23/06/2020 Dear Member, Well what a horrific past three months we have had since my last letter, I just hope all of you are keeping well and staying safe and I am sure soon we will see an end to this pandemic. Even then when we are all COVID-19 free I fear we … Continue reading “A message from the President…”
One of the association’s aims is to offer assistance to members when required. Council have agreed that in these uncertain times it would be helpful to report on any opportunities available. A personal friend of mine for over thirty years, John Burfield, has a company based in the South West and is looking to expand activities in the North and … Continue reading “An Employment Opportunity…..”
. As a result of the ongoing Coronavirus situation we were unable to hold our Annual General Meeting this year. The health and safety of our members is our top priority and as soon as it is safe to hold the meeting members will be informed through the usual channels. In the meantime the minutes of last year’s A.G.M. are … Continue reading “Annual General Meeting 2020 – Cancelled…..”
. John would like to thank all those members and friends who sent kind messages of condolence during his recent bereavement. In his words “it’s been a big help”. .
. The 2020 Leeds Association of Engineers Annual Golf Tournament has been postponed. Here is a letter from Steve Stacey, Hon. Golf Secretary… 26th March 2020 I have been in contact with Leeds Golf Club where we were due to hold our Annual Golf Day on Wednesday 24th June. I have already paid a deposit for the event and have agreed … Continue reading “2020 Golf Tournament – Postponed”
To all members: A message from the President….. 17/3/2020 Dear Member, As I am sure you are all already aware most organised events and public gatherings have now all been cancelled due to the recent rapid growth of Coronavirus in accordance with government guidelines. With these guidelines in mind and thinking of what my own company is doing to restrict … Continue reading “President’s Message – Cancellation of Dinner and Meetings…..”
. Our member Barrie Yates who is also a member of the group ‘Supporters of Nuclear Energy’ (SONE www.sone.org.uk) has been corresponding with Simon Newton of Moltex Energy. Following an article in the New Scientist by Dr. Paul Dorfman, Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Energy Institute, University College London (UCL), Mr. Newton was moved to respond to some points … Continue reading “Fourth Generation Nuclear Fission…..”
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…..”