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Latest news as at 15 September:

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This week:
Sunday Noon – 6pm BowlsFest19. Thanks to the many members who have bought or sold raffle tickets. Parking may be difficult so if you can find another means of getting to the club please do so.

Thursday 2-30pm Pilates 8pm Crib away at Albion House

Friday c4-30pm HomeInstead Afternoon Triples Presentation and Refreshments. 9-30pm Meat Draw

Dates for your diary:

Sunday 22 September 11am 3 Wood Triples Final

Monday 23 September Entry closes for the PegasusLife Short Mat League

Saturday 28 September 2pm Closing of the Green. A list for nominations and post match meal choices is on the men’s notice board.

Entries for 2020 County Competitions close on 30 September.

Tuesday 1 October at Noon Informal talk on Wills, Lasting Power of Attorney and Property in Trust followed by complimentary refreshments and bar. Names to me please.

Saturday 5 Oct Rugby World Cup England v Argentina (Tokyo) KO 9.00am on the big screen. Bacon rolls & bar available.

Tuesday 8 October 7pm Talk on Rorke’s Drift.

Saturday 12 Oct RWC England v France (Yokohama) KO 9.15am on the big screen. Bacon rolls and bar available.

Tuesday 15 October 1pm. Members Lunch. Chicken Hollandaise with new potatoes and peas, Homemade Lemon Cheesecake with single cream. Veggie option Ratatouille Crumble. £8 payable in advance at the bar. We need more interest for this to fly.

Tuesday 22 October 7pm Bingo!

26 October Club Presentation Night. Details shortly

Tuesday 5 November AGM. Nominations for Executive Appointments can be made on the list on the portable notice board. List closes on 23 October.

9 November Old Sods Variety Show.

Wednesday 13 November Cheltenham Connect Quiz. Club entries welcome. More details anon.

30 November An Evening with the Stars. Details shortly

21 December Club Christmas Party

31 December NYE Party. Tickets £30 available at the bar.

Many thanks to people who have been tending the borders, tidying up around the entrances and weeding around the greens.

Marker’s course has been arranged on Saturday 6th October at MidGlos I.B.C.  A further course will be held on 7th December at Cotswold  I.B.C.

This is a last call for reservations and menu choices for the County Lunch  at Hatherley Manor on Sunday 20 October. A list can be found on the general notice board in the bowlers lounge.

Members are advised that Midglos is introducing a  Wednesday evening league for outdoor clubs, participants do not need to be members of Midglos.  Anyone interested in playing in this, who has not already been contacted, should let Campbell know asap as the league will commence in early/mid October.

The snooker room will be closed on Friday 6 September (1-7pm) and Sunday 22 September (1-7pm) when it will be used as a changing room for visiting bowls teams.

If you have any ideas for the Winter Social Programme, which you are prepared to help organise, please get in touch.

Bowlers are reminded that grey skirt/trousers and a white sleeved top is the recommended dress for roll ups, although smart mufti can be worn for short practice or introductory sessions. White, grey or navy blue tailored shorts may be worn. Jeans, football shirts or sandals are not permitted.

If you or a relative need help at home, contact Home Instead who sponsor our Afternoon League. See https://www.homeinstead.co.uk/cheltenham-cotswolds

Summer bar hours commence on Monday 15 April as follows:

Mon to Thursday 5 – 1030 (bar will close earlier if no away matches and no members in the club at or after 9pm);

Friday 4-30 – 11pm;

Saturday Noon – 2pm (and as necessary in support of bowls matches);

Sunday (only in support of bowls matches)

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

A birds eye view of Suffolk Square can be seen at https://iwcmedia.app.box.com/s/h6frcb6npov3s8ywqtry5d795d66l44b

Social news:

For details of upcoming social events visit the Social page

Other information:

Club bowls clothing has now gone on-line at www.silverfx.info/acatalog/Cheltenham-Bowls-Club.html