Please note Marton Inst is Cashless, when visting Teams go to Marton Inst to play Bowls. Thank You
March 22, 2023 - 20:51:56 Stan Drake Stan Drake RIP
It is with deep sadness that i have to report the death of Stan Drake, Stan played at South Shore, MOG, Halfway House. The funeral will take place on Wednesday 5th April at 1.15pm at Lytham Crem then afterwards at Fairhaven Golf Club. Stan was a big Blackpool Fan and ask people wear something Tangerine at the Funeral. Stan RIP
March 22, 2023 - 20:17:50 Dave West-Lewis Dave West-Lewis RIP (Park Club Cleveleys)
It is with great sadness we have to report another Death Dave West-Lewis who passed away on 12th March. Dave will be very much missed by his family, Friends and fellow Bowlers. The Funeral will be Tuesday 28th March at 10am at Carleton Crem. Dave has played in many League,s over the Years, Park Club Cleveleys, Jubilee Gardens and Gardeners Arms. Should you wish to make a chartable donation in memory of Dave to the British Heart Foundation they will be very grateful accepted. Dave RIP
March 15, 2023 - 20:26:33 Alan Hardie Alan Hardie (Thornton NPL (ICI) RIP
It is with great sadness that i have to announce another Legend of the Fylde Coast of Bowling Alan Hardie passed away peacefully, He was 87, he had played bowls for over 50 years, and for nearly 50 at ICI, Thornton NPL. Alan was always talking to people whereever NPL played he would be there supporting his club, A Message from Paul his son there will only be a small family get together at his cremation. Thank You.
March 12, 2023 - 00:31:37 Knott End & District Bowling League John Miller
It is with sadness that we have to announce the passing of John Miller John played bowls for over 40 years at Singleton, also playing at the Gardeners Arms and St Michael's Funeral at Singleton Church Fri 24th March at 10.00am Our thoughts go out to his family and friends at this sad time. Thank You
March 08, 2023 - 20:48:37 Development Meeting
Tuesday 14th March 7pm at Dunscar Conservative Club, Hardmans Lane, Bromley Cross Bolton, there will be a Development Meeting re Grants, Funding, Coaching, for those that didn,t attend Norbreck or NL & Fylde Development Meeting this one is being held. For further Information contact Barry Robinson 07835406602
March 06, 2023 - 15:58:09 Over Wyre Bowling League Ken Danson
At the request of Ken’s family, and with their permission, we sadly announce on Tuesday 28th February 2023 Ken passed away, aged 92 years. Ken a much-loved husband, dad, grandad, great grandad and father-in-law. He played bowls for Pilling Reading Room also being the Greenkeeper there for a number of years. Ken’s funeral service will take place at St John’s Church, Pilling on Monday 20th March at 10.00am.
Should you wish to make a charitable donation in memory of Ken, they will be gratefully accepted for Cystic Fibrosis. c/o the Funeral Director, Moons Funeral Service, Sandy Lane, Preesall, FY6 0NU Tel 01253 810492.
March 06, 2023 - 11:24:11 Thornton NPL Thornton NPL need new players
Message from Keith OwersI wonder if you would be willing to put out a message to any new or experienced bowlers to inform them that Thornton NPL need new members for most of our teams?Anyone interested can contact me on 07582583059 or by firstname.lastname@example.org
March 01, 2023 - 05:37:12 Eric Johnston Eric Johnston RIP
It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of Eric Johnston. Eric was a stalwart of Thornton NPL formerly ICI, and supported Bowling on the Fylde Coast. Eric played over 500 games since 2001 to 2016, he played for Thorton NPL (ICI), Cleveleys Mens and Raikes. The family have requested a Private Family Funeral. Our thoughts go out to his family and all his Friends. RIP Eric.
February 24, 2023 - 12:40:54 Moor Park Preston
Ladies wanted urgently to join Moor Park SSC to play in Preston and Dustrict Ladies night league contact Lilian Beck on 07984 763703 or 01772 494873 or email email@example.comMoor Park SSC are running a mixed pairs on Sunday 2nd April 10.00 am start limited to 16 pairs £20 per pair bar and refeshments only 5 pairs left contact Lilian Beck on 07984 763703or 01772 494873 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
February 08, 2023 - 21:31:44 David Sanderson (RIP)
It's with deep sadness that I have to report the passing of David Sanderson. David was involved in the crown green bowling scene for over 3 decades, both as a player (Ashdell & Thornton NPL) and referee. Behind the scenes David was instrumental in creating many of the league fixtures and I'm extremely grateful for the knowledge & the tips that he shared with me over the years, especially during my time as secretary of the Thornton Cleveleys Mens Bowling league. Another very sad loss to the Crown Green Bowling world.
