LATEST NEWS - 24th September

New Covid-19 Rules from the Government –
1. As from today, Thursday 24th September, hospitality, eg restaurants, pubs, clubs and takeaways etc have a 10pm curfew. As a result of this new rule, the West Devon Club will close 10pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, with last orders at 9.30pm.
2. Face Coverings must be worn in the club at all times, except when seated at a table to eat or drink.
3. Table Service is now mandatory – please be patient – your understanding is most appreciated, we thank you in advance.
4. Please, don’t forget the rule of 6.
It is critical to wash and sanitise your hands regularly, keep 2 metres apart, or 1 metre with precaution.
Please adhere to these rules, they are designed to keep everyone safe and stop the spread of the Coronavirus – your cooperation is most grateful.
Opening Hours –
                                Day                                                                      Evening
Monday             11am – 2pm      (last orders 2pm)             5pm – 8pm       (last orders 8pm)
Tuesday             11am – 2pm      (last orders 2pm)              5pm – 10pm     (last orders 9.30pm)
Wednesday      11am – 2pm      (last orders 2pm)             5pm – 10pm      (last orders 9.30pm)
Thursday           11am – 2pm     (last orders 2pm),              5pm – 10pm     (last orders 9.30pm)
Friday                 11am  – 2pm     (last orders 2pm),             5pm – 10pm      (last orders 9.30pm)
Saturday            11am – 10pm    (last orders 9.30pm)
Sunday               12noon –  8pm  (last orders 8pm)
Please note: We have changed our Sunday hours, to open all day as listed above.
Track and Trace – 
As you are aware, names and contact details are mandatory and will help to trace and stop the spread of the Coronavirus.
Please supply your contact details on the form provided – these will be located at each table in the Club, and hand to the Bar Staff when receiving your drinks at the table – many thanks
There will also be an NHS QR code displayed in the club for those that have the NHS Covid-19 App
Music in the Garden – Saturday 26th September –
Sincere apologies – this event has now been cancelledEmoji, although there will a Mini Mexican food EveningEmoji, with Beef Chilli, or Chicken Fajitas with accompaniments. Please book your table with Lisa 07855940166
Macmillans –  Saturday 26th September – 
Sorry, due to advice from Macmillans, there will no longer be Macmillan merchandise for sale out the front of the club, however donations will be gratefully received inside.
Steak Night – Saturday 10th October –
The ever popular steak night – Bookings essential with Lisa 07855940166
We thank you for your patience and understanding during these unprecedented times and look forward to seeing you in the club – your safety is important to us.
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New Covid-19 Rules from the Government 
 As you’re probably aware, from Monday 14th September, groups of up to 6 only, from multiple households, socially distanced of 1m+ apart, can meet up inside and outside.
 It is also a legal requirement to take the name and contact no. of every member/guest on each visit.
Your cooperation and understanding is very much appreciated during these unprecedented times – your safety and the safety of the staff are of the upmost importance.
Updated Opening Times –
Last orders has been changed from 8pm to 10pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, starting week beginning 14th September. And from this Saturday,  we shall be open all day Saturdays from 11am to 11pm (last orders 11pm)
Food –
Food is now available 7 days a week!
Lunch times 12 – 2
Sundays 12 – 2.30 bookings only please.
Friday and Saturday evenings 6.30 – 8.45 booking not essential.
Music in the Garden –
Saturday 26th September – keep this date free. We are planning to have music in the garden combined with a food option – weather permittingEmojiEmojiEmoji Further details to follow nearer the time.
Macmillans 
Saturday 26th September, there will be a collection bucket, and a table of Macmillans merchandise for sale during the day, outside by the main front door – donations will be gratefully appreciated for this worthwhile charity.
Gaming Machine –
The Club Elite gaming machine is now in operation for members use.
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Bank Holiday  – Saturday, 29th August we have The Dockneys Band, in the garden, playing from 6.30 – 8.30.
They are a powerhouse rock/pop trio on a mission to bring some fantastic, high energy Rock and Pop songs to the club with powerful harmony vocals, driving guitar and rhythm, to stripped back acoustic style renditions of songs by Queen, Abba, Bon Jovi, Tina Turner, The Darkness, AC/DC, Prince, Coldplay, Killers, Monkees, Billy Idol, Tom Petty, Bee Gees and many more.
There’s also a choice of food available from the menu – please book food with Lisa (lisa.chamberlain78@googlemail.com or 07855940166)
Don’t miss this great evening – come along and enjoy – weather is looking good!
Members and their guests only.
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Bank Holiday – We are hoping to have a Band in the garden (weather permitting) on Saturday 29th August, with a food option – Please keep this date free! further information to follow.
Bank Holiday Weekend, opening times Saturday 11am – midnight,  Sunday 12 noon – 10pm, Monday usual times 11am – 2pm and 5pm – 8pm
Membership Cards – All members, please show your membership card, or a picture of your card on your phone, to the bar staff during every visit –  Many Thanks, your cooperation is very much appreciated.
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Additional Opening Times – Starting from Monday 17th August, in addition to the previously publicised revised opening times, the club will also open, Mondays and Tuesdays 11am – 2pm.
Guests – Members can now bring their guests into the club. Your guests are still required to pay £1 per person, which will be added to your bar bill. Your guest name, contact no and member’s name and contact no. will be recorded by the bar staff.
Polite reminder – please note, your guests must leave the club when you leave and the same guest is only allowed up to 12 visits per year – Thank you.
Music in the Garden – This Saturday 15th Aug, with Total Stranger, singer/guitarist, Club opens at 5pm, Lisa is serving her delicious curry chicken, choice of medium or hot with nan bread, popadum and chutney (£9). There are a few tables left, please email to reserve your table in the garden! Don’t miss out. (according to the Met Office, the weather is looking dry!).
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LUNCHES – As well as lunches in the club Wednesdays – Fridays, Saturday lunches will also be included from today, Sat 8th Aug. Lisa has said that bookings are not essential. Come in, check out the daily specials, and enjoy!
MUSIC IN THE GARDEN –  with Total Stranger, Singer/Guitarist, Saturday 15th August 5 – 9pm, with a food option available. Tables must be booked. Don’t miss this special evening. It will of course be weather dependent and a decision will be made on Wed/Thur next week as to whether to go ahead. Please email or phone 07821250961 if you want to book a table, and for how many, remembering that only up to 6 can sit at one table socially distanced.
MEMBERSHIP CARDS –  please don’t forget to have your membership card with you when visiting the club. Many Thanks – very much appreciated.
BAR INCREASE – Sorry! – as previously mentioned before lockdown, the price of the Wines, Spirits and Soft Drinks will  increase from Monday 10th August 2020.
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SNOOKER – JULY

