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19th Jan 2022 14:25 GMT
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The committee request that you please be seated 15 minutes prior to the beginning of play, 12.45p.m. on Monday and Friday afternoons  so that the director can set up the movement on the scoring programme and Bridgemates for a prompt start.

Welcome to Blackburn & Ribble Valley Bridge Club
JOHN WILSON

 

The club is very sad to announce the death of John Wilson on Monday 17th January.

John was a long-standing member of the club and served as Chairman for six years following the club's major move to the Showroom in 2000. 

He was also still a serving Trustee.

Many members have been inspired by his considerable expertise and unbounded enthusiasm for bridge and have benefitted from his teaching sessions and from his advice in club games.

He represented the club regularly in the Fylde League for many years and featured on the honours boards for many of the club's competitions.

More recently many members have been grateful to John for helping them to continue enjoying the game online when lockdown prevented face to face bridge.

We send our sincere condolences to his family and friends.

He will be sadly missed by all.

 

Annual General Meeting 2022

 

The AGM will be held on Monday 24th January at 12.30p.m. at Northern unless further government restrictions prevent face to face meetings.

There will be a free session of bridge afterwards, time permitting.

All members welcome.

 

Blackburn & Ribble Valley Bridge Club

 

The club is located at Blackburn Northern Sports Club on Pleckgate Road,

just off the Blackburn ring road. 

We have comfortable ground floor premises with parking and with disabled access/facilities.

Visitors are always welcome.

For further information about the club, please ring Judy Brearley (Chairman) on 01257 411256 or Annabel Thomas (Secretary) on 01254 824633.

Map and directions to our premises available at

www.blackburnnorthern.co.uk/about-us/directions.html

 

Supervised Play
Supervised Play

 

The club currently runs one session for improvers, £3.50 for members and £4.50 for non-members. No partner needed.

Bridge with advice on bidding and play is at 1.00 p.m. on Mondays, tutor Allan Kenyon. The aim is to play 21 boards for which the results, with hand records, are available on the website after each session.

 Please contact Allan on 01254 727147 for further information.

 

 

NEW COVID REGULATIONS

In order to comply with the latest government rules it is now mandatory to wear a face mask in the club.

Please ensure that you bring a face-covering/mask with you unless you are exempt.

COMMITTEE

 

We need to appoint additional members to the club committee. In order to adequately represent our membership we would like a cross-section of players from all levels of bridge experience and would like to encourage some of our newer members to apply.

If you are interested and feel that you could support the club's working committee, please contact the Secretary for further information.

annabelthomas328@gmail.com

 

Online bridge

 

♠   ♣   Good news  ♠   ♣ 

 

Blackburn Bridge Club now has its own virtual site within BridgeClubLive and would be delighted to welcome other players to join. 

We meet on a Thursday evening at 7.00p.m. with results being published each week on our club website.

You do have to be a member of BCL to play but the session is then free. It is easy to register as an associate of the virtual club on the BCL site.

Please contact

Rose Townsend on 01254 493355

or John Wilson on 07842762636

for more help and information.

 

Our playing area
Our playing area
Calendar
21st January 2022
Friday Afternoon Pairs
1.00p.m.
Director: John Myler
24th January 2022
AGM
12.30p.m.
28th January 2022
Friday Afternoon Pairs
1.00p.m.
Director: John Myler
Results
Monday Afternoon Supervised Play
Director: John Myler
Friday Afternoon Pairs
Director: John Myler
Monday Afternoon Supervised Play
Director: John Myler