20 C on Sunday????

Well that would be good, wouldn’t it?  We could all do with a bit of warmth following on from the cold winds this week. I had an email from Barry and Amanda up in sunny Southport.  They are both well and said hi to everyone and to stay safe.  Barry qualified as a Bowls Umpire …

Read more

Sockgate and Fruit/Veg Boxes

Sorry for the delay as I’m sure the excitement has been building up over the last few days!  Will she/ won’t she? Despite the mounting excitement, first there’s something much more useful for you if you’re unable to get out. Nadine has let us know that  https://novablooms.com/products/Fruit-and-Veg-Boxes  are putting together fruit, veg, salad boxes and …

Read more

Bowls England – YouTube

Received this notification recently so some of you might be interested in signing up as it will help while away another few hours!   News release – Friday 27th March 2020  Note to County Administrators: Please circulate widely SUBSCRIBE TO BOWLS ENGLAND YOUTUBE CHANNEL NOW Bowls England has today launched its own YouTube channel as part …

Read more

Cheese on Toast Anyone?

Morning! Good to hear everyone (or nearly everyone) clapping last night.  My flat is in a higgeldy piggeldy complex so the balcony looks over part of a communal garden and the front door is over some of the garages.  There were a few of us looking over the back and clapping but then I went …

Read more

Happy Mother’s Day

I wonder what my Mum would do today?  Many of you remember her – June Mansell – played lead with a set of 00 brown bowls.  She was tiny with a terrible habit of smoking(!) but a heart of gold and definitely a do-er.  She would knuckle down and get on with it and put …

Read more

How to Stay Active While At Home – Sport England offering lots of hints, tips, exercises for all

https://www.sportengland.org/news/how-stay-active-while-youre-home There are vigorous exercises for those that want them and sedentary ones for those who don’t or can’t.  Lots of different ideas.  Give one or two a go and let us know how you get on.   Check out the Cambridge Park Bowls Club Facebook page too – I can post things on there …

Read more

Shutdown – 5 Days On

Is it really only 5 days since we shut the club?  It seems like months since a bowl left my hand and I’m sure most of you feel the same. I hope you’re all still well and are being sensible, keeping up the handwashing andng that all import 2 metres from the next person.  This …

Read more

AGM Notice for 16th January

CAMBRIDGE PARK BOWLING AND SPORTS CLUB LTD. CO.NR.00171735 C.A.S.C.   Cambridge Park East Twickenham TW1 2PG   Year Ending April 30th, 2019 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE NINETY THIRD ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING IS TO BE HELD ON   January 16th, 2020 AT 7PM   IN THE CLUB HOUSE CAMBRIDGE PARK BOWLING & SPORTS CLUB …

Read more

Derek James RIP

We were very sorry to learn of the passing of Derek James last week at the grand old age of 95! Derek had been a club member for many many years and a bowler of some standing who passed on his knowledge to new bowlers when starting out. Over the last few years, he hadn’t …

Read more

RIP Ken Wilson

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Ken Wilson yesterday. Ken was a month short of his 91st birthday and had been poorly for the last couple of months and had been admitted to hospital recently. Ken was a true gentleman, a great sportsman – cricket being one of his …

Read more

Subscriptions 2019-2020

Subscription invoices will be sent out at the beginning of May. The Board of Directors has agreed the following subscription fees for 2019 – 2020. Combined Outdoor and Indoor membership – £215 (Including £10 towards the indoor green and £5 for a new locker). Indoor membership only – £105 (Including £10 towards the indoor green …

Read more

Potters Tour 2019

This year’s Mid Week Festive Break runs from 25th-29th November.  There’s a list to sign up and booking forms to complete at the club.  Please return both – one form per person and deposit of £40 per person by end February latest. Any questions, see Dawn or Laurence Many thanks. You may be able to …

Read more

What a Middlesex Weekend that was!

It all started on Friday when the Middlesex Ladies took on Surrey across all 6 rinks.  The groundsman assisted with extra watering from Jane, Terry & Laurence during the previous fortnight, had the green in a fantastic condition with 90% grass visible and only the odd patch of brown. There were up and down scores across …

Read more

**NEW** – ABC Sports Injury Clinic in Partnership with Cambridge Park Bowls Club

Opening on Monday, the new ABC Sports Injury Clinic will be launched. Stiff muscles, sore back, creaky knees?  Book an appointment with one of the highly-skilled therapists.  Special rates for CP members but the clinic is also open to non-members. More information from scottcumine@yahoo.co.uk or 07794 304 336 or 07973 654 877 ABC Cambridge Park …

Read more

Potters Tour

We had a great week at Potters and were a bit heavy headed on this our last morning – Congratulations to Steve G, Tricia G, Barry & Teresa F who WON the whole competition – fantastic bowling!  Thanks to Laurence for organising the: Table Football competition – winners Laurence  & Ann M Kerling competition – winners …

Read more