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January 16, 2018
NL & Fylde Mens County

The AGM will take place on Sunday 21st January 2018 at the Canberra Club Salmesbury commencing at 11am............All Welcome.

January 16, 2018

To all clubs.

I am the Treasurer and book keeper for Gt Eccleston Subs Bowling Club and am available for the coming season. I provide a double entry book keeping service to trial balance and I'm happy to discuss club requirements. The name of the service is Figures Book Keeping Services of FBS for short. I can be contacted on 01995 671660 or 07999 856 607

January 09, 2018
Thornton Cleveleys Men's Bowling League
Doubles Competition (Registered Players )

1 Day on Saturday 21st April Entry £10 per pair (can play for different club). Max 32 pairs, Min 16. Entries to League President Dave Jolly on 07519529319

January 08, 2018
Ladies Talbot Trophy
Entries now being taken

Ladies Talbot Trophy Champion of Champions Qualifier held at The Raikes BC Blackpool Qualifying Dates Saturday 18th August 2018 10am and 1pm Friday 24th August 2018 10am and 1pm Final Day Saturday 22nd September 2018 10.30am £10 entry fee Entries and cheques payable to Raikes Hall BC to Jacqui Manson 43 Mill Lane Staining Blackpool FY3 0BH Tel 01253 899089 or 07759703613

December 29, 2017
Fleetwood Bowling Festival

Further updates re Fleetwood Bowling Festival, just to inform people there is no money in the previous pot, there is no Sponsor(s), there is no committee, it will have to start from scratch ,it is tradiation to continue with it, as Cleveleysworking Mensclub have the Tom Woods Mixed Doubles and Strawberry run the Singles. Within the next couple of weeks hopefully we can sort it out and by the end of January, you will be informed, We are very confident that it will continue.........Cheers

December 13, 2017
Christmas Greetings
Christmas and New Year Greetings

On behalf of the Online Bowls team may we wish all Clubs, Families, and our Bowling Friends a very Happy Christmas and also have a great New Year, we will be back in the New Year with all the Competitions and News for the 2018 Season. We appreciate all the Bowling News we receive and are here to promote the game. Thank You.

December 01, 2017
Entries are now being taken

2018 TALBOT TROPHYEntries are now being taken for 2018 Talbot Trophy. Vacancies available on : JULY 17,,18,,19,,20,,25,,26,,31,, AUGUST 1,,2,,3,,7,,8,,9. FINAL DAY SEPTEMBER 27th ALL 10AM START £12 Entry fee. Entries by TEXTING name and date to Joe Barlow 07444413178

November 29, 2017
Odd Bowl Missing

Message from Allan Smith from South Shore BCWill the person who bowls with 2-12oz Henselite and has played recently on Fairhavenin the last few weeks check their bag as they will find they have odd woods.The lad who has the other wood is on Fairhaven regularly

November 25, 2017
John Threlfall
John Threlfall (Kirkham Cons)

The Funeral of our friend John Threlfall will be held at St Michaels Church, Church Street, Kirkham on Thurday 30th November at 11.30 am followed by a cremation service at Lytham Crematorium at 12.30. Then on to Kirkham Conservative Club, Ribby Road, Kirkham to celebrate John's life over a few drinks and a buffet.

November 23, 2017
2018 Season Handbooks

Handbooks for Fleetwood League, Thornton Cleveleys League, Fylde Amateur League and Vets League will be given out on Monday 19th March 2018 at Park Club Cleveleys from 7.15pm. Thank You.

November 22, 2017
Eric Garth

It is with sadness that we have to announce the death of Eric Garth who sadly passed away on Monday 13th Novembe. Eric,s funeral will take place on Monday 27th November at Carleton Crem commencing at 11.45. Eric did alot for the Bowling on the Fylde Coast.

November 14, 2017
Alec Buchans

It is with sadness that we have to announce another death in Alec Buchans from Watson Park. Funeral details are Monday 27th November at Lytham Crem commencing at 12.30. No Dress Code......Thank You

November 09, 2017
Welcome Bowling League - Over 50s
Sad Death of Bill Allen

It is with deep sadness I have to inform you that Bill Allen Bispham BC has passed away. His funeral will take place on 22nd November at 1pm at Bispham Parish Church then on to Carleton Cremetorium.

October 30, 2017
Welcome Bowling League - Over 50s
Players needed for 2018 season

Thornton NPL BC are looking for players on Monday afternoon for Division 1 in 2018 so they don't have to drop out of the league. Anyone interested please contact Alan Ward on 01253 886151.

October 28, 2017
Welcome Bowling League - Over 50s
Players needed for 2018 season

Norcross BC are looking for players to play for them for the 2018 season so they don't have to drop a team out of the leagye. Anybody interested please contact Steve Jackson on 01253 821468

October 24, 2017
Fleetwood & District Men's Bowling League

The Fleetwood and District Men's Bowling League AGM and Presentation Night will take place on 6th December 2017 at Fleetwood Bowling Club starting at 7.30pm. If any teams are planning on not playing next season can you please let the league secretary know as soon as possible. If anyone has anything they would like putting on the AGM agenda, please let the league secretary know.

October 21, 2017
Goose Green Mixed Pairs Competition
Final Day line up for Sunday 22nd October

S McManus/ E Hastings v T Holden/ S Phillips, K Rimmer/ S Sinclair v S Atkinson/ J Smith, J Greenhalgh/ G Bailey v D Carter/ D Hodge, J Dennison/ J Foxcroft v P Hawker/ C Lockwood, I Jenkinson/ D Benn v D Kirby/ K Robinson, B Jenkinson/ J Haslam v R Walters/ O Fishwick, G Little/ M Dransfield v F & P Wilkinson, M & B Knowles v D & J Owen.Starts at 11am. Refreshments available all day.

