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Pages Park pavilion re-furbishment
The Council are carrying out a major re-furbishment of the pavilion and are now well under way with the task. The planned completion is expected to be mid-November.
The work has affected our season and most of our home league matches have had to be moved to be played at the away team.
Jean Ball winning the East Anglian Croquet Federation Champion of Champions Trophy at Watford on Saturday 6th July. The competition is between those who win their Club's singles championships events in their respective categories of Level Play & Handicap Play.
Jean was our entrant this year in the Handicap event and she won by beating a 14 handicapper in the semi and a 10 in the final. The trophy being presented by Terrey Sparks the event organiser.Well done Jean.
The Mayor of Leighton Linslade, Councillor Clive Palmer and his wife, Rosie, carried out the official opening at our club at 2pm on Saturday 6th April. Both the Mayor and his wife played extremely well playing with our Chairman, Malcolm Kirby and our club secretary Roger Stroud.
It was a cold day but there was refreshments for our guests and all members who braved the weather.
It was good to see one of our founder members, Irene Davis, present who is 96 years old this year and she still plays a good game of croquet.
Looking back at the 2018 AGM here are the highlight points and some photos.
2018 AGM was for the first time in the Pages Park pavilion.
Well attended meeting with 26 members present in spite of the atrocious weather conditions.
The annual membership fee for 2019 will be £80.
Our Chairman Malcolm Kirby presented the awards.