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Obituary – Margaret Suddaby

Margaret Suddaby

Margaret Suddaby

Mrs Margaret Suddaby LRPS CPAGB, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on February 7th, 2016. Margaret was an Honorary Life Member of Southport Photographic Society, a society she served tirelessly and in many capacities before she, and her husband, Keith, relocated to Morpeth, Northumberland to be closer to their immediate family.

Ben Osborne Hon FRPS at Chester Photographic Society

Thursday 10th  March 2016, 7.30 at The Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre, Chester Ben Osborne Hon FRPS – Wildlife Photographer of the Year in 2007 & a freelance photographer since 1984, best known for his images of Antarctica in the book of…

Judge Accreditation – Colin Douglas

Congratulations to Colin Douglas, who has become the first L&CPU Judge to acquire the new L&CPU Judge Accreditation. The data portal will be updated soon, so that the accreditation will show up in the downloadable Judges List and Directory listings.…

Sad News – Howard Gregory

Howard GregoryIt is with great sadness that we inform you that the Chairman of the Wilmslow Guild Audio Visual Group, Howard Gregory, passed away on Thursday 14th January 2016 after a short time in the hospice.

Ron Allred APAGB 1921 – 2015

It is with great sadness we report the passing of a member of Warrington Photographic Society. Ron Allred APAGB passed away on the 17th December 2015 at the age of 94. Ron started his love of club photography some 50…

Competition Announcement: Annual Club Print & Projected Image Competition 2016

27th February and 28th February 2016 Lowton Church of England High School Newton Road, Lowton, WA3 1DU Rules and Guidelines – pdf download Drop off points: Bob Robinson 5,Laburnum Grove, Tyldesley, Manchester, M29 8PL 0161 790 1102 Norman Thompson 136,…

AGM – Calling notice and Nomination form

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The 110th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the ‘Lancashire and Cheshire Photographic Union’ will take place on Sunday 26th February 2016 at 2:30 pm at Albany Science College, Bolton Road, Chorley, PR7 3AY

The following documents are now available for download:

Further documents will be released shortly.

David Tolliday wins the Sir Patrick Moore prize in the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition

Orion - by David Tolliday

Orion – by David Tolliday

Our congratulations to David Tolliday – a member of Macclesfield Camera Club – who won the Sir Patrick Moore prize in the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, an award given to newcomers to the hobby who show great promise.

A few dates for your diary!

John Smith - President of the L&CPU

John Smith – President of the L&CPU

Firstly can I inform you of an important event taking place in our region.

The Opening of the Sony PAGB Print Exhibition – featuring the best photographic prints from club photographers all over Great Britain and Northern Ireland will take place at 2pm in the Williamson Art Gallery, Slatey Road, Birkenhead, Wirral CH43 4UE on Saturday 12th December.