CHESTERFIELD: Hardwick Probus Club given talk on Stanton Iron Works during war

Chairman Brian Worthy opened the March meeting of Hardwick Probus Club, held at the Olde House, Loundsley Green, by welcoming 29 members. He then introduced Mr Stephen Flinders, the visiting speaker, who commentated on a black and white silent film of the Stanton Iron Works during the war. The vote of thanks was given by Jim Savage.

Secretary Paul Broadhead reminded members of the annual dinneer at Chesterfield Golf Club on Friday, April 5.

Paul indicated that the 2013/2014 membership is 41 which does not provide sufficient income at the present level of subscription.

Chairman Brian announced that the annual outing will be to Ripon Races on Ladies Day on Thursday, June 20, and that the talk, “A Celebration of Tea”, at the next meeting on Tuesday, April 23, will be given by James Pogson from Northern Tea Merchants.