From his daughter Yvonne. Davids funeral will be held on the 24th February at Carleton Crematorium, 14:45.
February 08, 2023 - 20:20:42 NL @ FYLDE COUNTY ASSOCIATION Development, Funding, Grants, Coaching
Saturday 18th February at Norbreck BC 10am start, Steve Clamp the Development Officer for NL @ Fylde County will be presenting a presentation on Development, Funding, Coaching, how to obtain Grants for your club. Steve did the presentation before the AGM the other week and it,s very good.please try and pop along to listen and ask questions, it,s the way forward for your club and will last around an hour. Fylde regional Chairman Neil Payne and Peter Jose will also be in attendance to run through things from NL & Fylde County. Look forward to seeing everyone there, IT,S FOR YOUR CLUB. Please try and support well worth it. Thank You
February 08, 2023 - 20:11:23 Steve Wragg Funeral Date
From his Daughter Steph.....Everything Confirmed, Steve,s Funeral will take place on Wednesday 1st March at 1.15pm at Carleton Crematorium, then afterwards the family would like to invite people to join them at Carleton Bowling Club. Steph and the Family would like to thank everyone up to now during the sad loss of Steve her Dad. Thank You .
January 29, 2023 - 10:55:18 Preston & District Amateur Bowling League Preston & District AGM
The Preston & District AGM will be held at Acregate Club, at 8pm, on MONDAY 6th of February
January 29, 2023 - 08:46:49 Steve Wragg Steve Wragg (Wraggy) RIP
It is with deep sadness that we have to announce that Steve Wragg has passed away after a Short Illness. Steve was a Wonderful Person who played for Carleton and Norcross, a great Bowler and someone who supported Crown Green Bowling all over the Fylde. Our thoughts go out to his Family and all his Bowling Friends. Thank You
January 28, 2023 - 18:43:31 MARTON INSTITUTE OPEN PAIRS
ONLY 3 SPACES LEFTMARTON INSTITUTE OPEN PAIRSBLACKPOOL FY4 4DRSUNDAY 2ND APRIL32 PAIRS £20Prize money subject to entries and sponsorships.START TIMES. 9:30..10:15..11:00..11:45ENTRIES TO KEN BARKS. 07739390393 TEXT ONLYCONFIRMED ENTRIES WILL REQUIREIMMEDIATE PAYMENT BY BANK TRANSFER.
January 25, 2023 - 20:28:50 John Bannister John Bannister (Norbreck) RIP
John Bannister Funeral arrangements are as follows. John,s funeral will be held on Monday 20th February at Bispham Parish Church, All Hallows Road at 12.15, then followed by a private Family Service at Carleton Crem. The wake will follow at Norbreck BC from approx 1.30pm. Bowling Colleagues and Friends are more than welcome at both the Funeral and the Wake.
January 25, 2023 - 20:22:33 NL @ Fylde Mens County Sunday 29th January
This coming Suinday see,s the County AGM at the Canberra Club Salemsbury at 1pm, before this at 11.30am, Steve Clamp The Development Manager for the County will be doing a slide show on how you can gets Grants and other things from Sport England, and BCGBA but it will be worth while if you are looking to update your facilities around your Green. All welcome to attend. Thank You
January 23, 2023 - 19:41:22 Anchorsholme Bowling Club Open Singles Saturday 17th June 2023
Start Times 10am, 10.45am, 11.30am and 12.15, Entry is £5, to enter ring Rowland Hayward 07597880680. 32 Players, Straight 21 up. Total Prize Money £160, Winner £80, Runner Up £40 and Semi-Finalists £20. Closing Date 2nd June, Draw taking place on the 4th and will be posted later that day. Refreshments available in the clubhouse, why not enter and have an enjoyable day here in Anchorsholme, a club with ambition and a Park to be proud of. This is the 1st Comp they have ever done and hopefully later in the year will run an Open Doubles Competition. There do run a Bowling Academy as well every Sunday 10 to 12, all welcome. Please try and support a new club trying things and your Fylde Reps Neil Payne and Peter Jose will be in attendance on the day to help out. Thank You
January 15, 2023 - 10:19:45 Marton Inst Open Pairs Marton Inst Open Pairs 2nd April
32 pairs @£20, Prize Money subject to entries, Start Times are 9.30....10.15...11.00...11.45. Entries to Ken Barks 07739390393, Text Only. Confirmed Entries will require immediate payment by bank transfer. Thank You
January 15, 2023 - 10:15:45 Marton Inst Ladies Singles Ladies Singles Saturday 29th April
32 entries @ £10, Homesters can enter but will give 2 start. Entries to Heidi Sutton 07504546492. Bank Details will given upon making contact. Thank You
January 09, 2023 - 19:05:31 Safeguarding Course
