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Notices and news


Published 2011
"Wildlife Photography by Alan Saunders" at Martin Mere in October 29 June
L&CPU Annual Competition 30 May
November 2011 Keswick Weekend - including the Anglo-Scottish Battle 12 May
Motions for the 2011 AGM 3 May
L&CPU Annual Competition 2011 14 March
We are in Cheshire Life - March 2011 edition 25 February
L&CPU Big Day 23 February
Meal at Beijing Restaurant on Sunday 13 February - menu & booking 19 January
Published 2010
Keswick gallery uploaded & news about next year 2 December
An offer to have your PDI competition entries validated 19 November
Equipment 26 October
Bramhall PS Annual Exhibition 2010 18 October
NCPS Digital Workshop - Tuesday 2 November 17 October
PARIS 2011 6 October
Facelift for the website 7 September
Please don't send stuff to the Poynton Civic Hall 4 September
Park Lane Poynton 26 August
Card - "photographers' rights" 24 August
Library Display – August 2010-08-09 13 August
Further website updates for the new season 5 August
POYNTON SHOW: SATURDAY 28th AUGUST 2 August
Preliminary website updates for the new season 29 July
News and blog facelift 1 June
Agenda - Annual General Meeting 18th May 2010 11 May
Motion to change the Constitution and Standing Orders, regarding the Selection Committee 21 April
Motion to require the Committee to change and republish the rules for the 2011 Exhibition 21 April
Motion to require the Committee to change and republish the Clubworker Competition rules for the 2010/2011 season 21 April
Update - 2010 Anglo-Scottish Battle at Keswick 1 April
Equipment loan 26 March
If you're still on CS1 and want to upgrade, now's a good time 24 March
Gordon Does it Again 23 February
Entering PDIs into Clubworker competitions 18 February
Meal at Beijing Restaurant on Sunday 14 February - menu & booking 27 January
Published 2009
What you need to know to submit images for the Annual Exhibition 14 December
DiCentra in use 12 December
Option to submit entries for PDI competitions by email 18 November
Our selections for L&CPU 2009 and Great British Cup 2009 16 November
FOCUS on this website 27 August
Poynton Show 2009 5 August
Metropolitan Police publish summary of law about photography 17 July
Keswick Update 8 June
Summer Programme - Visit to Victoria Baths Manchester 19 May
Minor competition rule changes 11 May
Motion to authorise and instruct the Committee to change and publish the Clubworker Competition rules for the 2009/2010 season 6 May
Motion to authorise and instruct the Committee to change and publish the rules for the 2010 Exhibition 6 May
We have been asked to do the Poynton Show again this year 20 April
Petition to clarify law on photographing police officers 7 April
Do You Keep your FOCUS, or Bin it? 5 April
Keswick Update 1 April
Romiley Photoshow 2009 30 March
"Photoshop My Way" by Irene Froy, 7 July 2009 in Telford 25 March
Another date for your diary - Keswick weekend 5 March
To Blog or not to Blog 1 March
Is it now illegal to photograph police officers? 18 February
This website has been upgraded 18 January
Even experts get colour spaces wrong! 16 January
Published 2008
Prints for the Southport Open by 13th January 7 January
News and a photograph from "Big Arthur" 18 December
The law and photography - some useful documents 16 December
Please bring in prints for our Poynton Library display 14 December
Material for the Annual Exhibition 12 December
On Entering International Salons 12 December
The "Autumn Trees" website experiment 9 December
Autumn Trees on the Home Page 24 November
Refinement of the website navigation 24 November
Annual Exhibition 11-13th February 2009 13 November
The new "Awards and acceptances" section 5 November
Where has the Members' area gone? 31 October
Near Misses at Bramhall 30 October
NCPS invited to enter Southport's Champions competition next January 20 October
34th Smethwick International Exhibition - by 20 November 19 October
URGENT - rooms available for Keswick weekend, 8 & 9 November 15 October
Last chance to upgrade from Photoshop 7 5 & 6 October
Some dates for handover to the Selection Committee 16 September
Redesign of the NCPS Website 16 September
Poynton Library Display - on view to September 6th 20 August
New to the Gallery - new panel by Joyce Streets 3 June
Motion for AGM 20th May 2008 - 2 6 May
