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public:somerset [2020/06/27 11:34]
phowes [MERG Somerset Area Group]
public:somerset [2020/07/11 23:45] (current)
phowes [How do you meet?]
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 ==== How do I contact the Somerset Area Group ====  ==== How do I contact the Somerset Area Group ==== 
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 Click to send us a message,\\ [[https://​www.merg.org.uk/​areagroup.php?​area=12|MERG Somerset Area Group contact form]] Click to send us a message,\\ [[https://​www.merg.org.uk/​areagroup.php?​area=12|MERG Somerset Area Group contact form]]
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 ==== Who are the leaders of the group? ==== ==== Who are the leaders of the group? ====
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 M1925 Paul Howes //Group Leader// \\ M4418 Anthony Braithwaite //Deputy Group Leader// \\ M6456 Malcolm Asker //Group Communications Officer// M1925 Paul Howes //Group Leader// \\ M4418 Anthony Braithwaite //Deputy Group Leader// \\ M6456 Malcolm Asker //Group Communications Officer//
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 ==== Can I join you today? ==== ==== Can I join you today? ====
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 <WRAP button>​[[https://​www.merg.org.uk/​joinform.php?​submit=Join+Now|First Join MERG here]]</​WRAP>​ <WRAP button>​[[https://​www.merg.org.uk/​joinform.php?​submit=Join+Now|First Join MERG here]]</​WRAP>​
 Then make sure you join the Somerset Area Group when you are signed up and bolster the **240** members currently subscribed to our Area Group. Then make sure you join the Somerset Area Group when you are signed up and bolster the **240** members currently subscribed to our Area Group.
-<WRAP button>​[[https://​merg.org.uk/​membership/​|Join the Somerset Area Group]]</​WRAP>​ +<WRAP button>​[[https://​merg.org.uk/​membership/​areagroups.php|Join the Somerset Area Group]]</​WRAP>​ 
-Edit **Area Groups** using the green pencil. Then select ​**Somerset Area Group** from the drop down list in **Other Area Groups** and press the **Subscribe to Area Group** button.</​WRAP> ​   +Select ​**Somerset Area Group** from the drop down list in **Other Area Groups** and press the **Subscribe to Area Group** button. 
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 ==== How do you meet? ==== ==== How do you meet? ====
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 Occasionally we meet from 10am to 4pm for an extended workshop session. Dates for meetings are held in the [[https://​www.merg.org.uk/​meetings.php#​|MERG meetings diary]] unless otherwise stated or see **When are the next Meetings?** below.\\ \\ The meetings are normally held at St James Church, Preston Road, Yeovil. ​ Anyone wishing to attend a meeting can get directions from the group via the contact form. Occasionally we meet from 10am to 4pm for an extended workshop session. Dates for meetings are held in the [[https://​www.merg.org.uk/​meetings.php#​|MERG meetings diary]] unless otherwise stated or see **When are the next Meetings?** below.\\ \\ The meetings are normally held at St James Church, Preston Road, Yeovil. ​ Anyone wishing to attend a meeting can get directions from the group via the contact form.
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-**//​GOVERNMENT RESTRICTIONS ON GATHERINGS AND TRAVEL//** Due to the restrictions all our meetings are currently online using Zoom video conferencing software. ​ Zoom is easy to use so please join us online.+**//​GOVERNMENT RESTRICTIONS ON GATHERINGS AND TRAVEL//** Due to the restrictions all our meetings are currently online using Zoom video conferencing software. ​ Zoom is easy to use so please join us online.  You should find that we have either a full 3 hour meeting on a Saturday (twice a month) or a 1 hour coffee break session for every Friday morning that there is no meeting.
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 ==== Do you hold workshops? ==== ==== Do you hold workshops? ====
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   * Members work on the current group projects together   * Members work on the current group projects together
   * Members interconnect working kits and add hardware to learn how kits can work together   * Members interconnect working kits and add hardware to learn how kits can work together
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 +==== What do you do at your coffee break meetings? ==== 
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 +Members of the group meet online via Zoom software and share what they have been up to showing examples of kits they have built, railway related construction projects, ask questions where they had issues and generally help each other with advice and comments. ​ There is a fair amount of chat and banter as members enjoy themselves in a light and friendly atmosphere.
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 {{:​public:​msag_zoom_icon.png?​30 |Zoom online Meetings}} **If you are already a MERG member, then You need to subscribe to the Somerset Area Group which ensures you get an emailed invite to all the above meetings** {{:​public:​msag_zoom_icon.png?​30 |Zoom online Meetings}} **If you are already a MERG member, then You need to subscribe to the Somerset Area Group which ensures you get an emailed invite to all the above meetings**
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-<WRAP button>​[[https://​merg.org.uk/​membership/​|Join the Somerset Area Group]]</​WRAP>​ +<WRAP button>​[[https://​merg.org.uk/​membership/​areagroups.php|Join the Somerset Area Group]]</​WRAP>​ 
-Edit **Area Groups** using the green pencil. Then select ​**Somerset Area Group** from the drop down list in **Other Area Groups** and press the **Subscribe to Area Group** button. +Select ​**Somerset Area Group** from the drop down list in **Other Area Groups** and press the **Subscribe to Area Group** button. 
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-<​WRAP ​center ​box round centeralign 75%>+==== Local Links ==== 
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 +**Clubs** 
 +  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​pages/​category/​Community/​West-Camel-Model-Railway-Society-231943490188817/​|West Camel Model Railway Society]] 
 +  * [[https://​yeovilmrg.org/​ |Yeovil Model Railway Group]] 
 +**Heritage Railways** 
 +  * [[https://​eastsomersetrailway.com/​|East Somerset Railway]] 
 +  * [[https://​www.northdorsetrailway.co.uk/​|North Dorset Railway (Shillingstone Project)]] 
 +  * [[https://​www.tram.co.uk/​|Seaton Tramway]] 
 +  * [[https://​www.swanagerailway.co.uk/​|Swanage Railway]] 
 +  * [[https://​swindon-cricklade-railway.org/​|Swindon and Cricklade Railway]] 
 +  * [[https://​www.west-somerset-railway.co.uk/​|West Somerset Railway]] 
 +  * [[http://​www.yeovilrailway.freeservers.com/​|Yeovil Railway centre]] 
 +**Shops** 
 +  * [[https://​www.aspiregiftsandmodels.co.uk/​|Aspire Gifts and Models]] 
 +  * [[https://​www.buffersmodelrailways.com/​|Buffers Model Railways]] 
 +  * [[https://​www.dcctrainautomation.co.uk/​|DCC Train Automation]] 
 +  * [[https://​www.esmodels.co.uk/​|East Somerset Models]] 
 +  * [[http://​www.trainsandtrack.co.uk/​|The Model Shop (Exeter)]] 
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