Bridge repair to ramp up ends with Concrete

Horizon Members decided to ramp up the ends of the second bridge on the syndicate Lake to assist in getting the wheelchairs over safely to gain access to the double swim so two anglers can fish together assisting if needed. Paul and Sue O'Dee done the work whilst Dave n Sue P assisted behind the scene or scenery i should say ha ha. We still need to make a temporary repair to the first Bridge as the timber slat has rotted through and a worry for electric and Manual wheelchairs, if we did not do it then no one would i guess as disabled access is the last thing fishery owners think about even though we have the same rights to access to safe entry to a fishery as any other Angler. [ms_slider id="2611" class=""] manual wheelchairs traversing over this area safely.

Wetwheels Solent Fishing trip wed 9th May 2018

On Weds morning six intrepid anglers set out on the new boat. Two 325hp outboards got us to the first mark ,Bullocks Patch, trying for Bream. Eventually Colin got the first bite and landed a Pouting smaller than a Gudgeon. This christened the new boat but not the specimen Keith was hoping for. A new mark was selected to the east of Nab tower and baits duly lowered. Keith P caught a nice Smooth hound and during the ensuing entanglement Dave landed a nice Garfish. This was used for bait and Dave promptly caught a small Tope. Fish came on a regular basis but the best was lost by Keith at the net. When it was time to leave skipper Keith went to lift the anchor but the winch would not work. With the sea getting heavier Jan uttered a silent prayer which was answered with discovery of a loose lead. Off we sped with all hanging on tightly. few screws n bits coming loose here n there but all these were minor teething problems. Everyone had a great day on a beautiful boat with great kit and Great Skipper & Regie the Crew. Anglers on the boat were Sue P, Colin B ,Keith P , Jan H, Brian R, Dave G Penned by Dave G [ms_slider id="2607" class=""]

Updates on Incapacitated Members

Michael Palmer Mike has come through the Operation and now in the process of building the lost muscle back up after so long incapacitated, He will be back on the bank as soon as he can. Michael would appreciate texts if you have his contact details or email by the button at the end of the paragraph. Wish Mike by using the button here [ms_button style="3d" link="mailto:mikehpalmer@gmail.com?subject=best Wishes" size="small" shape="" shadow="no" block="no" target="_self" gradient="no" color="#1e73be" text_color="#ffffff" icon="" icon_animation_type="wobble" border_width="0" class="" id=""]Click Me[/ms_button] Graham Titheridge Our thoughts go out to Heather as Graham is in East Hill House in Liss, he is up to visitors and would appreciate them if you have some time free. visitors are welcomed. Dr's have a diagnosis and sadly Diagnosed Alzheimer's frontal lobe type. Wish Graham or Heather by using the button here [ms_button style="3d" link="mailto:ht59@talktalk.net?subject=best Wishes" size="small" shape="" shadow="no" block="no" target="_self" gradient="no" color="#1e73be" text_color="#ffffff" icon="" icon_animation_type="wobble" border_width="0" class="" id=""]Click Me[/ms_button] JJ has had his operation Thursday afternoon at QA hospital it went well and after spending the night in intensive care unit he is now in ward G5 not knowing the length of stay please email JJ first to see where he is.. speedy recovery Mate.  [ms_button style="3d" link="mailto:chromer@hotmail.co.uk?subject=best Wishes" size="small" shape="" shadow="no" block="no" target="_self" gradient="no" color="#1e73be" text_color="#ffffff" icon="" icon_animation_type="wobble" border_width="0" class="" id=""]Click Me[/ms_button] Tony Hancock Tony has made a good recovery and hasbeen on the bank chatting to a few Anglers, hope this is the continuation of his recovery. .... keep it up Tony  [ms_button style="3d" link="mailto:hancocks10@talktalk.net?subject=best Wishes" size="small" shape="" shadow="no" block="no" target="_self" gradient="no" color="#1e73be" text_color="#ffffff" icon="" icon_animation_type="wobble" border_width="0" class="" id=""]Click Me[/ms_button]

For Sale See Sue

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T-Shirts come with the Club Logo in the left and of good quality nice and long to cover those bike slots opps i mean bums. Sizes from Small to Very Very large. See Sue for details and availability.
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Olive Green Beanies all with the Club Logo on the fold up nice and warm well made and worth the money. See Sue for details and availability
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Black Cotton Baseball caps with the Club Logo on will fit the largest heads. See Sue for details and Availability.
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Members we have had a Good Week

[ms_alert icon="fa-wheelchair" background_color="#f5f5f5" text_color="#000000" border_width="0" border_radius="0" box_shadow="no" dismissable="no" class="" id=""]Members We have had a fantastic week, Not only did we receive £650.00 from the PPA and lord Mayors Appeal, £176.00 from a generous local store. But to finish the week off nicely we had a very large Donation of £1000.00 drop into our Letterbox this morning from a personal private source. More at the AGM 6th April.[/ms_alert]

PPA carry Councilor Frank Jonas dream to its completion

PPA took over the Ex Mayors charity pledges that could no longer be fulfilled by him by the end of his term as Mayor of Portsmouth, this was a plus for horizon Angling Charity as we were chose as one of the top 12 charities cllr Frank Jonas wished to support. PPA chairman Mr Steve Cripps, his committee & Partners raised through various fundraising events and charity auctions over Dinner events enough funds to give the 12 charities the sum of £650.00 to aid their individual causes. This funding has come at a good time esp as we are in the process of funding phase 2 of the Lake project fitting out the swims and clearing the island of debris and making the whole lake safer for our members to use. more of this at this years AGM. [huge_it_gallery id="4"]

RIP Jim Burgess

Sad News Long Time Member Mr Jim Burgess Passed away last Sunday the 5th March 2017 he will be sadly missed by those who knew Jim who was an avid Angler and a Gentleman, our thoughts go out to his long time partner Mrs Pat Greenwood, for those wishing to attend the funeral and pay their respects will need to contact Graham for the details.

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