Newsletter No. 12 – April 16

City of Bath Pétanque Club

Newsletter No 12.  April 2016

A word from The Chair

It is good to be back playing again, and really great to see so many members playing at LSC and in Queen Square.

We are looking forward to welcoming members of L’Autre Chemin Club Alkmaar to the melee in Queen Square on 23rd and the Spring Open competition on 24th.

Charlcombe Lane is closed 18th April to 13th May for toads


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.


11th – Skills Assessment 1, Rained OFF

18th – Skills assessment 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 have now started: 7pm at Larkhall. Coaching available from 7.00 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.

Next Committee meeting April 27th

Please send any requests for discussion to Sally Woodward:

AGM Correction: members will be consulted on the club’s legal entity then the club rules will be reviewed by a working group. An EGM will be called to discuss and vote on the new rules

The  AGM minutes will be sent to members.



The website is now updated with current news and events. Many thanks to Mike and Jeremy for their work on this. If you have any comments please let  Mike know:

Team Manager Notes

Singles ladder:

This is now in the club hut. Put your name and phone number on a card on the bottom of the ladder and start by challenging one or two above.

The Club Doubles competition starts in May, send your entry to

Rules will be on the website. Entry fees to Mark.



CoBPC Singles ladder starts (open to all).

23rd – Race to Hayling at Red Bull

23rd – Melee 1.45 Queen Square with Alkmaar visitors (open to all)

24th – Spring Open Competition at Larkhall


CoBPC Doubles Competition starts (open to all).

5th – BTBL starts 7pm

14th – Melee 1.45 Larkhall  (open to all)

22nd – GWR Doubles & GWR Juniors 09.30 Larkhall (open to all)

28th – EPA Singles ISCA Exeter

29th  – EPA Doubles ISCA Exeter

30th – EPA Mixed doubles ISCA Exeter

All EPA & GWR events are open to our members

Where/When We Meet:


Saturdays – 10.00 to 12.00

Monday Club Night – 7.00 to 9.00

Tuesdays – 10.00 to 12.00

Queen Square

Wednesdays 11.00 to 1pm


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Next edition: May 1st