GRO pdf Certificates

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  1. Flook

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    I've just received my first PDFs and I'm very pleased with them. The initial trial period for this service was 3 months but I don't know whether they're extending that. If not, I believe the last date for ordering is probably 12th January.
     
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    Daft Bat Administrator. Chief cook & bottle washer! Staff Member

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    Currently waiting for one and those that I have received so far have been great. :)
     
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  3. Sis

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    Mine too. No complaints from me. Fingers crossed they bring it in permanently.
     
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    Daft Bat Administrator. Chief cook & bottle washer! Staff Member

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    The blurb says "The pilot will run for a minimum of 3 months to enable GRO to assess the demand for this service over a prolonged period." so hopefully the trial will last for a lot longer and eventually become a permanent feature. :)
     
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    Do they provide a way to give feedback? Can you let them know you like the service?
     
  6. Daft Bat

    Daft Bat Administrator. Chief cook & bottle washer! Staff Member

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    Nothing specific but the GRO contact link allows you to email, telephone or write to them. :)
     
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  7. Flook

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    When I went to download my latest PDF on Monday there was an online user survey which (if I remember right) came up automatically when I got to the 'My Order' page.
     
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    In the email I got when they informed there was a file ready to download there was a link to a feedback survey which asks about the pdf pilot and other ideas they are looking at for making things easier for us (read them)
     
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  9. Sis

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    Just an update that the PDF's are still available.:)
     
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    Daft Bat Administrator. Chief cook & bottle washer! Staff Member

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    ***** UPDATE *****​

    On the GRO website:

    The GRO has been piloting a service from 12 October 2017 to provide portable document format (PDF) copies of digitised historical birth and death records. The pilot will now run for a minimum of 9 months.

    (+)(^^)(+)
     
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    Excellent News <|:)
     
  12. Sis

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    Woo, Hoo!!!!8(:-)8(:-)
     
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  13. Bay Horse

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    Nine months, minimum. Excellent!

    I've ordered more PDFs than I would've done certificates over this trial period.
     
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    Me too and have no doubt I shall order quite a few more!:rolleyes:
     
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