XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

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XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

Postby XH558 Press Office » Tue Mar 03, 2009 4:38 pm

Vulcan Project on brink of closure:
Club Pledgathon in Leicester Square, London
Wednesday 4th March 11am – 4pm


Last gasp attempt by Club to SAVE THIS BRITISH ICON
Vulcan to the Sky Club Supporters will be holding a Pledgathon in Leicester Square this Wednesday to highlight the plight of the project to the public.

Focal point of the display will be a 10 foot long model, clearly demonstrating how advanced the design was for an aircraft first conceived in 1947.

The whole project is built around educating the youth of today, not only about the Cold War era, but the leading edge design and technology that went into developing this aircraft, thus inspiring young engineers and scientists - something this country badly needs.

All those able to attend to show support, will be more than welcome.

Many thanks,
THE VULCAN TO THE SKY CLUB
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Re: XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

Postby Saracenman » Tue Mar 03, 2009 6:14 pm

cracking initiative! :ymapplause:

i can't wait to see the outcome of having a 10ft Vulcan in Leicester Square! :D

if this doesn't get the pledge total on target, i don't know what will!

well done XH558 Press Office :ymapplause:

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Re: XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

Postby Gully » Tue Mar 03, 2009 7:03 pm

I understand we may have a couple of MP's dropping by during the day (an information bulletin is being circulated around the House) and contact has been made by the BBC's Defence Correspondent... \:D/

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Re: XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

Postby Xplumberlives » Tue Mar 03, 2009 7:05 pm

Gully wrote:I understand we may have a couple of MP's dropping by during the day (an information bulletin is being circulated around the House) and contact has been made by the BBC's Defence Correspondent... \:D/

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Well let's hope nothing of a higher news value happens to overshadow the efforts of these valiant souls! =))
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Re: XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

Postby Mayfly » Wed Mar 04, 2009 10:07 am

this has featured on BBC Look North this morning using the film they took at Waddington Scramble
In memory of a very dear friend - Mike Pearson

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Re: XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

Postby Hungry Haggis » Wed Mar 04, 2009 10:55 am

Watch them live on earthcam make sure theres no slacking currently quiet in the area . http://www.earthcam.com/uk/england/london/index.php?cam=trafalgarsq
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Re: XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

Postby Mayfly » Wed Mar 04, 2009 11:09 am

Ooooo thanks for the link HH - Good to see you about again :D
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Re: XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

Postby RLN » Wed Mar 04, 2009 11:18 am

Looks like a nice day for it at the moment. Good to have you back HH.
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Re: XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

Postby Hungry Haggis » Wed Mar 04, 2009 11:44 am

Am told from an office nearby that they will need their thermals standing there all day .And so far no sign of the vulcan Spies everywhere :D .I am glad to be back and out of that hospital Just in time as well I see ."ooops just been told off" wrong square :( :( .Leicester square needed http://www.radissonedwardian.co.uk/leic ... ebcam.html don't know if will see them on this one
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Re: XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

Postby RLN » Wed Mar 04, 2009 11:57 am

The white building on the corner next to the Odeon is where I went to college for 2 years. Happy Memories.
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Re: XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

Postby Mayfly » Wed Mar 04, 2009 2:44 pm

its also featured on the local radio as well

Edit: Just been featured on BBC Look North at lunch time from London with an interview with Jane [Brains MT on tvoc forum]
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Re: XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

Postby RLN » Wed Mar 04, 2009 3:02 pm

Ditto on ITV London news
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Re: XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

Postby 34053 » Wed Mar 04, 2009 3:40 pm

Just seen some good coverage of this event on the local (London) ITV News this lunchtime.
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Re: XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

Postby Mayfly » Wed Mar 04, 2009 4:46 pm

In memory of a very dear friend - Mike Pearson

Very fond memories of Robbie Gilvary - DTs 1st Vulcan Captain who taught DT all he knew.
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Re: XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

Postby Saracenman » Wed Mar 04, 2009 4:58 pm

:ymapplause:

thanks Mayfly - short but sweet - :ympray: that it does the trick!

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Re: XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

Postby Dan4th » Wed Mar 04, 2009 5:24 pm

Short but Sweet!

Just like SM!!!!!!

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Re: XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

Postby Saracenman » Wed Mar 04, 2009 5:26 pm

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Re: XH558 Pledgathon - Leicester Square, London - Wed 4th

Postby Wedgy » Wed Mar 04, 2009 5:30 pm

Thanks for the link MF :)
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