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COMMITTEE
 
CHAIRMAN                        ANNE RICHARDSON
 
VICE CHAIRMAN                CHRIS EMBURY
 
TREASURER.                       PAT SHEA
 
CHIEF DIRECTOR              MOIRA BLOOMFIELD
             
DIRECTOR.                        PAUL WEST
 
DIRECTOR.                        HAZEL POWELL
 
DIRECTOR.                       JOHN BEATTIE
 
CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR/
SECRETARY                        SUSAN TRIGGS
 
SEMINAR
CO-ORDINATOR                 PAT CHOULARTON
 
FRIDAY CLUB
ORGANIZER AND
BUILDINGS
CO-ORDINATOR.                     BERNARD SHEA
 
DUPLIMATOR.                   BRIDGET WARREN
 
ADMINISTRATOR.             JANE CAFFREY
 
ADMINISTRATOR             CARMEL WILLIAMS
 
 
NOTICES
NOTICES

NEXT THURSDAY  BRIDGE IS ON THURS 13TH DECEMBER.  BLUE BADGE PARKING ONLY ON LARKHILL CAR PARK. PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE CENTRE BEFORE 12.30 ON THURSDAYS OR 12.45 ON FRIDAYS (EVEN IF THE DOORS ARE OPEN).

NO BRIDGE ON FRIDAY 14TH DECEMBER, THURSDAY 27TH DECEMBER, FRIDAY 22ND FEBRUARY 2019 OR FRIDAY 12TH APRIL 2019.

 

 
PROFESSIONAL AND TRADES PEOPLE
PROFESSIONAL AND TRADES PEOPLE

AS A SERVICE TO OUR MEMBERS WE ARE COMPILING A LIST OF PROFESSIONALS AND TRADES PEOPLE. IF YOU HAVE SUGGESTIONS FOR THIS LIST PLEASE WRITE THEM ON THE LIST ON THE NOTICEBOARD. MEMBERS' RECOMMENDATIONS ONLY.

CAR PARKING
CAR PARKING

Only limited car parking can be allowed on the small Larkhill Centre car park due to the requirements for access for emergency vehicles.  I would urge members to use the large free public car park adjacent to the centre which from January 2016 has a 3 hour time limit with no return within the hour. There are some spaces for blue badge holders near to the path leading to the centre.  There are shortly to be parking restrictions on Thorley Lane itself but there is another free car park in the village behind the library which sometimes has spaces.

 
PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM
PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM

BELIEVED TO BE A MISQUOTE

BUT KEEP READING ANYWAY!

♠ Heap praise in spades

 Treasure your partner

 Friends are like diamonds

♣ Don't club your opponents

Instead of an inquest at the table

use the Play it again feature on

the hand records - it's brilliant!

THE HOLIDAY BRIDGE CLUB
THE HOLIDAY BRIDGE CLUB
Larkhill Bridge Club is now a member of the Holiday Bridge Club. Points awarded to members each week can be accumulated and the vouchers given used as a discount on bridge holidays in both the UK and overseas. Further details will be available at the club or visit the website: 
www.bridgeoverseas.co.uk
Brochures available
 
 
Welcome to Larkhill Bridge Club
20TH DECEMBER
20TH DECEMBER

TWO SPARE TICKETS PHONE ANNE 0161 283 2992.

 

RENEWALS

RENEWALS AND NEW MEMBERSHIPS ARE NOW BEING TAKEN AND RENEWALS MUST BE MADE BEFORE THE END OF NOVEMBER.

LARKHILL BRIDGE CLUB
LARKHILL BRIDGE CLUB

Started in May 2010 our intention is to encourage novice players and lapsed players to join more seasoned players in taking part in friendly, duplicate bridge. 

During the coming year the committee has already planned to feature several competitions and keep you informed of developments through our website, schedule of events and occasional newsletters. We also offer bridge holidays for our members and friends.

Membership is currently at capacity for play on Thursdays (members only)but we offer play at our Friday Club sessions to non members. There is a short waiting for Thursdays. If you do not bring a partner, we will do our best to assist but please arrive 15 minutes before commencement of play or use the 'Find a Partner' feature on the website. Visitors may attend our Friday sessions as posted on the website. Occasionally there is no Friday session due to bookings for the National Blood Transfusion Service.

We play every Thursday afternoon asking members to be seated by 12.45 for play to commence promptly at 12.50pm. Please see the 'Information' section for further details.

The Larkhill Centre is a modern venue, all on one floor and adjacent to the Thorley Lane free car park (3 hour time limit) and also has its own small car park which we respectfully ask you to leave for Blue Badge holders.

 

WARNING
WARNING

RECENTLY WE HAVE HAD SEVERAL INSTANCES OF PROBLEMS WITH THE RESULTS BECAUSE OF CARELESSNESS.

POINT ONE. NORTH IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE BOARDS AND THE ORIENTATION MUST NOT BE CHANGED TO MAKE ROOM FOR DUMMY ON THE TABLE.