Saturday 14th January 9.30am to 12.30 at Norbreck BC. ALL clubs must have a safeguarding Offficer, if your DBS needs renewing from 2019, you must attend to renew it. Attendees will need to bring with them Passport or Driving License, NI Number and proof of address. Any Queries please contact County Safeguarding Officer Sue Sinclair on 07515288102 or email email@example.com Thank You
January 03, 2023 - 17:56:10 Ged Gorton Ged Gorton Park Club Cleveleys
It is with sadness that i have to report the death of Ged Gorton from Park Club Cleveleys, Ged played Bowls and Snooker for the Club. The Funeral will take place on Monday 23rd January at 1.15pm at Carleton Crem. Our thoughts go out to his Family, Friends and all at the Park Club Cleveleys. Thank You
December 28, 2022 - 09:10:47 Bowls Sponsorship Ltd Free Scoreboards
Each Club would receive 4 scoreboards with Matches 1-4 indicated. Contact 07789696510 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, if any clubs on the Fylde Coast are interested in this please speak to Fylde Chairman Neil Payne on 07899898645 who will be happy to discuss with you, hurry it lasts till 1st January 2023. Thank You
December 21, 2022 - 20:47:22 Fylde Amateur, Fylde Vets, Thornton Clev Lge New Contacts/Captains/Registrations
I have started updating the 2023 Season now on the website, any alterations to any of the above please can you let Peter Jose have them, then we can keep up to date, it is important that Registrations are up to date as possible. You will only see the changes once the Fixtures go Live and it changes to 2023 next to the League. Any Queries happy to help either email me under the Officials or message me on 07596230870.On behalf of the League,s may i wish all our Clubs, Bowlers, Members and Supporters a Happy Christmas and New Year. Thank You
December 14, 2022 - 20:27:12 NL & Fylde County Bowling Association
Sunday 8th January at Canberra Sports and Social Club BB2 7LF 1pm start......The meeting will be to review and approve the New North Lancs & Fylde CBA Bye-Laws and also review proposed rule changes and decide how we vote as a County Association for the BCGBA 2023 AGM rules revision held on 21st January.SUNDAY 29TH JANUARY; North Lancs & Fylde AGM to be held at Canberra Sports and Social Club at 1pm Start. Please try and make sure all Leagues are represented, and Clubs are in attendance. Any Problem please speak to Fylde Chairman Neil Payne 07899898645, Peter Jose 07596230870. Your County are working very hard for everyone associated within the County and now is the time to see who does what. Thank You
November 29, 2022 - 18:20:44 DEEPDALE BC LOOKING FOR NEW PLAYERS 2023
Deepdale Bowling Club (1897) Ltd, affectionately known as the “Toffee Club” located on St Thomas’ Road, Preston, are looking for experienced bowlers to boost their teams in the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening leagues and Wed afternoon P vets team for the forthcoming seasons. Please contact Judith Farrell, 07775786682 for further information.
November 28, 2022 - 12:33:03 Fleetwood & District Bowling League AGM
The AGM 7th December at Fleetwood Bowling Club has had to be cancelled due to Illness and unforeseen circumstances and rescheduled forJanuary 11th 7.30 at Fleetwood Bowling Club.All clubs will be informed.
October 24, 2022 - 13:36:35 Knott End & District Bowling League KNOTT END LEAGUE FRIDAY NIGHTS - LOOKING FOR NEW TEAMS TO EXPAND LEAGUE
We are looking for more teams to join for the 2023 season.
We have the same boundries as the Over Wyre League on a tuesday so any team wishing to join please send me an email to email@example.com or contact me on 07731579096.
October 22, 2022 - 14:42:53 Fleetwood & District Bowling League A.G,M
The annual A.G.M. for the Fleetwood and District Bowling League will be held at Fleetwood Bowling Club 7th December 7.30
October 11, 2022 - 20:37:14 Woodplumpton & District Bowling League WOODPLUMPTON BOWLING LEAGUE - LOOKING FOR A NEW TEAM
The Woodplumpton Wednesday night bowling league welcomes a new team application to fill a vacancy in Division 4. Any potential interested teams please contact the league’s Business secretary Peter Watson firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 28, 2022 - 18:49:28 NL & Fylde CBA Team Competition
Sunday 2nd October to be held at Bispham Cons commencing at 10am.Winner and Runner up qualify for the BCGBA World Team ChampionshipsFoulridge v Parkfield and Hoghton v St Josephs (Chorley)All Welcome. Bar and Refreshments Available.
