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Alan Lamb Benefit

84 people played at the Alan Lamb Benefit bridge afternoon on 3 November at Broadwell (76 played duplicate and 8 played Chicago). A huge thank-you needs to be given to all who helped out, to the players who took part the event and to those who gave such generous donations of cakes, scones and raffle prizes. It was a great afternoon and achieved a tremendous result for a very worthwhile cause!
        And here's where I can try to express my profound gratitude to all the organisers, players, and donors, for the magnificent sum of £1,505 - it will certainly mean a more comfortable convalesence, and likely a much-needed break for David (I had no shortage of rest myself!).
        I was just sorry not to have been strong enough to attend the event ( I'm not sure I've been such a 'good cause' before ... ! )
        
Hoping to be fully back into the swing of the Club quite soon, i.e. by the New Year ...                                        ...
Alan 14.11.17                           

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        18 Teams, 25th & 26th August '17 - 8 for the Snowdon Salver, including friends from Pershore, Rugby Village, Chipping Norton and Shipston Clubs, and 10 tables of members for the Novice Plate .. social sessions, but congratulations to all who did well, comiserations to the less lucky, but it was mainly about gaining experience !
Full details are under 'Results', and the Salver was retained by Pershore BC, albeit with a 'reduced majority' !

 
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Reduced-through-necessity, a snap of our event 10th March, the main room of play. An amazing 39 pairs raised an equally magnificent £1,005 going to Sue Ryder Hospice, thanks to all players and donors ..
 

 

 

 

 

VARIOUS POSTINGS ON FACEBOOK !!
.. look up 'North Cotswolds Bridge Club'


Oct 16 : THE VILLAGE NOW HAS A WEBSITE
www.bourtononthehill.co.uk


TECHNO-ADVANCES MADE (2016) ..

HANDS - when computer-dealt - are now on the website, adding interest for all.
Look for a card symbol by any event.


 

 
Welcome to North Cotswolds Bridge Club
DISRUPTION TO PROGRAMME
DISRUPTION TO PROGRAMME

.. particularly when roads and car park are iced up ..
is sent out in email bulletins, 
when I have your address !
use discretion with enough snow or ice to disrupt parking.

Alan's September holiday
will see slight amendment.
About a week, early in month.
 
THE PROGRAMME FOR 2018
WAS REVISED (REDUCED) to ..

Tues ev's, Wed&Thurs am's, Wed pm's
in B/Hill, Fri pm's in Broadwell

DIARY NOTES / EVENTS ..
DIARY NOTES / EVENTS ..

The normally 'open' FRIDAY afternoon games at BROADWELL Village Hall, are sometimes allocated to a charity or a 'special' event, with no host, so PLEASE CHECK your email bulletins, or this list ..

In just six charity sessions, the 2016/17 season,
we raised over £4,000 for good causes ..
THANK YOU SO MUCH !!
( Autumn '17 events were cancelled )

---   FURTHER EVENTS  ---
all in Broadwell, unless marked otherwise

TBA - TEAMS of Four, for the Novice Plate
and - TEAMS of Four, for the Snowdon Salver

Fridays, Charity Pairs ..
21st Sep '18
19th Oct '18
_ th Nov '18
 .. details TBA

Pre-entry needed ..
 please watch for publicity !

 

Origins and Policy ..... !
Origins and Policy ..... !

The North Cotswolds Bridge Club started in 1985, primarily to provide local learning and practice sessions - but always aspiring to keep its friendly, relaxed and sociable environment. The host / teacher / proprietor (Alan Lamb) still feels relatively young and active, despite those dates (half my entire life now!). The Club has been 'full-time' since 1990, with 1, 2 or 3 sessions per day (Tuesdays-Fridays, except for holidays), most with an 'open' policy (no need to book in advance). 'Mixed ability' is a key description, and improvers are encouraged to any session that they can 'keep up' with, enjoy, benefit from, and feel comfortable at. More experienced players are welcome, provided that they themselves welcome - and encourage - improvers !
Please note (May 2013) : after prolonged difficulties with the new EBU universal membership scheme, this Club has now disaffiliated. This does not affect the duplicate games at all, there's just no master points awarded for them !
Note (Spring '18 update): 2018 is my year for convalesence and recovery. There are five regular sessions weekly, plenty for my stamina level, and that situation may remain so for a long time ..

Click for the latest results
Elsewhere ....

        
Apart from Fridays in Broadwell,
or any special events,
all sessions are held in Bourton-on-the-Hill ..

  

Beginners ..

Any course for absolute beginners might - or might not - be possible upon the host's extended recovery. Enquire to Alan, please.

Novices tend to do well at the coached morning sessions (on Wednesdays and Thursdays)

Results
19th June 2018
Scorer: Alan Lamb
15th June 2018
Scorer: Alan Lamb
13th June 2018
Scorer: Alan Lamb
Click for the latest results
Elsewhere ....

        
Apart from Fridays in Broadwell,
or any special events,
all sessions are held in Bourton-on-the-Hill ..

  

Beginners ..

Any course for absolute beginners might - or might not - be possible upon the host's extended recovery. Enquire to Alan, please.

Novices tend to do well at the coached morning sessions (on Wednesdays and Thursdays)

Results
19th June 2018
Scorer: Alan Lamb
15th June 2018
Scorer: Alan Lamb
13th June 2018
Scorer: Alan Lamb