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East Sussex Cat Club
The East Sussex Cat Club AGM will be held on Saturday, 21 April, 2007, at 3pm, at the White Oaks Leisure Centre, Hida May Avenue, Swanley, BR8 7BT. Refreshments supplied.
Stephanie Scullard, Hon Treasurer



North of Britain LH & Semi LH Cat Club
Will all Members please note - the North of Britain LH & SLH AGM will take place at 2pm on 22 April at The Crown Inn, Hemingbrough, Nr Selby.

Any nominations or items for the agenda should be addressed in writing to Mrs L. Dutton, Show Manager, and sent to 3 Manvers Road, Beighton, Sheffield, S. Yorks S20 1AX, as soon as possible. Alternatively, you can contact me on Linda.dutton@btinternet.com
Linda Dutton (Mrs), Show Manager



Egyptian Mau Club
The AGM of the Egyptian Mau Club will be held at 2pm on 10 June, 2007, at Sewstern Village Hall, Sewstern, Leicestershire, and will be followed by our now traditional quiz and tea.

As there are currently vacancies, anyone who would be interested in applying for a Committee position is invited to apply to the Hon Secretary at Melissa.Bateson@ncl.ac.uk

Items for the Agenda should be sent to the Minutes Secretary, Michele Codd, Dirhams, Stainby, Grantham, Lincs NG33 5QT, or mcodd@dirhams.freeserve.co.uk
Melissa Bateson, Hon Secretary



The British Shorthair Cat Club
Our AGM will be held on Sunday, 29 April at 12 noon at the Oliver Bird Hall, Solihull. An invitation is extended to all fully paid-up Members.

We have room for at least one volunteer on the Committee, and will be looking to codify an appointment at the AGM. We look forward to seeing all those who cannot attend the AGM at our show on 29 September, 2007 at the Ken Marriot Leisure Centre in Rugby.

Other Members who have not yet sent their subscriptions are reminded to send to the Membership Secretary, Andrew Brown, The Cottage, 53 Main Street, New Eastwood, Notts NG16 3JJ. Subscriptions are: £8 Joint, £5 Single and £2.50 Junior.
Sue Gibbon, Hon Secretary



Nor’East of Scotland Cat Club
The following Judges have, unfortunately, had to cancel attending the show on Saturday, 12 May - Tellervo Kass, Mrs J. Gamble, Mrs A. Gregory and Mrs S. Hamilton.

We have been fortunate enough to acquire the services of Mrs Anette Kampfe (Denmark), Mrs S. Bullock and Mrs L. Walpole.

The following Judges will be judging these classes:

Dr B. Bennett - 492, 507, 508 and 519; Mrs S. Bullock - 145, 147, 169, 170, 173, 174, 182, 218, 246, 328, 329, 343, 344, 358, 359, 364, 365, 366, 368, 369, 409, 410, 549, 460, 499, 501 and 504; Mr G. Butler - 529 and 530; Mrs S. Crichton - 32, 33, 34, 47, 79, 80 and 528; Mrs R. Fisher - 42, 99 and 531; Mr G. Godfrey - 286 and 356; Mr G. Gow - 285; Mrs D. Harper - 363, 367, 428 and 464; Mrs M. Kalal - 165, 166, 305, 317, 469 and 470; Mrs A. Kampfe - 121, 122, 125, 126, 158, 167, 168, 171, 172, 179, 180 and 181; Mrs B. Pearce - 472 and 473; Mr M. Pearman - 65; Mrs P. Perkins - 39, 40 and 98; Mme N. Phalempin - 7, 8, 17, 18, 19 and 20; Mrs B. Shingleton - 37, 38, 115, 116, 310, 334 and 373; Mrs M. Walkden - 302, 330, 333, 494, 509 and 510; Mrs L. Walpole - 189, 190, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 210, 211, 214, 215, 217, 230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 241, 242, 243, 244, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 257, 269, 270, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 411, 412, 415, 416, 417, 418, 422, 433, 434, 452, 454, 455, 456, 462 and 463.
Alan Watt, Joint Show Manager



The Siamese Cat Club
Our AGM was held on Saturday, 7 April, 2007, preceded by a buffet, which was well attended, particularly as it was Easter Saturday.

Our Vice-President, Mrs E. Biggie, travelled from Norfolk and presented the cups to the winners. Our GCCF Delegates were elected at the AGM, and are Mrs C. Freeman and Mrs J. Murchison. At our Electoral Meeting on the same day, the following Officers were elected for 2007/8 - Mrs N. Farnsworth (Chairman); Mrs E. Wildon (Vice-Chairman); Mrs J. Murchison (Hon Secretary; Mrs M. Lake (Hon Treasurer/Membership Secretary).

SCJAC Representatives are Mrs H. Haywood, Mrs C. Freeman; Hon Cup Secretary, Mrs N. Nill; Show Support Secretary, Mrs C. Freeman and Show Manager Mrs J. Starr.

Newsletter Editor, Mrs P. Bennison (articles always welcome); Mrs B. Oakley (Welfare Officer). Remainder of Committee are Mrs A. Clay, Mr M. Mottashaw, Mrs J. West. Our Annual Accounts are on our website - www.siamesecatclub.co.uk - which also caters for Kitten List and Breeders Cards, for which there is no charge. Mrs Oakley manages the website and can be contacted either by phone on 0208 464 8857 or email brigid@bromly.co.uk

Finally, amendments to our existing rules and general tidying up were agreed, and new Rule Books will be sent to all Members in 2008 with AGM papers. Special thanks to Mr Harry Meekings who took on this arduous job for us and will be handling the reprint. Chairman and Committee wish to thank Members for their continued support and sent best wishes for a happy and successful year.

Jean Murchison, Hon Secretary


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Foreign BAC
A Seminar featuring cats in the Foreign Section is to be held on 13 May, 2007 at 1st Leighton Buzzard Scout Centre, Grovebury Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire LU7 4SW.

The breeds being represented are Bengal, Egyptian Mau, Korat, Russian Blue, Snowshoe, Sphynx and Thai.

I am sure the afternoon will prove both interesting and informative, not only to full judges and candidates on the schemes, but also to breeders and exhibitors alike.

The afternoon starts with lunch at approximately 12 noon. The Seminar will commence at 1pm, finishing no later than 4pm.

If you are interested in attending, tickets, which include lunch, will be £8.50. If you require a receipt or directions to the venue, please enclose an SAE. Could you also advise if you are vegetarian. It would also be helpful to know which breed(s) you are interested in so I can make an even mix within each group.

Please apply to Hilary Dean, 37 Alfred Road, Birchington-on-Sea, Kent CT7 9NJ. Please make cheques/postal orders payable to Miss H. Rayner.

Hilary Dean