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…..”
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 ?”
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…..”
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…..”
Barrie Yates has received a message and asked for it to be relayed to members….. ********************************* Greetings people, I have some sad news to impart to you. Our friend and member Ken Norris has sadly died after a short illness . We shall miss his stories and great experiences of a very long and varied career as an engineer. I … Continue reading “Ken Norris – LAE Member…. R.I.P.”
Hon. Golf Secretary Steve Stacey has compiled details of the 4th July Tournament in a Golf Notice which has now been added to the event page. Book early to secure your places on the day. Steve is waiting to hear from you…. Golf Tournament Event .
Invitations to Keighley Association of Engineers Forthcoming Events Our friends at Keighley Association of Engineers advise of two of their forthcoming events in December 2022 and invite our members to join them if space is available. Both need to be ‘booked’ as per the instructions on the flyers attached below. Of course, where numbers are limited on Keighley organised events … Continue reading “Keighley Association of Engineers – Forthcoming Events….”
At the recent annual dinner we had a special guest, George Scholes, grandson of council member Ian Scholes. A keen scout, George will be joining the 25th World Scout Jamboree in South Korea in 2023. The scout organisation has been a great supporter to charities over the years and so it was decided by council that George would be the … Continue reading “A Thank You letter from Scout – George Scholes….”