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    All Change

    Well, it is all change in the Sheppard household over the next few months. My wife has a new job in Gosport in September (I'll drop the relevant member a PM shortly to give proper warning !!!!) and so we are moving down to the area.

    I am also moving on from Northants County Council ... No longer a publicly paid servant but still working in the education sector.

    It will come as no shock to some but I am joining Learning Possibilities (aka LP+) at the end of March to take on a sizeable chunk of the work of the HWB project for Wales. It is going to be an interesting challenge but a fun project.

    I will still be active on EG, and working on a number of other national (UK-wide) agendas aimed at eSafety, raising the profile of support staff in schools and DNA sequencing of the coconut to give it a chocolate shell (hmmmmm .... Choooocolate!)

    I'll give a longer thank you post to the various folk at the end of March but this is a general thanks to you all for making my time at the LA fun ....

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    Good luck tiger-man...

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    Sounds like interesting times are ahead. Good luck to both of you in your new roles

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    Sounds very exciting- how are you going to do Wales when you are in Gosport? Mind you, you won't actually live in Gosport,will you?

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    Hi Tony

    Welcome to world of corporate it is all down hill now Joking side congrats to both of you..

    Russell

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    Congrats Tony, hope all goes well for you!

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    Sounds very exciting- how are you going to do Wales when you are in Gosport? Mind you, you won't actually live in Gosport,will you?
    I would hope not!! I guess somewhere in the middle but depends how much time is spent in Wales.

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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    Sounds very exciting- how are you going to do Wales when you are in Gosport? Mind you, you won't actually live in Gosport,will you?
    Living in Gosport / Fareham and working remotely, with trips to Wales and London. It won't be too bad actually ...

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    That is a bit of a change!

    We'll certainly miss you round here fella, you've been an absolutely massive part of ICT in Northants and it's been fantastic having someone like yourself to put some of the most random (and from me no doubt infuriating!) questions to

    Hope it all goes well - as they say, a change can often do a lot of good to refresh the mind and look for new targets

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    Best of luck to both you and your wife in your new ventures. Have you seen house prices in Hampshire? Lovely place to live though and handy for the ferries. My father was the Entertainment Officer on the Gosport ferry.

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    Congrats! Sounds like exciting times ahead, best of luck!

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    Congrats, all the best.

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    Congratulations and good luck with the move!

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    All the best for the future Tony

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    Good luck! Sounds like interesting times

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