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The management team would like to thank all those members and guests who came up to the club on our first open day, it’s been along time closed for seven months in all.

And we were pleased you kept to the rules regarding COVID-19, and also big thank you to Anthony our bar manager for keeping the members topped up via table service only, just a reminder the club will be open normal times from now on except for Monday and Tuesday closed for the time being keep safe from the management team.


On entering the club you will be required to wear a face mask or visor, any member that is excempt from wearing face coverings please make sure they bring their excempt certificate with them. You must sign the track and trace form with name and time you entered club, also available is the NHS scan app, hand sanitizer to be used before entering bar lounge, it will be table service only and you can sit up to six members per table from different households, this number can only increase if you are a family and are from two households, once seated you may removed your face coverings, if you get up from your seat to move around the club or to the toilets you must put your face mask back on, the management team are sorry it may be a bit draconian these rules, but it’s in place to make it a safe environment for you to enjoy with friends and family. To finish on a good note bingo will start on Saturday 5th June, Wednesday bingo date yet to be announced, the management team agreed unanimously that the first 50 members on entering the club will be entitled to a free drink of their choosing, and a big thank you to Anthony for coming up with the idea.

Club maintenance

2nd phase of the deep clean completed.


All the old beers & Lagers have been disposed of & replaced with nice new fresh barrels




While we have been in lockdown some maintenance work has been done in the club, the leak in the roof above the kitchen has been repaired, the main lounge as had a coat of paint, the kitchen as also been painted, and at last the snooker room been plastered and painted where the roof leak back a couple of years ago.

Jobs still to do.

Outside gutters and down pipes to be cleaned, contractor booked, Main lounge carpet to be cleaned on May 17th.

A new awning has been purchased for the smoker’s corner & will be installed before opening.

AGM / Committee

Our AGM which is usually end of March will be put back either to August or September date to be confirmed,

We also could do with some new members on committee, we are short in numbers to run the club so why not come forward to help & take the pressure off the present management team.

If interested, please get in touch with anyone on the committee and we will let you know of any information you will need to know.

Membership

As promised from our last blog we said we would update you on membership renewals.

With guidance from ACC there were several options put on the table.

A virtual text meeting took place with a vote on which option to take it was option five.

That is all paid up members for year 2020 will be valid for the year 2021 and to be renewed January 2022.

Put in plain English no subs will be collected this year

PS

Just a reminder even though the club is closed work still goes on behind the scenes and a big thank you must go to our honorary treasurer S B for chasing up grants available to us to help keep the club on a financial footing for when we open again.

Hope to see you all when the government says it safe to do so.

keep safe!

The management team.



Important information for Club Members.

When the club is able to open again the rules below will still apply but they are subject to government review at any time.

To ensure our club premises remains a safe and protected environment for our members We have followed all the necessary guidelines set out by the government.

To ensure our club premises remains a safe and protected environment for our members the layout of the club has changed please look out for the arrows indicating the one way system.


There are some significant changes to the procedures in the club:

Anyone entering the club will need to print your name on track and trace form (which will be destroyed after 21 days) There is also a track & trace QR code to use if you have the NHS track & trace app on your phone.

You are required to wear a face mask (unless you are exempt for medical reasons) that can only be removed when seated.

If you need to go anywhere on the club premises like go to the toilet for example you will have to put your mask back on.

There will be no bar service, table service only.

You can sit up to six members per table from different households, this number can only increase if you are a family and are from two households, once seated you may removed your face coverings,

A social distancing rule of two metres will be required inside the club were designated walkways are visible and seating positioned in a specified layout and not to be moved.

The toilets will be opened to one person at a time, to require the social distances.

There are hand sanitiser stations in various locations around the club so please use them.

A risk assessment have been done on the premises and the certificate is on the notice board.

Opening hours have been reduced for the near future and they will be reviewed on a fortnightly basis.

The club opening hours are as follows.

Monday - Tuesday (Closed)

Wednesday - Thursday (6:30pm - 11:00 pm)

Friday - Saturday (6:30pm - 11:30pm)

Sundays (12 Noon – 4 pm)


Snooker is available to club members only you need to phone bar manager to book a time and table to play.

Guest will be permitted into the club subject to availability.

Club rules state they can come to Club as a guest twice after that if they still want to use the club they will have to become a member.

The management team would like to thank all the members who supported the club since the club reopened and abided to the social distances rules in these difficult times & Are looking forward to seeing you all again soon.


THANK YOU & KEEP SAFE!



Bingo will start on Saturday 5th June.

Wednesday bingo date yet to be announced.

All Live Entertainment has been placed on hold until further notice due to the current Covid -19 situation



The club has an internal skittles league

we are always ready to welcome new players & new teams

For more details please see Skittles tab


THE SKITTLES LEAGUE IS ON HOLD DUE TO THE COVID-19 SITUATION



Contains two tables to League Standard with one table to County Match Standard


Snooker is available to club members only you need to phone bar manager to book a time and table to play.

EXETER CITY MATCH DAY PARKING

The club car park is available to all for match day car parking when Exeter city play their Saturday home matches.

All are welcome to visit the club & have a look around...Look out for special offers at the beginning of the new season.

For more details please see Exeter city match day car parking tab

This year the club is raising funds for a Defibrillator to be purchased & installed at the club

Defibrillation is a treatment for life-threatening cardiac dysrhythmias, specifically ventricular fibrillation (VF) and non-perfusing ventricular tachycardia (VT). A defibrillator delivers a dose of electric current (often called a countershock) to the heart.

Having a Defibrillator can be life saving.... please give generously.

Polsloe and Priory social club are pleased to announce that a emergency defibrillator has been installed inside the club lobby, it is available for emergency use to the public at opening times 6.30 pm to 11pm Mondays to Saturday.