We are pleased to inform you that due to restrictions lifted by the Government – Snooker can now be played! starting at the club from Monday 27th July (Members Only).

A booking system will be in place for both tables, for 1/2 hour sessions with the last game to be played 30 minutes before the closing time with players following the Cleaning Schedule below.

Can players please be aware that the seating in this area will be used as an overflow and members will be walking between the tables for access to the garden and smoking area.

All Snooker players to adhere to the following Cleaning Schedule designed to keep members safe:-

Each player to sanitise their hands before playing, and several times during each match, to comply with the general recommendations for reducing the levels of Covid virus.

Sanitisers are provided on each sanitising station by each snooker table.

Triangle and snooker balls to be wiped with a couple of sheets of blue paper roll that have been sprayed with the pink sanitiser spray provided.

Make sure triangle and snooker balls are dry before setting up on snooker table. Use only your own cue that has been cleaned using the same method as for the triangle and snooker balls.

Wipe the hard edges of the snooker table using the method described above, avoiding the green baize.

All used blue sheets to be disposed of in the bin provided. It is the responsibility of each player to sanitise hands and all equipment both before and after each match.

It is the responsibility of all players to maintain social distancing whilst playing. If close proximity is unavoidable it is suggested that players wear face masks to mitigate for not maintaining the recommended 2 meter distance.

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West Devon Club Re-Opens Thursday 16th July

To all Fellow Members, we hope you and your family are well. We are really pleased to welcome you all back to the Club from 11am on Thursday 16th July.

Please see Revised Opening Times below:-

Day Evening
Monday Closed 5pm – 8pm
Tuesday Closed 5pm – 8pm
Wednesday 11am – 2pm 5pm – 8pm
Thursday 11am – 2pm 5pm – 8pm
Friday 11am – 2:30pm 5pm – 11pm
Saturday 11am – 3pm 5pm – 11pm
Sunday 12pm – 3pm 5pm – 8pm

 

The Club will be open in the initial couple of weeks for Drinks only, but from Wednesday 29th July, Lisa will open the Kitchen for lunches in the Club on Wednesday to Friday lunchtimes, and will maintain her take-away service for all other times. Please contact Lisa on 07855 940166 as bookings may be required in advance.

As you can appreciate this is a phased return to some sort of normality and Opening times and Kitchen times will be under constant review based on demand.

Lisa will send out a separate communique regarding the phased return of the Kitchen.

The world has changed since we were last able to use the Club and we have had to adopt and follow the guidance set out by the Government not only for your safety and comfort but also for our staff. 

Please familiarise yourself with the following information and new operational procedures at the West Devon Club, designed to keep members and staff safe in accordance with government guidelines and remember this is as new to our Staff as it will be to you.

  • Members only (initially temporary guests are not permitted into the Club)
  • Please carry your Membership card with you at all times 
  • When you enter and leave the Club please use the Sanitiser provided, Sanitiser stations will be dotted around the Club.
  • You will be met on arrival and shown to an available table. Seating is available in the main lounge area plus Dining room (initially), Bottom bar, Snooker room and the Garden when the weather permits. 
  • No standing or sitting at the Bar will be permitted.
  • Please observe all social distancing rules whilst in the Club or in the Garden area and be aware and follow all directional and information signage within the club. Current guidance is that Indoor gatherings are limited to members of any 2 households only, at each table, whilst outdoors, the same applies plus a group of up to 6 people from any number of households either seated at a table or standing. 
  • No standing is allowed inside the Club, you must remain seated except for comfort breaks. 
  • Table service will be provided and we will require all membership numbers plus one name and telephone no. per table for track and trace purposes.
  • Initially Plastic glasses will be in use but we will review this constantly in line with our hygiene regimes. 
  • Please use contactless payment methods where possible, although we will accept cash.
  • Toilets will be one in, one out where possible and please use Sanitiser provided when you enter and leave.
  • Gaming Machines, Snooker, Pool and Darts will be temporarily unavailable. This will be regularly reviewed in line with current guidance. 
  • Access to the Smokers area will be via the Lounge stairway and through the Snooker room to the exit door. Directional signs will be displayed.

Any member flouting these rules will be asked to leave the Club

PPE will be supplied to all staff and they will be trained in observing a strict code of hygiene to ensure both your safety and their safety. All Cleaning regimes will be highly visible within the Club. The Club will be cleaned after each shift as well as during shifts.

We want to make your time in the Club as enjoyable as we can given the restrictions we all have to face at this time and we will continue to do everything we can to make your time at the club, as relaxing, safe and clean as is possible. 

On behalf of the Committee and Staff we look forward to welcoming you back into the Club.