July's meeting (recap)

17-07-2015

Club news: Guisborough

July meeting: Footgolf at Stokesley.It was looking touch and go weather wise and numbers were dropping out left, right and centre, but the clouds parted, the sun came out and the game commenced. Numbers were down due to holidays and injury. Mike Drake’s wife broke her ankle, Steve Hewison broke his collarbone after coming off his mountain bike, and Dave Camp was unable to take part after landing bare-foot fi...

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41 Club Classic Car Rally

09-07-2015

Club news: Ashby-de-la-Zouch

Hugh and Shan Milward took part in the 41 Club Classic Car Rally in Cheshire over the weekend of 4th/5th July, the second time this event has been held. Visits were made to Cheshire attractions such as the Anderton Boat Lift, Jodrell Bank and the Concorde display at Manchester Airport. Not sure whether Hugh's Volvo counts as a 'classic' car though... Any photos of the weekend please, Hugh?...

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Future Plans for 41 Club

09-07-2015

Club news: Ashby-de-la-Zouch

As some of you may have read in the National Newsletter this week, there is a plan for a meeting at Marchesi House in September or October to discuss the future plans and governance of 41 Club. Clubs have been invited to attend (up to a maximum of 20) and you will note that one of the clubs to be represented is Ashby. Our representatives at the AGM volunteered to send someone to the meeting and we look forward to hearing the outcome ...

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Friends of Hastings Rotary

08-07-2015

Club news: Ashby-de-la-Zouch

Ashby Hastings Rotary Club has recently introduced a 'Friends of Rotary' group. This allows people to keep in touch with whatever the club is doing and join in with their activities as and when you wish to. There is no membership fee and no mandatory attendance policy. The club will keep in touch on a regular basis (say quarterly) to advise of upcoming events and perhaps ask for assistance where needed.Your Webmaster has joine...

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News of Bashed Balls on Croquet lawn

08-07-2015

Club news: Leicester de Montfort

The weather was kind, and the balls clacked loudly, and how we chuckled at the sight of local scrotes throwing stones.Thanks to all who turned out for an enjoyable evening's croquet at Victoria Park hosted by Richard Whiting and his amiable minions.Those who weren't honouring Ramadan retired to the Old Horse and food and beer were...

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Shivering on the hottest day of the year

02-07-2015

Club news: Petersfield

It's amazing how cold it can be on Hayling Island, when its over 30C in the rest of the country.  Despite the wind we had a great meal of fish and chips washed down with plenty of (mostly donated) beer.This was the night when Andy Done was to be inducted, so it was a very pleasant ...

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Brewery Visit

28-06-2015

Club news: Beverley & District

Good news, Chairman Chris would like to take us all out for a drink!!He has arranged a tour of the Atom Brewery in Hull for Tuesday 7th July at 7pmAtom Beers, Unit 4, Food & Tech Park, Malmo Road, Sutton Fields Industrial Estate WestHull, HU7 0YF, Tel 01482 820872The tour last approximately 2 hours and costs £10 per person.Beer is included (and soft dri...

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Busty Bowers beat Old Bastards

23-06-2015

Club news: Leicester de Montfort

It is with a heavy heart that I have to report that 41 club's Old Bastards - Moss, Bennett, the Sheikh 2 and Norm - were narrowly beaten by Circle's Busty Bowers 21 points to 20. Two other no mark teams competed including one with Table Chairman Farrer pathetically failing to bolster the distaff part of the human race.We whol...

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June's meeting (recap)

21-06-2015

Club news: Guisborough

June meeting: Bowls at Castleton.After all the rain of the previous week, we were fortunate to have had a dry day and a sunny evening. After a delayed start, when we had to “break into” the bowls hut (after ringing round to obtain the passcode for the padlock) we managed to have a few “ends”. It was great to see the return of an old friend, a very relaxed, chilled out looking, Ian Cowie. Our Treasurer ...

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Petanque Evening - French farrago at Free Trade Inn

08-06-2015

Club news: Leicester de Montfort

In the Secretary's absence, it can be reported from reliable witnesses and attendees that Mr Steve Hagger was superb, almost unparalleled in his dirty tricks and gamesmanship. Mr Brian O Hara, modeled his activities on Muttley from Wacky Races, and only just failed to upset Steve's triumphant progression with Mr Straker to Top Dog (sorry Muttley).If this doesn't sound like the event you attended, do let me know....

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