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public:warwick [2020/06/21 17:57]
MikeP [Contacting the Area Group]
public:warwick [2021/09/19 09:31] (current)
simonwest corrected bottom link to members only area to not go via launchpad and to be same as top link
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 [[:public:start|Public Pages Index]] [[:public:start|Public Pages Index]]
 [[:public:areagroups|Area Groups News]] [[:public:areagroups|Area Groups News]]
-[[launchpad:wno:wnoprivate|Members Only Area]]+[[areagroups:wno:wnoprivate|Members Only Area]]
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 ==== Contacting the Area Group ====  ==== Contacting the Area Group ==== 
  
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 ==== Area Group Meetings ==== ==== Area Group Meetings ====
  
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 In Normal times, the WNO area group meet six times each year for a full day, generally on a Saturday, at the club rooms of the Leamington and Warwick Model Railway Society www.lwmrs.co.uk. where MERG members are able to see the Society's three  Exhibition Layouts that have MERG CBUS and MERG DCC installed.  In Normal times, the WNO area group meet six times each year for a full day, generally on a Saturday, at the club rooms of the Leamington and Warwick Model Railway Society www.lwmrs.co.uk. where MERG members are able to see the Society's three  Exhibition Layouts that have MERG CBUS and MERG DCC installed. 
  
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   * Open workshops / discussions.    * Open workshops / discussions. 
   * Assistance for individuals and groups of members.   * Assistance for individuals and groups of members.
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 +====GOVERNMENT RESTRICTIONS ON GATHERINGS AND TRAVEL====
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 +**Since April 2020, the group have been holding fortnightly Virtual Area Group meetings using Zoom. **
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 +We are expecting to start physical meetings again on Saturday 18th September 2021 at the clubrooms of the Leamington & Warwick Model Railway Society. Numbers will be limited and a notice will be issued to registered members of the area group when tickets are released via Eventbrite. We expect to hold a midweek evening meeting via Zoom during the alternate months (October & December). 
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-|<color #ed1c24>**//GOVERNMENT RESTRICTIONS ON GATHERINGS AND TRAVEL//** 
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-**Since April 2020, the group have been holding fortnightly Virtual Area Group meetings using Zoom. ** </color>| 
  
  
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 ==== Area Group Workshops ==== ==== Area Group Workshops ====
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 //Workshops are always held in the afternoon of bi-monthly meetings to assist the following:// //Workshops are always held in the afternoon of bi-monthly meetings to assist the following://
   * Members bringing their own kits to assemble with help from others in the group where required   * Members bringing their own kits to assemble with help from others in the group where required
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   * Configuring CBUS using FCU.   * Configuring CBUS using FCU.
  
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 +====Joining the Warwickshire, North Oxfordshire Group====
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 +To attend a Warwickshire, North Oxfordshire MERG Area Group Meeting, whether in normal times or the virtual meetings, you must be a MERG member. 
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 +<WRAP button>[[https://www.merg.org.uk/joinform.php?submit=Join+Now|First Join MERG here]]</WRAP>
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 +Once you have signed up, make sure you join the Warwickshire, North Oxfordshire Area Group. 
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 +<WRAP column 50%><WRAP button>[[https://merg.org.uk/membership/areagroups.php|Join the WNO Area Group]]</WRAP>
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 +Select **WNO Area Group** from the drop down list in **Other Area Groups** and press the **Subscribe to Area Group** button.</WRAP>   
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 ==== Exhibitions ==== ==== Exhibitions ====
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 The WNO Area Group actively support the The WNO Area Group actively support the
-**Leamington & Warwick Model Railway Society Show** which is scheduled for Saturday 6th March and Sunday 7th March 2021.\\ +**Leamington & Warwick Model Railway Society Show** which is normally scheduled for Saturday and Sunday of the first weekend in March.\\ 
-Due to the COVID-19 situation the viability of running an exhibition in 2021 is currently under review.\\+The LWMRS Board have not yet made the decision to host an exhibition in 2022. Even if social distancing rules are relaxed there is no  guarantee that visitor numbers will have recovered to pre Covid-19 levels to make the Society Exhibition viable. \\
 Latest News at – www.lwmrs.co.uk  Latest News at – www.lwmrs.co.uk 
 or Contact Exhibition Manager - Email – exhibition@lwmrs.co.uk or Contact Exhibition Manager - Email – exhibition@lwmrs.co.uk
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-==== Meetings Coming Up ====+</WRAP> 
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 +==== Meeting Schedule ====
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 {{:public:msag_zoom_icon.png?30 |Zoom online Meetings}} **You will need to opt into the Warwickshire, North Oxfordshire Area Group to ensure an emailed invite to any of the following meetings** {{:public:msag_zoom_icon.png?30 |Zoom online Meetings}} **You will need to opt into the Warwickshire, North Oxfordshire Area Group to ensure an emailed invite to any of the following meetings**
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 [[:public:start|Public Pages Index]] [[:public:start|Public Pages Index]]
 [[:public:areagroups|Area Groups News]] [[:public:areagroups|Area Groups News]]
-[[launchpad:wno:wnoprivate|Members Only Area]]+[[areagroups:wno:wnoprivate|Members Only Area]]
 </WRAP> </WRAP>
  
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