14/03/18 Details updated for Paul McCormick
13/03/18 Details updated for Tony Daft and added details of another passing Nigel Holroyd
04/03/18 Details updated for Alan Brown
01/03/18 Details updated for Robin Tew also emails updated for various others (rejected emails)
02/02/18 Change of details for Paul Callaghan & Trevor Foulkes
15/01/18 Change of details for Steve Emery & John Pembroke
12/01/18 Apologies for any delays in announcements:
The passing of more colleagues Malcolm Austin, Wes Dodds and Mike (Bilko) Bayliss mikes funeral arrangements also added
11/01/18 Sorry there will be a few weeks delay in getting the galleries upto to date but please keep the pictures coming
02/12/17 Latest addition to the Galleries “Carlow Street 2017 Xmas” Thanks Ron
20/10/17 Details updated for Stuart Ette who has now retired
06/09/17 Letter from Alan re: December meet up at Liverpool Street
06/08/17 New gallery added LM Fellowship Birmingham Gathering August 2017
27/07/17 Two new galleries added one for Pete & Jenny Maisey and Western 93 Group Bristol July 2017
25/05/17 The passing of another colleague Dave Murtagh of Reading cables section including funeral arrangements
24/05/17 Details updated for Dave Woodward (emails rejected)
23/05/17 Details updated for John Batts
20/05/17 Details for Chris White updated
19/05/17 Details added for the funeral of Frank Green
24/04/17 Details updated for John Appleton
15/04/17 Updates to the events and memoriam pages
28/03/17 Details updated for Tim Warren (Now Retired)
28/03/17 Updated details of the funeral arrangements for Pete & Jenny Maisey
24/03/17 Funeral details added to the letters page for Pete & Jenny Maisey
23/03/17 Added Peterborough get together on the Events page
21/03/17 Details updated for Ron Leech
19/03/17 Details updated for Robin Davis
02/03/17 Details updated for Tony Larkins
14/02/17 Details updated for Rob McGowan
24/01/17 Details of a get together at Ipswich added to the events page
12/01/17 Details updated for Adrian Moss
13/12/16 Details added for 2017 get together’s for the Western Region S & T Thursday Club
13/12/16 Details updated for Barrie Shepherd
11/12/16 New gallery added for Crewe Fellowship Christmas 9th Dec 2016
01/12/16 New gallery added Peterborough 2016
30/11/16 All emails ending in thalesgroup.com now updated to uk.thalesgroup.com Valid from 1st Dec 2016
19/11/16 Details updated for Trevor Moore
11/11/16 Details updated for Mick Carlton
09/11/16 Details for Rob Tonks and also Carlow Street reunion added
03/11/16 Details updated for Richard Walker
26/10/16 Added Liverpool Street Christmas drinks meet up on the events page
25/10/16 Updated details for Robert Berriman
23/10/16 Paul Royce's leaving do and retirement details added to the letters page
11/10/16 Updated infon funeral arrangement for Caroline Nelson
11/10/16 Retirement information for Malcolm Wilkinson
27/09/16 Updated details and added picture for Dave Maidman on the memoriam page
24/09/16 Added Richard Irving to the people list
17/09/16 Letter from Mike Brookes (Preston) added to the letters page
09/09/16 Updated details for the funeral of Pete Sutton on the letters page
06/09/16 The passing of Pete Sutton added to the letters and memoriam page
27/08/16 New gallery added “LM Fellowship July 2016” also changed the look of the galleries to make them easier to view on mobile devices.
27/08/16 “Lords of the ring” article added to the York Telecoms gallery and “Derby School” gallery added
21/08/16 The Passing of Keith Annakin and funeral arrangements added to Letters page
06/08/16 Meet up with Rick Brice added to events page
27/07/16 Details updated for Jim Hogg
14/07/16 Details updated for Tony Larkins now retired
23/05/16 Details updated for Steve Oldridge now retired.
