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COS Cancel Spring ConventionCOS Cancel Spring Convention

Sunday 5th April

It is with great regret that the COS Midlands and Wales District have had to cancel their planned weekend of events which was due to take place between the 22nd and 25th May.  However, the good news is that it will not affect the planned Dinner/Concert on Saturday 23rd May with Simon Gledhill at the National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull.

At a recent meeting of the Midlands & Wales District Committee, the decision was taken in view of the low response for tickets, due mainly to the financial and economical down turn currently experienced in the UK and abroad.

It ... Read more.

Half MarathonHalf Marathon

Thursday 2nd April

Janet Dowsett took time out from her musical activities over the weekend to run in the Reading Half Marathon. This was her first major running event, and she was delighted to run a time of 2 hours and 38 minutes. Janet has told us that the crowds on the streets of Reading really helped to get her round the 13.1 miles - including lots of great bands placed at strategic points along the route. Janet had been training seriously for the event for many weeks, and can now enjoy a rest for a couple of days, before getting back on the road in her running shoes. She raised £1292 for Cancer... Read more.

Warning To All Motorists!Warning To All Motorists!

Wednesday 1st April

Got ya!  April Fools! 

Only joking, anyone that followed the link below this morning has been had by the OrganFax Team.  We couldn't resist!

If you didn't get to see it, here it is below:

Thought you might be interested to know that following the UK Government's Freedom Of Information Act you can now get access to ALL speed camera offences registered in the last 12 months.
 
Did you know that every time your car goes past a speed camera,even 1mph over the set limit, it is registered and put on a database? You only get a ticket if you are... Read more.

Wessex Organ World Continue To Give The WOW Factor!The WOW Factor!

Tuesday 31st March

Dorset based society, Wessex Organ World have just presented a hugely successful concert with a difference. Well known organ star, Ian Griffin appeared alongside the hugely talented, Rhiannon Evans who's amazing vocal ability was discovered at last October's Lyme Bay Keyboard Experience where she won the festivals X-Factor competition.

We have heard from their Chairman, Dave Stanley with the following report of the evening:

On March 19th we were treated to one of the best concerts ever held at Wessex Organ... Read more.

New Forum StoriesNew Forum Discussions

Monday 30th March

Club officials may be interested in taking a look at two new items on the OrganFax Forum. The first deals with the subject How to raise funds for your club and the second is How to improve the membership of your club. It is our hope that the clubs will share ideas and so help all. We started it, now its up to you!

New Hammond WebsiteNew Hammond Website

Monday 30th March

For those that are interested in all things Hammond, there is a new official website in development. The site is still in its beta test state however it has some interesting new features. The one that caught our eye was the blog which at the time of writing this item tells us that Malc and Barrie are currently at the airport having a beer whilst waiting for a plane to Frankfurt!

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