Category: Clubs General

Roll of Honour award for Howard Gregory

HG Roll of HonourJohn Smith – Past President of the L&C – presenting the Roll of Honour award for Howard Gregory to Suzanne Gregory.

Howard’s name was added to the L&CPU Roll of Honour at the AGM in February for services to L&CPU clubs in giving talks and demonstrations on all things Audio – Visual and also for being one of the founder members and running the Wilmslow Guild Audio Visual Group for the past 23 years.

Photograph by Jack Heathcote

From 7th April Crewe PS will be at a new venue, the new LIFESTYLE CENTRE in Crewe centre, just down the road from the club’s old venue, Crewe Library. Address is Moss Square, Crewe, CW1 2BB. See 

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.

PAGB GB Cup Success for Chorley

Chorley PS Logo

The PAGB GB Cup Competition was run this weekend in Dumfries. We’re pleased to report that Chorley Photographic Society came joint first in the Nature Section and won the Open Section outright. L&CPU President John Smith said “It is excellent news; Chorley are now one of the top clubs in the country and giving our traditional stars, Wigan 10 FC, some competition. Congratulations to Chorley and to all the L & C clubs who entered.”

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.

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…

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.