James Ash (95-02)

Since July, 2012, James has been working for the London-based public relations and communications company Liberty Conms Ltd as an Account Manager. Previously he had worked for Spreckley partners – also a London-based PR firm – in various capacities from 2009-12. After Pangbourne James went to Loughborough University where he was awarded a 2:1 in…

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G.G. Macpherson (50-52)

Guy Macpherson (50-52) died on May 26th, 2012, aged 76. A Service of Thanksgiving was held at a packed St. Mary’s Church, Henley-on-Thames on June 13th. It was attended by Guy’s much-loved dog Fitzroy, his two OP sons, James and Grant and their families, the Chairman of the Board of Governors, the President and Honorary…

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OP hosts film on 21st century slavery

Anjali Guptara (95-99) hosted and introduced the UK premiere of a new film about slavery in the 21st century. The event was held at Vue West End cinema in London’s Leicester Square before a packed audience on June 21. The multi-award winning two hour documentary titled Nefarious – Merchant of Souls – tells the story…

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Anthony Fenwick-Wilson (53-57)

After five “tough” years Anthony sold 33% of his turbine business, C-FEC, for £3.5m in mid-April. This made the company debt-free and cash flow positive. Completion of the final phase of the project, including the manufacture of the C-feg wind turbine and the AQUA-feg water turbine, will take place over the next two years. After…

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John Faulkner (51-54)

After graduation from the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, England, John did the required sea time and then gained his wings with the RAF. Apart from other flying postings he served on aircraft carriers as a fighter pilot. He moved to Australia and joined Qantas in 1967 and has flown Boeing 707,747, and 767 aircraft. He…

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Chris Mullins (55-58)

Chris Mullins (55-58) died in Queensland, Australia, on June 2nd, 2012, aged 70 after suffering a stroke. He remained a loyal OP to the end of his life, attending an Over-60s lunch in London in November, 2011, on one of his regular visits to England. The funeral was held on June 8th at Chermside Assembly…

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FOUNDERS’ DAY 2012

Saturday 7th July – a special event at the College. All OPs are welcome, in particular this year as many former pupils from the 1960s as possible. Big Side has been designated as a specific area at which OPs can congregate. Key timings for the day are: 10.00 – Full College Parade followed by coffee…

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OP Dinner 2012

Date set for annual OP Dinner. The 2012 OP Dinner will be held at Pangbourne on Friday evening October 26th. Overnight accommodation will be available at the College. Further details, including how to apply for a ticket, will be available shortly. In the meantime, anyone intending to be present should make sure to keep this…

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M.J. Nicholson (57-61)

Mike Nicholson has written an impassioned defence of the Armed Forces in the June/July 2012 issue of Business First magazine. In his article Mike, one of the most prolific OP letter-writers to the national press, argues that now he is an “old duffer” he finds himself sympathising with ‘old duffers’ in the Mess in the…

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OP wins a Tony Award in New York

Patrick Milling-Smith (88-95), who was in Harbinger, is one of a team which wins the Tony award for ‘Best Musical’ at the 66th Tony Awards in New York in June, 2012. Patrick is co-producer of the musical ‘Once.’ It received a total of eight Tonys at a star-packed awards ceremony including one for Best Musical.…

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