s here! The Vernon Mine Warfare & Diving Monument was unveiled at Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth to a much reduced audience on the 18th March 2020. Due to the outbreak of the Corona Virus it was decided to go ahead with the installation and unveiling to allow the display of this monument after so much…
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Update and intentions…

All, I am sure you have all been expecting this news in light of the recent decisions regarding Covid 19 and the restrictions in place. I expect that it is of no surprise that we find ourselves in a position that much as we wanted to continue with the re-union the situation dictates that the…
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