[SIGCIS-Members] Fwd: FW: Bletchley Park update
Brian.Randell at ncl.ac.uk
Wed May 13 02:07:28 PDT 2009
>From: Council of Professors and Heads of Computing in UK
>universities [mailto:cphc-members at JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On Behalf Of Sue
>Sent: Tuesday 12 May 2009 22:25
>To: cphc-members at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
>Subject: Bletchley Park update
>Yesterday I spent the day at Bletchley Park with Stephen Fry and
>others. I contacted Stephen via Twitter last February after
>realising that he was interested in Bletchley Park.
>I have blogged about it here www.savingbletchleypark.org
>Rory Cellan Jones who was with us yesterday has blogged about it
>here on the BBC news website: Bletchley Park - the Fry effect
>In January I took some social media gurus to Bletchley Park to show
>them what a wonderful place it is and yesterday Christian Payne took
>some fabulous photos which you can see here on his Flickr pages.
>Stephen Fry has said that he is in for the long haul in terms of
>saving Bletchley Park and I believe that his involvement will make a
>considerable difference to the public awareness and hopefully
>pressure on government to give substantial and sustained funding to
>Thanks again very much to everyone for your supportive messages and
>for signing the petition.
>Dr Sue Black, Head of Department, University of Westminster, UK.
School of Computing Science, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne,
NE1 7RU, UK
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