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Newsletter No. 11 – March 16

City of Bath Pétanque Club

Newsletter No 11.  March 2016

A word from the Editor

Diana is not well, we wish her a speedy recovery .The season is about to start Saturday with the first Melee of the season , Monday club nights starts together with the Brunel League .The singles ladder starts and coaching from our team commences please get the benefit of some tuition.

An exciting time for the club members to enjoy the game in hopefully sunshine.

Your new committee is listed here please ask them about any club issues they will be happy to help.


You do not need to have a Facebook account to view the club’s facebook page,


The coaching team have put together a programme over 10 weeks. If you wish to take part please be at Larkhall for 7pm.

Beginners every other week.


4th  – Beginners/Basics

11th – Skills Assessment 1

18th – Skills assessment 2 for those missing 1 & Beginners

25th – Lobbing/Channel Pointing/Shunting


 2nd – Bank holiday, no coaching

 9th  – Shooting & Beginners

16th –  Shooting Revision /Side spin

23rd – Tactics & Beginners

30th – Bank holiday, no coaching


6th – Skills Assessment.

Monday Club Nights: start on April 4th, 7pm, Larkhall.

Coaching is available from 7 to 7.45 for those who want it, but please be on time.

Please bring friends and family – plenty of space for youngsters and there will always be coaches on duty.

Notes from the AGM

The minutes are on the website

Your new committee:

Diana Lockwood – Chair

Sally Woodward  – Secretary

Cary Bush – Treasurer

Mark Gilbert – Team Manager

Mike Woodward – Website Manager

Mary Bradridge – Catering Manager

Terry Basson – Facebook

Diane Greenaway

Eileen Anderton

The new club rules will be reviewed by a sub group and all members will be asked to comment. An EGM to approve will be held at an early date.

Financially the club is sound.


The website is now updated with current news and events. If you have any comments please contact Mike Woodward the website manager.

Team Manager Notes

The singles ladder will start in April and runs through to September. It is a fun competition, open to everyone, and not too demanding. Email Mark if you would like to enter:



CoBPC Singles ladder starts

2nd Melee 1.45  at Larkhall

4th Monday Club nights Start, 7pm

10th Race to Hayling at LSC

23rd Race to Hayling at Red Bull

23rd Melee 1.45 Queen Square with Alkmaar visitors

24th Spring Open Competition at Larkhall


CoBPC Doubles Competition during the month


Newsletter Editor:   

Next edition: April 16th