October 09, 2017
2018 Easter Pairs @ The Raikes
Entries now being taken

Entries are being taken for 2018 Easter Pairs @ The Raikes Dates are Good Friday 30th March 10am and 1pm.... Saturday 31st March 10am and 1pm..... Final 16 Easter Sunday 1st April 10am... £12 entry fee to enter Text your name and date and time to Joe Barlow 07444413178

October 09, 2017
Audrey Beardwood

Audrey Beardwood a stalwart and long serving member of Penwortham Sports Clubpassed away today Sunday 8th October peacefully after a long illness surrounded by her family.Monday 16th October at 2.30pm at Preston Crematorium.Family flowers only with all donations to Vine House, Ribbleton, Preston.By Audrey's request no black clothing please!

October 06, 2017

Entries are now being taken for 2018 Talbot Trophy. The dates are : JULY 17,,18,,19,,20,,24 Full ,,25,,26,,27,,31,, AUGUST 1,,2,,3,,7,,8,,9,,10 FINAL DAY SEPTEMBER 27th ALL 10AM START £12 Entry fee. Entries by TEXTING name and date to Joe Barlow 07444413178

September 19, 2017

Golden Ball Open Doubles Competition

There are still spaces in this competition commencing Tuesday October 3rd to Friday 6th. Final day on Sunday 8th October.Please contact Joan Wearden 01253 790705.Other details are on the Events and Comps section of online bowls.

September 19, 2017
Talbot Trophy 2017
final day


September 17, 2017
Fleetwood & District Men's Bowling League
Newsham Cup Final

Congratulations to Belmont who beat Gardener's Arms B 142 to 135. It was a great night of bowling. Thank you to the Park CLub for hosting the final and to all the spectators who came to support a great night.

September 13, 2017
Fleetwood & District Men's Bowling League
Newsham Cup Semi-Finals Results and Final Date

Congratulations to Belmont and Gardener's Arms B who beat Julbilee Garden and Jubilee Garden's A in a well fought (but a little bit windy) semi final match. Thank you to Fleetwood BC for their hospitality.The Final will take place on Thursday 14th September at 5.30pm. The final will be played at Park Club Clevelys. Spectators welcome.

September 12, 2017
Ladies Talbot 2017
Final Day Draw

Final Day Sept 16th 10 am Julie Alderman v Jackie Owen, Tracy Wraight v Pauline Townson, Kath Garnett v Tracy Livesey, Karen Galvin v Mavis Hancock, Lynsey Gorman v Samantha Murray, Jane Bowler v Alma Cornthwaite, Caroline Hall v Lou Ollerton, Anne O'Loughlin v Sheila Speed

September 12, 2017

Entry,s to Sam Milligan on 07501002219

September 07, 2017
Cleveleys Mens Club
Floodlight Competition

Due to lack of Entries the following Competition has been cancelled............Thank you

September 06, 2017
Fleetwood & District Men's Bowling League
Newsham Cup Semi Final and Final

The semi-finals of the Newsham Cup are being held on Monday 11th September at Fleetwood BC. The semi-finals will start at 5.30pm. Jubilee Gardens A vs Belmont and Jubilee Gardens vs Gardeners Arms B. The final will be held on Thursday 14th September Park Club Cleveleys. Start time will be 5.30pm. Spectators are very welcome to attend both dates

August 29, 2017
South Shore Open Doubles
Sunday 10th September.....(pt1)

10am; G & R Taylor, C Dawson/D Darley, J Carr/P, M Audin/G Eckersley, B Wilson/D Grimshaw, N Woods/M Brooks, D Clayton/S Lee, P Horton/L Casey.......10.45; J Foulds/D Holding, V O,Donnell/P Hawkes, J Barlow/M Byron, G Warrington/T Walmsley, J Seeley/KBarks, M Holden/L.Ollerton, D Foxton/E Glenn, A Harrison/D Walker..............

August 29, 2017
SouthShore Open Doubles
Sunday 10th September......(pt2)

11.30; J & I Sharp, P McVittie/C Martin, K Gregson/P, D Heyes/B Smith, T Kitchen/J Kenny, J & C Wilkinson, I Rutter/D Miller, T Martin/J Bird.......12.15; A Lancaster/P, M Fieldhouse/B Robinson, S Kenyon/P, A Fleming/M Coupe, G & S Meakin, P Wilson/T Wood, P Elliott/D Ashwort, S Harrison/J Urmson............

August 27, 2017
Jubilee Bowling League
The Roy Tandy Competition Results

Many thanks to Carleton for hosting the Roy Tandy Competition on 26th August 2017. We had a full compliment of 32 players.Quarter final results were Dennis Foxton 18, Paul Dawson 21; Jim Kenny 15, John Slinger 21; Sue Phillips 16, John Foulds 21; Kevin Cotterill 6, Simon Mills 21. Semi Finals Paul Dawson 21, John Slinger 20; John Foulds 21, Simon Mills 11.Final Paul Dawson 15, John Foulds 21.Terrific bowling by all in glorious weather.

August 24, 2017
Blackpool & Wyre Ladies Evening Bowling League
Hambleton Ladies

Hambleton Ladies Evening League are looking for players to play in first division next yea. Please contact Diane on 01253 700782

August 22, 2017
Talbot Trophy 2017
first half draw

Paul Dudley (1) v Kevin Boon (2)...John Kennish (3) v Nick Hamman (4)...Tommy Johnstone (5) v Dave Lloyd (6)... Dave Watters (7) v Kevin Wainwright (8) ...Michael Beer (9) v Aidrian Hodgon (10)...Ben Gloag (11) v Billy Thornton (12)...Callum Wraight (13) v Gareth Coates (14) ...Terry Wood (15) v Kez Smith (16).

August 22, 2017
Talbot trophy 2017
second half draw

Glynn Cookson (17) v Alan Weeks (18) ...Richie Goddard (19) v Scott Simpson (20)...Ian Nicholson (21) v Roy Moxham (22)...Chris Bly(23) v Ryan Walters (24)...Stuart Mort (25) v Andy Cairns (26)...Mark Johnson (27) v Greg Smith (28)...Paul Dale (29) v Ryan Faulkner (30)..Robert Hitchen (31) v Simon Thistlethwaite (32).

