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1st November 2013


Greetings!

The BCC AGM will take place on Wednesday 27th November at 8pm in the Residents Lounge. We review the year, vote in a new committee and agree the subs for next year. It is also a forum for the members to express their views, and discuss events for the coming year. Please come along and give us your ideas.

Best wishes

Andrew Kirkwood
Commodore

Just Been
 
The London Apprentice and fish and chips at TYC

Club Claret and Hebe joined boats from Twickenham Yacht Club for an end of season cruise to the London Apprentice. After a pleasant pint or two all the boats set off for TYC for a fish and chip supper. A fine day was had by all and our thanks go out to TYC for their wonderful hospitality.  

 

Club Claret and Hebe III returned to Brentford the following day, however the boats could not re-enter the marina until Monday as there was not enough water due to the closure of the Thames Barrier.  

 

 
BCC 2013 Events

Coming Up
2nd - Saturday - Laying up event in the berth holders snug.
Regrettably, due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled. Our apologies if you saved the date!
 
November 2013
27th - Wednesday - AGM
Please come along and vote in your committee for next year. Its a great opportunity to have you say and let us know what you would like to do next year. If you would like to join the committee, please step forward! Commodore@brentfordcruisingclub.co.uk

7th -  7.30pm - Saturday - Christmas Party
Following the success of last years event we are returning to the Coach and Horses for this years Christmas party. The Coach and Horses is a lovely pub and their Christmas menu enables you to choose from a traditional Christmas menu, or other alternatives if you prefer. Booking details will follow shortly.

Other News  
We have received the following letter from Mandy Timpson at the Isleworth Ait Management Group. If you are interested in getting involved, please get in touch with Mandy    
 

Dear Sirs

As you probably know, the island of Isleworth Ait is managed by London Wildlife Trust volunteers and we access the island by boat.

Although we have a strong team of conservation volunteers, two of our three boat-handlers travel from Borehamwood and Brighton respectively, and we are looking for more locally based boat crew to strengthen our team.

Please could you ask your members if anyone would be interested in volunteering with us - we meet on the second Saturday morning of each month - and helping us maintain access for volunteers to the nature reserve.

Volunteers have to be aged 16 or over, for insurance cover. We would welcome anyone who is interested - whether experienced, or willing to train.

Anyone interested should contact me in the first instance at this email address or on 07756-262437. 

Thank you in advance for any help you can offer.

Yours sincerely

Mandy Timpson (Health and Safety Officer, Isleworth Ait Management Group)

mem19lan@btinternet.com

 

 

 

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Forthcoming Events
 
October 2013
5th - Saturday - Afternoon cruise to the Anglers in Teddington/Fish and Chips at the Apprentice
18th - Friday - Cruiser end of season party at Twickenham Yacht Club
November 2013
27th - Wednesday - AGM
8pm at the Residents Club
December 2013
7th - Saturday - BCC Christmas Party

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