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  • 14/5/22 - Frank Cooper

Funeral Service for Frank Cooper

 

 I have now been notified that the funeral service for Frank will be held at St Mary's church, Doddington (Cambs) on Tuesday 24th May, at 1-30pm,      

there will also be a short service at March Crematorium at 2-30pm, all       

attendees are invited to both.

 

So that we have some idea as to the number of people attending will you please confirm your attendance by either of the following.

 

email    alan.budd@hotmail.co.uk

 

Mob       07950 986225

 

Alan Budd

 

Secretary

  • 13/4/22 - NAME Documents

The agendas for the May AGM and Delegates meeting have been added to the Members area. The latest version of the constitution can be found on the Documents page.

  • 7/4/22 - HSE Safety Advice

Following an HSE investigation into an incident in 2021 where a member of the public had their leg trapped between the carriage they were travelling on and the raised track, the HSE issued safety advice on 6th April 2022.

Action required of manufacturers, designers, and operators of sit astride passenger carrying vehicles, on both raised and ground level tracks, is set out in the safety advice which may be downloaded from the following link.

 

https://fmes.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/HSE-Action-Note-Sit-astride-vehicles.pdf

 

Please read the safety advice and take appropriate action on sit astride passenger carrying vehicles that you operate.

  • 19/3/22 - Northern Association of Model Engineers Young & Junior Engineer Awards

 

The event was hosted by the National Railway Museum and James Pegg on the 19th of March 2022.

 

A summary of the Winners for the last two years can be found below:

 

The winners of the David Birkett Young Engineer Award are:

 

2020 joint winner Jake Marsh of Warrington

2020 joint winner Daniel Coupe of Edinburgh

2021 Jack French of Belfast

 

Presented by Paul Birkett

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daniel Coupe receiving his award from Paul Birkett - Photo P.Hicks

 

The winners of the NAME Young Engineer Award are:

 

2020 Ben Forth of Avonvale

2021 Harry Bennett of Leicester

 

Presented by Frank Cooper

 

There is a further Certificate of Merit and cheque for £40 going to Thomas Flanagan of Llanellii who at 9 years of age is our youngest award winner.

  • 13/2/22 - Tools Display Case

We would like to offer a big thank you to Peter Evans, who over the years has lent NAME various tool display cases. He has now put together a tool case, for us to use for display purposes on a permanent basis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • 6/2/22 - New club events added:

Southport Diesel Day

City of Oxford Narrow Gauge Gathering

Ruby Narrow Gauge Rally

Upcoming Events

 

14/5/22 - NAME AGM & Delegates Meeting - Royal Oak, Ockbrook

TBC - Narrow Gauge Locomotive Efficiency Trials

13-16/10/22 - Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition 

10/22 - NAME Delegates Meeting - Royal Oak, Ockbrook

 

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