Car restoration project gets OP backing

An OP living in Australia, Richard/Sam Strachan (58-62, has generously stepped in to support a car restoration project highlighted in the latest issue of the College’s Ensign magazine. He emailed Tom Cheney, head of the Design Technology department at the College: “I am not, per se, a petrol-head, but do remember the ‘Equipe’ from a…

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Young OPs hit the headlines

From the Reading Chronicle November 12th, 2015: Two goals from Rick Mantell and an outstanding display by keeper Tommy Alexander (03-08) enabled Reading to stun England Hockey champions Wimbledon with a 2-1 win on Sunday. Man-of-the-match was Alexander. He was only beaten once and…with some help from his defence, kept the home side at bay…

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New OP Rep in New South Wales

Roger Pike (55-59) has joined Mark Martin as joint OP Reps in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Roger introduces himself: “On leaving the College in 1959, I joined British India Line; obtained my 2nd Mates Cert in 1962; 1st Mates Cert in 1964, and moved to Australia in 1966. At that point, I joined the…

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OP Lord Mayor of City of London installed in office

All images courtesy of OP Angus Thomas at http://angusthomas.com OP Society Chairman Merrick Rayner (68-73) reports: “It was a proud moment for all Pangbournians on Saturday 12th November, 2016 when Jeffrey Evans (Lord Mountevans; 61-66) became the 688th Lord Mayor of London in the 800th year of the Mayoralty. The first Old Pangbournian Lord Mayor…

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