Motion for AGM 20th May 2008 - 1 6 May
Poynton Library Display - August 18th to September 6th 1 May
Current Syllabus Updates 30 March
2008 Exhibition Winners added to Gallery 15 March
Exhibition Update 31 January
A PUBLIC HANGING - SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT 20 January
Extra session - beyond the syllabus 11 January
Annual Exhibition 2008 2 January
New to the Gallery - see the latest collection from Gordon Robson 2 January
Published 2007
New to the Gallery - Pictures from the Club's Lake District Weekend by Brian Turnbull 21 November
Print Mounting Demonstration 15 November
Club Equipment available for member’s use 12 November
Pictures by Colin Pickles added to the Gallery 5 November
North Cheshire Challenge Trophy goes Digital 5 November
Syllabus Change 5 November
The Competition Secretary answers some of your questions 17 October
Syllabus Change 29 September
Library Display - on view until 23rd September 15 September
Digital Workshops 10 August
Library Display 23 July
Des Lowe 6 July
PrizeWinner - see the award winning picture! 28 June
NCPS and Poynton Show 20 June
New Pictures from Brian Turnbull added to Gallery 10 June
2007 AGM President's Address 3 June
Winston Bartlett JP - Sad News 29 May
Library Display 22 May
Gallery Addition - Tony Redford Budapest Trip 22 May
Gallery Addition - 2006/2007 Print Worker of the Year 22 May
New Syllabus 30 April
Annual Exhibition - Results and Pictures 30 April
The Rosalind Bramley Pictorial Monochrome Print Competition 21 January
Published 2006
Download Area added to the Website 16 December
Festive additions the Gallery.... 16 December
New Venue for Digital Forum Evenings 10 December
The Annual Exhibition 14-16th February 2007 10 December
Standing in for the Competition Secretary 2 December
Janet Wilson 23 November
International Success 18 November
Inside Poynton 18 November
Additions to Website Gallery 12 November
Chapel-en-le-Frith Battle 5 November
Extra General Meeting vote on rule changes 21 October
AGM Date Change 16 October
Quarterly Competition Winners added to Gallery 8 October
Proposed changes to Competition Rules 5 September
Let Battles Commence! 2 September
Website Improvements 28 August
Ready for the New Season 13 August
Syllabus News 4 June
Poynton Library Display 18 May
Extra Session at the Civic Hall 18 May
NCPS 2006 Summer Programme (Updated) 18 May
The NCPS Syllabus for 2006 – 2007 goes online 2 April
Those Cheatin’ Photographers 6 March
Annual Exhibition 2006 - Pictures added to Gallery 24 February
Trevor Harrison – the end of an Era 17 February
Sheila Edwards wrote in 2005! 8 January
Published 2005
Rod Hargreaves 1946 – 2005 18 December
Syllabus News: 18 December
L&CPU Website 18 December
Anglo-Scottish Battle 2006 – A date for your new diary. 18 December
Arthur Barrow - in the news 17 December
NCPS Web Pages at www.ncps.org.uk 12 November
Forthcoming External Competitions 17 October
Rodney Simpson 7 October
L&CPU Centenary Year 2 October
David Langridge – a Forthcoming Meeting 2 October
Mounting Board 2 October
2005/2006 Syllabus Available Online 29 August
The Art of Digital Photography - Promotional Flyer 29 August
The End of Digital Dithering? 29 August
Annual Exhibition Update 29 August
Equipment for members use 29 August
Exhibition 2006 - Dates and Judges Announced 29 May
NCPS 2005 Summer Programme 5 May
Important - change of date for AGM 21 April
Pictures from 2005 Exhibition added to Gallery 12 March
Gordon Robson Writes! 7 March
Syllabus News 6 February
News From India 6 February
Letter from India 29 January
The Great Anglo-Scottish Battle at Keswick 2005 17 January
Published 2004
2005 Annual Exhibition Details 15 November
November Focus Published Online 1 November
Annual Exhibition, 9 – 11th February 2005 November
Syllabus Change 22 September
New for 2004/2005 - Digital Imaging Forum 19 August
New 2004/2005 Season Syllabus 17 August
Keswick Weekend, Nov 5th & 6th - ALL RECORDS BROKEN! 2 August
Summer Focus Published Online 2 August
Summer Programme 2004 (with poem!) 22 May
Martin Avery Digital Trophy - 27th May 2004 18 May
April Focus Published Online 26 April
Digital Imaging Course (Oct 04 - May 05) April
Late NEWS April
The New Digital Projector April
February Focus including full exhibition reports 26 February
2004 Exhibition award winners added to Gallery 15 February
Late NEWS February
