Category: Club News

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.

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.

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…

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…