Author Archives: Chrissie Gibson

Success for West Heaton tennis

The Club has had a very successful tennis season. The men’s 4th team captained by Norman Paton and the men’s 3rd team captained by Jonny Webley have both won their respective divisions. The men’s 1st team captained by Chris Philpott … Continue reading

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New Back Path

The back path to the Club has been resurfaced. The path, which leads to Leegate Road was lumpy and bumpy. There is now a brand-new surface making it easier for Club members to walk or cycle.

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Son and Father at Opening Day

It was glorious weather for the Club’s Opening Day. Matt Jackson followed tradition as the new President serving the first ball to mark the official opening of the season. This year was special because it was his father, Peter, who … Continue reading

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Louise Jordan at West Heaton First Friday

Louise Jordan provided an excellent, moving performance of songs from No Petticoats Here. Her project tells the stories of remarkable women of the First World War through song. The enthusiasm for her research was compelling as she told the stories of brave women through her … Continue reading

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Club of the Year Award

Club Mirror, the organisers of these annual, national awards, is a journal aimed at licenced clubs. We were one of six finalists in the Bowls Club of the Year & Tennis Club of the Year categories. Unfortunately we did not … Continue reading

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Top Bowlers at West Heaton

West Heaton has hosted a series of highly prestigious bowling competitions this summer. Some of the country’s top bowlers have competed on eight days for prizes sponsored by Thwaites Brewery, Osprey Water Management and Country Garden Roses of Shrewsbury. Club members have organised the events and … Continue reading

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West Heaton at Rio 2016

A photograph of West Heaton is part of a digital tapestry which is being shown on a big screen at the Olympics in Rio. Using cutting-edge technology, images showcasing Manchester’s sporting and cultural excellence have been turned into a series of huge … Continue reading

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Tennis Champions again!

West Heaton Men’s 1st Team won their match against Woodside to become Champions of Div. 2. Here are Steve, Andy, Chris, Richard, Jonny and Alex enjoying some post-match refreshment. Champions! well done. Back to back promotion. 1st division next year!!

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President’s Day 2016

President’s Day is an important day in the Club calendar. Andy Taylor is pictured here with the President’s lady, Jo and their daughters, Helen and Sarah. Raymond Prior has finally stood down from his committee duties after 49 years. Andrew Taylor unveiled … Continue reading

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A ‘first’ for the Squash First Team

Congratulations go to the Squash First Team for having won their league and won promotion to the 2nd division. This is a fantastic achievement, as it is the first time in the history of West Heaton Squash that a team … Continue reading

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