Changes to the Lecture Programme…..

. Please Note:-  Due to the lecturer being unavailable for the February event we have swapped lectures with the April event. Barrie Yates will now present his lecture on 27th February instead of following the AGM.  Jayanti Mistry will give his lecture following the AGM on 30th April. See the event pages using these links for further details….. February Lecture … Continue reading “Changes to the Lecture Programme…..”

Power for Electric Cars…..

Where do you think the power for Electric Cars should originate ? Barrie Yates has forwarded thoughts from Sir Bernard Ingham. Sir Bernard is first and foremost a Yorkshire lad from Hebden Bridge and a graduate of the University of Bradford. He was also Margaret Thatcher’s chief press secretary. These are some of his recent blunt observations in the Yorkshire Post, … Continue reading “Power for Electric Cars…..”

A Realistic Assessment of Renewable Energy…..

. A lesson on Renewable Energy…..  Barrie Yates has forwarded a link to a short lecture on renewable energy which members might find interesting. Over six years ago the late David MacKay, or to give him his full title, Sir David John Cameron MacKay FRS FInstP FICE, gave a ‘TED.Ed.Warwick’ lecture with some surprising statistics, clearly illustrated and explained. He … Continue reading “A Realistic Assessment of Renewable Energy…..”

Guided Tour – Steam Engine Repair Workshop

. Keighley & WorthValley Railway Workshop Visit….. Dear members, firstly, apologies for the terribly short notice but we only received information at the last moment….. The National Lottery is promoting visits to interesting sites that have benefited by funding to celebrate the 25 years of National Lottery. The Boiler & Engineering Skills Training Trust (BESTT) together with Keighley & Worth Valley … Continue reading “Guided Tour – Steam Engine Repair Workshop”

Three More Events – Including a Summer Visit !

As we approach the end of the 2018-2019 session there are still three events for you to enjoy:- On Thursday 20th June we have our Solstice Walk and Supper. This year we will be joined by members of the Keighley Association of Engineers in a joint meeting. In addition to a Pie & Peas supper (booking required) there will be … Continue reading “Three More Events – Including a Summer Visit !”