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The Scimitar 12 Jun 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Warm Greetings to you all from a decidedly chilly office at the North… There were a trio of international sporting events that attracted most of my attention this weekend ….one directly involving our Members (and affecting plenty of their loved ones and support teams)….one with a Benoni connection that was staged in France….the […]

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The Scimitar 5 Jun 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A fine and fresh good morning to you all, from a cold and crisp office here at the North This week is a major period of frantic activity (whilst trying to keep very calm and relaxed) for a very large contingent of our runners…who make the “groot trek” to Pietermaritzburg in the heart […]

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The Scimitar 29 May 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A very fine good morning to everyone It has been a frustrating start to the week for most Benonians (and some Gautengers too) with some cable theft which meant the loss of some critical water pumps at Rand Water……and resulted in a monumental mess and no water in the Greater Joburg and Ekurhuleni […]

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The Scimitar 22 May 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Hi there to everyone I was awaiting a massive weekend last weekend…but after a very quiet Friday…things turned a little bleaker on Saturday…and I must  say that I was getting a little concerned….the weather started to turn decidedly awkward….with a particularly nippy wind, that at times was biting…my outlook for Sunday and the […]

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The Scimitar 8 May 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER HI there everyone…. My apologies for no Scimitar last week…but with all the holidays, I lost track of what day of the week it was..and before I knew where I was it was Friday morning!! I have duly been castigated by many of our Members for not receiving their weekly rendition of Junk […]

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The Scimitar 24 Apr 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A very good morning to you all…… We are experiencing the best of highveld autumn weather at the moment….crisp and fresh mornings warming to balmy lazy days…followed by the cooling down in the late afternoon, which generally means the adding of a layer or two of clothing so that the bite of the […]

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The Scimitar 17 Apr 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Hi there to everyone… The Commonwealth games are done and dusted for another four years…..and with their fair share of excitement, there was joy for many, whist disappointment for others…..it was wonderful to see the energy, skill and passion that sportsmen display in their various different sporting codes….and South Africa enjoyed its part […]

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The Scimitar 10 Apr 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Hi there everyone, We have started our winter season with a bang!! Anyone that was at the North over the weekend, can confirm that the Club was absolutely “cooking”….Hockey (both ladies and mens) and rugby boys kicked off their seasons, while soccer hosted their first matches at home…while the cricketers were busy with […]

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The Scimitar 4 Apr 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Good morning to all…. Hope you are all well rested after a long weekend…there was very little Club sport this weekend…but that doesn’t mean our Members or Club was quiet over the weekend…we had runners who took on the Two Oceans Ultra, Baseballers at their provincial tournament, hockey players on the Astro…and plenty […]

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The Scimitar 27 Mar 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Morning to you all….. What a week for me…a magic week of relaxation…a few days of constant rain…then all the drama at the international cricket (and bit of local too!)…and now a day of celebration….Wow!! I had a great time away in the bushveld…it is wonderful to be able to see nature in […]

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