Mike Beavington (59-63)

I was one of the 70,000 volunteers at the London Olympic Games. I was a member of the Accreditation Team at the Rowing and Sprint Canoe Village at Egham. The job itself was mainly concerned with producing the big laminated passes, like the one that I am wearing in the picture (see the News-related section…

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Olivia Rendle (04-11)

Olivia Rendle(04-11) was honoured to be chosen to run in the Olympic Torch relay at Thatcham on Wednesday 11th July. Olivia nominated herself and was chosen on account of her indomitable spirit, good humour, kindness and friendship shown in the face of adversity and her frustration of not being able to row due to a…

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Merrick Rayner (68-73)

I went down to Weymouth to support Bart Simpson (90-95) and Iain Percy in their Star class Olympic sailing medal race. They were extremely gutted to be robbed on the line by a fickle wind. I thought Bart handled the BBC interview immediately after the race with great aplomb considering how they must have been…

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Richard Shuttleworth (57-62)

My London 2012 Olympic Games memories: “I was driving for RDS, the French-speaking arm of Canadian Broadcast Services. We were based at the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) a vast building in the N-W corner of the Olympic Park. There were four teams on the French side consisting of a presenter and a cameraman. Each day…

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Dr. James Allenby (57-62)

Fifteen months ago a committee of volunteers led by James formed the West Devon Pre-Games Training Camp Working Group and started a campaign to attract an overseas country to come and train in the West Devon area before the Olympic Games. Swaziland responded and two athletes, both sprinters, arrived in Devon ahead of the Games…

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Danny Lee (69-74)

Since September 2011 I’ve been leading the Environment Agency’s Solent Pollution Prevention and Control team. This involves applying pollution prevention and control regulations to limit the environmental impact of certain industrial activities through a permit process. I am also Executive Director of the Environment Agency’s Self Sustaining Building Programme. This involves establishing a clear “pathway”…

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Robin Paine (55-58)

In June my wife Sandra and I went on a spectacular cruise of the Norwegian fjords and Spitsbergen on board the cruise liner ‘Queen Elizabeth.’ The guest speaker was Ivar Hellberg (56-60). We had not seen each other since I left the NCP in 1958, some 54 years ago! A photo of myself and Ivar…

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Jeffrey Evans (61-66)

Jeffrey Evans (61-66) has been elected to the ancient office of Sheriff of the City of London for 2012/13, often a precursor to election as Lord Mayor. After the NCP Jeffrey went to Pembroke College, Cambridge where he read Economics. His career in the City started in 1972 as a graduate trainee with Clarkson’s, the…

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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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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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