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Petanque Club History

Gloucestershire Echo, Monday August 28th 1995

4th Sept 1995  – Date of meeting to discuss setting up of a Petanque Club

Officers elected: Captain: Bob Thomas, Secretary: David Ward, Treasurer: Edward Catchpole.

Estimated cost £500.00 to be raised by subs and grants (Les Chattel & Dennis Herbert to organise)

Early Oct 1995  Piste was excavated on the Playing Field (15m x 9m)

9th Oct 1995   Main ballast was laid

13/14th Oct 1995  Membrane fitted, top grit layer put down

14th Oct 1995 First boules thrown

15th Oct 1995 First playing session with 15 members.

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