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Lindley Bowling Club Newsletter May 2023

Lindley Bowling Club Newsletter May 2023

Lindley Bowling Club Newsletter

May 2023

Introduction from the President

Dear Members, it is great to be back on the Bowling Green and hopefully we all

have an enjoyable season.

Most of you will be aware that the Committee have made some changes to the

green surrounds and have installed a new bench in front of the Conservatory the

bench will be dedicated to the memory of Granville Ryan who left a bequest in

his will for the purchase of a bench, Granville was a passed President of the


The door entry system has proved to be popular giving all members the ability to

enter the club and make use of its facilities. Fobs are still available should any

member require one, a £10 refundable deposit is required for this, please

contact Julie our Treasurer if you would like to order one.

Susan Scott has taken over the position of Club Secretary from Janet Allen who

I would like to thank for all of her hard work, Janet has decided to continue

supporting the running of the Club by remaining on the Committee.

Our Social Committee have been working very hard organizing a varied range of

social events, we have many more in the calendar, these events are hugely

popular, bringing the membership together and providing an income for the


I would like to thank all volunteers who help with the running of the Club in any



The finances of the club remain satisfactory with sufficient reserves to continue

the recent improvements to the clubhouse and grounds.  Members should

expect cash reserves to fall during this financial year as the committee spends

significant money improving the facilities for our members and guests.

The bungalow remains an extremely valuable asset to the club with good

tenants and no problems with re-letting when tenants leave.

Julie our Treasurer informed the A.G.M that she would not be seeking re-

election for the next season, we therefore are looking for a volunteer to take

over this important role in November, if anybody is interested they could shadow

Julie for the remainder of the year to see what the job entails.

Club Bowling Competitions

Derrick Gee Competition – Drawn mixed doubles will be held on Sunday 21 st

May – 10.30am start.

Open Day – will be held on Sunday 11 th June – Hopefully this will attract some

new members, the Club will be open from 10am.

Rose Bowl Competition will be held on Sunday 2 nd July – 10.30am start.

Member and Guest Competition will be held on Sunday 27 th August – 10.30



Volunteers required to help with refreshments and measuring for the Bistro Cup

Knock out on Thursday 25 th May at 1.30pm the Match is between Almondbury

B.C.A and Waterloo

Junior Bowls

The Junior Bowls team meet to practice on a Thursday’s from 5pm to 6 pm

If any member is free you would be most welcome to come and play a game

with them.

The Juniors are quite good, it would be good for their bowling development if

they got to have a game with more experienced bowlers.

The Green and surrounds

The green is looking really good this season thanks to all the hard work put in by

Mike Thornton.

Happy Bowling enjoy the season

With regards,

Michael Anderson