Adam's parents Andy, 51, and Mandy, 50, have been attending SOBS
meetings in Johnstone since their son's death.
We were concerned, because although we realised that the American expression SOB
might have attracted a one-off visit, 187 hits seemed to suggest a strong and sustained interest in our campaign and we could not believe that American military personnel were interested in saving mutual building societies in the UK.
group meets on the last Wednesday of every month at Johnstone Day Care Centre at 21 Walkinshaw St from 7pm-8:30pm, and new members are always welcome.
helpline is open from 9am to 9pm everyday on 0870 2413337.
The cost of keeping in contact with the 1,000 people on the Sobs
mailing list and sending out regular press releases is expensive, and many supporters are elderly people living on small pension or fixed incomes, St Albans-based Mr Goodall said.
And she did - with her husband bursting into heart-wrenching sobs
CORONATION Street's Gail McIntyre buries her head in her hands and sobs
at the funeral of her new husband.
THE distraught sobs
of Maxine Carr were played to the Soham murder trial today as she told her lover's mother: "I don't understand why this had to happen.
Mr Bob Goodall, SOBS
campaign co-ordinator, said: "We wanted to stop the drive towards conversion and hoped to be able to put a number of resolutions along those lines to the society's AGM.
Aside from e sobs
from relatives, the courtroom was virtually silent: The judge issued a gag order that barred the attorneys and families from discussing the case.
launched its action against the society after the Midshires refused to hold a second meeting of members to discuss "demutualisation" - a takeover by the Halifax.
Wracked by sobs
, Cher eulogized her ex-husband Sonny Bono on Friday as ``the most unforgettable character,'' and told a unique gathering of mourners from Hollywood and Washington how the entertainer-turned-congressman beat the odds with his joking personality.
The lobby group - known as Sobs
- was aiming to thwart the pounds 750 million bid by the Halifax to take over the society, which was voted in by members in November.
and cries rose from a green house where the hearse pulled to a stop.
cried foul over its bid to mount a second special general meeting.