POINT TWO. WHEN CLAIMING PLEASE SHOW YOUR LINE OF PLAY WITHOUT RELEASING THE CARDS FROM YOUR HAND.

POINT THREE. REMEMBER TO COUNT YOUR CARDS.

POINT FOUR. EAST (OR WEST) IS RESPONSIBLE FOR CHECKING THE SCORES HAVE BEEN ENTERED CORRECTLY.

 NOT OBSERVING THESE GUIDELINES CAN SERIOUSLY AFFECT YOUR RESULT.

 

BEST BEHAVIOUR AT BRIDGE
BEST BEHAVIOUR AT BRIDGE

* GREET OTHERS IN A FRIENDLY MANNER, PRIOR TO START OF PLAY ON EACH ROUND

* BE A GOOD "HOST" OR "GUEST" AT THE TABLE

* MAKE BRIDGE ENJOYABLE FOR YOURSELF WITHOUT CRITICIZING PARTNER OR OPPONENTS

* GIVE CREDIT WHEN OPPONENTS MAKE A GOOD BID OR PLAY

* TAKE CARE OF YOUR PERSONAL GROOMING

*  AVOID INQUESTS PARTICULARLY DUE TO THE NOISE LEVEL IT CREATES

* ENSURE THAT YOUR MOBILE PHONE IS ON SILENT

* ENJOY THE COMPANY AS WELL AS THE GAME

WANT TO LEARN TO PLAY BRIDGE?
WANT TO LEARN TO PLAY BRIDGE?

LESSONS FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS ARE HELD AT THE HUB IN ALTRINCHAM FRIDAYS 1 TO 3 PM. PLEASE RING 0161 283 2374 BEFORE ATTENDING.

CHARITIES
CHARITIES
WE HAVE NOW RAISED THE MAGNIFICENT TOTAL
OF £10,000 SINCE STARTING IN 2010 THANKS TO
OUR GENEROUS MEMBERS
 FOR LOCAL AND
 NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL
CHARITIES.
Stretford Bridge Club

STRETFORD BRIDGE CLUB - LEARN TO PLAY BRIDGE WITH THE "FAST TRACK" BRIDGE SYSTEM STARTING JANUARY 2019.

Stretford are offering their premises for hire for league matches at a total cost of £15 including tea and coffee.

Please see that they have now been added to the list of Local Clubs on the left hand side frop down menu of this website.

 

MR BRIDGE MAGAZINE
MR BRIDGE MAGAZINE

Following the renewal of the club insurance we have been given the gift of a monthly copy of 'Mr Bridge magazine'. This will be available for members to read at the club and if there is a sit out table it will be placed there.

BRIDGE HOLIDAY 2018 - 2019

FORTHCOMING HOLIDAYS WITH LARKHILL BRIDGE CLUB

BRIDGE HOLIDAY PLEASE NOTE BRIDGE OVERSEAS HAVE REDUCED THE NUMBER OF POINTS WHICH CAN BE USED WITH EACH HOLIDAY.

COULD SELL OUT, BOOK SOON!  HOTEL LAGUNA MATERADA, CROATIA £499  19TH MAY (£569 SOLE USE LIMITED) FOR 7 NIGHTSHALF BOARD WITH DRINKS AT MEAL INCLUDED. SET IN BEAUTIFUL GARDENS ON THE BEST BEACH IN POREC. MODERN HOTEL CLOSE TO THE OLD TOWN, WITH MEDIEVAL QUARTER. Bridge Overseas. If you wish to join the group going please contact Hazel before booking. The deposit for this holiday is £200. FLIGHTS WITH JET2. PLEASE NOTE JET2 FLIGHTS WILL BE FROM TERMINAL 2 FROM FEB 2019.

  

 

CORRECT MONEY
CORRECT MONEY

PLEASE BRING THE CORRECT MONEY WITH YOU (NO SHRAPNEL OR FOREIGN COINS!)

THANK YOU
THANK YOU

Thanks once again for a free top up supply (4th November 2018)

A huge thank you to my son-in-law ALLAN PATERSON and 'BENDERS'

for their continuing free supply of cups.

WELCOMING PLAYERS WITH DISABILITIES
WELCOMING PLAYERS WITH DISABILITIES
Larkhill Bridge Club will strive to assist players with disabilities by providing assistance where needed.  Please contact us through the information section if you would like advice.
Calendar
Thu 13th December 2018
Director: Keith Tomlinson
Thu 20th December 2018
Director: Chris Embury
Fri 21st December 2018
Director: Suzanne Beckett
Fri 28th December 2018
Director: Diana Calvert
Results
Fiday Club 2
Director: Susan Triggs
Director: Moira Bloomfield
Friday club
Director: Suzanne Beckett
Director: John Beattie
Friday club
Director: Pat
Director: Moira Bloomfield
Friday club
Director: Hazel
Director: Chris Embury
Director: Keith Tomlinson