The membership secretary, Diana McInnes has reported an increase in the Society’s membership following a recruitment drive held in Woodwarde Road and Court Lane last autumn. The membership now stands at 1124. Seventy one new members joined the Society in the past year, 47 left, most through moving out of the area or as a result they had died. Almost all new members provide an email address and 40% of the total membership receive the regular e-bulletin of up to date news and events. Of this number, 75% open the email.