Due to the deteriorating condition of Covid 19 in the state, and the protocols required by both the Red Cross and Government, the committee meeting held on the 28th July, has suspend bridge until further notice. (This could possibly be until the end of the year.)  However there is a work in progress to form a Social Spring Knockout Competition which will be played over several months.  This project is the work of Vicki  Burke and those who wish to participate contact Vickie for the details.

Guidelines for the reopening.

The Committee is pleased to propose a return to bridge at Red Cross Rooms on Monday August 10.  
There will be a limit of 5 tables. We meet again late July and will review the ABF, National and State  
government guidelines.

*     Hand wash on arrival.
*     Sign in and follow any arrows and crosses.
*     No entry if not well.
*     Bring exact change.
*     No tablecloths.
*     2 tables to be put together to enable social distancing.
*     Frequent sanitising of hands.  (See read more)

Club to Recommence Playing - Monday 10th August.

Subject to any late change in State and Local Government regulations, a committee meeting held on the 4th July, passed a motion to recommence playing on Monday 10th August, 2020.

The following conditions will apply.

1.    Maximum number of tables will be five.  

2.    There will be no afternoon tea.

3.    The first twenty people who enter their names  will play.

4.    Further playing  information will be released  soon by the secretary or can be obtained by phoning any member of the committee.

Club Virus Up-Date. April 2020.

In these unsettled times I would like to inform all members that the committee has been monitoring the situation and has made a satisfactory arrangement with the Red Cross to suspend our finacial agreement until we resume playing again.  This is a very generous decision by the Parkes Red Cross and I have thanked them on the club's behalf.      When we are notified by the government that it is safe to interact, we will immediately inform everyone and commence playing again.  (See Read More).

Playing of bridge suspended until further notice, due to Covit 19.

The Parkes Bridge Club committee has endorsed the ABF's decision and has suspended the playing of bridge until further notice. There will be a mandatory suspension of one month untill the 18th April, when it will be reviewed.  However all indications are showing that the suspension could possibly last a lot longer.

The Agnus Hewitt, and the the Bogan Gate days have been cancelled.

Keith Fiedler Wins 'Sylvia Pearce Trophy' for the eighth time.

In winning the Sylvia Pearce trophy Keith surpasses Muriel Waddell's record which has lasted for many years.

A format was implemented early in the club's history by Sylvia to encourage beginners which allowed them to feel more comfortable when playing and to learn from more experienced players. It has proved most successful with Tuesday being a convivial day for all who play.

Keith with Vice-President Bev Laing.