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1988 - 1998

1989 - Continental Europe Region becomes part of GB Service Structure

  • Continental Europe Region becomes part of GB Service Structure, bringing the number of Regions to 15.

1992 - 3,000 groups registered in GB

  • 3,000 groups registered in GB, with 15 Regions and 118 Intergroups.

1993 - Networked computer system installed at GSO

  • Networked computer system installed at GSO.
  • Internet group formed by four Glasgow members, which grew to 175 within two years.

1994 - Single Telephone number Trials begin

  • Trials begin for single telephone number in SE England and parts of Scotland.

1995 - Conference accepts Twelve Concepts and Conference Charter for GB

  • GB Conference accepts Twelve Concepts and Conference Charter for GB as a supplement to World Service Concepts

1997 - 50th Anniversary of AA in Great Britain

  • 50th Anniversary of AA in Great Britain
  • National Convention in Blackpool
  • Groups in Great Britain number 3,279, 15 Regions and 118 Intergroups

1998 - New AA Service Handbook is published

  • Conference adopts national single 0845 telephone number.
  • Public Information website established by GSB at GSO York.
  • New AA Service Handbook is published, including Guidelines, contents of previous Service Handbook, and Public Information.