Forthcoming Visits – Revised timings….

Members please note that starting times for two forthcoming events have been confirmed, so make a note of these now…. The visit to Optare on Monday 25th April will start at 5.00 pm (tea and biscuits) for a 5.30  pm start to the tour.  See the event page for full details:- Optare Visit   Remember, the closing date for applications (only … Continue reading “Forthcoming Visits – Revised timings….”

Notification of Alternative Events….

Members please take a moment to have a look at details of three recently published events.  (Click on the links to take you to the event pages.)  Note that the Forthcoming Events list only shows the next five events and the JCB event below will not appear on the list until after 25th February……  Bookings for this event have to … Continue reading “Notification of Alternative Events….”

Report on the 2015 Ladies’ Evening by President Andrew Kibler…. With Photos !

Well, for those of you that could not make this Ladies’ evening you missed a cracker !  The evening started with a talk from the head chef who presented two of his students who were going to do the live cooking. There were three different types of cooking presentation all based on ‘Spherification’. After the chefs showed how it was done … Continue reading “Report on the 2015 Ladies’ Evening by President Andrew Kibler…. With Photos !”

Events in the 2014-2015 Session….

Read about the events lined up for the current session by pulling down the ‘Events’ menu above (for a complete list) or clicking each one in ‘Forthcoming Events’ in the section at the right hand side.  There are still some events in 2015 to finalise, such as the Church Service, the Annual Dinner and the Golf Tournament. These will be … Continue reading “Events in the 2014-2015 Session….”

Special Visit to Sheffield Forgemasters……

At short notice your vice-president, Barrie Yates, has been able to arrange a special visit to Sheffield Forgemasters… The visit is to be on Friday 16th May at 2.30 pm. (prompt) A ‘PDF’ map of the location is available showing the meeting point at Gate No. 2   Map Announced recently at the last meeting there is a visit to … Continue reading “Special Visit to Sheffield Forgemasters……”

Visit Report: Huddersfield Railway Modellers

We were warmly welcomed by an enthusiastic group of railway modellers who put on a splendid display of their modelling skills with several operating layouts of 2mm, 4mm, 7mm and 16mm sections. LAE treasurer John Bentley brought along a couple of his own locomotives which were run on the layouts. The four different gauges offered something to interest all railway … Continue reading “Visit Report: Huddersfield Railway Modellers”

Report on the recent visit to Constar International….

Visit to Constar International – 23rd May 2013 Based in Sherburn-in-Elmet this was quite a trek for most of us but turned out to be one worth making. We were well greeted by Allison (Human Resources Manager) and taken upstairs to their meeting room. Allison gave us a company overview before handing over to Will, the company’s Project Manager, who … Continue reading “Report on the recent visit to Constar International….”