August 21, 2017
Blackpool & Wyre Ladies Evening Bowling League
Gardners Arms

The Gardeners Arms Ladies Bowling Team would like to invite new players to join them for the 2018 season. Ifinterested, please telephone Eileen Plowman on : 07930 199348

August 14, 2017
Jubilee Bowling League
Roy Tandy Competition

A Raffle prize from each team would be appreciated for this event.If any player is unavailable please contact me asap. I do have reserves.Pat.... 07519 766 453

August 14, 2017
Jubilee Bowling League
Roy Tandy Competition

The draw for the Roy Tandy Competition on Saturday 26th August at Carleton Bowling Club is as follows:-10am start- D Foxton v P McVittie, B How v T Burrows, J Bird v G Yarwood, P Dawson v T Kitchen..10.45am start- N Sparrow v G Brayshaw, J Kenny v M Dewhirst, E Glen v M Dean, B Riches v J Slinger..11.30 start- D Logan v D Heyes, P Blyth v S Phillips, J Foulds v G Fletcher, M Green v P Taylor...12.15 start- J Bottomley v R Cardwell, K Cotterill v B Smith, R Royd v F Wilkinson, B Yarwood v S Mills

August 14, 2017
Fylde A Federation Team vs Airedale A
Sunday 20th August Stalmine BC 2pm Start

Home Team at Stalmine BC:

Mel Byron, Ben Duke, Geoff Little, Mike Fleming, Jonathan Goodall, John Ronson, Barry Jenkinson, Clive Brooks, Ivor Roskell, Dave Welsby, Steve Harrison, Hugh Hornby

Away Team at Skipton BRBC:

John Bottomley, Mike Jackson, Andy fleming, Craig Smith, Simon Thistlethwaite, Bryan Clarke, Joe Carr, Jon Greenhalgh, Terry Wood, Eamon Hernen, Colin Coxall, Paul Haworth.

August 12, 2017
Future in Doubt can you help?

For the last 38 years Fleetwood has hosted the annual Bowls Festival. At the 2017 presentation of prizes, the Chairman announced that several members of the small organising committee were standing down after 10 years service. A number of people expressed an interest in helping and an `open meeting` has been arranged at Fleetwood Bowling Club on Thursday 17 August at 11 am to discuss whether new committee members for 2018 can be found or not. If you are interested please come along or volunteer.

August 08, 2017
Cleveleys Mens Open Doubles
Sunday 13th August (pt 2) 11.30 and 12.15

11.30; S Billington/S Daggar, M Opie/S Anderton, S Thistlewaite/A Fleming, P & T Ashford, D Simcoe/S Gardner, P Hawkes/V O,Donnell S & M Ashburn, P Horton/N Bennett..12.15; S King/S Sinclair, D Darley/C Dawson, D Foxton/E Glen, M Hewitson/R Ascroft, B Smith/D Heyes, S Beckinsall/J Manson, D Smith/S Johnson, J Carr/R Anderson............Refreshments Available....Bar Open from 11am,,,,,All Welcome.....Any Enquires to Peter Jose 07596230870.

August 08, 2017
Cleveleys Mens Open Doubles
Sunday 13th August (pt 1) 10am and 10.45am

10am; M Dimelow/S Bailey, B Lynch/P, J Kenny/T Kitchen, M Fieldhouse/Z Walker, J Slinger/P Taylor, P McVittie/J Bird, S Harrison/J Urmson, D Parkinson/D Butler...10.45; J Seeley/K Barks, K Hughes/S Rigney, D Porter/T Burrows, I & J Sharp, M Holden/L Ollerton, C Goulding/C Eccles, C Hall/P Dawson, D Walker/A Harrison...

August 04, 2017
Cleveleys Mens Club
Greensman/Groundsman 2018 Season

Cleveleys Workingmens Club require for the 2018 Bowling Season New Greensman/Groundsman Please apply through Bowling Secretary Peter Jose 07596230870 or email peter.jose@hotmail.co.uk or ring Graham Wood 07889544926. Thank You.........

August 02, 2017
Entries being taken for this event

The Ladies Talbot Trophy, Raikes Hotel, Blackpool. Please contact: Jacqui Manson 43 Mill Lane Staining Blackpool FY3 0BH Tel: 01253 899089 Mob: 07759 703613 Cheques payable to Raikes Hall Bowling Club £10 entry fee Qualifying dates August 12th and August 19th 2 sessions per day 10am and 1pm Final Day, Saturday 16th September 2017

August 01, 2017
Talbot Trophy 2017
latest update of qualifiers

Talbot Trophy Qualifiers so far and draw numbers for final day..... Kevin Boon (2)...Nick Hamman (4)...Dave Lloyd (6)... Dave Watters (7) ...Gareth Coates (14) ...Glynn Cookson (17)...Alan Weeks (18) ...Scott Simpson (20)...Ryan Walters (24)...Stuart Mort (25)...Andy Cairns (26)...Greg Smith (28)...Ryan Faulkner (30)..Simon Thistlethwaite (32). 18 Qualifiers needed over 9 days of bowling

July 31, 2017
Talbot Trophy
Qulifiers and draw numbers

Talbot Trophy Qualifiers so far and draw numbers for final day....Kevin Boon (2)...Dave Lloyd (6)...Dave Watters (7)...Gareth Coates (14)...Glynn Cookson (17)...Scott Simpson (20)...Ryan Walters (24)...Stuart Mort (25)...Andy Cairns (26)...Greg Smith (28)... Ryan Faulkner (30)...Simon Thistlethwaite (32)

July 31, 2017
£4000 Talbot Trophy @ Raikes
No more Vacancies

Talbot Trophy This competition is now full. Final Day Thursday 21st September 10am

