Jeffrey Evans (61-66)

                As his year as Lord Mayor of the City of London comes to an end Lord Mountevans (Jeffrey Evans; 61-66) can look back on 12 months of constant travel, numerous speeches, and many dinners and public appearances.   According to the City of London website, Jeffrey, who…

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Mike Matthews (54-59)

At the end of August Capt. Mike Matthews (54-59), President of the HMS Belfast Association,  travelled to Russia with the dwindling band of veterans of the Arctic convoys to mark the 75th anniversary of the first convoy (Operation DERVISH) in response to an invitation from the city authorities in Arkhangelsk and from the Polar Convoy…

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John Cornish (57-60)

John Cornish (57-60) returned to the College for the first time in many years from his home in Queensland, Australia.  He was in the UK on family affairs and took the opportunity to attend the OP Weekend and meet up with a number of former cricket team mates and class mates. Still hard at work as…

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A splendid OP weekend at the College

        As part of the 2016-17 centenary celebrations, OPs were invited to a weekend at the College in October, 2016. A full programme of events was scheduled, and more than 190 OPs took part – a wonderful turnout, and testimony to the hard work put in by OP Society chairman Merrick Rayner…

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M.H.H. Evans (54-58)

                          M.H.H. Evans OBE, DL (54-58), known throughout his life to one and all as Jumbo, died peacefully in hospital in Manchester on 4th September, 2016 aged 76. At a Service of Thanksgiving at St. Mary’s Collegiate Church in Stafford at the end…

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Mike Smith (60-65)

                        Mike Smith (60-65) has been on the road again for Initiatives of Change as part of his work related to the annual Caux TIGE conferences which focus on business integrity.   On this occasion he spent four days in Latvia. Here he met…

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Rare defeat for OPGS

                      The annual OPGS match versus the College (pupils and staff), played at The Berkshire GC on the Blue course, resulted in a 5-3 loss to the Society this year – the first such loss in the last six years. All credit to the boys…

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John Lucas (60-64)

Following a prompt from his school friend Frank Davies (60-64; see News of OPs below), John Lucas (60-64) got in touch from Tenerife in the Canary Islands where he has lived and worked for most of the past 50 years. He writes:   “Here is a quick  précis of my career: 1965-67 – worked as…

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