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In accordance with Government Guidelines regarding COVID-15( Coronavirus) there will  be no Bridge at Cookhill Village Hall  or  Feckenham until further notice

Welcome to Ridgeway Bridge Club
Welcome message from The Chairman & Committee and On Line Bridge

Hello fellow club members, 

We do hope that you and your families are safe and well, and that you are managing during lock-down.  It is strange times for all of us, and I am sure like me many of you are doing cleaning and tidying tasks you never thought you would do!  It is surprising what you find in the back of cupboards - particularly kitchen ones!  If you do need something doing - something allowable in lock-down(!) - please do get in touch by e mail or phone (01905 381995/07581 531371) and we will try to help.

Now to bridge!  A number of us have joined BCL and we wondered if some people would like to play together in the social bridge room possibly on a Wednesday afternoon starting around 1400.  If we know that you are coming and want to play please e mail me yvettewaide@hotmail.com or ( Committee members  please volunteer xxxxxx if somebody else wants  to do this), and we can match you up for a game, alternatively if you don't use e mail, please ring (01905 381995) and we will then match you up to play a game.  We will assume that if you volunteer to play you are happy for us to share either your e mail address or your phone number( you choose which) with the pair you are matched up to play and then you can liaise with one another and also as you are going into the club you can be in touch to make sure you do meet up on the same table!

The easiest way to do this is to a) enter the club

                                                        b)set the person you are playing with as your partner

                                                        c) Enter social bridge room ( or Daily  MPS if you have agreed that)

                                                        d) Sit down at a table and note the number

                                                         e) Get in touch with the pair you are playing either via message on BCL or chat on BCL or on the phone and say which table you are at

                                                         f) They can then come and join you

                                                         g) If some other pair join you in the meantime, usually if you explain you are waiting for somebody then they leave again!

It will be lovely to see you again even if it is only virtually.

If you haven't joined BCL and want to try again do get in touch and we can introduce you to it and talk you through getting on line.

Those members who have signed up and played have really enjoyed playing mostly in the Social Bridge Section

With best wishes from the Committee and myself, 

Yvette

Chairman

Club Venues

We are a friendly club with 3 duplicate sessions a week.

Visitors are welcome and may attend up to 6 sessions each year before being required to submit a membership application.

Monday evening and Wednesday afternoon sessions are usually 5 - 9 tables.

Our Thursday morning session is much smaller and offers a slightly more gentle experience with only about 3 - 5 tables.  Usually only 20 boards are played at this session so it is very relaxed whilst still competitive.  This is an ideal session for the bridge player wanting to try out duplicate bridge. 

Monday and Wednesday sessions are held at Cookhill Village Hall, whilst Thursday is held at Feckenham Village Hall. Refreshments are included within the table money which is £3 and £4 for visitors

We will be holding  a Ridgeway trophy  competition each year

There is a Host Rota provided for Mondays and Wednesdays but not Thursdays, Bank Holidays or Competition Nights 

Cookhill Village Hall has a large private car park and there is an adjacent free  car park at  Feckenham Village Hall

We are affiliated to the EBU( English Bridge Union)  and the WCBA( Worcestershire Contract Bridge Association)

Please see our information pages for more details and who to contact if you would like to know more.

We look forward to seeing you!

Telephone David or Joan on 01527 452556 if you would like further information.

Note See Directions and map on left hand margin under information  for Cookhill Village hall

Feckenham Village  Hall is situated in the High Street. Post code B96 6HN. and the car park is adjacent

 

Important Information

 

Membership Subscriptions - Thank you very much to all members who have already paid their subscriptions.  If you wrote a cheque for your subscription it is possible that it will be a little while before it is paid in due to the current restrictions on movement, but we will be banking the cheques in due course and your membership will be continuous.  For those who have not yet paid their subscription, then due to the unforseen circumstances we will be waiving the late payment of  £5.00 if your renewal is not completed by the 7th April, however you can send a cheque to our membership secretary, Sandy Cruickshank at the address on the top of your letter. Alternatively you can pay when bridge resumes.   
We are aware that those who have already paid will have paid their subscription expecting to be able to play bridge and with the Club being forced to close due to Covid-19 this is not possible, therefore when the current serious situation and lockdown comes to an end, and we are able to restart normal bridge club activity, the Committee will consider extending the period of membership for this year to reflect the closure.  
Please take all measures you can to stay well, and I look forward to seeing you at bridge in I hope, the not too distant future.  In the meantime perhaps we will meet on line!
With many thanks for your continued support,
Yvette, Duncan, Ann, David, Joan, Mike, Molly and Sandy

 



 

 

 

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