Newsletter 31/03/2016

Dining bookings for Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays may be made directly with Gordon and Tracy on 702144, or  If you prefer you may continue to book over the bar or on 525791. This message will appear permanently under the “Regular Notices” section below.


  • Last Sunday both lamb and chicken were available as well as pork and beef. I had the lamb; delicious! It’s worth asking when booking if these are available.
  • Next week there will be no Newsletter as the writer will be floating down the Danube. No, not literally, on board a river cruiser!
  • The Annual General Meeting of the members will be on Tuesday 3rd May starting at 8.00pm. Please make every effort to attend. The relevant notices and proposal forms are posted on the notice board. The accounts will appear after the April Committee Meeting once they have been approved.

WHAT’S ON: Dates for your Diary: Unless stated otherwise, most events begin about 8.30

 Next Thursday 7th April – Quiz – Lucky 7 Jackpot now £170

Member to member area:

Members’ Businesses and Services: fee £50 per annum

Antique clocks, furniture and miscellaneous items for sale. POA. 01522 543167 / 07860 679495.

Estate & Letting Agent Derri Coppin  01522 382 382

Stairlifts, Lifts & Ramps -free survey unbeatable service. Contact Lee Ogden on 01427 787532.

Members’ Items for Sale: fee £5 until sold:

Sovereign Shoprider 4 mobility scooter. Little used. Battery may need attention as the scooter has been in storage for several years although kept fully charged.

£250 ONO. Tel: 01522 888671 or 97815674262

To advertise here please email:


  • 1. Dining bookings for Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays may be made directly with Gordon and Tracy on 702144, or If you prefer you may continue to book over the bar or on 525791.

Sunday menu: Starter – soup of the day or pate £3. Main course – pork or beef with roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and seasonal vegetables £6. Dessert course – please ask as this changes per season winter or summer £3.

Wednesday & Friday menu: Starter – farmhouse pâté or soup £3. Main course – Fish and Chips (Friday only), scampi, homemade pie chips and peas, gammon steak chips and peas £6. Rib eye or sirloin steak, chips, peas £8 (please pre-order steak and fish the day before). Castle Hill Club Mixed Grill 4oz Ribeye, 4oz Gammon, 2 sausages, 2 eggs, black pudding, served with chips, mushrooms and tomatoes £9.50. Specials are available please ask on the night.                        

  1. There are 28-day passes available, located on the shelf below the notice board near the TV. If you know someone who would like one just fill in the details on the pass itself and its stub.
  2. Opening times: Weekdays – 12.00 to 15.00 / 17.30 to 23.00

Saturdays and Sundays-12.00 to 23.00 – Christmas Day: 11.00 to 14.00

We may extend to 2.00 a.m. on special occasions and please feel free to use the club for business meetings and interest group meetings as well as the usual family events. Catering available on request. Simply make arrangements with Laurence.

GUEST ALES:   Adnams “Jester” (abv 4.8) sponsored by Daniel Hutchinson, “Hobgoblin” (4.5) sponsored CHC, and Adnams “Broadside” (4.7) by sponsored by Mike Clay. If you wish to sponsor an ale of your choice please speak to Laurence.

This week’s offerings:

From the Uxbridge English Dictionary:

Walrus…….last exclamation of Russell’s driving instructor.

Walnut…….an obsessive bricklayer.

  • I just took a leaflet came through the door, informing me that I can have sex at 79.

I’m so happy, because I live at number 71. So it’s not too far to walk home afterwards.

And it’s the same side of the street so I don’t even have to cross the road!


  • Answer machine message:

“I am not available right now, but thank you for caring enough to call. I am making some changes in my life. Please leave a message after the beep. If I do not return your call, you are one of the changes”


  • Mahatma Gandhi, as you know, walked barefoot most of the time, which produced an impressive set of calluses on his feet. He also ate very little, which made him rather frail and, with his odd diet, he suffered from bad breath. This made him  ………

a-super-calloused-fragile-mystic-hexed-by-halitosis.  (Oh dear!  ed)

Kind regards



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