Richard Bird Medals
Criteria: For members of the Association whose efforts and support are considered to have brought significant benefit to the Association over a sustained period. From 2013 onwards, no more than six medals are likely to be awarded in any one year.
2000 Ian Dempster, Martin Ludgate, Millie and Pat Osborn, Ron and Barbara Reid, Ben Williams.
2001 Sheila Davenport, John Gagg, Eileen and Ian Gall, Ian Graham, Robin Higgs, Barbara Rees, David J V Smith, David M Smith.
2002 Ron Bingham, Peter Duggan, Dave Moore, John Norris, Eric and Mildred Sadler, Michael Stimpson.
2003 Harry Arnold, Peter and Lesley Cardy, Margaret Clegg, Chris and Helen Davey, David and Heather Howarth, Michael Limbrey, Rosie Liming, Peter Oates, Ernie Pull and Pete Stockdale.
2004 Hugh Ballantyne, Libby Bradshaw, Rob Davies, Don Evans, Don Hair, Rodney Hardwick, Brian Kingshott, Nigel Long, Jack Staziker, Mike Stevens and Chard Wadley.
2005 Dave Carnell, Ron Cousens, John Fevyer, Derek Payne, Colin Ward, Helen Whitehouse and Eric Wood.
2006 June Stevenson, Theo Brown, Jean Hall, Joy Yeates, Peter Boyce, Margaret Pitney, John Russell, and Bill and Kay Sinclair.
2007 Jack Maiden and Ken Nelson.
2008 Stanley Holland, Ian Thompson, Marian Stearman, Arthur Page, David King, Fred Andrews, Philip Ogden, Pat Pritchard and Keith Gibson.
2009 Malcolm Fielding, David and Nancy Johnson, Les Franklin and David Harman.
[Photo: Clive Henderson – third from left – with some of the medal winners in 2012]