September 15, 2022 - 05:37:19 Fleetwood BC
Saturday 17th see,s the Last 64 of the Men,s Waterloo with sessions commencing at 10am and 1.30pm, Sunday 18th see,s the Ladies Waterloo 64 Players commencing at 10am, the Last 32 Men,s will be Tuesday 20th in the Morning Commencing at 10am and the Last 16 in the Afternoon approx 1.30pm. Wednesday 21st see,s Finals Day 8 Players commencing at 10am, then Friday 23rd see,s a 1 day 32 players Crown Green Masters commencing at 10am. All Welcome but it will be payment on the gate.
September 15, 2022 - 05:30:27 Layton Inst
Friday 16th September see,s a 32 Mixed Doubles comp commencing at 10am, Saturday 17th will be the Ladies Talbot with 32 Players taking part commencing at 10am, Thursday 22nd will be the Last 32 Men,s Talbot commencing at 10am. All welcome.
September 14, 2022 - 15:14:25 Ladies Pairs Competition
To be held at Mythop Bowling, Lytham YMCA, Mythop Road, Lytham, FY8 4HB on Sunday 2nd October 2022. £10 entry fee per pair, 10.00am start. Please contact Sarah Edmondson on 07855 799389. Please note that this competition is only open to all ladies who play for a club affiliated to North Lancs & Fylde Ladies County Association. Refreshments are available all day.
September 10, 2022 - 14:34:54 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS AT NORBRECK BC THORNTON CLEVELEYS, FYLDE VETS, FYLDE AMATEUR
The following dates for the AGM,S are as follows;Fylde Amateur; Wednesday 9th NovemberThornton Cleveleys; Wednesday 23rd NovemberFylde Vets; Monday 5th DecemberNotice of Motions to Keith Carter Business Secretary by no later than 15th OctoberALL AGM,S WILL COMMENCE AT 7.30pm
September 03, 2022 - 10:18:23 East End East End Bowling Competition
Sunday 4th September Practise from 9.30am most players have 10am or 11am start, and £20 for those still need to pay, Beer and Wine Available, Raffle Tickets and Food. All Welcome
August 26, 2022 - 12:20:54 Jubilee Bowling League The Roy Tandy Competition
The draw for the Roy Tandy Competition on Saturday 3rd September at Carleton Bowling Club is as follows...10.00am, M Orr v C Hall, C Newton v G Brayshaw, D James v D Porter, B How v P McCaul...10.45am, B Roberts v L Beavers, S Walker v R Dickerson, K Cottrell v R Cardwell, J Wright v D Eardley...11.30am, F Wilkinson v P Hall, D Arnold v D Eccles, N James v S Newton, J Bullen v S Floweth...12.15pm...K Reid v D Grimshaw, G Yarwood v P Thompson. E Glen v C Walters, R Royds v S Kelham.....If anyone is unavailable please let me know asap as I have reserves. £5 entry fee (plus a raffle prize from all clubs please). Refreshments are available and the bar will be open.
August 24, 2022 - 05:36:06 Junior Weekend of Bowls Sat 27th and Sun 28th August
Saturday see,s the Junior Fleetwood Festival Comp, while Sunday see,s the Junior Waterloo Comp both played at Fleetwood BC. Both Commences at 10am with Practise from 9.15am. All Welcome, Free Admission.
August 19, 2022 - 20:27:47 Joan Wearden Funeral Arrangements
The funeral for Joan will be held at Carleton Crematorium on Wednesday 7th September at 12.30pm.
August 18, 2022 - 16:52:17 Goose Green Bowling Club Autumn Open Pairs Competition
GOOSE GREEN AUTUMN BOWLING COMPETITION 2022(Played in accordance with BCGBA Rule sat Goose Green Bowling Club, Pilling Lane, Preesall, FY6 0JX on Sunday 9th October 2022Entry Fee £15All Entry Fees will be paid out in Prize MoneyStart times 9.30am and 12 noonPlease contact Nigel Hind by text for choice on 07808309059Refreshments available all dayAll entry fees payable to Goose Green Bowling Club in advance by Bank Transfer or on the daySort Code...01 03 33Account Number ...04012321Please put your name as reference code
August 15, 2022 - 15:51:49 Over Wyre & District Ladies Afternoon Bowling League Joan Wearden
It is with great sadness we announce the death of Joan Wearden. Joan passed away this morning in Blackpool Victoria Hospital after a short illness. Many of you will know of Joan through organizing the competitions over many, many years at the Golden Ball, Pilling. Joan was also Competition Secretary and a Captain in the Over Wyre & District Ladies Afternoon Bowling League for many years. She was also Captain for teams in the Longridge League and Blackpool & Wyre Ladies Evening League. Joan was the loveliest of ladies, always laughing and always so helpful to everyone. She will be missed by us all. Our sincerest condolences go to her loving family. RIP Joan x
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August 10, 2022 - 11:56:37 Jezz Bailey Open Pairs Sunday 14th August 2022
There are 2 slots available in the Jezz Bailey Open Pairs at Knott End WMC this Sunday 14th August due to 2 pairs dropping out at this late stage. The slots are 9.30am and 11,00am. Please contact Brian Fletcher on 07517 225300 asap.
