To streamline how we all contact each other and share information the Committee would like to encourage everyone to join Facebook.
To assist with that we have invited Slavina Dimitrova, an expert on social media, to talk at our next Members’ Meeting.
Slavina will give an introduction into Facebook and demonstrate that it is simple, safe and so convenient. Moreover, the session will be a chance to have answered all those questions which you had thought of but never asked.
This is a great opportunity and we look forward to seeing everyone on 9 February at the Britannia Hotel
You can find the NAM Facebook page here - Facebook link
That is the ‘official’ page which is our link to the public.
We have members only group page here - Group page
This is open to NAM members only and is our page for sharing ideas, contacting, fellow members, selling items, arranging ride outs in fact anything to do with NAM members.
Click on the ‘join group’ and you’ll be able to see what others have posted and to join in if you wish
The follow is a link to a document which describes the selection criteria for those wanting to become Observers.
It outlines how to prepare for the Observer role, the selection method, the training that will take place and the continued development Observers need to agree to.
It also outlines the progression through the various Observer positions i.e. National Observer, Training Team and Chief Observer.
The number of new Observers required will be determined annually, dependant upon expected demand and retirements.
If you require any further information, please contact any member of the Training Team.
The observer criteria can be found here - Observer Selection Criteria († 31kb PDF)
I've had a few bikes serviced by Andy, with a great job done every time.
He also does one day,off road training sessions, using Trials bikes. I'm thinking of organising a couple of NAM sessions with him this winter, if there is enough interest.
Maximum 5 people per day. £75 per person.
Let me know if you are interested and then we can sort out dates.
Email Mick using email@example.com
Facebook page for Border Bikes
The first newsletter after Barry handed over the editing duties to Tom Ivison. Many thanks to Barry for his excellent work.
I'm sure Tom will appreciate your support so if you have any ideas for articles I'm sure he'd like to hear from you.
In this issue: Chairmans notes • Notes from the editor • Training • Near Misses • Cafes worth a visit • Fish and Chip shop rides • and yes there's much more.
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We are now asking all of our members to pay their £15 subs by standing order.
This reduces the work load on our Treasurer and Membership Secretary and prompt payment makes it easier to plan the finances for the club.
Here is the standing order form - print it out, add your details and give it in to your bank. standing order.
If you are making a bank payment make sure you have a reference, your name will do, so we know who has paid. You can use the bank details on the standing order form.
You can still pay by cheque but this has to be made in the first two weeks of January. If paying by cheque put you NAM membership number on the back.
Thanks for prompt payment!
Help the club when you buy goods online. It makes no difference to what you pay for your purchases but the club gets a donations - money for nothing!
If you need a hand signing up find me at a club night and I can help you sign up then and there.
DaveS - I'll be the one with the laptop pc usually helping with the projector.
There's an easy way you can help raise funds for NAM. Simply fill in a Gift Aid form and hand it to a committee member.
You have to be a full group member and a tax payer.
For more details and the forms to down load follow this link to the forum. Gift Aid
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