Corvid 19 Policy 28/3/20

The latest Corvid-19 policy and arrangements can be found here. To assist the club members are asked to ensure that there club flying accounts are cleared (or in credit) ASAP. Please remember memberships are due on 1st April. Your Committee strongly urges you to renew your existing membership category in full on the due date of 1st April. Whilst BGGC is a limited company, it is not a normal commercial operation trading for profit. We are a Members […]

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Monday 23rd March update

I am sure that many of you like me will have watched the Prime Minister this evening announcing even tougher measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic.  The latest measures are a virtual lock down with non essential shops closed and people required to stay at home and only leave home to buy essential supplies, for exercise and to work if unable to work at home. Whilst your Committee digests the latest measures and regulatory impact […]

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Sunday 22 March – Flying Suspended until further notice

Reflecting the rapidly worsening Coronavirus Covid-19 situation, the recent hardening of government guidance on social distancing for everybody and the requirement to avoid all non essential travel, your Committee has unanimously decided to suspend all flying operations at BGGC with immediate effect until further notice. Members may continue to access the airfield for maintenance purposes. Members may continue to use club workshop facilities for maintenance purposes, preferably one person at a time or in groups of two […]

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October Dates for the Diary

Just a reminder, as notified in recent emails, please reserve two dates for your diary in October Saturday 12th Oct 2019 at 6:00 pm there will be a formal General Meeting to discuss and vote on the future direction for aero-tow provision at Nympsfield Saturday 19th Oct 2019 at 6:00 pm there will be an informal meeting to discuss how we structure volunteer assistance to launching, use of rota’s, and degree to which all members […]

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Fund Raising and Donations

Did you know you could be generating free cash for the club at no cost to yourself?  The BGGC are running two schemes for generating additional revenue, using our CASC status. We can reclaim tax on member “donations”, including donated expenses for travel costs when carrying out voluntary work, and we are participating in a scheme where online retailers (including Amazon, M&S, John Lewis and Sainsburys) will donate a small %age of your spend to […]

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