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conchie

(ˈkɒntʃɪ) or

conchy

n, pl -chies
(Military) informal short for conscientious objector
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He is pictured (second left) receiving farewell gifts from Arthur Johnstone, Charlie Conchie and Lewis Muirhead, on behalf of the choir, congregation and Sunday School.
In their book, "Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow," authors Tom Rath and Barry Conchie offer that followers need trust, compassion, stability and hope.
Another of the group's iconic films, Swansea Conchie Controversy, now widely viewed on YouTube, tells the story of Swansea classics teacher Rosalind Bevan (later Rusbridge), a conscientious objector who lost her job in the now-infamous Swansea "conchie crisis" of 1940 for refusing to sign a Loyalty Oath.
'With rising obesity rates, Herbalife Nutrition sees an urgent need to address the issue in asustainable manner,' said Stephen Conchie, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Herbalife Asia Pacific.'Through the years, we have been championing the cause of healthy, active living, and changingpeople's lives by providing the best nutrition and weight-management products in the world.
Senior Ladies: Olivia Kenny - CHAMPION, Junior Boys: Sam Ramos - Silver, Jake Lewin - Bronze, Joe Feeney-Shaw - 4th, Robert Arms trong - 5th Woody Walsh - 6th, James Armstrong - 7th, Liam McDonald - 8th, Jamie Conchie - 9th, Tom Gibson - 13th, Alfie McHale - 14th, Zak Perzamanos - 15th, Oliver Hemmings - 16th.
The man with whom she fell in love, John Russell-Jones, who was later to become a minister, was a Conscientious Objector - a CO or "conchie" as they were usually called - who was opposed to fighting in the war or being any part of it.
As a pacifist 'conchie' in World War Two, he had campaigned as early as 1932 to try to prevent that war, during which he worked as a janitor in a Friend's Meeting House, - he fought to oppose and a bit later was founder and very active chair of The Birmingham Council for Peace in Vietnam, which enjoyed support from Quakers and other churches, trades unions and most political parties.
Division One title winners Blyth Last Orders prevailed 5-2 at Ashington Conchie.
Sponsored by Thirteen Group Commended: Kevin Doonan Architect, The Friends of the North Pennines, Heritage Consolidation, The Archaeological Practice and Conchie & Co for Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project | Winner: Tyne & Wear Building |Preservation Trust, Owen Pugh Construction, Blackett-Ord Conservation, RNJ Partnership, HBPW Consulting and MH Southern for Dunston Staiths Restoration.
Lisa Conchie wrote: "When you have small kids, you shouldn't take your eyes off them - especially if the child is at the pool.
Certainty in these things is a very dangerous feeling," says Barry Conchie, Gallup senior scientist and coauthor of Strengths Based Leadership.