March 2020 news

Our speaker at the next meeting on Monday 16th March will be Professor Terry Callaghan giving a talk about his research in the Arctic. The Arctic is changing very quickly because of climate change and globalisation. Increasingly, the two aspects are linked and changes in the Arctic’s environment are accelerating. Climate warming in the Arctic … Read more

February 2020 news

Our speaker for Monday the 17th February is Geoff Higginbottom, who has been performing at Folk Clubs and local hostelries since he was 19 and has travelled far and wide collecting songs and stories along the way. His presentation for Probus takes the form of a musical journey and is a mixture of songs and … Read more

January 2020 news

Owing to the funeral of one of our founding members, which many current members wish to attend, coinciding with the next monthly meeting, that meeting on 20th January is cancelled.

December 2019 news

Our speaker on December 16th will be Susan Craig. Her talk, ‘Look Back with Laughter’ is based on her life with her husband Mike, a BBC comedy script writer, and some of the many comedians she entertained in her house. Mike created more than 1,000 television and radio shows, and from 1964 wrote for stars … Read more

November 2019 news

The talk at our next meeting on Monday 18th November is to be given by Professor Dr Peter Roberts on the subject of ‘Global Catastrophes’. Gleefully, it is about eight different global catastrophes that are inevitable. Two will wipe out the whole of life on the planet, some will wipe out humanity but leave residual … Read more

September 2019 news

For our next meeting on Monday, 16th September, we are to be revisited by John Miller. John last spoke to us about his life within the BBC, for whom he worked for nearly 30 years, mostly in TV programme production. This time his talk will be entitled ‘The Show must go on : On the … Read more

August 2019 news

The speaker at our next monthly meeting to be held at The Lion and Swan Hotel on Monday 19th August will be Father Michael E Burgess. His talk is entitled, “The Seven Deadly Sins”. Also known as the Capital Vices, the Seven Traits of Man, or Cardinal Sins, The Seven Deadly Sins is a grouping … Read more

July 2019 news

Our speaker for next Monday 15th July will be Tony Bostock who will be giving us a presentation on Cheshire Villages. Tony is an experienced lecturer/speaker and he has written books and many articles on various aspects of life in Cheshire. He was a serving officer within the Cheshire Constabulary for over 30 years and … Read more

June 2019 news

Our speaker next Monday 17th June will be Peter Webb who will be giving us an illustrated talk on the Peak District, Rock, Scenery & Mountains. The area will be familiar to many of us but we expect that Peter will enlighten us a lot more due to his in-depth knowledge of the area. If … Read more

May 2019 news

Our speaker next Monday 20th May will be Keith Meeson. His presentation will be on his walking and involvement in The Bottle Kiln Walk. If you are a retired man from either a business or professional background and you would like to come along, listen to the talk and find out more about the Club … Read more