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Users' Groups

8BS, SOLINET, BBC User Group and EUG are still active. Software disks can still be purchased from them. Disks are typically 50p an issue if you supply the disk, UKP 1 if not.
c/o Ron Marshall, 41 Westbrook Drive, Rainworth, Notts, NG21 0FB, UK
BBC User Group
37 Ceylon Place, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3JE, UK
EUG (Electron User Group)
c/o David Edwards, 42 Canterbury Road, REDCAR TS10 3QF, UK, Tel: 01642 479837, E-mail: s-d.edwards@tees.ac.uk. Supports all 8 bit Acorns, still produces monthly BBC/Electron disk magazines, UKP1 each (incl. disc).
I don't really know if any of the following are active (in relation to the BBC, that is). I found the information on the net, and gathered it here for reference:
Acorn BBC Users' Group (UK)
Contacts: President, Colin McLeod 385-8550; secretary, Graeme Farrant, 389-1076. Meets second Friday of month, 7.30pm. (Found here)
University of Bristol Computer Society Acorn SIG (Special Interest Group).
Dansk Acorn & BBC Brugergruppe (Danish Acorn & BBC User Group): Sondergade 19B, 1. tv., Hou 8300 Odder, Denmark tlf.: 8655 7539 (Found here)
Bristol Acorn RISC User Group, check the home page for more info and links.
The Victorian BBC Users Group (merged with the BBC in Education Users Group).
Canberra BBC Users Group - admits that newer Acorn machines have taken over.
Others that might be of interest:
Maidenhead Computer Club
is not BBC specific, but has links to more UK groups and clubs which might be of interest.

Robert Schmidt - rsc@nvg.org.