Indoor Section AGM – New Committee

Thank you to everyone who came last night. The new committee for 2017-18 will be: Chairman – Peter Twells Hon.Sec – Dawn Slaughter (pro tem) Hon. Treasurer – Bob Donohue Fixture Secretary – Ray Purdey League Secretary – David Hale Men’s Captain – Laurence Gatfield Men’s Vice Captain – Kevin Keown Ladies’ Captain – Dawn …

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Leonard Denny Memorial – The Finals!

The Club was filled with 32 players plus reserves, plus managers and supporters and spectators from the four clubs that had reached the semi-finals of a competition that started with 47 entries Umpire Darren Stanford alongside the team captains/managers – John Watkins, John Carey, John Smith & Nick Brett drew for the semi-finals.  Huntingdon v …

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Potters Tour Update

As anticipated, we have an adequate number of beds but not in the correct configurations.  (I feel like Eric Morecombe!) If any of you who are travelling alone are prepared to share a twin bungalow, please let Dawn know asap. 07766771738 The main problem is that this Festive Mid-week Break is almost sold out so …

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New Men’s Competitions!

We’ve put two single rinks in for the London & Southern Counties Men’s Challenge Competition. Team A will be playing Hounslow at 6.30 pm at CP on 9th November. Team B will be playing Herga away but they haven’t given us a date yet. Then there’s the London & Southern Counties Shield which is a …

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October at the Club

  It was a good start to the first ‘official’ weekend of the Indoor Season with 16 in the drive on Saturday 1st and 31 in the Men’s v Ladies match on Sunday 2nd which was drawn 2-2 in rinks.  (As I’m Ladies captain, I won’t mention the points score but it was close!) Now …

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Ted Sackett

Long time members of Cambridge Park will remember Ted Sackett.  Ill health prevented him playing bowls over the last few years and his son David has let us know he has now joined several other former members at the Great Bowls Club in the Sky.   He loved playing bowls and was a proud member …

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Len Spaulding – RIP

It is with deepest regret that we announce the passing of Len Spaulding on 23rd June after a very short illness. Len and his wife Stella joined CP during the indoor season having played at Winnington Park in the previous outdoor season.  They have been regularly playing in the morning roll up sessions and in …

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Selection of Results

It was a narrow loss to Ember on Sunday 3rd July by a mere 3 shots.  Good green, great banter and lovely tea! However, there was a 3-1 win to Cambridge Park in the TV Triples League v Masonians with the away teams both having convincing wins while the home teams had much tighter games. …

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New Indoor Committee for 2016-17 Season

Following the AGM on Friday night, the following have been elected to the Indoor Committee for next season: Chairman – Peter Twells Hon. Secretary – Jean Staples Hon. Treasurer – Laurence Gatfield Men’s Captain – Laurence Gatfield Men’s Vice-Captain – Norman Chart Ladies’ Captain – Dawn Slaughter Fixture Secretary – Ray Purdey League Secretary – …

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Doreen Smith RIP

Doreen Smith (83), a long time member of Cambridge Park, and a lady not afraid of taking on lots of jobs around the club in her heyday (including being a Cambridge Park Board Member), has sadly passed away this week. Doreen had been suffering from dementia for several years and had spent the last couple …

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What a Weekend with the Open Singles Circuit Competition!

We had an amazing weekend with the competition. Firstly congratulations to finalists Sian Honnor (Commonwealth Gold medallist – Women’s Triples outdoors) and Lloyd Sabatini  (Under 25 England International). Lloyd nipped the final on the tie-break.  Precision bowls by both competitors, which is not easy when you’ve already played for 3 hours in closely fought matches. …

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Saturday 5th/Sunday 6th March – The Excitement Mounts …

… as we host the Open Singles Circuit Competition at the Club.  The winner will take home £1,000 thanks to our sponsors – Lisa Colley from St James Wealth Management, Sunvil Holidays and Absolutebowls.com.  The runner-up will win £400, the losing semi-finalists £200 and the losing quarter-finalists £100 each. There might be the odd one …

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Open Singles Circuit Competition – 5th/6th March at Cambridge Park IBC

There are still a few more spaces left for the draw with the deadline for getting your entry in being Friday 19th February. There are also additional opportunities for sponsorship, so if you know a local business that would like to become a sponsor – please contact Dave Ayton or the Club.  Sponsorship can be …

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Cambridge Park and December Dates

Christmas is rushing up to meet us again, so thought you’d like some notes and calendar dates to put in your diary. This year’s Christmas “raffle” will be slightly different and you’ll be pleased to know you won’t have to search for all those paper raffle tickets in your purses/wallets/pockets/washing machine! There is a board …

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RIP Val Chart

It is with great regret to report that Val Chart passed away in hospital last week after a short illness. Val was never far from her husband “Stormin'” Norman’s side, supporting him in every time he stepped onto the bowls green whether it be indoor or out, in the freezing cold or sweltering heat. They …

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We’ve Been re-Vamped!

For those of you who pop into our site regularly, you will notice a big change! Thanks to John Quinn at Bowls Central, our site now has a new look and should be quicker to load.  You can find a link to Bowls Central and various other bowls related sites on the links page. Please …

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