Ken Jones – by Norman GillerKen Jones, our former Chairman and Life Member who has passed away at the age of 87, went back many years with Norman Giller, who recalls:
"It was just a few weeks ago that I last saw my old mate Ken Jones and his lovely wife, Kathy. We were at the memorial service for Hugh McIlvanney at St Bride’s in Fleet Street, and we made a pact. I told him: “I won’t come to your funeral, Ken, unless you come to mine. Ok?” I shook his left hand as he laughingly agreed.
FWA AGM – August 7thThe FWA's Annual General Meeting will be held next Tuesday August 7 at noon at the Old Bank of England on Fleet Street, London.
All FWA members are encouraged to attend. On the agenda will be finance, election of officers and the Chairman's report on the past year.
Please contact General Secretary Paul McCarthy if you need more information.
Giving Alan Ball a piggy-back after the 1966 World Cup win…drinks with Ronnie Biggs…and praying for the phone to ringAs Fleet Street legend STEVE CURRY celebrates his 70th birthday he looks back on a successful and eventful career.
By CHRISTOPHER DAVIES
IT WAS Cassius Clay who was the springboard for Steve Curry’s career as a football writer.
And when a young, innocent lad from Lancashire came to London his life literally went to pot.