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Recent Events

Recent Events

Recent News We organised both a tea party and a curry dinner in St John’s Hall, Tadworth, on Saturday March 30 to help us support a project in India.  They were a great success in total attracting over 100 people to hear Revd. Anita Matthews, Trustee of the charity called CRS, which is based at the Cathedral in Kolkata, speak about its work amongst the very poorest slum dwellers in that city.  Perhaps the most moving story concerned a community…

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2017 Sponsored Walks

2017 Sponsored Walks

NEWS 2017 SPONSORED WALKS 3RD MAY 2017 MIKEEDIT Tadworth & Walton Overseas Aid Trust’s two sponsored walks in May attracted the largest ever participation with 46 walkers taking part across the two events and raising of the order of £2,000. On May 19th and on May 27th when  Digby the Labradoodle also participated. The walkers traversed the Downs from Epsom Race Course to the Sportsman in Mogador via Headley returning via Walton-on-the-Hill.  The walk was enlivened with anecdotes from local historian,…

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2017 Sponsored Walks

2017 Sponsored Walks

Tadworth & Walton Overseas Aid Trust’s two sponsored walks in May attracted the largest ever participation with 46 walkers taking part across the two events and raising of the order of £2,000. On May 19th and on May 27th when  Digby the Labradoodle also participated. The walkers traversed the Downs from Epsom Race Course to the Sportsman in Mogador via Headley returning via Walton-on-the-Hill.  The walk was enlivened with anecdotes from local historian, Jean Clew. The record turnout was a…

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Sponsored Walk

Sponsored Walk

Tadworth & Walton Overseas Aid Trust is organising the same Ten Mile Sponsored Walk on two occasions in May on Friday 19 and Saturday 27.  The start will be at 9.15 from the “Lunch Box” kiosk near the “Beefeater” pub overlooking Tattenham Corner on the Derby racecourse (post code KT18 5PP).   The walk will go across the racecourse, past Langley Vale and continue to Headley passing the new plantation of trees which will become a memorial to those who lost…

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News from our project in Nepal

News from our project in Nepal

To go to latest correspondence with Nepal go here We had been relieved to hear that the village and school we support in Nepal had only slight damage from the initial earthquake but on Friday 15th May we received the grim news that the second quake had devastated the village and rendered the school buildings unsafe.  Modern communications are such that the local TWOAT contact in the village, Sherpa Rudra, managed to send an email  on Friday May 15th– this is an…

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Sir Edward Clay talk on Rwanda raises £1,000

Sir Edward Clay talk on Rwanda raises £1,000

Around 70 people attended St John’s Hall to hear Sir Edward Clay, former British Ambassador to Rwanda, talk about the genocide that occurred in 1994 and what might be done by the international community to prevent future such catastrophes. As a result of the meeting and with Gift aid reclaims TWOAT will have raised about £1,000 for two projects – one working for peace and reconciliation in Rwanda and another organizing health camps in nearby Uganda where many Rwandan refugees…

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Former British Ambassador to Rwanda to address TWOAT Meeting March 11th

Former British Ambassador to Rwanda to address TWOAT Meeting March 11th

Sir Edward Clay was the non-resident British Ambassador to Rwanda in 1994 when that country suffered the horrors of genocide.  He will be talking to a meeting organised by TWOAT at St John’s Hall, Station Approach, Tadworth, KT20 5AB (opposite the railway station) on the evening of March 11th with the  topic:“Rwanda 1994;Never Again?” Doors will open at 7.30pm. This meeting will provide a rare opportunity for those interested in the modern history and development of Africa to hear from…

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TWOAT’s Annual Social Meeting (ASM) 11/10/2014 & Future Dates

TWOAT’s Annual Social Meeting (ASM) 11/10/2014 & Future Dates

Tadworth & Walton Overseas Aid Trust Registered Charity No 286076     Annual Social Meeting (ASM) TWOAT’s ASM was held on the evening of Saturday 11th October in St John’s Hall, which had been provided for the charity at no charge by the church.  Just over 50 friends and supporters of TWOAT enjoyed a fine meal of Lancashire Hotpot together with an excellent presentation by Peter Trenier from Westcott talking about the charitable project, Papua Partners, run by his daughter and her husband…

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Chairman’s Message from our Newsletter published in September 2014

Chairman’s Message from our Newsletter published in September 2014

Chairman’s Message from our Newsletter published in September 2014 Full details of our income and expenditure will be given at our Annual Social Meeting (ASM) on October 11th. However, we would like to record that during the last 12 months we have been very generously supported by a number of local organisations including various church groups, Walton May Fayre and Walton Primary School. One of the committee’s most important objectives for this year was to try to spread awareness of…

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