Today Jodrell Bank hosted a meeting of representatives from the North West Group of Astronomical Societies. About three times a year, reps from astronomical socieites in the north west of England get together to discuss various issues including: the CfDS, FAS matters, and activities of member societies. NWGAS member societies include Manchester, Liverpool, Chester, Altricham & District, Llandrillo, Southport, Salford, and of course, Macclesfield Astronomical Society. Things are pretty healthy in this part of the world with several active societies, many regular lectures and frequent star parties. The demographics across the region just go to show, not all astronomers are male and over the age of fifty!