18/05/16 Letter from Steve Oldridge on retirement drink up
10/04/16 Details for Torrin Sarreti updated
19/03/16 Details for Don Bryan updated
20/02/16 The Passing of Pat Verdult (Wimbledon) and funeral arrangements added to Letters page
16/02/16 The Passing of Steve Lester (Preston Telecoms) and funeral arrangements added to Letters page
Details updated for John Mewett now retired
04/02/16 The Passing of Mike Kilbride and funeral arrangements added to Memoriam page
12/01/16 Dates added for the “Western Region S & T Thursday Club”
09/01/16 Details updated for Dave Hopkins ( New company )
06/01/16 The Passing of William (Bill) Hall and funeral arrangements added to letters and Memoriam page
02/01/16 New gallery added “Western Region Henley-on Thames Dec. 2015” thanks Ron Richards
01/01/16 Details for Peter Freeman updated
01/01/16 Happy New Year to all near and far
29/12/15 New gallery added “Reading Telecoms Christmas Get together 17th Dec 2015” thanks Andrew Jones
29/12/15 Details updated for Mel Conboy ( no new email )
13/12/15 Crewe Fellowship Christmas 2015 added to the galleries
09/12/15 Chester Christmas 2015 added to the galleries. Request letter from Chris Durrant on the letters page.
29/11/15 Carlow Street Christmas 2015 added to the galleries page. Thanks Ron Richards
15/11/15 Details for the Crewe Christmas get together updated (11th December) Dave Petrie details updated
14/11/15 Details for Peter Batley updated (no details available)
13/11/15 Details updated for John Medlock
05/11/15 The passing of another colleague Les Heard last week funeral 12th see letter page for details
02/11/15 Details updated for Marios Phillips
24/10/15 In Memoriam page updated and the Events updated
24/10/15 Added Tim Warren to the people list Updated details for Sandy McGill (retired but no email)
23/10/15 Added Mike Mitchell to the people list Updated details for Edward Wood & Alan Tout added Stephen Teale
08/10/15 Added Peter Freeman to the people list
04/10/15 Events updated
03/10/15 Details updated for Steve Allday
02/10/15 Details for Mark Whitaker updated
02/10/15 The funeral details for Derek Pollard added (more details required) and events updated
02/10/15 Details for Tony Hines updated
11/07/15 New album “LM Fellowship Hack Green Trip Sept 2015” added to the galleries. Thanks Ron Richards
also a few extras in the miscellaneous gallery
21/09/15 The sudden passing of another colleague Steve Haigh aged 58 on Saturday 19th September 2015
17/09/15 Added Ken Belfield to the people list
03/09/15 Added a letter about Western Tower Reading demolition & The Carlow Street get together
16/08/15 Details for Keith Harrison updated
11/07/15 New album “LM Fellowship Canal Trip 2015” added to the galleries. Thanks Ron Richards
25/06/15 New album “Crewites June 2015” in the galleries section, thanks Ged
04/06/15 The passing of another colleague Arthur Smithson the S&T(painter) Ipswich.
29/05/15 Details for Nigel Baskerville updated, a few extra pics in the miscellaneous gallery
21/05/15 Bernard Clarkson (Retired RS&TE Reading) added to the people list
15/05/15 News of the passing of yet another colleague formerly Joanne Wilde and think was Joanne Tweedhope details on the letters page
08/05/15 News of the passing of another colleague George Hoggar (Ipswich) who has passed away at the
grand old age of 86.
03/05/15 Details being added for the passing of Ken Bainbridge and details changed for Adrian Smith-Jaynes
20/04/15 Details for Mark Bailey updated
09/04/15 Details updated for Arthur Milburn
07/04/15 Details updated for Alan Kemmenoe now retired
24/03/15 Added Chris Chilton (ex Watford Junc S.Tech left S & T 1989) to the people list
10/03/15 Two new albums added LM Fellowship A.G.M. 2014 & LM Visit to JCB factory 2014
04/03/15 Late news of the passing of another colleague David Wheeler
18/02/15 A few extra companies added
14/02/15 Details of the funeral arrangements of Terry Amoroso added on the letters page
01/02/15 A request from Chris Sutton for information on old colleagues on the letters page
30/01/15 Details updated for Joe Walsh
23/01/15 A request from Rick Brice in the letters section.