July 27, 2017
Cleveleys Mens Tom Woods Mixed Doubles
Friday 28th July 6pm Start Finals Night

Paul Dawson/Caroline Hall v Dave Darley/Carol Dawson Dean & Melanie Ferris v Kevin Boon/Rachel Boon Dave Lunn/Eileen Foey v Jeff Brown/Sheila Speed Callum Wraight/Kellie Hill v Steve Winterburn/Joanne Ellis

July 26, 2017
Cleveleys Mens Tom Woods Mixed Doubles
Wednesday 26th July Last 16. 1 Game to qualify for Fiday at 6pm

6.30pm;Callum Wraight/Kellie Hill v David & Jackie Owen... Lisa Winterburn/Robbie Ellis v Dave Darley/Carol Dawson... Jeff Barlow/Sheila Speed v Jordan McDermott/Gay Cooper... Kevin & Jackie Bannister v Dean & Melanie Ferris.7.30pm Ryan Walters/Olivia Fishwick v Steve Winterburn/Joanne Ellis... John Hughes/Bev Sumner v Dave Lunn/Eillen Foey... Derek Heyes/Iris McGrath v Kevin Boon/Rachel Jackson...Dave Gwilliam/Jackie Gloag v Caroline Hall/Paul Dawson............

July 25, 2017
Cleveleys Mens Tom Woods Mixed Doubles
Monday 24th July Qualifying Results

B Gloag/C Lockwood 13 J McDermott/G Cooper 21..I & J Sharp 12 D Lunn/E Foey 21...J Carr/L Wood 9 D & M Ferris 21...H Martin/S Mills 13 D Gwilliam/J Gloag 21........More Tom Woods Tuesday Evening from 6.30pm............All Welcome.......

July 24, 2017
Cleveleys Mens Tom Woods Mix Doubles
Sunday 23rd July Qualifying Results

R Hill/P Edwards 11 D Heyes/I McGrath 21.. A/A Hawker 12 L Winterburn/R Ellis 21 S/R Anderson 20 J Hughes/B Sumner 21/// S Winterburn/J Ellis 21 D McDermott/J Gardner 19 R Walters/O Fishwick 21 J Winterburn/G Holmes 16... D Darley/C Dawson 21 J Jones/C Garner 14/// K Boon/R Jackson 21 C Holmes/A Winterburn 10... K/J Bannister 21 B Robinson/S Whittaker 9Winners return on Wednesday Evening from 6.30pm

July 23, 2017
News Update
News Update...23rd July

23rd July Gardners Arms Singles Finals Day from 11am.....Tom Woods Cleveleys Mens 1.30pm,2.30pm,6.30pm,7.30pm....Strawberry Gardens Singles Start from 5pm.....Memorial Park Bowling from 10am.......Why not pop down and visit these Venues everyone will be made welcome.......Thank You

July 21, 2017
Tom Woods Mixed Doubles
Cleveleys Mens Club

We have vacancies on Sunday 23rd July 1.30pm 2 spaces, 2.30pm 2 spaces, 6,30pm 3 spaces, 7.30pm 2 spaces, Monday 24th 7.30pm 2 spaces, Tuesday 6.30pm 1 space.......anyone interested Ring Peter Jose 07596230870.............Thank You

July 19, 2017
Gardeners Arms
Gardeners Arms Singles Finals Day Sunday 23rd July 11am Start

M Leach v R Faulkner, D Worthington v S Coupe , S Mort v G Sanderson , J Hartshorn v M Opie P Wilson v D Edmundson , M Gilpin v C Flattley ,J Carr v S Marshall ,J Brown v G Meakin.

July 18, 2017
Tom Woods Mixed Doubles
Cleveleys Mens Club

PLAYED DURING FLEETWOOD FESTIVAL WEEK;.......Cost £10 per Pair Sunday 23rd July sessions 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 6.30pm 7.30pm Monday 24th July Sessions 6.30pm, 7.30pm Tuesday 25th July Sessions 6.30pm, 7.30pm Wednesday 26th July.....Sub Finals 6.30pm, 7.30pm Friday 28th July.....Finals Night from 6pm.TO ENTER PLEASE RING ALAN RIGG ON 01253 857802 OR MOBILE 07925528452 or YOU CAN LEAVE A MESSAGE WITH BOWLING SECRETARY PETER JOSE ON 07596230870

July 17, 2017
Longridge Cons
Ladies Open Doubles at Longridge Conservative Bowling Club, 6th August.

There are only five (5) places left if anyone is interested. £200 first prize - pay down to last 8. Contact Sheila Todhunter on 01772 784496 or 07719341482.

July 15, 2017
Talbot Trophy 2017
Next 2 Qualifiers

Next two qualifiers for 2017 Talbot Trophy. Kevin Boon 21 v Lee Johnstone 9 Ryan Walters 21 v Gary Ellis 20 Kevin Boon drew 2 Ryan Walters drew 24

July 12, 2017
Jubilee Bowling League
Maurice Holt

Maurice Holt, a member of Goose Green Bowling Club for many years, sadly passed away on the morning of Saturday 8th July. His funeral will take place at Carleton on Friday 21st July at 2.45pm. RIP

July 11, 2017
Fleetwood & District Men's Bowling League
Fixture book printing error

Please note week 16 div 1 & 2 should read 20th July not 14th

July 10, 2017
Qualifying results

Dave Watters 21 v Anthony Bracken 18,,,,,,Scott Simpson 21 v Damion Morrison 19... Dave Watters drew number 7 and Scott Simpson drew Number 20 for final day

July 10, 2017
NL & Fylde Ladies
NL & Fylde Ladies v Wales at Victoria BC Preston

Sunday 16th July 2pm StartHome Team:- Deborah Watters, Margaret Warburton, Liz Bennett, Kath Watkinson, Andrea Padgeon, Joan Jolly, Sue Kayley, Sharon Barnett,Sylvia Bentham, Wendy Harris, Carol Dawson, Sarah Varley.Away Team at Abergele Wales:- Julie Holcroft, Lilian Beck, Linda Traynor, Katie Wilson, Michelle Anderton, Alison Brown, Andrea Holt, Clair Russell,Joan France, Kath Garnett, Cath Lockwood, Lindsay Forshaw.

