[Chester LUG] LUG Updates

David Holden dh at iucr.org
Thu Oct 15 13:07:46 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 14 October 2009 23:35:03 Les Pritchard wrote:
> Hi all,
> A few things to mention, so here goes...
> 1. Tech Meet
> I've managed to book a room at the Uni for the last Thursday of this month
> (29th) so we can have a tech meet instead of the regular pub meet.  I hope
> everyone is happy with that.  We've got a few topics already, but any other
> ideas you have please let me know.
> 2. O'Reilly books
> Like some other LUGs I've managed to register the Chester LUG with the
> O'Reilly user group programme.  This enables us to request review copies of
> books providing we publish our reviews on public sites / blogs.  A review
> section to the site maybe?!  The more useful benefit to us all is that we
> can get 35% discount on ALL O'Reilly books plus free postage.  I'll bring
> along the info at the next meet, but please give me a shout if you want to
> buy anything sooner.
> 3. Day trip :-)
> We've mentioned the idea of organising LUG trips and the other night I saw
> the national computing museum at Bletchley Park on the tv.  It's still in
> the early stages of being set up, but I just wondered if anyone else
> fancied a trip to Bletchley Park as there's plenty of other things to see. 
> I've checked the trains and it only takes 1hr 40 to get down there, so it's
> easily doable without making it a very long day.  I'm thinking a Saturday
> for this.
> Please let me know your thoughts / feedback to any of the above.
> Les

*Applauds Les* 


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