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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...

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...

Jamie Walker is “Taylor Bowls Bowler of the Year”

Northamptonshire’s Jamie Walker scooped the top accolade when he was named ‘Taylor Bowls Man Bowler of the Year’ at the Bowls England Men’s Annual Dinner held in Coventry in February – with Hampshire’s Tom Bishop winning the corresponding junior title. The 2012 season proved to be an exceptional year for the Northampton West End BC ace in singles events, reaching the semi-finals of both the National Sin Read More...

Bring a Friend campaign is launched

Bowls clubs across England are being urged to sign up for the latest National Bring a Friend event that aims to help clubs to recruit new members ready for the 2013 season. Bring a Friend, which is organised by the Bowls Development Alliance (BDA) with the full support of Bowls England and the English Indoor Bowling Association Ltd, will run from Saturday 26 April to Monday 6 May inclusive. Since its launch in the Read More...

Sports bursary for promising youngsters

Bowls England junior internationals Ashley Clipston and Helen Mason are among 145 rising sports stars to receive a bursary award from Derbyshire Sport’s business network ICON. ICON was set up by Derbyshire Sport as part of its work to create a lasting legacy in the county from the London 2012 Games. Both Ashley and Helen will receive up to £300 to help them meet relevant costs such as travel, equipment, coaching Read More...

Fourteen bowls clubs share Inspired Facilities Fund payout

Fourteen clubs affiliated to Bowls England have secured Olympic legacy funding worth a total of £598,422 following the latest round of applications to Sport England’s Inspired Facilities Fund. The Inspired Facilities Fund aims to make it easier for community and volunteer groups to improve and refurbish sports clubs. It is part of the £150million Places People Play legacy programme that aims to ensure that the Read More...

Stratton Churchway Bowls Club nets £50,000 from Sport England.

Bowls England is delighted to announce that Stratton Churchway BC in Wiltshire has secured £50,000 from Sport England’s Inspired Facilities Fund to enable it to upgrade facilities at the club and build new changing rooms. The club’s successful application, which was backed by Bowls England, will also see the clubhouse being re-wired, new paving laid and improved access to the club. The club also secured partne Read More...

Growing the sport of bowls

The Bowls Development Alliance is delighted to announce the launch of its 2013-2017 plan “Growing the Sport of Bowls” for the development of bowls in the 55-plus population. The launch evening will be held during the EIBA Ltd National Championships being held at Northampton & District IBC on Wednesday 13th February from 7pm. Given that many competitors will have travelled from the length and breadth of the Read More...