22/01/15 Added David Ovens to the listing
19/01/15 Retirement do for Mr ROBERT WARD (44 yrs service) and Mr ALEX FRY (35 yrs service) added to events page
16/01/14 Details added for a “raise your glass to Roger Woodham” added
11/01/15 Details of the passing of another colleague Roger Woodham in the letters & memoriam section
11/01/15 Details updated for Steve Hurd now retired
03/01/15 New album added “Chester - Dec 14- Baby Buffers on Tour”
21/12/14 New album added to the gallery page “Exeter (Western Region 93 Group) Christmas 2014”
20/12/14 New photo album added to the gallery page L.M. Christmas Dinner at Crewe 2014
17/12/14 Picture with Steve Ridgeon added to the misc gallery
13/12/14 Added details for Peter Maddocks & Alan Brown
30/11/14 Details changed for Andy Mallors
28/11/14 Details added for Brian Faulkner
25/11/14 Details updated for Dennis Clough, an update on the passing of another colleague and various email changes
05/11/14 Details of the passing of another colleague Gerry Chinn in the letters section
01/11/14 Letters and details added/updated for the passing of Jerry Malcolm & Randolph Flatts
01/11/14 Details for Dennis Clough updated
10/08/14 Details for Nick Brooke’s retirement do New letter for CDC get together's
26/07/14 Details for Alan Grimsditch updated after taking retirement
24/07/14 Details updated for Richard Lawes
17/06/06 Event added Andy Schofield retirement do
06/06/14 Letter request help finding a relay adjustment tool
31/05/14 Andy Fox added to the people list
28/05/14 Leaving do details for Jim Crabtree added
27/05/14 New gallery uploaded for CDC 15th May 2014
27/05/14 Details for Jimmy Gillies updated
18/04/14 CDC Remembered request letter added
01/04/14 Request for information/help on Solari/Krone flap indicators
01/04/14 John R Piper added to the people list.
21/02/14 Farewell invite from Harry Neill
29/01/14 Details updated for Roger Woodham, now retired
23/01/14 Update on the passing of John Cargill
23/01/14 Details for Lester Olliff updated
18/01/14 New gallery added Graham Fox Retirement Do 17 Jan 14
18/01/14 News of the passing of John Cargill
17/01/14 Request letter added from Kate Percival for memories of Dave Percival
11/01/14 Details for Ashley Brown updated — change of job Events also updated
10/01/14 Details for Jerry Martin change due to retiring
03/01/14 Dave Percival (Percy) retired, Southern Region/Territory, passed away suddenly at home on Thursday 2nd Jan 2014. Details on the letters page.
27/12/13 Details added for next years Peterborough re-union
01/12/13 Details changed for David Pearson
11/11/13 Photos added to the York Signalling & the York Telecoms galleried
29/10/13 Details added for Stuart Campbell
20/10/13 New gallery added Leeds Reunion 17/10/13 S & T reunion held at Yates Wine Lodge, Leeds
25/09/13 Details changed for John Routledge
24/09/13 Invite letter to National Winter Ales Festival 2014 in Derby 19th - 22nd February 2014
18/09/13 Leaving do details for John Routledge added to the events page and to the letters.
06/09/13 Carlow Street do details confirmed
30/08/13 Details updated for the leaving do organised for Andy Natress, Susannah Parry & Steve Postles
25/08/13 Letters updated with tribute to Bernard McCabe
24/08/13 Details added for Alan Moreton and details updated for Jeff Fairman
23/08/13 Details changed for Andy Nattress & Peter Elbro now retired & status for Derek Bell & Ken Hutton updated Events and letters updated
08/08/13 Sad news of the passing of Bernard McCabe of Passcomm Ltd. (Hellermann Electric, AC Egerton)
03/08/13 Details changed for Colin Northrop, Paul Clark, Mark Gibson, Pete Evans, Simon Blount,
Chris Curran, Scott Taylor, Mick Fewkes thanks for the updates Colin
29/07/13 Email details changed for Ronald Frith
25/07/13 New Gallery added for Bridlington Wetherspoon’s 23rd July 2013
30/06/13 Added new gallery for Chester June 21 2013. Thanks Ged
19/06/13 News of the passing of James Macaleenan of NR telecoms mtce in Scotland Details added
03/06/13 Major updates carried out on the Memoriam page
01/06/13 Details updated for Bob Meller
28/04/13 Email details added for Ian Fazakerley and details of a leaving do
18/05/13 Details added for the funeral arrangements of Alan Eggby to the letters page
12/05/13 Added a Memoriam Page to remember colleagues who have left us. Still needing a lot more work.
12/05/13 Sad News Alan Eggby Cable Supervisor (Retired) Waterloo/ Ashford Telecoms (SR) Sadly passed
away on Wed 8th May 2013. Funeral Arrangements to be confirmed.
