Council Member Ian Blakeley who works at Hunslet Engine Company in Leeds has worked in recent months on a project that will be of interest to all you rail enthusiasts. It involved the refurbishment of two locomotives. Here are Ian’s words:- ” Please see attached three photographs of the two locomotives parked up in a field before we started work. … Continue reading Hunslet Locos Refurbishment….
The Leeds Association of Engineers reached a milestone in 2015 reaching 150 years since formation in 1865. Apart from breaks during times of war during the 20th century an Anniversary Dinner has been held annually. It is interesting to look back at the history of this prestigious event in the Association’s calendar…… For many years the dinner was held at … Continue reading Report on the 2016 150th Anniversary Dinner with Photos !
GOLF 2016 (Photographs of the prize-giving following the dinner will be posted on this page at a later date…) Captain – Barrie J. Yates Hon. Golf Secretary – Steve Stacey This year the event was held at Leeds G. C. The golf course, hospitality … Continue reading Report on the 2016 Golf Tournament…..
We regret to have to cancel the walk and social slated for Friday 25th June due to the small number of bookings taken (only 4 people)….. However, a few members are having a ride out to Ellenroad Engine House on Sunday 7th August for 11.00 am. Anyone wishing to join us is most welcome. Last time we made the trip … Continue reading Cancellation:- Summer Solstice Walk….
Attention all you Golfers ! The event is getting close now, so if you have not made your booking please contact the Golf Secretary immediately….. GOLF TOURNAMENT DAY THURSDAY 30TH JUNE 2016 To be held at Leeds Golf Club (Cobble Hall) Click here to take you to the Event Page:- Golf Tournament 2016
Summer Solstice Walk Friday 24th June 7.00 pm With this year’s European elections on the Thursday it has been decided to hold the walk the day after. This year the walk will take place at St Aidan’s Country Park. It’s a stroll around the lake followed by refreshments and possibly a quiz. The refreshment destination has not been finalized yet … Continue reading Reminder:- Summer Solstice Walk….
. Members who have put their names down for the visit to Optare on Monday 25th April 2016 should note that the visit has been re-timed to suit staff commitments. The evening will commence at 5.00 pm with tea and biscuits and the tour will start at 5.30 pm prompt. The revised start time was advised in the last Newsletter … Continue reading Visit to Optare – Reminder of Revised Start Time…..
Reminder for those members who have booked to visit JCB on 26th May 2016….. Membership Secretary, Malcolm Murray, has circulated details of the visit to attendees. Please note that payment must be received by Treasurer, John Bentley, by 30th April in order to forward the monies to JCB. If you are booked to visit and have not done so already, then … Continue reading JCB Factory Visit in May… Reminder to Attendees…