July 10, 2017
Gardners Arms Singles
Qualifiers from 8th and 9th July

M Leach, D Edmundson ,G Meakin ,J Carr ,M Gilpin , G Sanderson , S Coupe & P Wilson ......Next Qualifiers 15th and 16th July then Finals Day 23rd July.

July 06, 2017
Gardners Arms Singles
Saturday 8th July

Sat 8 July 10am I Wagstaff,D Hibbert, G Wilson, J Seeley, F Jolly, M Leach, L Casey, J Barlow 10.30 P Leah, B Clarke, E Glen, D Edmundson, M Byrom, M Jackson, G Eckersley, D Cragg2pm A Davies, M Fieldhouse, W Heffernan, H Hargreaves, M Fleming, R Andreson, S Dagger, AN Other3pm T King, P Bailey, B Robinson, M Wensley, J Carr, S Thistlethwaite, D Humphries, T Burrows

July 06, 2017
Gardners Arms Singles
Sunday 9th July

Sun 9 July 10am P Dale, D Charlesworth, I Nicholson,D Watters, S Bentham, P Wilson,H Hornby, C Betty11am L Dale, M Gilpin, J Iddon, R Smith, C Blyth, K Watkinson, K Simister2pm K Hughes, P King, J Grimston, G Brayshaw, G Sanderson, T Kitchen, A Hodson, J Metters3 pm S Coupe, S Rigby, K Cotterill, P Conchie, S Billington, P Millington, W Livesey, A Hodson Jnr

July 06, 2017
Gardners Arms Singles
Saturday 15th July

Sat 15 July 10am S Anderton, A Fleming, V O'Donnell, S Marshall, G Daw, D Sillitoe, R Walter11am , R Whittle, D Higginbottom, L Carr, P Hawkes, D Ford, M Emery, S Hargreaves, AN Other2pm P Blyth,J Coupe, J Brown. D Heyes, D Yule, G Yarwood, S Ashworth, G Stones3pm P Heap, J Foulds, M Dewhurst, J Hartshorn, K Dodd, B Yarwood, M Opie, J Sutton

July 06, 2017
Gardners Arms Singles
Sunday 16th July

Sun 16 July 10am J Bottomley, L Heaton, P Horton, W Speed, D Holt, C McDonald, M Brown. AN Other11am R Crowther, D Beardmore, S mort, J Urmson, M French, C Newton, K Robinson, AN Other2pm W Harding, P Wilkinson, C Dawson, M Coupe, N Bennett, A Byrnes, D Butler, E Hernan3pm P Taylor, S Taylor, M Hewitson, F Wilkinson, B Casson, I White, C Ramell,R Foster

June 30, 2017
Gardners Arms
Gardeners Arms Singles

12 places left in Gardeners Arms Singles. Entries to David Yule Tel No 07813 371153

June 27, 2017
Tom Woods Mixed Doubles
Cleveleys Mens Club

PLAYED DURING FLEETWOOD FESTIVAL WEEK;.......Cost £10 per Pair Sunday 23rd July sessions 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 6.30pm 7.30pm Monday 24th July Sessions 6.30pm, 7.30pm Tuesday 25th July Sessions 6.30pm, 7.30pm Wednesday 26th July.....Sub Finals 6.30pm, 7.30pm Friday 28th July.....Finals Night from 6pm.TO ENTER PLEASE RING ALAN RIGG ON 01253 857802 OR MOBILE 07925528452 or YOU CAN LEAVE A MESSAGE WITH BOWLING SECRETARY PETER JOSE ON 07596230870

June 23, 2017
Blackpool & Wyre Ladies Evening Bowling League
Change of Green - Broadwater Ladies

With immediate effect Broadwater Ladies will play all their home games at FLeetwood Bowling Club. Please amend all future fixtures to reflect this.

June 21, 2017
Fylde B Federation Team vs Southport
Sunday 25th June at Hambleton BC 2pm Start

Home Team at Hambleton BC:

Gary Sanderson, Stephen Dagger, Gary Creer, Margret Warburton, Mike Kershaw, Ken Barks, Stephen Creer, Grant Eccersley, Pat Conchie, Paul Taylor, Mark Audin, Colin Newton

Away Team at Hesketh Arms:

Paul Dawson, Alan Foulds, John Foulds, Mike Dewhurst, Jim Sealey, Jack, Livesey, Tom Kitchen, Andy Cummings, Bill Livesey, Mel Clarkson, Stuart Marshall, jim Kenny

June 17, 2017
David and Sandra Cookson Mixed Doubles
Sunday 25th June at South Shore BC FY4 2JJ (PT1 )

10am; A Bassett& R Atherton v G Foster,P McVittie & J Bird v. D Grimshaw,K Lawton& N Cookson. v. S Hargreaves & Partner,G Warrington. & Partner. v M Gardner & J Fraser10,45am; V O'Donnell & Partner. v C Dawson & D Darley,D Heyes & Partner. v P & C Denny,M Brooks & P Duxbury. v P Marsh & B Warburton,G Cooper & Partner. v Mr & Mrs Helm

June 17, 2017
David and Sandra Mixed Doubles
Sunday 25th June at South Shore BC........(PT 2 )

11,30am J & I Sharp. v. J Jones & Partner,B Smith & Partner. v R Williamson & S Brooks,N Snodgrass & Partner. v E Appleby & Partner, P Wilson & S Barnett. v D Clayton & S Lee12,15pm; R Belshaw & Partner. v. S Speed & F Anderton,B Passmore & J Cartwright. v D Ashworth,C & T Martin. v A Cornthwaite & A Gartside,P Elliott & S Isherwood. v L & M Healey