11/05/13 Email details removed for Ian Fazakerley now retired ( no new details available )
06/05/13 Details added for Robert Berriman
29/04/13 Details added for John Rymell
28/04/13 Email details added for Richard Reisch
18/04/13 Email for Terry Jewiss updated
09/04/13 Email for Bob Seeds updated
06/04/13 Sad news of the passing of Ron Freeman retired Maintenance Supervisor from Liverpool St
in the 80’ & 90’s passed away in hospital on Tuesday 2nd April morning aged 84.
See letters page for funeral details.
05/04/13 New gallery added “Crowstone Basildon” (mid to late 70’s)
05/04/13 Email for Ray Guy (Raymond) changed also details of Abdul Farooq updated
30/03/13 New gallery added “Cambridge Power Box Construction”
27/03/13 News that Ian Fazakerley has decided to hang up his boots in the Everton locker and head for the hills of early retirement! He will be arranging a leaving do (date TBA) in the Liverpool St area (naturally) for sometime a couple of weeks after his last day which is 10th April.
20/03/13 New gallery added Leeds get together 19-03-2013
10/03/13 John Cargill added to the people list
24/02/13 Email for Jimmy Gillies added
23/01/13 Email for Malcolm Williams updated
14/01/13 Malcolm Williams Retirement Farewell Drinks added to the Events Page
01/01/13 A few new galleries: Bridlington Wetherspoons Sept 2012, Eddie Baileys Leaving Do BRSA York 2012, Llandudno June 2012, Smiffs Leaving Do Punch Bowl York Oct 2012
01/01/13 Wishing everyone a Happy & Healthy New Year
31/12/12 New Gallery added Fred Veitch Memorial Train recovered from the old Fotopic site
23/12/12 Lee Bonnar added to the people list Added 2 requests for information on people
20/12/12 New gallery added for the LM Christmas Dinner 2012
12/12/12 Email for Steve Day & Mike Watkins updated
11/12/12 New gallery added for the Chester Christmas do 7th Dec 2012
09/12/12 Email for John Appleton updated also marked as retired
07/12/12 More pictures added to the Peterborough 2012 gallery. Email details for Paul Darlington updated due to retirement.
06/12/12 Date added for Peterborough re-union 2013 (4th December 2013)
06/12/12 New gallery added for the Peterborough get together 2012
30/11/12 Email for Joe Ashmall updated also marked as retired
16/11/12 Funeral details added for Derek Lee on the letters page. Malcolm Williams (Manchester) retires drinks arranged
13/11/12 Two new names with emails added Tony McCann & Jimmy McVey
12/11/12 News of the passing of one of our colleague's at Doncaster, Derek Lee on the 8th Nov 2012
27/10/12 The Carlow Street get together date has been amended to the 28th November
21/10/12 Email details for Nigel Lester updated
19/10/12 Location details of Wimbledon/Croydon lunch added to the events. Email change for
17/10/12 Letter from Mike Tyrell who is organising a get together & Email for Brian Groves updated
05/10/12 Events list updated
29/09/12 Email for Eddie Bailey updated due to retirement from Network Rail
27/09/12 New Gallery now available Bridlington Sept 2012 (Keep the pictures coming)
23/09/12 Added a couple of missing galleries back in. Extra pics in the misc gallery
22/09/12 Details updated for Brendan Tether
07/09/12 Added details for Peter Symonds
04/09/12 Email details for Steve Allday updated
31/08/12 Email updated for Tony Costigan also added details for the retirement do for Eddie Bailey
Gallery page now revamped to make it easier for me to update
25/08/12 Events page updated
22/08/12 Email & details added for Lovan Pushparatnam
05/08/12 Added the gallery LM Fellowship Meeting Birmingham Aug 2012 to the gallery page
31/07/12 Email details updated for Derek Kirkby
19/07/12 Latest instalment of the Crewe-ites get together added to the letters page
06/07/12 Jim Carter added with details
28/06/12 Email & details added for Simon Bavin
14/06/12 Leeds Re union pictures added to the galleries page
09/06/12 Change of e-mail address for John Ingham
23/05/12 Chester Summer get Together added to the Events
12/05/12 News of the passing of retired cable joiner Bobby O'Neill on the 8th May 2012
06/05/12 Change of e-mail address for John Midcalf
03/05/12 Added to the letters page; news of the passing of Peter Cousins (Peterborough) & details of funeral arrangements
02/04/12 Peter Rowell’s retirement do gallery now live
22/04/12 New email for Tim Wheater also added gallery for Mike Baines’s retirement do on 13/04/12
20/04/12 Added dates for Pete Rowells retirement do’s on the events list
04/04/12 Added details of the passing of Rodger Mitchell
25/03/12 Update on what events are planned during April.
