Fylde and District Bridge League
President: Barry Brelsford
Chairman: David Pendlebury
Hon Secretary: - Jeremy Stanforth 07 775 974 704 e-mail
Vice Chairman: Alan Crabtree
Executive Committee : Chairman, Vice Chairman, Hon Secretary,
Hon Treasurer, Bill Winter, J Dearing, P Scholes,
Appeals Committee: The five people from whom the
Appeals Committee would be chosen are
Mrs C Draper (Southport), Mr. D. Spencer (Brierfield), Mr. J. B. Brelsford
(Lytham), Mr. J B Newall (Blackburn). Mr J A Smith (Bolton)
Clubs not affiliated to the EBU are eligible
to enter teams in the Fylde League.
Matches may be played during the day or at a neutral venue
I regret to report
Great Harwood have had problems with their premises and have closed
A message from the Chairman
1st July 2020
Lots of changes to Lockdown are happening at the moment. This is
encouraging but none of them promise to make the reopening of clubs
feasible at present. The Executive have therefore decided this is
not the time to announce positive plans for a restart.
We will continue to monitor the situation, and meanwhile once again
hope that you all keep safe and well
1st June 2020
Friday June 5th June is almost upon us - the date for the Fylde
League AGM. Of course it will not happen on that date as most of
the Agenda concerns the season’s results and the League structure
for the new season.
Fortunately the 2019/2020 season was almost complete, but there
are some promotion and relegation issues to be decided, the Division
1 Championship is still open and the Wainwright Cup not played.
The Executive have discussed possible solutions but until clubs
are able to select teams of 8 players and stage matches we are not
able to move forward.
As I write the Lockdown situation is changing very rapidly, but
it is uncertain when the League could restart and the number of
clubs and teams which will be ready to play.
Many players now play on line but none of the options reflect the
strengths of the Fylde League in providing competitive teams bridge
for all levels of players. Future plans will be circulated as soon
as feasible and clubs will be able to make proposals and vote at
Sadly some club members have passed away over the
last few months and we will miss these bridge friends when we are
able to meet again.
The Executive and myself hope you all will stay safe and well in
these difficult times
Fylde League Chairman