Pleased to meet you… Martins Golubevs….

The Leeds Association of Engineers has for many years welcomed new young members and in the last couple of years four have joined the association. We are grateful to John Aldersley for introducing these young engineers to the association. John asked for a few words by way of an introduction from them and Martins has offered the following…..   “Hello, … Continue reading “Pleased to meet you… Martins Golubevs….”

Have you heard of a mineral called Perovskite ?

Barrie Yates has brought to our attention new developments in solar power generation…. New generation Solar Cells…. “The subject of saving the planet is very much in our thoughts, and as engineers and scientists we hope to use our skills to help reduce global warming by the use of technology. One development toward this goal is the use of solar … Continue reading “Have you heard of a mineral called Perovskite ?”

A Message from Scout George Scholes…..

  At the 2022 Anniversary Dinner we were joined by George Scholes, grandson of Council Member Ian Scholes.     The following year in 2023 George was to join a Scout trip to a Jamboree in Seoul in South Korea. A collection at the dinner was taken and donated to George who was busily gathering sponsorship for this exciting trip. … Continue reading “A Message from Scout George Scholes…..”

Can you help a young engineer with his career search ?

One of the association’s aims has always been to help those people in need of assistance, mainly its members, but also to offer help to our fellow engineers, wherever they may reside.   Council Member and Trustee Ian Blakeley has an acquaintance whose son is an engineering graduate and is actively searching for a position. The graduate’s name is Jonathan … Continue reading “Can you help a young engineer with his career search ?”

Thomas Green Motor Mower Parts…..

Can you help an enthusiastic restorer ? I was contacted recently by a gentleman in Northern Ireland attempting to restore a Thomas Green motor mower. Nicholas Rogers had requested contact details for LAE member John Pease, who had written a book about Thomas Green of Leeds. I put him in touch with John… Mr. Rogers advised that he needs to … Continue reading “Thomas Green Motor Mower Parts…..”

Photos from the 158th Anniversary Dinner…..

On the 15th April 2023 we held the 158th Anniversary Dinner at Headingley Golf Club.  Below you will find some photographic memories of the 2023 dinner, courtesy of our regular photographer council member Ian Scholes…. Dinner Secretary Andrew presided and introduced our president Ross Town who delivered a short speech welcoming the members and guests and thanking them for their … Continue reading “Photos from the 158th Anniversary Dinner…..”

Funeral of Ken Norris…..

As reported recently association member Ken Norris sadly passed away. Several members attended his funeral, including Andrew Kibler who kindly provided some details of the Memorial Booklet from the service. Ken will be greatly missed, having been a regular attendee at our lectures and visits. Below are some pages from the Memorial Booklet, including a touching poem by Anthony Dawson.  … Continue reading “Funeral of Ken Norris…..”