July 25, 2022 - 22:22:43 North Lancs & Fylde Ladies County Bowling Association County Presidents Day
Presidents Day. This years President is Sylvia Bentham and this event will take place on Sunday August 14th 2022 at Tarleton Bowling Club. This event is open to ALL ladies registered with NL & F. If you would like to enter please contact Sarah Edmondson on 07855 799389. Start time is 10.00, arriving for 9.30 and scratch time is 10.30am. This will be a wonderful day for all especially Sylvia.
July 22, 2022 - 06:39:54 Fleetwood Bowling Festival Friday 22nd July Finals Day
Lighthouse Green; 9.30am Mixed Doubles Quarter-Finals....Mens and Ladies Shield Semi-Final....Mix Doubles Semi-Final........Euston Green; 10am Dave Wright Mens Main Quarter-Finals....Ladies Semi-Final.....Dave Wright Mens Main Semi-Final........Approx 1.30pm...Mix Doubles Final.....Ladies and Mens Shield Finals.....Ladies Final....Dave Wright Mens Main Final followed by Presentations.......5pm Open Pairs Finals Night from Quarter-Finals.......Thank you to all those that have taken time out to come down to the Festival, very much appreciated.
July 22, 2022 - 06:37:30 Tom Woods Mixed Doubles Cleveleys Mens
6.30pm; Julie Gardner/Dave McDermott v Gill @ Mark Sutton, Jackie Gloag/Dave Gwilliam v Olivia Fishwick/Ryan Walters. All Welcome
July 19, 2022 - 06:28:16 Fleetwood Bowling Festival Ladies Main Last 16
Louise Ollerton v Carol Darley, Janet Wright v Caroline Hall, Julie Gardner v Dawn Benn, Susan Hillbeck v Karen Hill, Joan Lewis v Olivia Fishwick, Gill Nelson v Brenda Walsh, Lorraine Hirst v Heidi Sutton, Janet Walker v Liz Rowley....Play Starts 2pm Thursday
July 19, 2022 - 06:21:15 Fleetwood Bowling Festival Dave Wright Men,s Main Last 32
Adrian Cowley v Alan Davies, Cliff Massey v Mark Holden, Kevin Edwards v Barry Booth, Mike Leach v Martin Gilpin, Paul Crossland v Mick Bower, Callum Wraight v Jeff Brown, Alan Gilpin v Ben Gloag, Allan Braodhurst v Alan Edwards, Dave McRoy v Stuart Mort, Lee Dale v Ryan Walters, Andy Kennish v Gary Cochrane, Paul Wilson v Dean Ferris, Anthony Walker v Dave McDermott, Richard Lawson v Matt Peters, John Bottomley v Paul Charlesworth, Jim Kerrnick v Richie Goddard......Play Starts 10am Thursday
July 13, 2022 - 07:05:38 Fleetwood Bowling Festival Fleetwood Bowling Festival at Fleetwood BC
Saturday 16th see,s a week long Bowling getting underway at Fleetwood BC. We have a 64 Players on Both Greens from 10am, while the Main Comp of the Festival gets underway on the Monday 18th Morning Session from 10am see,s the Men while the Ladies kick off at 2pm the Main is Monday and Tuesday then back Thursday. Wednesday Morning with have the Mens and Ladies Shield getting underway at 9.30am while in the afternoon it,s the Mixed Doubles from 1pm, these are played at Fleetwood BC, Belmont, Strawberry Gardens and Fleetwood Cricket Club. Thursday Morning Mens Last 32, Thursday Afternoon Ladies Last 16, Friday Morning see,s Men and Ladies Semi Final while we have Shield, Mix Doubles then from around 1pm, it,s Finals Afternoon. All at Fleetwood BC except Wednesday. All Welcome Free Entry. Any Questions please phone Peter Jose 07596230870. Thank You