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Club Competitions on Notice Board – NOW!

Frances and Bob have produced wonderful draw sheets on the large red noticeboard adjacent to hte Men’s changing room.

Please arrange the date to play within 10 days and put date on sheet.  (You don’t have to play the first round within 10 days just fix the date to play it)

 

If you’re not heading off on the tour to Potters w/c 27th, this is a good time to get early rounds in as there are no leagues that week.  Just a thought!

Sunday 12th November – Mixed Friendly v West Surrey BA – Home at 2.00 pm

A Lot of fun and banter was shared on Sunday afternoon.  Our Match Captain Peter T enjoyed winding the oppostion up – he could do that as he usually plays for them.  He also managed to get top rink with Laurence, Ann B & Alan B, after a slow start.

Well done to George’s team on their win too.  Dawn & Norman’s teams came second – oops!

 

Lovely hot meal from Kim which was very welcome on a crisp autumn evening.  Thanks to Frances on her first stint behind the bar and thanks to everyone else who helped around the club with various others tasks.

Ann B, Alan B, Laurence & Peter T

Bob, Gerry, Ray P & George

Rita, Audrey,  Corale & Norman

Ranjani, Ray V, Jim P & Dawn

Match Captain:  Peter T

Whites, club shirts.  Match fee £9.50 including Cottage Pie Meal.

Saturday 11th November – Men’s v Ladies plus RNLI Stand – Home at 2.00 pm

Jill G will took about £200 for the RNLI, yesterday and wants to thank everyone for their support.so do bring some extra pennies to support the cause.

It was a win for the Ladies – yippee!  The afternoon was played with great banter and competitive spirit with lots of winding the opposition up.  Poor Laurence was given a hard time by Norman and Terry!

Brian N, Roy E, Bernard & Laurence lost to Dawn, Ange, Susie & Joh(a)n(nna) G

Bob, Peter, Reg & Barry beat Amanda, Ann B, Ann W, Sheila M & Amanda by 2 shots ,although Amanda’s team won more ends!

John L, Ron B, Alan B & George lost to Evelyn, Frances, Stella & Audrey

Cliff, Jack, Terry & Norman beat Joan O’N, Ann D, Joan H & Wilma

Congratulations to Ange for her first match and joining the wrong Bias Club (twice) all on the same day!

Congratulations to Ange, Susie, Peter A and Ann W for their first competitive match for the club. We hope they continue to sign up for games.

 

Thanks to Jack who came at the last minute in the morning.  We hope Jean, Ron C and Archie feel more like their normal selves soon.

Lovely to see Ken and Cath at tea time.

Thanks to Kim, Sam & Ellie for the lovely Roast Pork dinner – very much appreciated; and to Ann M who served behind the bar and also helped wash up.

 

Saturday Coaching for New Members 11th November at 10.30 am

For those new members who wish to come along and have another go at bowls and learn some skills, the coaching session will be from 10.30 am – 12.30 pm on Saturdays 11th, 18th, 25th & 2nd December.

We have three coaches attending – Ann, Sheila and Alan – plus some club members to help.

Don’t feel shy if you don’t know anyone, you will by the end of the morning and we’re really very friendly!

Laurence & Dawn

A Sad Farewell to Arthur Carter

It is with deep sadness that we learned of the passing of long time member and former Cambridge Park President, Arthur Carter, yesterday.

Arthur and Betty had enjoyed a lunch together for Betty’s birthday, when it was time for him to depart this earth.

Although he hadn’t played for the last couple of years, Arthur was familiar figure on the outdoor green, with his outstretched leg and very large woods heading off down the green.  A man who upheld the traditions of the game with pride and had a delightful sense of humour.

Our thoughts to Betty and family.

Funeral details to follow.

Open Evenings – Thank You!

What a fantastic turn out by club members helping all our visitors last week.   Thank you so much.

We have some new members and some taking up the offer of coaching sessions before committing to membership.

The coaching sessions will be on Saturday 11th, 18th, 25th November and probably the last one on 2nd or 9th December depending on who will be around to help.