THE Probus Club of the City of Hereford, the oldest of the four Probus Clubs in the city, has appointed its officers for the 50th year of its foundation.

The club, now meeting at The Herdsman, initially met at the nearby Farmers' Arms.

President Allan Lloyd and his fellow officers have been appointed for the club's 50th year and will be responsible for the arrangements in celebration of this noteworthy milestone, having been formed in 1969.

Joining Allan is Ted Dowling programme secretary; Malcolm Jones, vice president; Bob Bowden, secretary and John Liddle, treasurer.

Local historian Derek Foxton, a fellow member of the Probus Club of the City of Hereford, is the club's acknowledged official photographer.