Our next meeting is on Monday 11 December 2017 at the Isca Bowls Centre in Exeter. The talk will be “The First Atlantic Telegraph Cables of 1858 and 1865”. The meeting starts at 10.30 am prompt, but the meeting room and refreshments will be open from before 10am. Anyone who is a chartered engineer and is retired or nearing retirement is very welcome to come along. (please make yourself known to the chairman or secretary before the meeting). Our meeting room is large enough to accommodate quite a few guests and visitors. There are excellent facilities for lunch if required.