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Club News: Tweedway 50+ Sports Club

PUBLISHED: 11:00 19 July 2015

Members of Tweedway 50+ Sports Club enjoying one of their meetings. Picture: Pete McEvoy

Members of Tweedway 50+ Sports Club enjoying one of their meetings. Picture: Pete McEvoy

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Over-50s seeking companionship are encouraged to grab a dart, cue or pack of cards and join in the fun at a games club.

Members of Tweedway 50+ Sports Club enjoying one of their meetings. Picture: Pete McEvoyMembers of Tweedway 50+ Sports Club enjoying one of their meetings. Picture: Pete McEvoy

The Tweedway 50+ Sports Club offers activities and sports fortnightly at the Havering Road Methodist Church, in Rise Park.

It was founded in 2012 by eight members.

Chairman Pete McEvoy said: “We play darts, short mat bowls, snooker and pool, table tennis and various table games like rummikub, scrabble and the occasional quiz for the less able or the lazy.

“All standards are catered for, from beginners to useless.”

Tweedway 50+ Sports Club

Where: Havering Road Methodist Church, in Moray Way, Rise Park

When: Every other Tuesday from 8-10pm – next meeting July 21

Chairman: Pete McEvoy

Secretary: Viv Callahan

Contact: Chairman Pete McEvoy by calling 01708 728448 or emailing tweedwaysportsclub@ymail

Rummikub combines elements of the card game rummy and Chinese game mahjong.

The club’s membership varies between 15 and 20 and its meetings run for two hours each time.

New members are encouraged.

Pete said: “All equipment is provided, just bring yourself, maybe a friend or partner if you wish and, more importantly, a smile.

“We will extend a warm welcome to new members, who will find it more stimulating than staying home and watching television.

“Come and give it a try, make friends, expand your horizons and maybe have a little exercise for £3 including refreshments.”


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