Category Archives: Club News

Capital Project Update

17-04-2021

As we welcome customers back to the newly named Terrace Bar@Hoppers it seems an appropriate time to update on the various capital projects. In terms of expense the largest but the least visible has been the roof replacement. This had to be extended to encompass the changing room area as well as most of the […]

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Matchday Programme Survey Results

08-04-2021

Club to go Digital We had 47 individuals respond to the survey and the results were overwhelmingly in favour of moving to a Digital Programme with a Matchday printed version available. The breakdown of the voting was:   No % Retain Printed Only Digital Only Digital + limited print edition 8 9 30 17.0 19.1 […]

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Graham Jones – Appeal to help fund this Hoppers’ return home

30-03-2021

Many Squash members will know Graham while others will recognise him from the bar. Graham had been an active squash member, and bar user, for about 20 years. He is married with children and lives in Cottam. He’s worked at BAE for over 40 years and had his accident almost a year ago. He was […]

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Typhoons in the news

27-03-2021

Typhoons RUFC are Lancashire’s first inclusive rugby club and we’re very proud to host them at Lightfoot Green. The club recently featured as part of a story on the Lancashire Post website which details the help they offered to one of their members who was in need. Check out the article at the link below. […]

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Getting ready to come back strong

26-03-2021

What an interesting and challenging last 12 months it turned out be for us as a club and a business as I am sure it has been for you.  All rugby activity stopped in the first lock down and the club house shut as a venue. Below is a quick summary of what we then […]

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500 Club – March Results

25-03-2021

Congratulations to the first winners of the revamped and relaunched 500 Club which was drawn today. 1st prize – £226 – Mark Murray 2nd prize – £79 – Pete Ashcroft 3rd prize – £34 – Hugh Duckworth £678 goes into the fund for working on club projects and £113 to the Christmas Super Draw pot. […]

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Bob Clayton RIP

16-03-2021

We are sad to advise that one of our members, Bob Clayton, passed away at his home on Saturday morning, 6th March, after a short illness. Bob, a former Chartered Surveyor and co-founder of the property company Eckersleys, was a popular and well respected member of the business community. As well as being a Hopper, […]

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March update from Club President

09-03-2021

Hello again everyone. Just a few lines to keep you informed of the present situation. As most of you will know, we are intending to open up the club as soon as the rules will allow and hope that eventually we can return to normal. The refurbishment of the club is gathering pace and hopefully […]

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Bob Satchwell

07-03-2021

An obituary for an Old Stroller is something no-one wants to write.  But the obituary of The Old Stroller is especially poignant and unwelcome.  But here goes . . . Bob had been with the Club since joining the Lancashire Evening Post as a cub reporter in 1970, and he had a fine and increasingly […]

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500 Club Update – March Prizes Announced

28-02-2021

Quick message of thanks to all those members and supporters who have subscribed to the Hoppers 500 Club Lotto.  The deadline for entry into March’s draw has now passed, but you can sign-up at any time and will be included in the next qualifying draw, so get on it! Thanks to your generousity the March […]

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