January 2021 Meeting Report

The meeting began with the AGM which had been moved from September to its new month of January. Subscriptions remain at £20 and it was reported that lockdown had brought along 10 new members which is great news . The new committee is shown below and we welcome Michael Hobbs as our new President. The Saturn award was presented virtually to Lilian Hobbs for all her work during the past year moving the society into the digital age with zoom meetings, online banking and a new updated web site.

PresidentMichael Hobbs
Vice-PresidentIan Gore
Treasurer and MembershipsLilian Hobbs
Programme SecretaryGerard O’Mara
Members Rep 1Antonio Lugo

After the AGM the main meeting was the John Thompson Memorial Lecture given by our past president Lilian Hobbs with a talk entitles ‘Left in Space’. It was a talk which described the various objects, some very unusual that have been left in space. There were 22 members in attendance, our largest ever.