Dog Holden will be visiting Kenn Back early in the New Year. Any messages for Kenn Back could be sent to Dog to pass during his visit.
Update on club events list, request for talk at Peterborough Probus, house sitting, news from NOC and more…
Dear Fids, You will be sad to hear that Barbara McHugo died on 8th August, but for her it was a peaceful and I think, blessed, release. She had been suffering from increasing dementia for some time. I have been in occasional touch with her carer, but she had lost my contact details so I…
The populations of wandering, black-browed and grey-headed albatrosses have halved over the last 35 years on sub-antarctic Bird Island according to a new study published today (20 November) in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The UKAHT are holding a reception at the Postal Museum in London on the 1st December to celebrate Antarctica Day. Lisa Avis the UKAHT Administration Manager would like to invite all BAS Club member
Snippets of Antarctica related news and information: progress on the RRS Sir David Attenborough, private expeditions to the pole, sale of a photograph at Sotheby’s of Scott .
We think there was a hiccup with the email notifications for two news items recently posted, so I am resending this message with links to the news items.
Highlights from the October ebulletin include Port Lockroy training, visit from HRH Princess Royal, Celebrate ‘Antarctica Day’, Christmas decoration ideas.
British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has decided, for safety reasons, that it will close its Halley VI Research Station during the 2018 Antarctic winter. This will be the second time that the year-round operation of the station, which is located on a floating 150-m thick ice shelf, will be disrupted by a complex and unpredictable glaciological situation.
From Ivor Morgan; ‘I am writing on behalf of Gaynor McMorrin, the wife of Ian McMorrin. Ian died yesterday in hospital after a series of hospital stays’