A social club for learning disabled adults


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Newsletter March / April 2018 

Membership Forms – Most of you have now returned these but there are a few of you who haven’t and as of the beginning of March if we haven’t had your form then you are unable to attend Club until this is completed. This is an insurance requirement and will have to be completed every January. Everyone has had several copies of the form sent to them but if you have lost yours then please see Paul or download one from the website asap. Thank you

Multi-adaptable bus – Our very own multi-adaptable bus is arriving soon!!!! As soon as it is delivered it will be going to get the art work added and be ready to use. We will be using it on a Monday night to pick up / drop home those who need it for Club for a small charge.  It will also be used by the Tigers for football. More details of how you can book this will be available soon. The bus will also in time. be available for other groups / individuals to use J

Exmouth Tigers are this year taking part in the Peoples Cup Tournament which if they are successful could see them taking part in matches against sides from across the South West and even the whole Country if they reach the finals. Currently at the top of league 1 they have a busy few weeks coming up with Tournaments and Cup Competitions. They would welcome support at their matches and they are as follows

Sun 26th February – Peoples Cup Competition – Plymouth – Goals Plymouth

Sun 4th March – League tournament – Cullompton FC

Sun 18th March – League tournament – Chudleigh FC

Sun 15th April – League Tournament – Cullompton FC

Please check our Facebook page or contact Paul for further information and to confirm venue as these are subject to change. All tournaments are 11am – 3pm. Good Luck Tigers – you can do it!!!

If any of you would like to join the Tigers training takes place Saturdays from 9.30 – 10.30 am at Exmouth Rugby Club. See Paul, Steve or Nick for more information.

Quiz Night – Thank you to all of you who attended our fundraising quiz night, we raised £235 and great fun was had by all (despite the questions being too hard J ) Due to popular demand another quiz night has been arranged for Wednesday 18th April 7pm at the Maltsters Arms in Woodbury. Cost will be £6 per person to include quiz and light buffet. Teams of up to 6 people. Last time we had 72 people, lets see if we can beat this in April! We will be doing a raffle on the night and if anyone has any prizes they would like to donate then please bring them to club (vouchers, wine and chocolates go down well). Posters will be available if anyone is able to display them for us.

Holiday to Majorca– Final payments for this are due by 16th April at the latest. Further information will be going out to those booked to go over the next few weeks. If you are unsure how much you owe then please see Paul. Don’t forget you will also need to start arranging your travel insurance and please check your passports and EHIC cards are in date!

Shrek Trip – August is now full so if you haven’t reserved a place then unfortunately all we can do is add you to a waiting list in case anyone drops out.

Oxford Holiday – October 2018 – Places for this are filling incredibly fast so if you would like to go then please ensure you have returned you form and deposit asap. We can’t reserve any places without deposit.


Summer Party – Friday 24th August 2018

Due to popular request the summer party this year will be on Friday 24th August and will be (due to popular demand) be a Hog Roast and Disco on board the Stuart Line Boat. Further details will follow nearer the time with regards to arrangements / cost etc but please book this date in your diaries.

Christmas Party – Friday 14th December 2018

A long way off I know but book the dates in your diaries

Nativity Play / Carol Service – Monday 17th December 2018.

Due to the success of our first nativity play this has been requested again this year and so please book the date. We will start sorting out costumes and casting in November J After the success of last years am sure more of you will want to take part J

Lastly we are in the process of sorting out another day trip and the 30th birthday celebrations. Please don’t forget to complete the forms regarding this. If anyone has any ideas for a day trip that are suitable for all the group then please let me know.

Don’t forget to visit our website www.exmouthgateway.co.uk, to follow us on Twitter and to like our page on Facebook that way you will be up-to-date with all the latest news and events.

Best wishes


Club Leader

Dates for your diaries –

Sunday 25th February 18                   Tigers Tournament

Sunday 19th March 18                        Tigers Tournament

Sunday 15th April 18                           Tigers Tournament

Sunday 20th May 18                            Tigers Tournament                

Weds 13th June – 20th June 18            Majorca Holiday

Sunday 12th August 18                        Shrek Trip – Bristol

Friday 24th August 18                         Provisional date for Summer Party (Stuart line cruise)

Monday 27th August 18                       Fun day at Pavilion Gardens

Friday 19th – Monday 22nd Oct 18       Oxford Holiday

Saturday 3rd November 18                 Provisional Bridgewater Carnival Trip

Friday 14th December 18                    Christmas Party

Monday 17th December 18                 Christmas concert and nativity play

Wednesday 17th April 19                    Gateway is 30!

 Payment by BACS

We are happy for you to pay your subs by BACS but would require you to pay a minimum of 4 weeks at a time which would be non-returnable if you are unable to attend for one of those weeks. You can also pay for trips etc. this way.

If you would like to pay your subs or trips by BACS transfer, then please ask Emma or Paul for the details

We have been asked by a few of you if you are able to purchase hoodies, sweatshirts etc. Paul is going to look into this and hopefully in the next couple of months will have prices and an order form available for you.

For those of you on Facebook or who have family/friends/ support staff who are then please follow our page Exmouth Gateway Club where we have the latest news and information. We are also on Twitter and you can find the latest newsletters etc on our website www.exmouthgateway.co.uk

PLEASE NOTE – All holidays / trips are subsidised by club funds, to benefit from this, regular attendance at club is required. If you would like to come, and don’t attend club regularly, then, please speak to Paul/Emma for a revised price.

  • Club starts at 6:30pm and finishes at 9pm – please arrange your lifts / taxis etc for these times.
  • If you are poorly please do not come to Club
  • When using activities from the cupboard please remember to put the lids back on pens, puzzles back in boxes and put them away. Thanks
  • If you want to come on any trips /to any events the payment deadline is there for a reason and you may miss out if you don’t return your form in time as we cant always add people on. Thanks.

If you have any questions about any of this please see any of the helpers. Thanks

You can print a copy of the latest Newsletter Newsletter March 2018

Holiday forms

If you are going on holiday, you need to fill in these two forms, so that we have all your details if we need them in an emergency.  We cannot take you away without these forms

Health and Med form for holiday

Medicines Form

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