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COMMITTEE
 
CHAIRMAN                        ANNE RICHARDSON
 
VICE CHAIRMAN                CHRIS EMBURY
 
TREASURER.                       PAT SHEA
 
DIRECTOR                         PAUL WEST
 
ASSISTANT.              
DIRECTOR.                        JOHN BEATTIE
 
ASSISTANT
DIRECTOR                         CARMEL WILLIAMS
 
DIRECTOR.                        MOIRA BLOOMFIELD
 
CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR/
SECRETARY                        SUSAN TRIGGS
 
SEMINAR
CO-ORDINATOR                 PAT CHOULARTON
 
CHARITY
CO-ORDINATOR                JANET HARDMAN 
 
FRIDAY CLUB
ORGANIZER.                     BERNARD SHEA
 
DUPLIMATOR.                   BRIDGET WARREN
 
ADMINISTRATOR.             JANE CAFFREY
 
 
 
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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 PHONE ME, ANNE 0161 283 2992. ONLY MEMBERS' RECOMMENDATIONS WILL BE ADDED TO THE LIST WHICH WILL BE DISPLAYED ON THE NOTICE BOARD.

NOTICES
NOTICES

NEXT THURSDAY BRIDGE IS ON 

2ND MARCH 2017.

PLEASE DO NOT

PARK ON LARKHILL CAR PARK

WITHOUT A BLUE BADGE OR

BEFORE 12.30 AS THE GROUP

BEFORE US NEED TO EXIT.

 
FRIDAY CLUB
FRIDAY CLUB

DATES TO END OF JULY 2017

FRIDAY CLUB CONTINUES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

APART FROM THESE DATES 

21ST APRIL, 9TH JUNE

ALL WELCOME. PROMPT 1 PM START. 

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!

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.

 
BRIDGE LESSONS
BRIDGE LESSONS
See 'Useful Links'
BRIDGE LESSONS
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
 
 
 
CANTOR CUP

Entries would be welcome for the event taking place this Sunday 26th February at Manchester Bridge Club, Palatine Road, Manchester. £8 per player. 2 to 6 pm. Tel 0161 428 4278

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.

A small number of memberships will become available from 1st November 2016 for play on Thursdays and we offer play at our Friday Club sessions to non members. Thursday play is a members only bridge club. If you do not bring a partner, we will do our best to assist but please arrive 15 minutes before commencement of play. Visitors may attend our Friday sessions as posted on the website.

We play every Thursday afternoon asking members to arrive by 12.45 to be seated for 12.50pm to ensure a prompt start. 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.

 

FIVE STAR HOTEL
FIVE STAR HOTEL

THE MELIA GAVILANES HAS RECENTLY BEEN UPGRADED TO FIVE STAR STATUS AND IS SITUATED ON THE THE BEAUTIFUL HORSESHOE SHAPED BEACH ON THE SOUTH COAST OF MENORCA. THERE ARE LOVELY SEA VIEWS AND BOAT TRIPS DIRECT FROM THE RESORT OF CALA GALDANA AND SEVERAL SHOPS AND BARS IN THE RESORT. THERE IS ALSO A BUS SERVICE TO OTHER TOWNS AND ONLY A SHORT TRANSFER FROM THE AIRPORT. BRIDGE OVERSEAS ARE OFFERING ONE WEEK FOR £599 HALF BOARD STARTING 2ND OCTOBER 2017. LIMITED NUMBER OF SINGLES AT REDUCED SUPPLEMENT OF £9.99 pppn. PLENTY OF FURTHER DETAILS IF YOU NEED THEM AND CHOICE OF DAY FLIGHTS.

FIVE STAR HOTEL
FIVE STAR HOTEL

SPECTACULAR VIEW FROM ONE OF THE RESTAURANTS OF THE MELIA GAVILANES HOTEL. LOVELY WALKING TO OTHER BEACHES AND THROUGH THE ALGENDAR GORGE.

GRAND CHARITY FUNDRAISER
GRAND CHARITY FUNDRAISER

DUE TO A DATE CLASH WITH THE GREATER MANCHESTER MARATHON WHEN MANY OF THE LOCAL ROADS ARE CLOSED WE REGRET THIS EVENT HAS HAD TO BE POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE. FURTHER DETAILS WILL BE POSTED ONCE ARRANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE.

NEW HOLIDAY
NEW HOLIDAY

 

27TH - 30TH DEC 2017

CHOICE OF TWO HOLIDAYS - SAME DATES 

RETURN VISIT WITH STEVE MATTINSON'S BRIDGE HOLIDAYS

TO THE QUEEN HOTEL, CHESTER

OR

THE RENDEZVOUS HOTEL, SKIPTON

WITH HELEN'S  BRIDGE HOLIDAYS.

This family run hotel on the outskirts of the delightful market town of Skipton, gateway to the Dales, offers the best in Yorkshire hospitality - with staff who really do care! Guests return time and again, whether it's for business or pleasure because they offer warmth and genuine professional hospitality. A one mile walk on the towpath of the beautiful Leeds-Liverpool canal takes you into town.  The restaurant offers straightforward, honest to goodness food cooked by a dedicated team supporting local suppliers.

Drinks reception every evening and short bridge session on final day.

 The holiday is licensed by the EBU.