Friday 30th March 16:30 onwards the monthly York get together at The Punch Bowl.
Thursday 5th April 16:00 onwards John Midcalf’s retirement at The Railway Institute York.
Friday 13th April 14:00 onwards Mike Baines retirement at The Waldolf, Manchester.
Friday 13th April 17:00 onwards the monthly Birmingham get together at The Old Joint Stock.
25/03/12 Added James Sykes to the people list & also details of the Birmingham monthly get together
12/03/12 Birmingham monthly get together added to events. Suggestions for venue & day welcome.
Mike Baines retirement get together added to events.
12/03/12 John Midcalf leaving send off added to the events
01/03/12 Chris White’s details etc added to the people list
22/02/12 John Hislop added to the people list.
04/02/12 Barrie Shepherd’s details updated.
31/01/12 Jim Grozier added to the people list & status updated.
24/01/12 Croydon drink up on the 9th March added
24/01/12 Colin McIver email changed
21/02/12 Keith Annakin email changed
19/02/12 Mark David’s details updated
19/01/12 Email address updated for Paul McCormick & Gurmukh S. Deagon who retires from Network Rail after 39 years. Also details confirmed for York monthly get together last Friday of every Month
Starting Fri 27th Jan 2012 at the Punch Bowl York.
18/01/12 Chris & Terry Gee email & status updated/added. Ian Summer details updated. Added GEE Communications to the companies.
14/01/12 Monthly get together at York added to the events list.
11/01/12 New picture added to the “Doncaster Mafia” gallery & Jeff Fairman & Barry Botfield
change of email & changes to the Events
08/01/12 Three new galleries added “Changing scenes around Cambridge Dec 2011”,
“Cambridge S&T Drink 9th Dec 2011 Earl of Derby” &
“Reading Telecoms Christmas dinner 15th Dec 2011 The Griffin Caversham”.
07/01/12 Events updated.
03/01/12 More pictures added to the “Peterborough 2011” Gallery.
22/12/11 New Gallery added “Cambridge Xmas Meal 19??
21/12/11 New Gallery added “Cambridge Equipment”.
16/12/11 New Gallery added “Western Newton Abbott Xmas 2011”.
11/12/11 More pictures added to the “Peterborough 2011” & the Chester Christmas Get-together 2011” galleries.
10/12/11 New gallery added “ LM Christmas Dinner 2011” & extra in “D401”.
10/12/11 New gallery added “Pangbourne Dec 2011”.
09/12/11 More pictures added to the “Peterborough 2011” gallery.
07/12/11 New galleries added “Crewe 2011”, “Old Farts 2011” & “Peterborough 2011”.
Also a few spaces for more pictures.
07/12/11 New pictures added to “York Signalling” gallery & “Network Rail” gallery.
03/12/11 New Gallery added “Chester Christmas Get-together 2011”
02/12/11 Don Bryan added to the people list.
30/11/11 New photos added to the “Network Rail” gallery
27/11/11 New Galleries added, “Cambridge Telecoms”, “Cambridge Xmas Meal 1991” &
“Doncaster Retirements 2000”.
26/11/11 New photos in the “York Signalling” gallery
25/11/11 New gallery added “Network Rail”
25/11/11 Gordon Hawthorne email updated. D401 gallery updated. York signalling gallery also updated.
22/11/11 New gallery added “STC Basildon”. Roy Pemberton added back on list & email updated.
21/11/11 Dave Twissell eMail changed. Nicholas Cooney added.
16/11/11 Stan Fellerman’s retirement removed from the Peterborough Re-union
14/11/11 Torrin Sarreti changed email & company
06/11/11 Additional pictures added to the miscellaneous gallery
05/11/11 Letters of thanks page now on line & minor adjustments to some of the galleries.
Derek Jessop email updated
04/11/11 Letters of thanks page coming soon. This will be used to put letters of thanks from retirement do’s etc.
02/11/11 Steve Curryer, Stephen Hurd & John Mewett added to the people list. Mark David’s email address & status updated
29/10/11 Stan Fellerman’s retirement do added to the Peterborough Re-union on the 7th December
29/10/11 Chris Wood added to site Derek Airey and Derek Jessop have retired
28/10/11 Email’s changed from Global Crossing to Level 3, Emails for Thales staff updated
27/10/11 Events list updated
New look site launched