Latest news as at 15 June:
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Well done Finley & Lee Williamson and Max Macky & David Heath reaching the GBA Pairs Championship Quarter-finals to be played Monday 21st June, 18:15 at Cotswold BC. (Semi-finals at Cam Mills on Friday 25th)
Stroud A: Kevin Harper/Jeff Russell (Falcon) v Cheltenham A: Finley/Lee Williamson (Cheltenham)
Gloucester A: Dave Bennett/Steve Allsopp (Gloucs City) v Bristol A: Chris Blake/Ian Gauld (Olveston)
Bristol B: Tom Ireland/Joe Hibbard (Page Park) v Cheltenham B: M Macky/D Heath (Cheltenham)
Stroud B: Alan Norris/Phil Beames (Cam MIlls) v Gloucester B: Paul Nelmes/Jon Horrill (Barnwood)
Other dates for your diary.
BE Tony Allcock Trophy O60 Mixed Double Rink Wednesday 16 June v Glos Coop home 6pm
BE Men’s Double Rink at Fairford 6pm Thursday 17 June
GBA Ladies Inter-Club Saturday 19 June v Tewkesbury Home/Away 2pm
Stroud Bowling Club’s green in Stratford Park, following considerable remedial efforts by the club and their greens staff, has now been thoroughly retested by a member of the GBA Greens Committee and proved to be up to the required quality on all six rinks away from the clubhouse and may be used for all official competitions and matches forthwith.
Cheltenham v Moreton in Marsh on Sat 19 June Away
BE Men’s Top Club Saturday 12 June Home v Ardagh (Bristol) 6pm. Cheltenham win on all 5 disciplines and play at Tewkesbury in the next round.
BE Ladies Top Club Sunday 13 June 2pm at Bishop’s Cleeve. Cheltenham win on 3 disciplines and lose on 1 and play and play Barnwood or Glos Coop in the next round
Other weekend results:
Club Competitions. Last call for nominations for Ladies Championship, Ladies Handicap Singles and the Ladies 2 Wood Singles. Come along ladies; these competitions may be cancelled if no more entries received.
The Management Committee will meet on Tuesday to assess the implications of Step 4 changes to be announced on Monday.
North Glos League. Cheltenham win on all rinks v Bishop’s Cleeve last Thursday at Suffolk Square.
MMX Matches. We have a team for the match away at Tewkesbury next Wednesday and have also had a good response for our home match against Barnwood. However, the numbers for our away games at Fairford and Overbury are rather low. Members can either sign the availability sheets on the notice board, or email or phone Peter Jones [email protected] or 07905742729
Social event: If you want to play Boules at Sandford Park on 24th June please contact Peter Jones at [email protected] or 07905742729 More names required.
100 CLUB winners for June are:
£10.00. number. 43. Neville Capper
£15.00. number. 72. David Heath
£25.00. number. 79. Morag Notman
£50.00. number. 28. David Bromley
Please support your club. The 100 CLUB restarts on 1 July. Members wishing to renew their membership can do so for a single payment of £25 per number purchased for the year. The prizes are 4 each month ( £10, £15, £25 and £50) totalling £100 plus £100 on each of the Opening and Closing of the Greens and £200 at Christmas with all profits going to the running of the Club. 100 Club membership renewals can be paid by cash or card at the bar, or by bacs payment (details HSBC 401709 01307150 please reference NAME & 100 club). The draw is not restricted to 100 members so new bowling and social members are welcome and encouraged to join (contact Campbell McColl at [email protected] or Phil Jones at [email protected] ) who will allocate draw numbers on 1 July.
BAR HOURS for June:
The snooker room will once again be closed during bowls matches when the room is used for overflow changing. A list of these fixtures will be posted in the snooker room.
This fundraising idea from BE may be worth pursuing. https://www.bowlsengland.com/new-fundraising-initiative-for-affiliated-clubs/ Thanks to Tony and Chris Wardle for investigating further.
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.