BISSA Award 2010

BISSA chair Colin Bottomley along with the BISSA committee where in attendance last night at the Batley Bulldogs Presentation Night held at the Frontier Club. Colin on behalf of the whole committee thanked all those that had supported BISSA through the season either through membership, supporting fundraising efforts or both. Colin then took the opportunity to announce the winner of the BISSA Award, presented to those that go the extra…

September 18, 2010

BISSA Annual Dinner 2010 Review

Once again the Lakeside Restaurant and Bar at the Ponderosa Rare Breeds Centre in Heckmondwike was the venue for the now legendary BISSA dinner. The once controversial referee Karl Kirkpatrick kicked off proceedings with a ‘heads and tails’ fund raiser which set the tone for the evening. Starters followed and then one lucky person won the first of the free raffle draws. BISSA chairman, Colin Bottomley, welcomed everyone to the…

June 13, 2010

Race Night 2010 – The Aftermath

BISSA would like to thank everybody involved in the recent Annual BISSA Family Race Night. Yet again it was a successful and fun evening for all who attended whether they backed a winner or not! We would like to thank all those that attended the night and to all the sponsors that were involved in the event including; Race Night Sponsor The Earnshaw Family Winners Enclosure Sponsor R.S.M. Carriers Race Sponsors…

April 25, 2010

BISSA 2010 Race Night Sponsorship

BISSA’s Annual Race Night is on the 23rd April in the VP Lounge with a 7.30pm start. The event has been running for number of years now, and is proving excellent value of entertainment for everyone who has participated in the event. This event provides excellent revenue for BISSA but also for our favourite team Batley Bulldogs, who enjoy a successful revenue from the bar. For just £3.00 entry you…

March 14, 2010

BISSA Dinner 2010

BISSA is proud to announce details of its annual dinner. The dinner will be held at the same venue as last year, the wonderful ‘Lakeside Restaurant and Bar’ at the Ponderosa Therapeutic Centre, Heckmondike. The date for your diary is Friday 11th June 2010 with the evening starting from 19:30. Speaker for the evening is Roy Dickinson, a proud Loiner, Roy supposedly asked Leeds for a trial when he was…

March 6, 2010

BISSA 2010 Race Night

BISSA is proud to announce details of the upcoming BISSA Family Race Night sponsored by the Earnshaw Family… The event will take place on the night of the 23rd of April from 7.30pm in the Vice Presidents Lounge at Mount Pleasant, Batley. The night will run in the usual fashion with raffles, games and a hot supper, all for the same as previous years £3. Tickets can be advanced purchased…

February 14, 2010

BISSA Annual Dinner ’09 Review

Driving up the long & winding road to an unknown destination on a stormy May evening must have seemed for Batley Bulldogs supporters akin to driving up to Whitehaven to face the prospect of an exhausting 80 minute endurance test. How wrong they were. Once you enter through the doors of Ponderosa Lakeside Restaurant you forget you are in the heart of Heckmondwike. This jewel in the crown of the…

May 16, 2009

BISSA Race Night 2009

BISSA are proud to announce the date for the 2009 Annual Race Night. This family event will take place on Friday 6th March 2009 and will be held in the Vice Presidents Lounge at Mount Pleasant. Doors open at 1900 for a 1930 start and payment is £3 on the door for adults and free for under 16s, this includes a pie & pea supper An excellent evening for the…

February 7, 2009

BISSA Dinner 2009

Following the previous five very successful sports dinners, we are now in a position to announce that the sixth BISSA Dinner will be held on Friday 15th May 2009. This year we have brand new venue which we are sure you will enjoy, with very good food and a lovely room. It is at the Lakeside Restaurant, Ponderosa Therapeutic Farm, Heckmondwike. Visit their website at here . The MC for…

January 31, 2009

BISSA 5th Anniversary Celebration

This year is the Fifth Anniversary of BISSA. To mark this occasion and to thank members for their continued support we are holding a social event on 21st November 2008 at Batley Irish Democratic League Club (Batley “Nash”) The evening will have entertainment from the group Jeepster (at no cost to BISSA) as well as raffles, domino cards, Gary Thornton saying a few words and introducing some players. There will…

October 12, 2008

BISSA Annual Sports Dinner Review

The fifth annual BISSA sports dinner was held at Shaw Cross Young People’s Club. John Boyd began proceedings with his inimitable witty comments, followed by a true Batley welcome to all by Colin Bottomley, BISSA Chairman. Colin acknowledged the work of the committee, with particular reference to ‘Freeman, Hardy & Willis’ (AKA Richard, Kieran & Richard) for their efforts in organizing the dinner. He mentioned the various initiatives that were…

March 12, 2008