Nab Tower race October 7, 2017

                                                                              OPYC Nab Tower Race – 7th October 2017   Crew; Andy Roy – Skipper Peter Kewish (’89) Ian Kirton (’88) Robin Myerscough (’88) Nick Woods (’88) Jeremy Owen James Alsop Larry Howard Rohan Batra   The Nab Tower Race is the last of the Island Sailing Clubs Inshore Series. Put simply, it’s…

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Keith Hiscock (68-73)

  Keith Russell Hiscock (68-73) died suddenly at the age of 62 in Hastings, New Zealand on 26th April 2017. His sister Carol May writes: “Keith left Pangbourne College in 1973, having represented the school in rowing in the 1st V111, rugby in the 1st XV, and gymnastics, particularly cutlassing. He emigrated to New Zealand…

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Flower Festival ends centenary year

  The 4th Flower Festival  in the College’s history, and the first since 2007, closed its doors October 15th with a short service in the Falklands Islands Memorial Chapel  following a highly successful two-day show that attracted more than 1,200 people to the College.   Designed to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Pangbourne College and…

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Cyril Boxwell Williams (1917-1919)

Recently we received the following email message from Phil Williams in Australia:   “In this the centenary year I thought that it may be of interest to you that my uncle Cyril Williams (17-19) was the number two cadet when the College first opened.   My uncle was the youngest of four brothers. His three…

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Jeff Beech-Garwood (71-75)

Jeff Beech-Garwood (71-75), the OP Rep. in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, reports that Chris Dodwell (71-75), who was at Pangbourne with him, came over to the States to celebrate his 60th birthday this year. “That was a very pleasant surprise and we had a good time.”   The pair then returned together to England for…

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Steve Edwards (80-87)

Cutbacks in the Metropolitan Police in 2016-17 led to Chief Inspector Steve Edwards (80-87) leaving Chiswick Po9lice Station for anothe post in nearby Feltham. He writes:  “With our restructuring in the Spring, we had to reduce the number of posts and it was decided that the post I held, covering the Brentford and Chiswick areas,…

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