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Latest news as at 30 October:

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE

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INFORMATION POSTED SINCE 15 OCTOBER

Members to note. Closure rebuttel Dowty BC

A virtual AGM is scheduled for Tuesday 10 November. Click on AGM Agenda 10 Nov 2020 Proxy votes will be invited from full members between 2 – 9 November. 

This year’s CAPTAINS CHARITY (Robocap Prostate Cancer Screening)  raised £825, which given our reduced activities is a very respectable amount. Donations close at the end of October should anyone wish to throw a couple more coins in the jar.  Gill & George would like to thank everyone who contributed.

In October 1955 the present pavilion was opened. If you want to find out more as to why and how click on fire article 

Details about the TITANIC talk on 17 November are now available on our social page at https://cheltenhambowlingclub.org.uk/social/

BE plans for hosting 2022 COMMONWEALTH GAMES can be found at https://www.bowlsengland.com/lawn-bowls-schedule-unveiled-for-birmingham-2022/ it also includes volunteering opportunities. The Club has put in a bid to host one of the bowls training camp. 

With effect from Tuesday 27 October the club will host fortnightly drop-in COFFEE MORNINGS from 10-30 to 12 noon. See https://cheltenhambowlingclub.org.uk/social/  

A visionary message from BE CEO https://www.bowlsengland.com/jon-cockcroft-a-letter-to-the-bowls-england-community/

SOCIAL EVENTS. A reminder that seats/tables for all non-ticket events (except weekly crib and coffee mornings) MUST BE PRE-BOOKED by e-mailing Peter Jones at [email protected]  giving your name and names of any guests.

See https://cheltenhambowlingclub.org.uk/social/ for more details of social functions.

WINTER BAR HOURS are:
Tuesday & Thursday 5 – 9pm; Friday 5 – 10pm and Saturday Noon – 2pm.
Continuation of these bar hours and winter activities will depend on COVID restrictions prevailing at any given time and getting sufficient support from members.
 
 
 
PREVIOUS INFORMATION:

Our thanks to THE LAURELS CARE SERVICES new sponsors of our Short Mat Leagues. See https://thelaurelscare.co.uk/

The SHORT MAT league playing schedules can be found at  AMPMShort Mat Fixtures Oct – Dec 20 and evening short mat fixtures octdec20

The rink is available for roll ups. Guidelines for use of the rink can be found at Short mat Guidelines

  HAVE YOU GOT THE NHS COVID-19 APP?
YOU CAN NOW SIGN IN AT THE CLUB USING NHS QR CODE
 
The result of a recent BE COVID SURVEY can be found at BE Covid-19 Survey

A further survey is underway which will build on the results of the COVID-19 survey where we surveyed clubs to understand the impact of the pandemic. A total of 1,012 (51%) clubs responded to the survey.

The latest edition of the official World Bowls e-magazine, Inside Bowls, is now available to read for free. Click here to view the October 2020 edition

ENTER NOW FOR 2021 NATIONAL COMPETITIONS

National  competitions are open to players of all abilities and BE offer a range of events designed to meet individual requirements. More information can be found at https://www.bowlsengland.com/enter-now-for-2021-competitions/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=enter-now-for-2021-competitions

Well done George & Co the NGL SHIELD FINAL TABLE can be found at https://cheltenhambowlingclub.org.uk/fixtures/

FACE MASKS MUST BE WORN WHEN ENTERING AND MOVING AROUND THE CLUB HOUSE. THEY CAN BE REMOVED WHEN SEATED. Please remember YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR KEEPING OTHERS
SAFE! 
 
NEW COVID RULES EFFECTIVE 24 SEPTEMBER
How they affect the Club  New Covid Rules Effective 24 Sept
 
BOWLS CLOTHING

Members requiring bowls clothing or accessories should visit https://www.silverfx.co.uk/category/sports-clubs/cheltenham-bowls-club/ for on-line sales. The club keeps a small stock of shirts in popular sizes and these can viewed by contacting Margaret Merry at [email protected] Margaret also has some older stock which we are selling at reduced prices. 

Members are requested to keep an eye out for each other, especially those members who may live on their own. Any problems should be brought to the attention of our Safeguarding Officers (George Bevan: – 07740-432111, Mike Whitmarsh: – 07785-513200, Jude Vidler: – 01242-603430) or a member of the committee.

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