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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Bridge Results 29 June 2017

There were 24 players today, despite the bit of cold weather outside. That’s right, 6 tables, 24 boards, action! Margaret and Anne did it today, with Pat and Deirdre breathing down their necks, Bill and Ros in third and then the rest of us. We were very pleased to see Charles Berriman playing again and […]

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Team Championship 28 Jun 2017

The final round was played last night, amid a fanfare of trumpets, a flyover by a Tiger Moth on loan from the War Museum and then the battle started. The leading team The Big Squeeze, were up against the number two ranked Northern Lights, who would have needed a 20/0 result to overtake them. This […]

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The Scimitar 27 Jun 2017

BNSC NEWSLETTER Hi there all Some fresh crisp mornings awaited us over the weekend, but turned into stunning winters days…and with lots of sunshine, there were reasons aplenty to consume some beer in the Scimitar and beer garden…plenty of local and international sport…the Comrades Aches and Pains party…and some brilliant music on Friday, meant that […]

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Bridge Ladder 22 Jun 2017

For you information, here is the latest ladder information, based on having played at least 10 events Roy Ladder Position Players Played Average 1 Bill Wilkie 22 57.16% 2 Jan Verberck 15 56.86% 3 Paul van der Wal 35 56.21% 4 Bridie Bullen-Smith 35 56.17% 5= Hans Lombard 11 55.48% 5= Albert Van Lier 11 […]

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Today in history – 22nd June 2017

Did you know that today, the 22nd June, 1633, the Church forced Galileo Galilei to renounce his heliocentric world view about the Sun, not the Earth, being the centre of the universe. They concluded that he was “vehemently suspect of heresy”. Galileo spent the rest of his life under house arrest. And you thought that […]

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Bridge Results 20 Jun 2017

Five and a half tables last night. Yes, if you had been there as well, we might have had a full 6 tables, or six and a half? Anyway, it was tense, the atmosphere was heavy with concentration, brows were furrowed and some of the usual suspects came up trumps! Yes, that really consistent pair […]

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Bridge Results 15 Jun 2017

There were only 11 pairs who arrived to play today. I wonder why? Did some of the usual suspects stay at home to sunbathe? Who knows? Anyway, 22 hardy souls pitched up, despite the terrible winter weather, and enjoyed some really good hands.( Winter weather? ) And so to the events of today. Guess what! […]

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The Scimitar 20 Jun 2017

BNSC NEWSLETTER A fresh and chilly good morning to everybody Winter has started to throttle out autumn and her icy fingers have been noticed in the last few days. With the long weekend, we were a lot quieter at the North, with most sports having a well earned rest…but the Soccer boys kept the flag […]

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Bridge Results 13 Jun 2017

Once again, for those members who don’t come out at night, it was very cosy in the Ladies Bar, with a log fire burning, great hands, good competition, camaraderie of note and the bridge was awesome. Deirdre and Helen did it again, with 66%, followed by Anne and Diana with 55% and Bram and yours […]

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The Scimitar 13 Jun 2017

BNSC NEWSLETTER Hi there to everybody Another cracking weekend at the North….with the highlight for me being a Super Saturday….on the National Front, we had wins for both Rugby and Soccer…and at the North, the soccer boys showed us how ding-dong Cup-Ties are, with our top two sides winning, but leaving the spectators eating their […]

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