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College & OF History: 1975-2000
Into the Third Millennium
Framlingham College...
By John Maulden

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OF Graduates from New York University

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In 2014 the SOF Trustees provided some financial support to enable Sadiq Keshwani (R09-13) to go to Kings College New York to study Finance. He had no family in the UK but a brother in New York.  We are delighted to report that Sadiq has just graduated and is very grateful to the SOF for the help they provided "None of this would have been possible without the help the Society has provided me."

You can read his full letter to Martin Myers-Allen (Hon OF) by clicking here.

He tells us that he plans to stay in the US and has started job hunting in the Fin-tech space.



Garden Party to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Brandeston Hall

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We are delighted to share with you an invitation to a Garden Party to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Brandeston Hall. We look forward to welcoming former pupils and teachers to this special event. RSVP to kjackson@framcollege.co.uk. #70thanniversaryofbrandestonhall



OF Rifle Club Success

Shooting target
Read another classic Steve McDowell report on their first win of the season here.



Moreau Scholar honours her illustrious great grandfather in Australia

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Moreau Scholar JoJo Maberly (P04-17) after studying Photography, English Literature and Theatre Studies for A levels has taken a gap-year before studying filmmaking at Bristol UWE University. During her gap-year she has travelled to New Zealand and Australia. While in Australia she visited the Australian War Memorial in Canberra and laid a wreath in honour of her great grandfather, General Sir Harry Chauvel, who led the Desert Mounted Corps in North Africa in WWI and whose actions were pivotal to the success of allied forces in Palestine. More info on Chauvel can be found at https://www.chauvelfoundation.com. JoJo continues on her travels around Australia, having first spent 10 weeks travelling around New Zealand.



Halford Hewitt Golf News

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David Turnbull reports that the OF Golf Society has taken part in the annual Halford Hewitt competition in April 2018 and you can click here to read Hugh Curle's full report and photo.

Their Spring Meeting will be on 10 May 2018, once again at Frinton Golf Club.



OF meeting in Cairns Australia

John & Ruth Gates - Cairns - April 2018 (170x141)
Chris Shaw (K50-56) reports that he and his wife Rebecca met and spent the day with fellow Aussie OF John Gates (S44-48) and his wife Ruth when they recently docked in Cairns.

Read Chris's full report and pictures here. As Chris says this confirmed again the camaraderie of Old Framlinghamians throughout the world.  So if you are travelling overseas from the UK why not look up which OFs are around to potentially meet up with [OFs in Vancouver area be warned that the Editor of Overseas Bag will be visiting in October 2018!]



Jon Watt (S04-15) wins on Britcar debut

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Jon Watt (S04-15) has just won his first race competing in the 2018 Britcar Endurance Championship at Rockingham on 14 April. Also competing in the same race and beaten by Jon was Alex Day who is a current pupil at the College.

You can read the full report here and see some pictures.  The original story is below.

 

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OF wins scholarship to renowned Manhattan School of Music

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Rosina Bullen (M06-11) has just been accepted on a course to study jazz at the Manhattan School of Music under Theo Bleckmann and Kate McGarry.  Out of 3,000 applications she is just one of only two students for next year’s course starting in September 2018. Whilst she has been awarded a scholarship from the school to assist with part of the fees, the financial costs of attending are very high. 

We are delighted to announce that the SOF have agreed to provide £1000 per year for each of the 2 years of the course.  Read her fascinating letter for more details on her ambitions and the financial and other challenges she faces - these include her visa not allowing her to work outside the campus for at least the first year. If you believe you could help Rosina in any way then please get in touch with the Trustees via email at trustees@oldframlinghamian.com  



OFs & Master Remembered at Lochnagar Crater

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At the suggestion of Peter Gasgoyne-Lockwood (R57-64) the SOF Trustees agreed to support the purchase of 6 plaques – one for each of five OFs and one master killed during the Battle of the Somme and who have no known grave from WW1.

You can read all about the crator and who the 6 plaques are for by clicking here.



Sandy Walker (R96-05) wins bronze medal for Scotland at Commonwealth Games

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UPDATE : Sandy Walker took bronze in the fullbore rifle pairs earlier this morning with partner Ian Shaw.  He also took part in the individual competition and finished 13th with the top 5 all beating the previous games record.  See final individual table here.

Original Article : Good luck Sandy Walker (R96-05) as he competes for Scotland at the Commonwealth Games next month in Brisbane, Australia. He will take part in the individual and pairs categories of the Fullbore Target Rifle events.  You can read a full article in the East Anglian daily Times via this link.

He will be speaking to BBC Suffolk radio on Friday 23 March (18:10 ish), the following afternoon and featured on the Sports Bulletins over the next few days.