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Bulletin

Annual subscription fee

The annual subscription is due on 1st January.  The fee for 2018 has been reduced to £15 for the full year.  Payments may be made by cash, by cheque payable to Brighouse Bridge Club or by direct bank transfer to sort code 20-35-84 account number 23487113.

 

 

 

 

 
Bulletin

Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Brighouse Bridge Club Ltd will be held on Monday 12 February 2018 in the Assembly Rooms, 64 Briggate,Brighouse at 6.00 pm.

Should you need someone to vote in your place you will need to complete a proxy voting form available from the secretary Tony Moyle: Tony.moyle@btinternet.com

A casual vacancy has arisen following the resignation of Mary Green. Should you wish to stand for election to join the Board of Trustees you must complete a nomination form and return it to the secretary by 5 February 2018. Forms can be found on the notice board.

The minutes of the last AGM are available on the website.

Two new Bridge classes start in January 2018

Continuing Bridge

Wednesday mornings 10.00 – 12.00 noon

These sessions are led by Ingrid who describes them as “suitable for people with some previous knowledge of bridge. It aims to help embed good play and bidding techniques as well as give students additional practice.

 

Duplicate Bridge

Wednesday evening 7.00 – 10.00 pm

These sessions are led by Paul who describes them as “Intended for beginners and inexperienced players who wish to build up their  confidence brfore moving on to play in other club sessions”

 

Both courses cost £2.50 members & £3.50 for Non-members per session

 

Weekly Timetable

Monday

  • Morning – Social Bridge- No partner required
  • Evening – Duplicate Bridge -Partner required

Tuesday

  • Evening – Team Bridge- No partner required

Wednesday

  • Morning - Social Bridge- No partner required
  • Morning - Continuing Bridge class –Ideal for people with some experience of Brdidge – No partner required
  • Evening - ‘Gentle’ Bridge  - support for beginners and inexperienced players

(from 10th Jan 2018)

Thursday

  • Occasional special events

Friday

  • Morning - Guided Bridge – No partner required
  • Evening – Duplicate Bridge – Partner required

All morning classes start at 10.00 am and evening classes at 7.00pm, unless stated otherwise

Please use the ‘find a partner' section of the website if you need a partner for Monday or Friday evenings

Contact details

General enquiries

For all general enquires about the club, training events etc please e.mail: brighousebc@btinternet.com

Urgent Phone messages: 01484715413.

Please note this number is for urgent messages only such as "Delayed by traffic and unable to contact your playing partner" etc. Please do not use this for any general enquires etc.

 
Welcome to Brighouse Bridge Club
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We are a friendly and active club based in the centre of Brighouse, West Yorkshire.

We offer a range of social and competitive bridge events, five days a week, for players from beginners to experts.

Our English Bridge Union trained teachers provide beginners and improvers courses throughout the year and we have 4 teams regularly competing in the regional leagues.

Visitors and new members are always welcome, whatever their standard.

For more information about the club please use our contact page on the left in the information section

Holidays and competitions

Better Bridge in Brighouse

Congratulations to Christina & Barry Pocock, George Pitt & Neil Robertshaw for  winning the Better Bridge in Brighouse pairs competition on the 14th Nov

Congratulations to Keith & Edwina after winning the Championship pairs at the Bedford Hotel, St Annes.

Derek and Doreen's next holiday is at the Old Swan Harrogate, Feb18th for 5 nights. Booking now

CLUB COMPETITION DATES 2018

22 January The Moyle Cup

5 February Men's And Ladies Pairs

26 February Mixed Pairs

19 March Members Handicap

TBA Minnie Owen Individual 

 

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For full match reports please see the Results/ Competition Results page on the top left hand side of the website

Click on the following link for details of our 2017/18 fixtures  Fixture dates 2017-18.pdf

All of our home matches will be played at Huddersfield Golf club, Fixby Hall, Lightridge Road, Fixby, Huddersfield, ​HD2 2EP,  http://www.huddersfield-golf.co.uk/location

New Board elected at AGM on 10th April 2017

The first AGM of the new Organisation was held on the 10th April 2017.

A new board was elected comprising: Jo Brook, Stephen Farey, Mary Green, Brian Jarvis, Tony Moyle, Mike Rigg, Barry Seal, David Whitaker and Melanie Woodcock. All members will stand for a maximum of 3 years, with a rolling programme or election.

 

At the first Board meeting on the 13th April 2017 the following members were elected as officers as follows:

Chairman        Barry Seal

Secretary         Tony Moyle

Treasurer        David Whitaker

It was agreed that Board members will undertake the following responsibilities:

  • Jo - oversee the development of a structure for teaching, in consultation with teachers.
  • Barry - liaise with Chris Fort on team matters.
  • Stephen - Club premises and social functions.
  • Melanie, Mary and Tony - marketing and promotion of the Bridge Club.
  • Barry - seek the help of John Beverley on matters technical.
  • Melanie - to continue looking after the kitchen

Minutes of all of the board meetings can be found in the members section of this website.

Not sure how to access the members section of the website or get an application form?

To get a password:

1     Click on the Membership tab on the left side of the Home page.

2.    On the Member Login page type in your own e-mail address and then click on the Forgotten Password button. 

This will send an e-mail addressed to you with a link to enable you to re-set your password with either one of your own choosing or a random one generated by the system.

 

To get an application form, click on this link: Download an application form

Please contact me via brighousebc@btinternet.com if you have any problems

Steve Davison

Webmaster changes

2018 brings new changes for the administration of the website.  Steve Davison has handed the reigns over to Nicola Whitworth. If you have an item that you want to share on the website you can email me at the following address: nicolawhitworth@me.com 

Calendar
17th January 2018
Improvers Class
The Assembly Rooms
10 am (Alt Wednesdays)
Director: Ingrid & Paul
17th January 2018
Beginners Bridge Class
The Assembly Rooms 7.00
Director: Ingrid Kalischer & Paul Green
19th January 2018
Guided Bridge
Assembly Rooms 10am
Results
17th January 2018
Social Bridge
Director: Stephen Farey
Scorer: Barry Seal
15th January 2018
Social Bridge
Director: Stephen Farey
Scorer: Barry Seal
15th January 2018
Duplicate Bridge
Director: Mick Clark
Scorer: Barry Seal
Calendar
17th January 2018
Improvers Class
The Assembly Rooms
10 am (Alt Wednesdays)
Director: Ingrid & Paul
17th January 2018
Beginners Bridge Class
The Assembly Rooms 7.00
Director: Ingrid Kalischer & Paul Green
19th January 2018
Guided Bridge
Assembly Rooms 10am
Results
17th January 2018
Social Bridge
Director: Stephen Farey
Scorer: Barry Seal
15th January 2018
Social Bridge
Director: Stephen Farey
Scorer: Barry Seal
15th January 2018
Duplicate Bridge
Director: Mick Clark
Scorer: Barry Seal