Fritchley Resident to Celebrate a Century!
On 11th June, 2020, Local resident, John Varty, of Bullbridge Hill, Fritchley will celebrate his 100th birthday.
John was in the RAF in Africa during The Seocnd World War. When is his plane crashed in 1944, John's legs were injured and he spent a long time in hospital. After the war, he trained as a teacher.
John is well known locally for his interest in Natural History. He played a major role in the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, founded the charity "Cats in Need", and was involved with many aspects of animal welfare, local history and countryside interests.
We're sure you will all want to join us in wishing John a very Happy Birthday! Congratulations John.