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70 Years On!

by Jane Rodgers

70 YEARS ON On Saturday, October 10 2015 it was my great honour to be with my 92 year old parents, Barbara and Stan to celebrate their 70th (Platinum) Wedding Anniversary! What an achievement! It was a quiet celebration which was what my parents wanted but a very special one. It was a pity my…



Why we collect ring pulls

by Jane Rodgers

  • Posted on April 11, 2016

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  • Blog / Welfare

We collect the ring pulls from drinks cans for The Prosthetic Limb Foundation This Foundation was established by HRH The Princess Mother in 1992 as an organisation to provide much needed artificial joints and limbs mainly for the rural poor. The main factory for making the limbs and joints is in Chiang Mai, and their…



Bangkok Music and Arts Calendar

by Jane Rodgers

  Bangkok Music and Arts Calendar gives you information on activities and performances in so many varied areas such as Art, Choral and Vocal General Musicals, Operettas, Opera, Orchestra, Pops, Solo and Small Ensemble Stage, the list is endless! Here is the mid-July issue of the Bangkok Music and Arts Calendar.  To obtain more information…



Project WIN Update

by isobel_admin

  (I wanted to give you a good summary of what’s going on with Project WIN and how your gifts are being used, so I asked project advisor Dr. David McPhee to translate my message into very clear English.) First, many thanks. Your generous gifts go a long way and we do everything we can to stretch them by…



Girl’s Night Out December

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  By Michele O’Neill About 40 women attended the GNO at Face, a magical place in Soi 38. Face is an old Thai style house with a very special atmosphere, filled with antiques. It houses three restaurants on different levels, Thai, Japanese and Indian and a bar on the ground level. A short walk up…



Emergency travel documents ( ETD) and passports

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  • Posted on January 25, 2016

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  • Blog / News / News & Blog

The British Embassy in Bangkok  currently issues a high volume of Emergency travel documents ( ETD)  mostly due to lost and stolen passports. On average post in Bangkok issue 55 ETD per month and the current YTD total issued is 617 (Jan – December ). We have therefore put together a small campaign aimed at…



Welcome Back Drinks 2015

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By Michele O’Neill I must say, for me it is always one of the best events of the BWG year, one of the few opportunities where we get to bring our husbands along to enjoy a fun evening. Debs, who did most of the groundwork for this event, but unfortunately was not able to be with us, had handed…



Recent Welfare Donation to Shalem House

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  • Posted on November 16, 2015

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  • News & Blog / Welfare

By Liz Dobson halem House is an emergency shelter for relatives (mostly mothers) of sick children from outside Bangkok who are in hospitals or who require visits to doctors here. Shalem house comprises two adjoining townhouses off Sathorn Road and sometimes provides accommodation for up to 60 people per night! It is administered through Rainbowland Community Services which receives funding…



Order your special Christmas Crackers now

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  • Posted on November 11, 2015

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  • News / Welfare

Time is ticking on and when you read this article, we will already be into November and there will be less than two months to go before Christmas! As you know, the cracker ladies have been very busy all year making beautiful handmade crackers to decorate your festive tables. We have been using very traditional Christmas colours this year…



AGM 2018 Committee Vacancies

 

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The group is run by volunteers and we need people to help fill the vacancies to keep BWG running smoothly.

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