June 17, 2017
NL & Fylde Ladies County
Sunday 18th June (Home at Tarleton BC ) 2pm Start)

Home Team at Tarleton;- Deborah Watters, Kath Watkinson, Michelle Anderton, Katie Wilson, Linda Collins, Clair Russell Sylvia Bentham, Andrea Holt, Barbara Danson, Carol Dawson, Lilian Beck, Margaret WarburtonAway Team at Greater Manchester:- Alison Brown, Pat Conchie, Liz Bennett, Sylvia Kayley, Wendy Walton, Julie HolcroftSue Kayley, Sharon Barnett, Wendy Harris, Joan France, Marjorie Dransfield, Catherine Lockwood

June 17, 2017
Gardeners Arms Ladies Singles
Sunday 27th August

£160 Winner,€6 entry fee, Entries to David Yule Tel No 07813 371153

June 14, 2017
Fylde Amateur Bowling Association
Quarter Final Cup draw now available.

Cup draw now online. See section under Cup draw.

June 06, 2017
Gardeners Arms Doubles Finals Day
Sunday 11th June commencing at 11am

M Fieldhouse & R Parkinson v P McVittie & C Martin, J Barlow & M Byron v M Leach & R Cochrane,W Harding & S Taylor v B Yarwood & P Millington,S Billington & S Dagger v W Speed & C Cooke,R Newton & C Lord v R Anderson & J Carr,P Conchie & J Yarwood v M Fleming & W Finn,T King & S Edmundson v B & T Williams,H Hornby & P Howarth v J Woods & P Gough

June 02, 2017
Gardeners Arms Doubles
Saturday 3rd June 10am/11am

Sat 3 June 10am W Speed & R Cooke v AN Other ,F Jolly & S Worden v D Roach & D Humphries ,E Glen & D Foxton v J Seeley & K Barks , H Hornby & Partner v AN Other.11am D Heyes & R Smith's v J Garratt Snr & Jnr,T Kitchen & J Kenny v M Fleming & Partner,M Coupe & A Fleming v E Hernan & O Halstead,M French & G Stones v J Barlow & M Byron

June 02, 2017
Gardeners Arms Doubles
Saturday 3rd June 2pm/3pm

2pm P Lindsay & Partner v AN Other, B Harwood & Partner v J Coupe & S Worden, C Jolly & Partner v M Fieldhouse & B Robinson,C & S Betty v D Porter & R Burrows3pm P Leah & D Hibbert v AN Other, J Brewster & M Briggs v T King & Partner,R Anderson's & J Carr v AN Other,J Hibberson & R Hoyles v AN Other

June 02, 2017
Gardeners Arms Doubles
Sunday 4th June 10am/11am

10 am M Dewhurst & N Bennett v AN Other,M Leach & Partner v D Anderson's & T Houghton,M Jackson' Snr & Jnr v J Bottomley & S White ,P McVittie& Partner v F Daw & Partner11am M Matheson & I Rawlinson v J Woods & Partner,W Heffernan & P Blakeley v AN Other,L Morrell & P Holgate v J Cotterill,S Billington & Partner v G Daw & Partner

June 02, 2017
Gardeners Arms Doubles
Sunday 4th June 2pm/3pm

2pm J Iddon & Partner v P Townsend & D Potts,N Hopwood & Partner v AN Other,W Harding & S Taylor v P Taylor & G Sanderson,D Charles worth & Partner vS Harrison & J Urmson3pm J Lloyd & Partner v R Newton & C Lord,S Rigby & K Hughes v P Blyth & F Wilkinson,M Hewitson & R Ashcroft v I White & S Wales,D Yule & A Hodson v B & T Williams

June 01, 2017
NL & Fylde Mens County
Fylde North Teams Outstanding Payments.


June 01, 2017
South Shore BC
Mixed Doubles

There are 2 places available on June Sunday 25th for mixed doubles at South Shore Bowling Club, £10 pair .Ring Phil Elliott 07804 499713.

May 31, 2017

TALBOT TROPHY 2017 PLAYED AT RAIKES BCEntries are now being taken for this competition all 10am start July....7th, 14th, 24th,25th,26th, 31stAugust....1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 18th, Please text entries to Joe Barlow 07444413178 £12 entryFinal Day 21st September

May 24, 2017
NL & Fylde County Mens Merit
Saturday 27th May at Knott End WM Club....11am Start

11am;D Halstead v M Byron, G Little v M Opie, W Ditchfield v B Brown, M Leach v S Mort. 11.45am; T Wood v O Jackson, S Atkinson v T Walsh, I Nicholson v S Coupe, L Heaton v D Lofthouse, B Lynch v D Jones winner v 12.30; D Watters, J Hodson (snr) v M Hewitson, B Simm v D Hoyle, S Clamp v L Longland ............All Games 21 up off Scratch.........All Welcome

May 20, 2017
Alan Mills
Alan Mills ....Cleveleys Mens Club

It is with deep regret we have to announce the Death of Alan Mills from Cleveleys Mens Club, Alan was a great double act with the late Bob Higham, Alan,s funeral will take place on Wednesday 31st May at 2.45pm at Carleton Crem then back at Cleveleys Mens Club......Thank You..........

May 19, 2017
Thornton Cleveleys Men's Bowling League
Blackpool Subs 'A' - Div 3 Withdrawn from league

With Immediate effect, Blackpool Subs 'A' - Div 3 have withdrawn form the league.
All fixtures involving this team have been replaced with byes.

May 18, 2017
Fylde Ladies Amateur Bowling League
Festival Sunday

Warrenhurst Park Fleetwood. Sunday 23rd July 2017. 10.00am start, £8.00 per pair(2 Ladies or mixed). Entries to Lynn Farmer tel. 01253 873320. Greens now much improved.

