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  • 08 Apr 2020 12:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    A Centrepoint podcast is now available about the AGM and the AGM replacement electronic/postal vote.

    To listen to the podcast, please either click here or go to our Facebook page and look for the post about the podcast there.

    Please note that, once on the Centrepoint Basel podcast page, you can listen to the podcast either via Spotify or simply by scrolling down the page and clicking on the play button (which looks like this  ).


  • 06 Apr 2020 12:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    The 2020 Centrepoint Annual General Meeting has been replaced by an electronic/postal vote.  Information about the vote was sent to eligible members by email on 26th March.  If you have not received this email, please check the spam/junk folder in your email system.  People without email should have received the information by post about a week later, at the same time as the April Horizon arrived.

    For more information, including the AGM Voting Form and details about to vote, please click here to visit the AGM page (login required).

    All electronic votes must be received by 17th April 2020, 17:00 hours or by post, date stamped not later than 17th April 2020.

  • 01 Apr 2020 11:40 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    We are experimenting at keeping in touch with you, our members.  We are going to create some podcasts to help us keep in contact and the first of these is now available.  So, why not listen to this trailer?  To access the podcast, please either click here or go to our Facebook page and look for the post about the podcast there.

    Please note that, once on the Centrepoint Basel podcast page, you can listen to the podcast either via Spotify or simply by scrolling down the page and clicking on the play button (which looks like this  ).


    Take care everyone. 

    The Centrepoint Team

  • 19 Mar 2020 18:30 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Date: Thursday 19th March 2020

    Unfortunately, Centrepoint has postponed the Annual General Meeting (AGM).

    The members only section of the website contains much of the information that would have been presented at the AGM.

    An email has been sent to all members with more information and a letter will be posted to members without email on 13th March 2020.

    We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

  • 17 Mar 2020 09:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Sadly, due to the Coroavirus, Centrepoint will remain closed until at least 19th April. On 16th March the government declared an 'extraordinary situation' and banned all private and public events.

    Swissinfo has latest news in several languages, 

    www.swissinfo.ch

    We will keep the website updated with latest information as it become available.



  • 16 Mar 2020 08:30 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Latest Swiss Coronovirus information can be found on the Federal Office of Public Health website

    bag.admin.ch

    Basel Stadt has a website which contains latest information

    coronavirus.bs.ch

    Swissinfo has a page in English about the situation in Switzerland

    www.swissinfo.ch

    Conversation Groups - Registration is necessary for all conversation groups. Please read the emails from your group leaders and the weekly briefing email. Since the weekly briefing, the following group(s) have been cancelled

    • Monday 10:00 French conversation cancelled until April
    • Tuesday 09:00, 11:20 and 12:30 English Conversation until after Easter
    • Tuesday English conversation until further notice
    • Tuesday 17:30 Spanish until further notice
    • Thursday 16:00 Spanish until further notice
    • Friday 09:30 English until after Easter
  • 13 Mar 2020 10:30 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    This event will be going ahead as planned. 

    Would you like to have fun and meet new people from different countries, find friends with similar interests, learn and share in what is happening at Centrepoint, in Basel and its surroundings?  There is always a good group of people gathered at Centrepoint on Friday mornings for a delightful cup of tea or coffee.

    Feel free to bring some goodies to share.


  • 04 Mar 2020 10:30 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Would you like to practice your German or help others improve their own?  Come and join us on Wednesday mornings for a cup of coffee or tea, and some German "Geplauder".  Don't be shy, just use the German you have. Feel free to bring some goodies to share. 

  • 28 Feb 2020 19:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    In the unique ambience of the club room, the St. Alban Tor, the president of the Spezi Clique will give you a full overview about the craziest days of the year in Basel.  It's a good start in getting familiar with this tradition and catching the 'Fasnacht Virus'.  

    Date: Friday 28th February

    Time: 19:00 - 21:00 

    Place: St. Alban Tor, St Alban-Vorstadt 101a, 4052 Basel.  Tram #3 to the St. Alban Tor stop.

    Who: Members only, limited to 30 

    Cost: CHF 20.-, per person, including talk and soup.  Drinks available at extra cost.

    Book:  by midday Monday 24th February (places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis)

  • 28 Feb 2020 17:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Centrepoint will be hard locked from Friday 28th February, 17:00 until Thursday 5th March, 09:00.  During this time it will not be possible to enter Centrepoint premises with the key code. 


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