Newsletter 6 April

April 6, 2022

Important Dates

  • The monthly Residents’ Committee meeting will be held at 10:00am Tuesday, 12 April. If you have any issue you would like discussed at the meeting, please write it down and place in the Residents’ Committee mail box by Friday April 8 so the matter can be included in the Agenda for the meeting.
  • Upcoming Public Holidays
    Good Friday Friday, 15 April,
    Easter Sunday Sunday, 17 April,
    Easter Monday Monday, 18 April
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Housekeeping Notices

  • If in an emergency the first responders are on site at Hester Canterbury we must be able to provide them with an accurate list of the number of people in the building. This way a head count can be made to check everyone is out of the building.
    If you are going to be away overnight or longer please let Alexia know so it can be recorded. If you are in hospital and cannot let Alexia know please ask your next of kin to do so.
  • If anyone has accidentally removed the lock from the storage cage directly behind carpark 43 could you please replace it, thank you.
  • Thank you to all residents who have already given Alexia their 4 digit code for the key safety boxes. If you have not done so please action this.
  • This month’s dinner will be on an Indian theme, with a choice of mains being Butter Chicken or Fish Tikka accompanied by rice, raita and poppadums. Please rest assured this meal will not be hot or overly spicy.

Week Four of the Autumn Menu starts on Monday 11 April..
Please place any orders by lunchtime the Thursday before.
Bon Appetit!

This Week in History…

6 April 1896
Pierre, baron de Coubertin, a founder of the International Olympic Committee and its president from 1896 to 1925, realized his goal of reviving the Olympics when the first modern games opened in Athens.

7 April 1909
Americans Robert Peary and Matthew Henson became the first men to reach the North Pole.

8 April 1820
The famous ancient Greek statue, Venus (or Aphrodite) de Milo is discovered on the Aegean island of Milos.

9 April 2005
Having met for the first time at a polo match in 1970, Charles, Prince of Wales, who is first in line to the British throne, married Camilla Parker Bowles, who one day will become Queen Consort.

10 April 1912
The RMS Titanic embarked on its maiden voyage ending in tragedy several days later when the luxury liner hit an iceberg and sunk, 1504 lives were lost.

11 April 1957
The British government allows the island colony of Singapore to govern itself under a new constitution agreed in London.

12 April 1606
The Union Flag, precursor to the Union Jack, was adopted as national flag of Great Britain The design of the Union Jack dates back to the Act of Union in 1801 which united the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland (on paper at least!).