Base Camp comes up Trumps February
Details of our 2004 Annual Exhibition 9 January
Published 2003
Your Festive Focus..... 3 December
Digital Cinema December
Dates announced for Keswick Weekend 2004 21 November
October Edition of Focus published on-line 26 October
Looking Forward October
Change of Judge for 2nd Quarterly Competition 29 September
Read the August Edition of Focus 18 August
Twenty Years On August
A New Look Website – www.ncps.org.uk August
Steph Clack wins PAGB Colour Print Gold Medal August
New Syllabus for 2003/2004 Published Online 22 June
Details of Summer Walkabouts 27 May
Graham McIntosh May
www.ncps.org.uk April
Lake District Weekend April
"Who are the Champions" April
The Views of a 'newbie'. April
Unknown Pleasures February
How to remain a Virgin February
A Photographic Challenge February
Notice of proposal for Ann Exhibition Rule change re AGM 2003 February
Published 2002
50th Anniversary Dinner Photos on CD December
Digiscoping and Biniscoping December
Is the Syllabus to your liking? October
Club Trip to the Lake District Sunday 10th November October
"AWAY BATTLES" August
Quarterly Competitions August
Summer Programme May
www.ncps.org.uk May
PAGB Interclub Print Championship 2002 May
From the Lancashire & Cheshire Photographic Union May
Effortless Digital May
Rosalind Bramley Trophy competition March
Notes from a New Boy March
Next Year's Syllabus March
N.C.D.S March
'STATE OF THE UNION QUESTIONNAIRE SURVEY' February
LIGHTNING DOES STRIKE TWICE! February
Published 2001
Gerald Hallworth December
NCPS Christmas Dinner 20th December 2001 October
Forthcoming Competitions October
The Club Christmas Dinner on Thursday 20th Dec October
50th Anniversary Celebration October
What sex is your computer? October
Rules for the Natural History Section October
Frank's Millipede September
Forthcoming Competitions September
"Success breeds success" September
L&CPU Delegates Meeting Williamson Art Gallery September
The 2001 L&CPU Annual Print & Slide Competition Results September
NCPS provide Commentary for next Mono Print Folio September
50th Anniversary Celebration September
Welcome to the New (2001-2002) Session September
Summer Activities 2001 for NCPS June
Poynton Show - Sat 25th August 2001 June
50 YEARS OF CLUB PHOTOGRAPHY (THE EARLY YEARS) June
The On-line Gallery May
Bar-Bar May
My Slides Have Foot and Mouth Disease May
Dubious Judging? May
And Finally: March
Exhibiting to the World March
What's in a name? March
Rules for the Annual Exhibition January
Sponsorship January
Club Funds January
Library Display January
Trash and Treasure Sale January
Annual Exhibition Programme January
Published 2000
Have you noticed that... December
Tuesday Night is Poynton Night December
Re: Drug Abuse & Digital Abuse December
Barmouth - To Be or Not To Be November
Drug Abuse & Digital Abuse: A case to Answer? November
Publicity August
Poynton Millennium Arts and Crafts Festival August
Michael Leach to star in the Extravaganza August
Out and About August
Dates for your Diary August
Barmouth Weekend 29th Sept - 1st Oct 2000 August
The New Syllabus August
Poynton Show, August 26th August
The New President Speaks August
Answer to Quiz May
1st Quarterly Competition of next session May
Barmouth Weekend Sat 29th September-Sunday 1st October May
A Resolution for the next AGM May
Digital Imaging & Club Photography. May
Extracts from L&CPU Competitions Sec Report to AGM 19 Feb 2000 May
Question: Who said the following? May
Poynton Millennium Arts and Crafts Exhibition, June 19th. - 25th. May
From the President's Office May
Letters to the Editor April
What's the Secret to becoming a successful Judge? April
Syllabus Notes April
www.ncps.org.uk April
Now there's a Funny Thing January
Letter's to the Editor January
From the new editor January
Will no one protect us from progress? January
Published 1999
And finally (2)….  Pen and Camera Club of Methodism December
And finally (1)….  A Visit to the City of Bath December
From the President December
And finally…. Christmas is Coming September
Bits ‘n’ Pieces September
Syllabus September
From the President September
And finally… May
Summer outings May
Syllabus May
Annual General Meeting – 25th May May
President’s bit ... ‘Does the camera ever lie?’ May
And finally….. March
Syllabus Secretary’s bit March
President’s bit ... "What do they Want?" March