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The Scimitar 23 Jan 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A very good day to all I was awoken this morning to rain gently falling on our corrugated iron roof (one of my favourite and most soothing sounds) and then an overcast morning…some relief from the scorching temperatures that we have experienced over the last little while…and for a change I was really […]

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The Scimitar 16 Jan 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Good morning to everyone….. Well… finally we had a Joker Jackpot winner…..2017 could not produce any winner at all…with our last draw of 2016 and the first draw of 2018 we have a Joker Jackpot winner….the Club was abuzz with activity and with only 5 cards left, I suppose it was to be […]

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The Scimitar 9 Jan 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Good morning to everyone with particular mention to the newcomer 2018…. I trust that everyone has recovered from their celebrations over the festive break…and everybody is sufficiently rested in order to face the new challenges that we are to encounter….I am confident that this year will be a great year for the Club, […]

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The Scimitar 12 Dec 2017

MESSAGE TO ALL OUR MEMBERS Following some recent regrettable incidents at the Club, Benoni Northern Sports Club Executive Committee wishes to reassure it’s members: Benoni Northern Sports Club has a zero tolerance attitude to disruptive or abusive behaviour at the Club Where appropriate the necessary disciplinary, and or legal processes, are already underway We are proud of the […]

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The Scimitar 5 Dec 2017

BNSC NEWSLETTER Hi there to you all…. On this cold and wet Tuesday morning, there are a few positives to look at….our grounds are enjoying the refreshing relief of the rain…we have some respite from the warm weather…and it isn’t the weekend….hopefully the rain will have moved on by the weekend to ensure that our […]

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The Scimitar 28 Nov 2017

BNSC NEWSLETTER Hi there to everyone A week that was high(low)lighted for me with disappointment and joy…. I was hoping that the Drakensberg Boys Choir was going to be a massively successful show for both our Members and locals was unfortunately destroyed by inclement weather. The rain came down in buckets and around 16h00, but […]

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The Scimitar 21 Nov 2017

BNSC NEWSLETTER MY HUMBLEST APOLOGIES…. This week as I have been pretty busy, I thought I could get away with just sending last weeks message out again…but I have found that one or two Members do read it…and they have come back to me to mention my error…it has been a little hectic here and […]

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The Scimitar 14 Nov 2017

BNSC NEWSLETTER Hello there everyone!! The expectant father from last week is proud to announce that the new Toro arrived safely and has already been put through its paces….the Mid-Wife and Paediatrician (Brian Buys) has already checked that the new baby has all the necessary working parts and has confidently assessed that there will be […]

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The Scimitar 7 Nov 2017

BNSC NEWSLETTER Hello there everyone!! A sunny Tuesday has welcomed me to the North this morning…and I have been pacing up and down like an expectant father awaiting the arrival of his newborn…well…similar, but not quite as emotional…but I have been fervently awaiting the arrival of our new addition to the North…another Toro Reelmaster ride-on […]

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Bridge Results 2 Nov 2017

Summer in Benoni, 30 degrees or more in the shade, which is where we played our bridge today, in the comfort of our hall, with doors open, fans blowing, iced water in jugs, cold beer on tap, 11 tables of Benoni’s finest (that’s bridge players of course) engaged in cerebral exercise, what else can I […]

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