Blaine Harrison (97-03)

                Blaine Harrison (97-03) and his band The Mystery Jets have embarked on a European tour starting with a performance at Always the Sun festival in Guildford in September, 2016 according to Essential, a website covering Surrey & SW London.   The Mystery Jets were formed while Blaine,…

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F.W.H. Davies (60-64)

                        FYI Music News, a Canadian website www.fyimusicnews.ca  about contemporary music, devoted extensive space in March, 2016 to the “illustrious” career in Canada of Frank Davies (60-64), the leading “music industry veteran” who received the Juno Awards 2014 Walt Grealis Special Achievement award recognising…

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Tom Woolley (60-65)

        [Tom Woolley (r; 60-65) at an earlier presentation]     At the start of September, 2016, Targe Towing Ltd., the Arbroath-based tug company formed by OP Tom Woolley (60-65), was awarded a new consolidated contract for towage and marine services at BP’s Hound Point facility. Previously, Targe had managed only the…

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Round the Island Race 2016

For the first time in the history of the prestigious Round the Island Yacht Race, an all-OP crew entered this year.   The race, round the Isle of Wight, is held annually and in 2016 attracted 1,533 entries (of which only 994 finished due to the extreme weather conditions).   Andy Roy (61-65) provided his…

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R.G. Covington (40-43)

Cdr. R.G. Covington RN (40-43)  passed away on 10th August, 2016 according to his next of kin Susan Roach. A long-time resident in Devon, he was living in The Rise Care Home in Dawlish at the time.   Research into his RN record shows that Dick Covington entered the Royal Navy as a Midshipman (E)…

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OP Weekend October 8/9

                              All OPs, Honorary OPs and their partners are most welcome to attend the centenary OP weekend October 8/9, now just a month away.   There will be two packed days of events starting at 2pm on Saturday afternoon when College…

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