It is with great sadness that we announce the recent passing of Mr Lyle Brome. Mr Brome was previously a Trustee and a very active member of BAFA (Reading) for maMr Brome, is credited with starting the Reading Community Carnival (previously known as the Reading West Carnival) and he also played a key role in the development of Reading Council for Race Equality (RCRE) which today is known as Alliance for Cohesion and Racial Equality (ACRE).
Mr Brome was an outstanding community person .RIPny years.
In the mid-80s, BAFA (Reading) [previously known as Barbados Association Reading] became dormant. Mr Brome together with Mr Peter Small, Mrs Patricia Cutting, the late Mrs Dorothy Springer and Mr Anderson Connell met in the Emmanuel Methodist Church, Oxford Road, Reading and agreed to restart the Association. That year, the Association held a service celebrating Barbados’ Independence at the same church.
** BAFA friend and long time supporter Desree Charles recently passed. She will be deeply missed by us all. Desree RIP. ?
Please her family funeral message below: ?
My mum sadly passed away peacefully on Saturday 21st December. Her funeral
will be held at The Globe, Portman Road, Reading on the Thrusday 23rd January @ 11am.
*****Please note you don't have to wear black ***** ?
We have also lost ,
Eustace Agustus who was a former Chairman and Vice chairman of the Bafa has resently passed RIP from all at BAFA