Aug 052018

The RISC OS friendly ISP needs the help of its RISC OS friends.

At the start of last month, Orpheus Internet suffered an outage – on 1st July, the company’s servers became unreachable, apparently due to a network IP address issue.

That day was a Sunday, of course – and Richard Brown reported on the company’s news page that “It would be nice if this can be rectified on Sunday but I doubt it. I would expect services to gradually resume during Monday and reach 100% Tuesday-Wednesday.”

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Apr 272018

 And it has found a new home… in Bristol!

With the most recent Southwest Show having taken place in February, the organisers revealed the date of the 2019 event at the time of the even more recent Wakefield Show last weekend. The date of the next Southwest show will be on 16th February, 2019, so please mark that date in your diaries now.

The date of the next show isn’t the only thing to be revealed, though. The RISC OS Southwest Show 2019 will be taking place in a different venue – the Arnos Manor Hotel in Bristol – with much better links for people coming by both public and private transport alike.

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Oct 272017

As this year’s Wakefield Show drew near, news emerged of a new company – RISC OS Developments Ltd – formed by R-Comp’s Andrew Rawnsley and Orpheus Internet’s Richard Brown, with an extra theatre slot set aside for Richard to explain why the company was set up, what it’s purpose is (to a certain extent; full details were, and still are, subject to a non-disclosure agreement), and how people could help.

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Feb 072015

Previously only provisional, presence now, er, confirmed.

With the Southwest Show fast approaching – it’s set to take place on the 21st February, just two weeks from today – organisers R-Comp Interactive and Orpheus Internet have been able to confirm the attendance of three more exhibitors: Continue reading »

Nov 032014

Get next year’s diaries out Organizer loaded, folks – it’s #rosw2015!

Usually the first  of the year, and certainly the most rubber-dated one with a date that moves almost as much as Easter, the date for the 2015 RISC OS South West Show has been set: Saturday, 21st February. Continue reading »

Feb 222014

Announcement from Andrew Rawnsley, 20th February 2014

It’s now just a little over a week until the SW RISC OS show at the Webbington Hotel near Weston-super-mare, just south of Bristol. The show runs from 10.30am to 4pm on Saturday 1st March. As well as a wide selection of RISC OS exhibitors, there will also be space set aside for a “bring-your-own-computer” Raspberry-Pi-style “jam”, where you’ll be able to show what you’’ve been up to, and test things out on fellow enthusiasts. Continue reading »