The NCMD is delighted to announce that Alan Tamblyn has been co-opted into the casual vacancy of General Secretary recently left by Kevin Gorman. Alan has been an advocate for the hobby for several decades, is a hard working and knowledgeable member of the Trowbridge Club, and is keen to bring his considerable negotiating skills to the Committee room. Alan is experienced in bringing people together and has a no nonsense approach. In the coming days he will make himself better known to all the members and he has lots of exciting new ideas, all designed to bring those who love the hobby together, the better to fight the many threats to the hobby.