Restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with lockdowns in the UK and Sierra Leone, prevented face-to-face meetings and visits from January to July.
Committees held digital meetings and this permitted joint meetings between the Bo and UK committees for the first time.

April – Johannes Mallah Jnr visited Bo
June – Schools in both countries celebrated the Day of the African Child digitally
September – UK archives were lodged with the Warwickshire County Records Office


February – Phil Clarke and Mair Evans participate in a planning workshop in Bo.

Three teachers visit Bo

March – AGM for 2018. Glenn Fleet and Derek Greedy provide training for waste management

June – Four teachers from Bo visit UK and participate in the Day of the African Child

November – planners win “Highly Commended” by the Commonwealth Association of Planners (CAP) in its 2019 Awards for Outstanding Planning Achievement


2017 Archive

AGM (for the year 2016)
February – three teachers visit Bo
April – Helena White, midwife, visits Bo and investigates possibility of new health link
May – Glenn Fleet and Derek Greedy visit Bo, Kenema and Makeni for waste management project
June – Three teachers from Bo visit Warwick District
June – Day of the African Child: Leamington and Bo
Bo City Council plan to turn the Bomerh (central dump) into a public park
Tribute to Myf Hodkin
OWL Newsletter June 2017
September – Derek Greedy – Progress on transforming the dump into a park