The offer of a host for the Russell Cup has met with only a limited response. If you do need help getting partners and would like the Carlton to help please email me [Geoff Bailey] via firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the club manager
We are always looking for news of interest to the Clubs website readers. We routinely update the website with notable successes
Please send emails to email@example.com
At the Carlton, we pride ourselves on welcoming all levels of players. Visitors can join any of our Tournaments and we will try to find a partner if needed. Our custom-built bridge Centre provides excellent playing and teaching facilities. Tournaments are scored using interactive technology and results are displayed promptly. We are pleased to offer our catering team, Westmains Catering who will be providing a range of soups, sandwiches and amazing baked goods as well as the normal range of teas, coffees, soft drinks and a selection of alcoholic drinks.
We are located just to the North of Edinburgh city centre.
Details of the regular tournaments are available here. We offer classes on five days each week - details here.
The following directors are standing for reelection:
And the following members are standing to join the board. There proposers and seconders are also listed.
Nominated Proposer Seconder
Duncan Cursiter Eldrydd Robinson Marilyn McDonagh
Robert Gatliff Catriona Gardiner Elizabeth Peckham
David Kaye Hazel Brown Denis Howell
Mike Baron Venetia Thomson Dilys Gellatly
Jane Stephenson Irene Sime Keith Youngs
Geoff Bailey Elizabeth Peckham Maurice Brady
Irene Sime Andrew Mack David Kaye
Maurice Brady Eldrydd Robinson Marilyn McDonagh
Members may choose to stand for election right up until the meeting. If you wish to stand for election please email Secretary@carltonbridge.co.uk.
AGM Proxies and SGM Proxies/ Votes
The club is no longer accepting votes or proxy vote forms for the AGM/SGM. Forms submitted up to midnight on 15/07 will be counted, any votes/ proxies subbmitted on 16/07 will not be counted.
We are very pleased to annouce that between the raffle and the Sims event we raised £292 for Kidney Research UK. We wish to say a massive thank you to both Jane for the raffle and Elizabeth for running the event.
As the accumulator beings to hit its midpoint we have the ongoing results.
For the full document please click here and for the abridged results please click here.
A big thanks to Neil for putting this document together for the accumulator. This post was updated on 12/07/19.
Garden Tidy-Up Day - VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED
SATURDAY 10TH august at 10 a.m.
FREE Coffee , Tea and Sandwiches provided
IF YOU HAVE A COUPLE OF HOURS TO SPARE AND ARE AVAILABLE ON THIS DATE PLEASE LET ANDREW KNOW OR EMAIL MANAGER@CARLTONBRIDGE.CO.UK
If you wish to cast your vote or proxy for the Special General Meeting you may do so via the following link:
Please remember you can only vote once and that in the case of multiple submissions only your digital vote will be counted.
Special General Meeting 17th July 2019
The following consultation sessions will be available in the club for about 30 minutes prior to tournaments if members would like more information about the Articles of Association. We can also be contacted by email.
GW: George Wood : firstname.lastname@example.org
ER: Eldrydd Robinson : Eldryddrobinson@hotmail.com
CARLTON CLUB SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Two meetings will be held at the Carlton Bridge Club on Wednesday 17th July 2019.
Special General Meeting – starting at 6.30
Annual General Meeting- to follow at 7.00.
Information for the Special General Meeting and the AGM will be made available to members in paper form. This will be available for collection in the club on Monday 24th June and will be posted out to those unable to attend the club in person on Thursday 27th June.
A paper voting form will be provided for members unable to attend the Special General Meeting. A separate webpost for digital voting for the Special Resolution will be available for those who wish to submit their votes or proxies digitally. This webpost will be available from Monday 24th June.
You can only vote once so please do not submit a paper vote if you intend to vote digitally.
We strongly encourage members to consider putting themselves forward for nomination to serve on the Board. This can be done prior to the 17th July by contacting the Secretary Carolyn Dempsie: email@example.com or nominations can be made at the AGM.
Each nomination requires a proposer and seconder.
The new Wednesday night accumulator has begun and the next session of it is this Wednesday and will run for the next four months ending on Wednesday the 28th of August.
This 16 week competition is a Handicapped Accumulator and is open to all players of all skill levels. A running total of the pot and peoples rankings within the competition will be kept here on the website and as a printed notification on the noticeboard. All individuals best 8 scores will be used to work out a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and you can player with any player as many times as you wish. (Please see the Accumulator document linked off this post or on the noticeboard for full details.)
It is not required that you sign up in advance, and we will be having a standby player so if you fancy turning up you can and will get to play.
The Standbys for the next month are as follows:
17/07: No Event due to AGM
24/07: No Standby
If you have any questions you can email Neil the convener at: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to volunteer to be a standby please email Manager@carltonbridge.co.uk or speak to Andrew in the club.
We have a web application form for the Carlton Congress this year (we are still accepting paper forms as well). To access the form please click this post.
Please note that this year we are not accepting payment on the day. You will need to prebook and prepay for your slot by either using the webform or filling out a paper copy of the form.
The Booking form for this years Carlton Congress is available now. Please click this post for all the details.
This years Congress Director is Duncan Cursiter and the Congress Convenor is Margo Cursiter. If you have any questions about the Congress you can email them at: email@example.com.
A Notice to all Members.
At the end of the recent financial year, the Carlton Bridge Club de-registered for VAT and have decided to pass the savings to the members of the club by reducing the subscription fees. Therefore the subscription fees have been reduced to:
Town Members £45.00
Country Members £35.00, for Members who reside more than 20 miles from the Club premises as measured by the AA route-finder. or live abroad for more than 6 month of the year.
Renewal letters for annual subscriptions are being sent out by either email or post to members over the next few days.
Please note: If the Carlton is your main club then you will need to pay an addiontal £10 for your SBU membership. If you use another club as your main club you will need to pay your SBU membership through them.
The Bowling Club Season opens on Saturday 20th April
After that date Parking Spaces 1-14 are for the exclusive use of the Goldenacre Bowling Club
Members and Guests of the Carlton Bridge Centre are not permitted to use the spaces allocated to the bowls club
There is parking to the rear and side of the club premises, meter parking on Warriston Gardens [free after 17:30]
and a limited amount of free parking during the day on Ferry Road
You can get a graph of your scores at the club with different partners and over different periods in Personal Analysis. It is a sub-menu in Results Calendar, click here. Select your name to see your scores.
Members are kindly reminded to adhere to the speed limit when driving into the premises and respect the parking restrictions when using the car park.
Is available in Warriston Gardens [meter parking until 17:30 then free] and in Ferry Road [free]
Remember that afternoon tournaments will start at 13:15 from 2 April
Please be seated by 13:00. The director may not be able to accommodate you if you arrive later
Please remember that the Tuesday Bronze tournament starts at 6:45pm and you should be seated by 6:30pm.
Please phone the Club if there are traffic problems.
All Club users should be aware that if the fire alarm sounds they should leave the building and go to the the Assembly Point signed at the bottom right hand corner (as you leave) of the car park.
Telephone: 0131 552 3122
Info on Lessons etc
Master Points Inquiries
Any other queries
Please find the link for the online 2019 classes application form HERE. Alternatively you can pick up a paper application in the club on the noticeboard.
Click here to download form.