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Barbel Society Chronology Part 8 – 2002



President; Fred Crouch

Vice President; Peter Wheat

Chairman; Steve Pope

Secretary; Phil Buckingham, Keith Truscott

Treasurer; Steve Hitch

Assistant Secretary; David Hallett

Membership; John Found

Assistant Membership; Steve Boulton

R and C; Mike Burdon

Regional Co-ordinator; Dave Johnson

Fisheries; Don Caliendo (Pete Bailey)

Communications; Martin Ford, Dave Burr

BF Editor; Dave Burr

Newsletter Editor; Martin Allen, Phil Betteley

Juniors; Phil Betteley, (Neil Degg)

Commercial/Advertising; John Smith

Merchandise and Shows; Phil Betteley, Mark Fox

Website; Simon Asbury

Conference Organiser; Martin Allen


Berks – Dave JohnsonSpeakers included Dave Green, Stef Horak

Cheshire – Rob MasseySpeakers included Mick Wood, Trefor West

Essex – Mark Fox – Speakers included John Baker

Lancs – Dave Mason – Speakers included Archie Braddock

North West Region – Phil Betteley – Speakers included Trefor West

Staffs – Neil Degg – Speakers included Keith Poulter, Chris Ponsford.


Seventh Conference at Hinckley May 19th; Dave Green, Sue Stone, Steve Pope, Paddy Webb, Bob James, Fred Crouch.


Bransford, River Teme

Bransford Court, River Teme

Beauchamp Court, River Severn.

Hill House, River Severn

Bushley River Severn

Upper Hampton, River Severn

Pewsham Bristol Avon






Barbel Fisher 13 was issued in the spring.

Barbel Fisher 14 was issued in the autumn.


Number 22 was issued in the summer.  Two sheets, glossy and colour, giving eight A4 sides.

Number 23 was issued in the winter.  Four printed sheets, , giving sixteen A5 sides.

R and C

Liaison with English Nature regarding their stance on SSSI’s specifically the Hants Avon


Fish ins on Teme and Dove


Fish in on Throop in memory of Peter Stone.


Gordon Scott Award to Andy Orme


Website online

Money raised for Peter Stone donated to Kennington Cancer Fund. Sue Stone presented with the cheque at the Conference.

The Peter Stone booklet is in the Cultural Studies Dept. at Oxford.

Sponsored the Bisterne Barbel Match in aid of The Stable Family House Trust – this was the start of what became the Avon Fundraiser.


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