As many of our regular visitors & contributors will be aware, your comments are no longer displaying as expected. We are aware of this & working overcome the problem.
Thus far it appears that a recent upgrade to WordPress, that no longer supports certain elements of the version of PHP we are running, may well be the reason.
In the next day or so as time allows we shall attempt to resolve the issue or issues. It may be that the current incarnation of our site is ‘life expired’. We had intended to have a new version complete & running by now. However the dreaded virus has prevented our existing electronic elf from doing this.
Watch this space for more news soon.
Due to the ongoing health crisis, in the UK & worldwide.
We have taken the decision to cancel all meetings planned for 2020.
Should things improve by later this year, we hope to arrange at least one meeting.
If this helps to limit the spread by just a few people then it is worth it.
Stay safe by following the advice guys
The eagle eyed among you will have noticed a new top level addition to our menus. This is New Label Issues & the drop down below takes you to the page for this month. https://labology.org.uk/?page_id=13978
All we need now is info from you guys
Thanks to Eric for putting together a great set of venues for our 2020 meetings
Auction Closes 9th January: Email & postal bids accepted from members
Winter Meeting: Saturday 1st February Venue: Royal Oak, Tabard Street London
Spring Meeting: Saturday 21st March Venue: Green King Brewery, Bury St Edmunds
AGM: Saturday 13th June Venue: Hook Norton Brewery
LOTY Judging Meeting: Saturday 7th September Venue: TBA
LOTY 2020: Saturday 3rd October Venue: J W Lees, Greengate Brewery
Just a quick update on today, more to follow.
A new record charity donation today at Adams PLC. A great day & many thanks to all who helped out & those who put their hands in their pockets.
We handed a cheque to Fresh Start – New Beginings for £3,300 RESULT!
In case you don’t read your emails or you have seriously upset your postie, then here are images of the labels for the auction on Saturday 7th September.
As you know we accept commission bids from MEMBERS ONLY. Send your bids to firstname.lastname@example.org
A nice selection I am sure you will agree. We look forward to seeing you in Aylesbury
We have had rather sad advice regarding a collector/seller in Australia.
We received the following letter from one of our members.
We have removed identifying details, but none the less be aware that this may happen to any of us.
Sadly as many of you will be aware, this is not confined to the southern hemisphere.
We have received many reports of similar or worse behavior here in the UK.
YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED. DO NOT ACCEPT THIS. THE LAW IS ON YOUR SIDE.
OK so it’s been a while since we dragged the keyboard out. But, hey we have work, exams, holidays & seasonal viruses to contend with.
Not to mention the really important things in life.
You all are just chilling with a beer or three, enjoying our wonderful summer. (Well maybe just the beer then)
So we have our summer meeting with the guys from ABBC at the Royal Oak in Borough.
Once again there will be an auction for members only to take part in. Just one of the benefits of becoming a member of the Society.
To whet your appetite, images of what’s up for grabs appear below. Remember we do now accept commission bids from our members.
You will have received an email regarding this, if you are up to date with your subs!!
There may even be a surprise lot or two, for the benefit of those who are present on the day.
Nothing too rare, honestly