May 16, 2017
NL & Fylde Ladies County Association
NL & Fylde v South Yorkshire 21st May 2pm Start

Home Team at Kirkham Conservative Club; P Conchie, D Watters, L Traynor, K Wilson, L Bennett, M Dransfield, L Forshaw, A Holt, S Varley, C Dawson, L Beck, M Warburton........Away Team; A Lea, A Brown, W Harris, K Watkinson, W Walton, S Bentham, J France, P Tootell, K Garnett, B Danson, J Jolly, C Lockwood..............

May 13, 2017
Fylde Federation
Fylde 1st Team v Wallasey (Home Team at Marton Inst 21st May 2pm Start

M Byron, D Watters, P Wilson, J Hibberson, M Jackson, M Fleming, J Wood, C Coxall, D. Parkinson, S Harrison, P Howarth, T Wood, Res; A Fleming, N Hopwood, E Hernen....Fylde Away Team; J Carr, S Thistlewaite, R Anderson, J Bottomley, D McVittie, A Midwood, B Clarke, J Greenhalgh, H Hornby, D Welsby, C Brook, C Smith.............All Welcome Free Admission.

May 01, 2017
NL & Fylde Mens County Merit
Sat 6th and Sat 20th May

Qualifying Dates for the Merit on 6th May at Scorton contact Tim Houghton 07890416631 and for the 20th May at Great Eccleston contact Hugh Hornby 07917311799 for all the other qualifiers contact Tony Bamber on 07831543760...........Final Day at Knott End WM Club on Saturday 27th May.......Thank You......

April 28, 2017
Welcome Bowling League
Players wanted

RIBBY BC who play their games at Kirkham BC are looking for bowlers to join their club and play in the leagues for them anybody interested telephone Dave Roach 07712185205

April 26, 2017
Blackpool & Wyre Ladies Evening Bowling League
Blackpool Subs A Team

Blackpool Subs A Team (ex Staining Village) have had to withdraw from the League due to lack of players. Can you please note in your fixture book that this is now replaced with a Bye.

April 24, 2017
Cleveleys Mens Club
Ladies Doubles Sunday 7th May commencing at 10am.

Entry Fee £6 per pair......All Entries to Alan Rigg on 01253 857802 or Mobile 07925528452 or Peter Jose 07596230870. Places Available all Welcome .........Refreshments/Bar available on the Day...........Times will be posted on here once Draw done...........

April 22, 2017
Fylde Federation 1st Team
1st Team v Nuneaton at South Shore BC 23rd April 2pm

Paul Wilson, Dave Watters, Eamon Hernen, Mel Byron, Jack Wood, Mike Fleming, Andy Fleming, Simon Thistlewaite, Colin Coxall, Dave Parkinson, Steve Harrison, Terry Wood...........Please try and get along and support both the Federation and South Shore bc........Thank You.

April 22, 2017
Fleetwood Bowls Festival
Roll up for Fleetwood Bowls Festival

Entries are steadily rolling in for the £5,230 Fleetwood Bowls Festival which is being held on the week of 24-28 July. Both the Men’s and Ladies’ Main Singles competitions qualification will be played on the opening day-Monday. Bowlers can choose their start time of 9.45 am or 1.30 pm. Entry fee for men is £10 and ladies £8. The last 32 in each competition are in the money and will play off on Thursday (Men at 9.45 am and Ladies at 1.30 pm). Finals day is Friday. Both the Ladies and Men’s Singles winners will qualify for the Champion of Champions at The Waterloo in September. See www.fleetwoodbowlsfestival.co.uk for further information.

April 14, 2017
Easter Pairs @ Raikes
Fridays Qulifiers

EASTER PAIRS Fridays Qualifiers are: M. Coupe/P. Hawkes...J. Garrett/J Garrett..M. Brookes/K. Lawton..P. Leah/D. Hibbert..M. Holden/H. Hargreaves..G. Meakin/B. Whyatt..I. Fraser/J. Wilkinson..L. Casey/P. Horton

April 13, 2017
£1000 Easter Doubles at Raikes 2017
Spaces Available

There are still 4 spaces for this competition Saturday 15th April 10am 3 spaces available.. Saturday 15th April 1pm 1 space available.. Tel Joe Barlow 07444413178 £12 entry fee Final Day Sunday 16th April 10am This competition is open to males and females

April 08, 2017
Anchorsholme Bowling Club
Parking at Anchorsholme Park

Due to the ongoing work at Anchorsholme Park there is limited parking on Anchorsholme Lane West. Five Visitors parking permits will be available from the club house for each match.........Thank You

April 08, 2017
Free Score Cards
Richard Ellis - 07951 836848: Email Mfcre@yahoo.co.uk

There are 70 boxed packs of 750 double sided bowls cards which are being given away to local bowling clubs for the forthcoming season.
In each pack is also two free £20 Home & Gift at Trebaron Garden Centre gift vouchers for the clubs to use as prizes for their own fundraising through raffles etc
I'd kindly ask that the clubs can call or email me to reserve a free pack and collect from, Home & Gift at:

Trebaron Garden Centre, 350 Common Edge Road, Blackpool, Lancs. FY45 DY

April 04, 2017
Cleveleys Mens Club
Cleveleys Mens Club Parking at Club.


March 28, 2017
Fleetwood & District Men's Bowling League
Changes from web site handbook etc.

Start times Div 3 Mon April 3rd & Thur April 6th 6.30 handbook wrong.Week 10 Div 3 page 49 should show Gardeners Arms B V Fleetwood Bowls E hand book wrong.The web site will soon be amended to correct any mistakes

March 28, 2017
Cleveleys Mens
Cleveleys Mens Ladies Evening League and Mens League,s

Tuesday Evening Ladies 1st Team are on the look out for new Players, Anyone wanting to play in the team Please contact Sue Anderson on 854775 or 07749548311...............Any Men wishing to join the Bowling Teams please contact Peter Jose 07596230870. .......All will be made very welcome under the New Bowling Management..............Thank You

March 27, 2017
Essille Sports
Pontins Comp

From Monday 27th March to Thursday 30th March, Pontins comp on Local Greens if you fancy watching any Bowling, I believe the greens using are Cleveleys Mens, Park Club, Carleton, Gardeners Arms and Jubilee Gardens......Bowling from 10am each Day with the Finals Day at Waterloo on Thursday 30th March......Peter Hawkes will be at Cleveleys Mens Monday and Tuesday with his Bowls Shop also Finals Day Waterloo Shop will be Open.......All Welcome to pop along to any of these greens......Thank You.....

