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18th December 2014
Claim your Expenses
Just a short reminder to all those umpires who still need to claim their travelling expenses for the 1st half of the season. Note the cut off is Monday 22nd December, any claims made after this date will not be paid until March 2015.

Simon Seabrook
Hon Treasurer
7th December 2014
Additional Fixtures
Please review your availability for the additional fixtures being added to the system.
Winter Fixtures
All appointed umpires should notify clubs with their depart from home time so that pitch inspections can be conducted early enough to prevent travel to cancelled games.
2nd December 2014
Umpire Expenses Payments - 1st Half of the season
Hi All, I will be making payments to all those umpires who claim their expenses after their last game & weekend of the league programme 13th Dec. Those who do not claim by the 19th will not be paid this side of Christmas & probably not until the end of the season.

Simon Seabrook
Hon ...
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26th October 2014
Radios different headset
Used this headset on Saturday and it worked well. Less wind noise with foam on microphone.
You can just buy the foam covers to put on existing microphone as it also reduces wind noise on those as well.

Jabra Wave Headset - ...
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Coloured base layers
Neil has just purchased from " Field & Trek" Campri Thermal base layers top men's, lime green and orange long sleeved undershirts at 7.99 each. They are an extremely close match to our umpiring shirts.

They are now 5 but only sizes M & L
19th October 2014
Headington London Road Roadworks
Allow plenty of time for your journey (due to roadworks)

The current and upcoming road works are:
1. A423 Kennington Roundabout - contra-flow and construction of 'burger' style junction, until end November 2014

2. Frideswide Square - preparatory works for Frideswide Square redevelopment and ...
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Umpire promotion
Congratulations to Matt Darvell who was successful in his assessment game this Saturday and has now been promoted to Grade 2
12th October 2014
2014 Red card and MMO form

Just a quick line to ensure that - if - in the event of issuing a red card or MMO - that you use the new 2014 forms. These can be found on the "Web Handbook & Downloads" section of the website under the heading "Advice to umpires", along with the guidance notes for completing the forms.
Feedback from teams on umpires
Please could all teams complete their feedback on the umpires as soon as possible after the game.

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