News from OBs

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16 April 2006

It was between 8 and 9 am on Thursday 16th April that I received a telephone call. A voice- unfamiliar - announced that he was speaking from Adelaide, South Australia.

18 June 2006

Alex Cole (D. 1979-83) is the first Englishman to become "Champion de France Rallye Tout Terrain". At the final rally of the year in Normandy, a third overall secured the 2006 title 'Champion de France'.

01 March 2006

By a series of coincidences I found myself involved with an expedition to follow the escape route of Jan Baalsrud, a soldier with the Linge Company, in one of the most extraordinary feats of endurance and survival against the odds to come out of the last war.

18 June 2007

In a moving ceremony, an Old Brightonian’s sword, hanging in the College Chapel for generations, was returned to “active duty”. Captain Anthony Harris took possession of the sword of his great grandfather, General Sir Francis Tuker, who was a member of School House before joining the Royal Sussex Regiment in 1914.

18 June 2007 Sarah has made it through from over 10,000 singers and bands across the country to the Live stages of Live & Unsigned "South Coast Idol".
02 March 2008

Brighton & Hove Albion supporter, Paul Samrah (L. 1972-77) has won the EA SPORTS Fan of the Year Award at the 2008 Football League Awards incorporating FourFourTwo's Top 50 Football League Players.

02 October 2007

As many Old Brightonians will be aware, Peter died on 2nd October 2007. His memorial service at Bishop Hannington Church on 10th October was attended by several hundred friends from Peter’s wide range of interests, a tribute to the affection and respect in which he was held. Peter himself had a long association with Bishop Hannington Church as a member of the welcoming team “meeting and greeting” members of the congregation as they arrived for services in his own inimitable way.

03 November 2006

Stephen Webbe married Jillie Periton (nee Alder), formerly of Brighton and Hove High School for Girls, at Worthing Register Office on November 3rd 2006.

12 February 2007 Daniel Hill's son, Joseph Robert Maxwell Hill, born 12th Feb 2007 at Crowborough. 8lb 7oz. Philippa was fantastic!
08 February 2007 Charles Morriston is pleased to announce the birth of his second son Harry. Charles is working as an IT consultant in Suffolk and can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
07 February 2007 Jonny Cornthwaite and his wife have had a little baby girl, Lilith Evelyn Rose - born on 7th Feb 2007. Family are all happy but very tired! He says: "Looking through this website I don’t think I have managed to be the first in my year to breed which is very disappointing!"
09 July 2007

Paul (L. 1978-81) and Anastasia Witts are delighted to announce the birth of a son Oliver Joseph, born in Eastbourne District Hospital at 1.15am on Monday 9/7/07. A strapping lad (like his Dad) at 8lb 6oz. All the Witts's (including daughter Sophie age 9) are doing fine.

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