March 27, 2017
Easter Pairs at Raikes

Friday 14th....Full..............Sat 15th April......10am....5 spaces......1pm...2 spaces.......Ring Joe Barlow 07444413178

March 21, 2017
Longridge & District Mixed Bowling League
Alan Whitworth

It is very sad news to report that Alan died peacefully at home this morning. The League Committee passes on their condolences to Jean and family. Alan was the League's Chairman for over 20 years and was much respected by the bowling community.

March 20, 2017
NL & Fylde Mens County
NL & Fylde Mens County Merit

NL Senior County Merit final day to be held at Knott End WMC on 27/05/2017 at 11am.Entry £10 - no homesters - open draw, no players to be kept apart - final day dress code.More information from Tony Bamber 01772 203632.Local Qualifiers:Quernmore 20/05/2017 at 10am (contact John McGonnell 07929013046)Scorton 06/05/2017 at 2pm (contact Tim Houghton 07890416631)Fylde dates TBC (contact Hugh Hornby 01995 679635)Preston dates TBC (contact Tony Bamber 01772 203632)

March 16, 2017
Fleetwood & District Men's Bowling League
Withdrawal from League

Unfortunately Layton Amateurs have withdrawn from the Fleetwood League. All fixtures will be replaced with a bye

March 12, 2017
Easter Pairs
Easter Pairs at Raikes

14th April.....10am.....1 space......1pm.....3 spaces............15th April.......10am....5 spaces.....1pm....2 Spaces...........Ring Joe Barlow 07444413178.........

March 08, 2017
Collection of Handbooks

The Following League,s will be giving Handbooks out; Fylde Vets, Fylde Amateur, Thornton Cleveleys, Fleetwood League on Monday 20th March between 7.15pm and 8pm at Park Club Cleveleys...........Please bring Registrations and League Fees with you...Any Problems for Fylde League, Vets League and TCBL you can get in touch with Peter Jose on 07596230870.............Thank You............

March 07, 2017
Lytham St. Annes Ladies League (Tuesday)
Freckleton Ladies

Freckleton Ladies are looking for players for their Lytham St Annes Tuesday night team, novice or experienced. If interested please contact Joyce Leigh on 01772 634951.

March 02, 2017
Goose Green Bowling Club
Green Open

Message from Pat Conchie; Goose Green will be open as usual for the 2017 Bowling Season.....Thank You.............

February 24, 2017
Blackpool & Wyre Ladies Evening Bowling League
Blackpool Subs A

Blackpool Subs A (ex Staining Village) are looking for players to join their team for the coming season. Please contact Jean Hall on 01253 423763

February 14, 2017
Fylde Amateur Bowling Association
Revision to fixtures - Following restructure

Please note: Highfield Park A have withdrawn from Division 3.
In order to maintain an even number of teams in each division, East End have been relegated to Div 3. This as resulted in Div 1 (12 Teams), Divisions 2-5 (11 teams).
Subsequently there is now a revised fixture list.

February 11, 2017
Updated Registrations League News
Thornton Cleveleys....Fylde Amateur....Vets...... League,s

I would like all clubs to have a look at there Registrations and if you have anyone not a member, Deceased, New Member or would like to send a list of players.... to help Lee Kitchen please email as well to peter.jose@hotmail.co.uk Please take a look at Contacts, Captains as well .................Thank You...............

February 07, 2017
Waterloo News
Bowls Fair 9th February 11am to 4pm

There will be a Bowls Fair in the Waterloo Pub on Thursday 9th February from 11am to 4pm ......All Welcome and Free Admission.........Refreshments will be available............Thank You

February 02, 2017
Fylde Ladies Amateur Bowling League

The competition this year is being held at the Raikes Hotel Bowling Club.The qualifying dates are Saturday 18th August and Friday 24th August. There are two sessions per day at 10.00am and 1.00pm with the final being Saturday 22nd September.There is a toal of £1000 prize money. The cost of entry is £10 per person. Refreshments available.All enquiries to Mrs Jacqui Manson, 43, Mill Lane, Staining.FY3 0BH. Tel 01253899089 mobile 07759703613. Cheques made payable to Raikes Hall Bowling Club.

January 31, 2017
Waterloo Update
Marking Games in Competitions

WATERLOO UPDATE; If anyone is interested in marking at the competitions at the Waterloo, Please can you let either Mark Audin, Peter Jose, Ian Bass, Mark Mils, Sharon or Tim Barnett know, due to ill health we will be short this coming season and would appreciate if anyone can give a bit of time, you don,t have to do all the comps. ....Thank You...

January 22, 2017
Thornton Cleveleys Men's Bowling League
A.G.M and prize presentation evening

The league will be holding its A.G.M. and prize presentation evening on Mon 6th February 2017, 7.30pm.
Note: New Venue:
Norbreck Bowling and Tennis Club, Clovelly Avenue, Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire, FY5 1RZ.Full details will be emailed to club secreatries / captains.

January 22, 2017
Fylde Amateur Bowling Association
Annual General Meeting & Prize Presentation.

The league will be holding its A.G.M. and prize presentation evening on Wed 8th February 2017, 7.30pm.
Note: New Venue:
Norbreck Bowling and Tennis Club, Clovelly Avenue, Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire, FY5 1RZ.Full details will be emailed to club secreatries / captains.

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