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Chorley PS win North Cheshire Challenge PDI Trophy

Chorley President Will Stead receiving the trophy from judge Richard Spiers

Chorley President Will Stead receiving the trophy from judge Richard Spiers

North Cheshire Challenges Pdi results Chorley win again, doing the double yet again!! Beating home team North Cheshire by 1 point. But North Cheshire got overall winning image!

Rob Hockney – President of the NCPS – said, “Chorley were worthy winners once again, but were pushed a little harder in PDIs with hosts North Cheshire one point behind in second place and Leek taking third.

Chorley PS win North Cheshire Challenge Print Trophy

NCPS Challenge Print Trophy: (l-r) Rob Hockney - NCPS President, Jane Lines - Chorley PS Comp Sec, Garth Tighe - President of the L&CPU

NCPS Challenge Print Trophy: (l-r) Rob Hockney – NCPS President, Jane Lines – Chorley PS Comp Sec, Garth Tighe – President of the L&CPU

Tonight, Chorley PS won the North Cheshire Photographic Society Print Challenge in a battle with sixteen other clubs. Will Stead – President of Chorley – said, “A great night and another amazing win for the members of Chorley PS. Thanks to Jane (Lines – Chorley’s External Competition Secretary) for all her hard work in sorting the entries. Looking forward to tonight and the PDI knockout.” Jane Lines remarked “Don’t hold your breath ………it’s another clubs time to shine!!!”

Wigan 10 win the Maurice Dorikens Trophy

Maurice Dorikins TrophyCongratulations go to Wigan 10 Foto Club, who have won the Maurice Dorikens Trophy in 2015 for being the most consistent club in the last five years in the FIAP World Cup for Clubs. In this period, they have won the World Cup three times.

Bury Photographic Society Annual Exhibition 2016

Bury PS Annual Poster 2016

Bury PS Annual Poster 2016

Bury Photographic Society are holding their Annual Exhibition at the Art Gallery in Bury in March. The Art Gallery is on Moss Street , Bury BL9 0DR and is open on Tuesdays to Saturdays inclusive from 10-00am.

Car parking is by pay and display on street. There is a very good café in the Fusiliers Museum which is directly opposite the Art Gallery but there is also one due to open in the gallery from 4th April onwards.

David Crabtree  Secretary, Bury PS

Results – Annual Club Competitions 2016

The 2016 Annual Club Competitions were held over two days at Lowton Church of England High School Newton Road, Lowton. The photographs were judged by Simon Allen MPAGB EFIAP, Anne Greiner MPAGB, Rod Wheelans, MPAGB, Hon PAGB, MFIAP, FRPS. Day one – the…

Annual Club Competition Day 1 – Chorley Leads!

Chorley PS use German tourist tactics to secure the best seats!

Chorley PS use German tourist tactics to secure the best seats!

Today was the first day of the Annual Club Print & Projected Image Competition 2016. By the end of day, Chorley Photographic Society were at the top of the table, leading rival club Wigan 10 by 12 points. Chorley have 323 points, with Wigan 10 on 311, and Alsager CC on 288.

Chorley began the day with a covert operation to secure the best seats, placing their scarves on them, before retiring to the cafe until the hall was officially opened!

Gordon Jenkins gets front cover of latest issue of PAGB News!!!

Lady with Goose - Gordon-Jenkins

Lady with Goose – Gordon-Jenkins

Former L&CPU President Gordon Jenkins took the Best Portrait Individual Award in the 2016 GB Open Cup last week, and his photo subsequently was chosen for the front cover of e-news – the newsletter of the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain issued today.

We’d have liked to include a quote from Gordon, but he’s currently somewhere in South America – a favourite haunt of L&CPU treasurers, I’m told. 😉