Latest news

Latest news as at 16 September:

In rearranged Club Finals this week, the Men’s 2 Wood Pairs was won by Ben Coldrick & Nathan Kitchen who beat Finley & Lee Williamson.  

Today, the Men’s Club Championship takes place at 1pm, followed by the Men’s 4 Wood Pairs. More good bowls assured.

As part of Cheltenham’s Heritage Week, our club doors remain open to visitors from 12-4 pm today.

On Tuesday COYR meet Millenium Bugs in the final of the Buffin Leadership International Tuesday Night KO. Start 5-30 followed by presentation.

In a departure from recent years the Afternoon Triples prizes will be presented by the league sponsor, Amanda Hamer CEO HomeInstead (Senior Care), immediately after the final matches on 21 September.

A reminder that entry for the PegasusLife Short Mat Leagues close on 24 September. Forms available from the bar. If you are without a team or need people to make up a team please contact Geoff Hamson at

A reminder that County Competition entries need to be with your respective Secretary by 30 September.

Nominations for the County Presentation Lunch on Sunday 21st October closes this weekend. Come along and support your Champions.

Nominations for 2019 Officers can be made on the portable notice board in the club room. Don’t be shy!

Winter hours begin on 1 October. Details on the web site. More tour pics have been added to the Centenary Events page.

An updated social programme is available on the web site. A pocket aide memoire will be available at the bar shortly.

Last, but by no means least, owing to absences and illnesses the club needs a crib player to play on Thursday evening. Please help if you can. Contact Carolie Brookes at

Pics from the Heritage Week Launch can be found at Heritage Week brochures are available at the club.

Bowls International has launched a brand new website, designed to be a go-to place for bowlers around the world. It offers news, reviews, debates, features and coaching tips and is not afraid to highlight current issues within the bowls world.

Members are reminded that designated parking spaces at the ‘exit’ end of the car park can only be used if vacant after 2pm.

GBA News for October can be found at GBA News – October 18

A birds eye view of Suffolk Square can be seen at

Winter hours commence on 1 October as follows:

This winter, bar hours have been tailored to reflect the support given by members. Standard hours from 1 October will be:

Monday closed

Tuesday open 5-9pm

Wednesday closed

Thursday open 5-11pm

Friday open 5-11pm

Saturday open 12-2pm and in support of functions

Sunday open in support of functions

The club house and car park will be accessible on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 8am – 9pm (this can be extended until 10pm by prior arrangement with the steward) and on Thursday & Fridays from 8am – 11pm. At the weekend access to the club house will be Saturday 12-2pm and in support of social functions. Outside of these times, the car park is accessible using the padlock code. Please secure if you are last to leave.

Social news:

For details of upcoming social events visit the Social page

Other information:

Club bowls clothing has now gone on-line at