There is a fantastic gym,swimming pool, steam room,sauna, spa pool and hair salon.

Although no deposit is required, putting 

your name down will be considered a firm booking although 

 cancellations can be made up until Dec 2017.

Please phone me to book, Anne 0161 283 2992 and get details of room options.

Standard price, £220 twins/doubles, £295 singles, half board, room upgrades available.

CHARITIES
CHARITIES
£250 RAISED BY THE RAFFLE
AND CLUB DONATION FOR THE
MICHAEL JAMES SCHOOL.
THANK YOU SO MUCH
OVER £3830 HAS NOW BEEN
RAISED BY THE CLUB
 FOR LOCAL AND
 NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL
CHARITIES.
THANK YOU
THANK YOU

Thanks once again for a free top up supply (Dec 2015).

A huge thank you to my son-in-law ALLAN PATERSON and 'BENDERS' for a free year's supply of cups.

Stretford Bridge Club

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.

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
Fri 24th February 2017
Friday Club
Director: Hazel Powell
Thu 2nd March 2017
Director: Chris Embury
Fri 3rd March 2017
Friday Club
Director: Geoff Densham
Thu 9th March 2017
Director: Carmel Williams
Fri 10th March 2017
Friday Club
Thu 16th March 2017
Director: John Beattie
Fri 17th March 2017
Friday Club
Director: Paul West
Thu 23rd March 2017
Director: Moira Bloomfield
Results
Thu 23rd February 2017
Director: Paul
Tue 21st February 2017
St Vincent's
Director: Carmel Williams
Thu 16th February 2017
Director: Keith Tomlinson
Tue 14th February 2017
St Vincent's
Director: Pat O'Donnell
Fri 10th February 2017
Friday Club
Director: Geoff Densham
Thu 9th February 2017
Director: Chris Embury
Tue 7th February 2017
St Vincent's
Director: Carmel Williams
Fri 3rd February 2017
Friday
Director: Geoff Densham
Thu 2nd February 2017
Director: John Beattie
GRAND CHARITY FUNDRAISER
GRAND CHARITY FUNDRAISER

DUE TO A DATE CLASH WITH THE GREATER MANCHESTER MARATHON WHEN MANY OF THE LOCAL ROADS ARE CLOSED WE REGRET THIS EVENT HAS HAD TO BE POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE. FURTHER DETAILS WILL BE POSTED ONCE ARRANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE.

NEW HOLIDAY
NEW HOLIDAY

 

27TH - 30TH DEC 2017

CHOICE OF TWO HOLIDAYS - SAME DATES 

RETURN VISIT WITH STEVE MATTINSON'S BRIDGE HOLIDAYS

TO THE QUEEN HOTEL, CHESTER

OR

THE RENDEZVOUS HOTEL, SKIPTON

WITH HELEN'S  BRIDGE HOLIDAYS.

This family run hotel on the outskirts of the delightful market town of Skipton, gateway to the Dales, offers the best in Yorkshire hospitality - with staff who really do care! Guests return time and again, whether it's for business or pleasure because they offer warmth and genuine professional hospitality. A one mile walk on the towpath of the beautiful Leeds-Liverpool canal takes you into town.  The restaurant offers straightforward, honest to goodness food cooked by a dedicated team supporting local suppliers.

Drinks reception every evening and short bridge session on final day.

 The holiday is licensed by the EBU.

There is a fantastic gym,swimming pool, steam room,sauna, spa pool and hair salon.

Although no deposit is required, putting 

your name down will be considered a firm booking although 

 cancellations can be made up until Dec 2017.

Please phone me to book, Anne 0161 283 2992 and get details of room options.

Standard price, £220 twins/doubles, £295 singles, half board, room upgrades available.

CHARITIES
CHARITIES
£250 RAISED BY THE RAFFLE
AND CLUB DONATION FOR THE
MICHAEL JAMES SCHOOL.
THANK YOU SO MUCH
OVER £3830 HAS NOW BEEN
RAISED BY THE CLUB
 FOR LOCAL AND
 NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL
CHARITIES.
THANK YOU
THANK YOU

Thanks once again for a free top up supply (Dec 2015).

A huge thank you to my son-in-law ALLAN PATERSON and 'BENDERS' for a free year's supply of cups.

Stretford Bridge Club

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.

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
Fri 24th February 2017
Friday Club
Director: Hazel Powell
Thu 2nd March 2017
Director: Chris Embury
Fri 3rd March 2017
Friday Club
Director: Geoff Densham
Thu 9th March 2017
Director: Carmel Williams
Fri 10th March 2017
Friday Club
Thu 16th March 2017
Director: John Beattie
Fri 17th March 2017
Friday Club
Director: Paul West
Thu 23rd March 2017
Director: Moira Bloomfield
Results
Thu 23rd February 2017
Director: Paul
Tue 21st February 2017
St Vincent's
Director: Carmel Williams
Thu 16th February 2017
Director: Keith Tomlinson
Tue 14th February 2017
St Vincent's
Director: Pat O'Donnell
Fri 10th February 2017
Friday Club
Director: Geoff Densham
Thu 9th February 2017
Director: Chris Embury
Tue 7th February 2017
St Vincent's
Director: Carmel Williams
Fri 3rd February 2017
Friday
Director: Geoff Densham
Thu 2nd February 2017
Director: John Beattie