Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Tag: Dave Orton

In memory of Dave Orton: Phil Silver pays tribute

Dave Orton Phil Silver Tribute
Phil Silver was one of 50 mourners to travel to Derby in order pay their respects to the widely loved and hugely respected Dave Orton who passed recently aged 78. Phil provides a moving report and a personal tribute to his great friend and fellow Bacta Biker.

Industry veteran Dave Orton died last week

Dave Orton Bacta Bikers
At the age of 78, Dave Orton, a popular character within the UK machines industry, has passed away. With over half a century of service to his name, the ex-Associated Leisure and Reel Controls MD and key charity fundraiser, is remembered by former Coinslot editor and long standing friend David Snook.

Bacta delegation witnesses Westminster terror attack

Coinslot - Bacta Westminster
Following an organised meeting with MPs, Bacta members found themselves at the heart of last week’s terrorist attack as they left the Palace of Westminster.   A senior bacta delegation comprising, national president Gabi Stergides, chief executive John White, Barry Knowles and Dave Orton, witnessed last week’s atrocity which left four people dead, including PC Keith Palmer who was murdered whilst...

Charity bikers rev up for a brand new beginning

Coinslot Bacta Bikers
The Bacta Bikers descended on London to present the fruits of their most recent journey, as founder Dave Orton bid farewell to the industry’s most colourful fundraising group.   Motorbike fundraisers and trade body stalwarts, the Bacta Bikers, took to the streets of Wembley this past week to present Rays of Sunshine with the money gathered on their most recent excursion....