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Cottage Flowers is transformed

Transformation It was originally known as Moth Flora which was started in 1965 to raise funds to help the Bartle Road MOTH cottages. The decision to rebrand Moth Flora  to Cottage Flowers was made  in June 2020. On the 12th December great excitement as the morning dawned and painting the hut began. From a drab […]

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The annual Mount Memory Remembrance Ceremony –  8th November 2020

This year’s Remembrance Ceremony held under clear blue African skies, little wind and a scorching 37 degree heatwave, was very well attended by spectators, visitors, Moth and Mothwa from Durban, KZN Mainline district, Midlands as well as Southern KZN dugouts, which included members of the Moth National Executive and Moth GHQ. Moth National Chairman Tony Munnik […]

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Warriors Gate award Ms. Rhinesha Dayanand

In October two achievement certification awards were presented to a non-Moth who has gone beyond and above expectation in assisting the Order. Citation: Ms. Rhinesha Dayanand an avid amateur and aspiring artist and horticulturist, volunteers her time to the preservation of our artefacts at Warriors Gate, also being part of the team ensuring correct cleaning […]

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1st Pinetown Scouts get involved at Warriors Gate.

The Warrior’s Gate Committee are proud to present members of the 1st Pinetown Scouts with “Friends of Warrior’s Gate” certificates, as well as our Gate curators daughter Isabella. This young team placed every effort and commitment in responding to the Warriors Gate Chairmans request for volunteers to assist with exhibit re-alignment and clean up at […]

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Mount Memory gets a face lift

Under the chairmanship of Moth Mike Lee, and excursion to Mt Memory has been successfully completed to tidy up and clean the   Wall in preparation for the Annual November Rememberance parade. This includes the memorial plant troughs being redone with new plants, 2 Plaques mounted, Tin Hats rubbed down and painted, new name plaque […]

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VJ DAY 75 on the 15th of August 2020

Message from Controller Compliance & VJ Day 75 Lead Dear Member Organisations, The 75th Anniversary of VJ Day takes place on 15th August 2020, when the nation will commemorate this historic moment in time.  You will appreciate that there are many organisations involved in this act of remembrance and RCEL has been working with many […]

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Vera Lyn dies at the Age of 103

A Sad day for Moths as Vera Lynn passes away. She was well known to Moths who served in World War 2 Dame Vera Lynn, whose song We’ll Meet Again became an anthem of hope and resilience during the second world war, has died aged 103. Her family said they were “deeply saddened to announce […]

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