Changes to deter hackers

The ObUK website has been hit now a few times by hackers, and although peoples passwords are not openly being displayed on the site, a determined hacker could get hold of them.

It’s been suggested to me that I should hold the passwords as a hashed character string (via an algorithm), and hence the site (and me) would not know your password.

This means that “the hacker” could not retrieve the password from the site.

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Lune Valley 2017 Show Secretary Report

By Lesley Alsop

Well, I think I have just about recovered and dried out enough to say thank you to everyone who helped to make our show another success.

To all committee members and their ‘other halves’ thank you for putting on such a great show, to club members who came along to help, Kelly and Sinclair, Mary, Dave and Kay, your help was much appreciated and we hope you enjoyed yourselves!! To Harry and Jean, Phil and Molly, Tony and Gareth we couldn’t have done it without you.

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Crufts Reports 2017 by Bronwyn Bartley

This report was originally published in Dog World after Crufts 2017

Thursday – Inter-Regional Rally Competition followed by Obreedience.

Crufts is the show which the majority of dog people always look forward to but this year, for the first time the show opened with the newly introduced Inter-Regional Rally Competition. This is the first time Rally has been held as a competition at Crufts so it will be interesting for people who are new to the competition and watching it for the first time.

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Cippenham 2017 Show Secretary Report

By Sarah Wheeler

What a fantastic weekend we had! The sun shone and the venue looked fantastic.

It all started last Friday with the arrival of our huge marquee and spotlessly clean loos. Both are a significant investment for our small Club, but I think you will agree that they both made a huge difference to the overall feel and running of the Show this year. Thanks must go to our lovely suppliers; Tops Marquees and TULU.

Huge thanks must also go to the Events Team at Berkshire College of Agriculture (BCA) led by Danielle Tikare. Danielle is new in post and could not have been more helpful if she tried. The condition of the show ground has been greatly improved, and she even asked how close we would like the grass cut in millimetres!! I think you will all agree that it was a vast improvement on last year.

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Chadkirk 2017 Show Secretary Report

By Jan Tootall

So proud of members of Chadkirk Dog Training Club for putting on a grand show last weekend. Not many show organizers have the privilege of having so many people who know exactly what to do, where and when without asking. The teamwork and camaraderie was exemplary, without which, the show weekend would not have run as smoothly as it did. This done with bad backs, shoulders, hips and knees!

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Crufts Obedience Reports 2017 by Bronwyn Bartley

This article originally appeared in Dog World following Crufts 2017

Thursday – Inter-Regional Rally Competition followed by Obreedience.

Wales – Inter Regional Rally Winners

Crufts is the show which the majority of dog people always look forward to but this year, for the first time the show opened with the newly introduced Inter-Regional Rally Competition. This is the first time Rally has been held as a competition at Crufts so it will be interesting for people who are new to the competition and watching it for the first time.
The judge was Claire Coughlan-Khan who was very honoured to be asked to judge this event in its first year.

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Crufts 2017 Obedience Championships (Bitches)

Judge: Alan Gresty

I would like to thank the Kennel Cub for the invitation to judge the 2017 Crufts Obedience Championships. This is the crowning event of the obedience calendar and I feel honoured and privileged to have judged some of the best obedience dogs in the country. Thank you to Richard Kebble and Steve Rutter for all your efforts and support in the run up to, and during Crufts, a lot of work gentlemen and much appreciated, also my thanks to Gerrard Paisley ‘the master of the mike’. Great job Gerrard.

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Crufts 2017 Obedience Championships (Dogs)

Judge: Alan Gresty

I would like to thank the Kennel Cub for the invitation to judge the 2017 Crufts Obedience Championships. This is the crowning event of the obedience calendar and I feel honoured and privileged to have judged some of the best obedience dogs in the country. Thank you to Richard Kebble and Steve Rutter for all your efforts and support in the run up to, and during Crufts, a lot of work gentlemen and much appreciated, also my thanks to Gerrard Paisley ‘the master of the mike’. Great job Gerrard.

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