Bob Webb (1928-2018)

Bob Webb in Ukraine

Newsman known for his vision for journalism as a force that could help heal the deepest hurts and bridge the widest divides.

Beverly Almond 1918 - 2018

Beverly Almond

American adventurer in Bletchley and the Middle East - as a young socialite shaken by Pearl Harbour, Beverly Kitchen asked her uncle in the Pentagon what she could do for the war effort. She was given a typing job there with military intelligence in 1942. By the end of next year she was in Bletchley Park, the top secret UK decoding centre.

Vendela Tyndale Biscoe (1950-2018)

Vendela Tyndale Biscoe

The Swedish actress Vendela Tyndale Biscoe might have become an internationally known Scandi Noir actor. She studied at the theatre academy in Malmo alongside such stars as Krister Henriksson (of ‘Kurt Wallander’ fame), who remained lifelong friends.

Richard Hawthorne 1932 - 2018

A tribute to Richard Hawthorne by Dr Musharraf Hussain OBE, DL, CEO & Chief Imam, Karimia Institute.

Geoffrey Craig (1944-2018)

Film distributor who played bagpipes on the top of Mount Kilimanjaro

Stanley Kiaer 1931 – 2017

Secretary of the Oxford Group and Westminster Theatre trusts, Director of the Institute of Business Ethics, and much loved mentor in IofC's London centre.

Frances Colquhoun 1938-2017

Frances Colquhoun

Artist, gardener, actress and campaigner. This article first appeared in The Scotsman, Edinburgh, 21 June, 2017.

Peter Hannon 1927-2017

Guests to Peter Hannon’s homes, whether in Coleraine or Cape Town, could never be sure who they might meet

Bridge builder between antagonists – both in his native Northern Ireland and in South Africa.

Ivan Poulton 1925-2017

Ivan Poulton

'He sought to understand the attitudes of Irish Catholics and of Protestants like myself. His visits to Ireland included a retreat for Irish and English people at a monastery in County Tipperary in May 1998, at the time of the referendum that approved the Good Friday Agreement.'

Leone Exton 1922-2016

 Leone Exton Beale’s hotel background stood her in good stead as the Westminster’s catering director

An obituary of Leone Exton Beale, who was the restaurant and catering director of the Westminster Theatre in London, has appeared in the online edition of The Guardian, It is written by her nephew Jon Exton. Leone, who died aged 94, came from a hotelier family in Bournemouth and was associated all her life with MRA/Initiatives of Change.