Donald Barr Wells

Just a reminder – Donald’s funeral will take place today Monday 5th March, 2 pm, at West Rd. Crematorium, and afterwards at the Benwell Cricket Club. It is with deep sadness I announce the passing of long standing club member Donald Barr Wells. Donald passed away on 2nd February at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle. He […]

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Brain Tumour Research

Hi All, Richard Stewart, a club member for 14 years, is going to walk the 84 miles of Hadrian’s Wall on behalf of  ‘Brain Tumour Research’. Richard himself has a terminal brain tumour, he has kindly asked me if I can bring this to the attention of our club members and respectfully ask for your […]

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Racing cancelled this Sunday

Racing has been cancelled this Sunday 4th March but we hope to run one next Sunday 11th. Watch Facebook or the club website for details. Tony Freeth Hon. Sailing Secretary (Joint)

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Cruising Association Petition

The Cruising Association has started a government petition asking for better control of the marking of fishing gear in order to reduce entanglements and associated rescues. Here is the link: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/200001 The deadline for signing is 12th March so there is not long left.

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Garment Collection

A garment collection locker has been placed in the gents shower block. This locker has been donated by Clive Griffith for the gathering of serviceable clothing for collection by ‘Apostleship of the Sea’.  The clothing will be distributed to seafarers who find themselves on our shores without adequate clothing through no fault of their own. […]

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