Lost property – Kirkcudbright

Did you, or anyone you know, lose a lady’s gold ring at Kirkcudbright Bowling Club in first week of August? County secretaries of visiting teams have been contacted to find the owner, to no avail. Please contact Avril Thomson by email thomson772@btinternet.com with a description of the item, if you think it might be yours. Read More...

WPBC Club Singles Champions

Ladies Singles Champion Sharon Pratt, receiving her award Worthing Pavilion Bowling Club, 2014 Singles Champions were announced at a presentation evening on 7 May. Singles in their area were:  Juniors: James Brennan Ladyies: Sharon Pratt Mens Alan Vidler. A list of all the winners & runners up of the Winter Competitions can be WPBC Indoor Presentation Evening The presentation evening was held on Wednesday Read More...

Clubs in England to afford refurbishments with funding

Bowling clubs across England have received a share of £17 million from Sport England’s Inspired Facilities fund. With the support of Bowls England on club applications for the fund, many have secured the money needed to refurbish and develop their clubs. Chacewater Bowls Club in Cornwall, was among the successful projects and will receive £50,000 of National Lottery funding to help demolish and rebuild the club Read More...

Entries are now open for the 2014 Club of the Year competition

The event, supported by Drakes Pride, is held annually by Bowls England to highlight the work that is going on in clubs across the country to support our sport – with a focus on the recruitment and retention of new members. Last year former cricketer Chris Broad presented the title award and revealed his passion for bowls. Admitting that while travelling in his cricketing days he would take a set of carpet bowls Read More...

Nationwide Bowler magazine

It’s with sadness that we have to advise you that we are ceasing publication of the print version of Nationwide Bowler. The challenge with a publication like Nationwide Bowler is to generate sufficient advertising revenue to cover all our costs and while revenue increased slightly this year thanks to the input of a major supporter of the sport, not enough of the major suppliers in the game advertised in th Read More...

Michelle Cooper in good form for 4 Nations Test

Kilwinning’s Michelle Cooper is in good form ahead of this weekend’s 4 Nations Test event at Kelvingrove (Fri 31 May – Sun 2 June, practice Thurs 30 May) which marks the official opening of Team Scotland’s selection period for the Glasgow 2014 Games. The 26 year old was Lead in the World Championships winning Scottish Fours in Adelaide last December. Since then she has kept the results flowing r Read More...

Family battle for the Andersons

Stewart Anderson, the World Indoor Champion from Cumnock, is not only aiming to get his qualification for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games off to a good start at this weekend’s 4 Nations Test event in Kelvingrove (Fri 31 May – Sun 2 June, practice Thurs 30 May), but he has a score to settle with his brother who will be competing in the Irish team. “It will be a family battle and he’s very good Read More...

2009 World Champion Billy Jackson heads for Blackpool

Crowd favourite to Indoor fans, outdoor fans and crown greeners, Lincoln’s Billy Jackson booked one of the last places for the Co-operative Funeralcare tour card play offs when he won one of the Lincoln qualifiers in style. The tour card play offs come to Blackpool at the weekend (10th-12th May) where sixteen qualifiers battle it out for the two Tour cards which would see them entry into all the World Bowls Tour Read More...

Aitkens invites you to a seminar at Crieff Bowling Club

To bowls club secretaries in Perth, Stirling, Dundee and Fife Aitkens, the UK`s leading supplier into the sports turf market, invites you and fellow members of your committee along to CRIEFF BOWLING CLUB on Thursday the 4th April at 10.30 till lunch. Aitkens will be holding a seminar on: 1. The importance of getting the right information 2. Setting goals and targets 3.Good cultural practices. To round off the day, Read More...

New sponsor for BE Men’s National Fours championships.

Bowls England is delighted to announce CoaguChek® as official sponsors of the 2013 Men’s National Fours Championship. CoaguChek® XS is an easy to use portable device for people on long-term warfarin. Warfarin is most commonly used for the prevention of stroke, and requires regular INR blood tests – a standard measure of blood clotting time. Having to regularly attend clinic for these tests can cause disruptio Read More...