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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C.M. Howard (56-60)

Colin Howard (56-60) joined the Army from the NCP. He describes his military service as “undistinguished…the nearest I came to action was sitting in trenches in the New Territories (Hong Kong) at the time of the Red Guards.” But it was in the Army, as commander of the first anti-tank missile platooon, that he began the…

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David Hughes (83-88)

      David Hughes (83-88) is now a senior executive with WPP, the world’s biggest advertising and communications group, after a spell with “the smallest digital agency in London.”. For the past 18 months, WPP has been reshaped by its long-time chief executive, Sir Martin Sorrell, with the aim of moving the group from…

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Monaco directorship for OP Society Chairman

    MONACO, Sept. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Scorpio Tankers Inc. announced today that it has closed the previously announced merger  with Navig8 Product Tankers Inc… Through the merger and related transactions, Scorpio has acquired an operating fleet of 27 eco-design product tankers. Scorpio’s operating fleet now consists of 105 owned or finance leased…

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Simone Greatorex (11-16)

    Simone Greatorex (11-16; centre in the image above) is holding a fundraising dinner on 17th February, 2018 in aid of Alzheimer’s Research UK and hopes that OPs in the Reading/Thames Valley area will be able to attend.   The venue will be Trunkwell House Hotel,  Beech Hill Road,  Beech Hill, Reading RG7 2AT.…

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James Shuttleworth (77-81)

          James Shuttleworth (77-81) has been appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Derbyshire, following in the footsteps of his father J.A. Shuttleworth (32-35).   After a brief period in the RN and few years in London (in property), James returned to Derbyshire 25 years ago and has been there ever since. He…

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