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Hitchin Bridge Club

Decision of the Charity Commission on Hitchin Bridge Club.

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Hitchin Bridge Club

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Decision of the Charity Commission published on 1 March 2011.

The commission considered an application by Hitchin Bridge Club for registration as a charity. It concluded that the organisation is established for exclusively charitable purposes to advance amateur sport and so could be registered as a charity.

This decision is significant because it considered how a game can promote health through mental exertion, in an analogy with amateur sport which can promote health through physical exertion.

Published 1 March 2011