• 100 Club Winners

    January  2017

    February 2017

    March 2017

    1st

    Olive Came

    1st

    Ruth Verrall

    1st

    A E M Puxty

    2nd

    Ruth Verrall

    2nd

    J M Collins

    2nd

    Margaret Croston

    3rd

    Linda Bryant

    3rd

    Lilian Bridewell

    3rd

    Jill Sofocleous

    4th

    Paul Verrall

    4th

    Ken Richardson

    4th

    Ted Gathercole

     

     

     

     

     

     

    April 2017

    May 2017

    June 2017

    1st

    Ted Gathercole

    1st

    Joy-Ann Hemmings

    1st

    Pierre Fox

    2nd

    Ken Green

    2nd

    Una Whale

    2nd

    David Taylor

    3rd

    J M Collins

    3rd

    Marilyn Sayer

    3rd

    Lilian Bridewell

    4th

    Geoff Kemp

    4th

    Jill Sadler

    4th

    John Sayer

     

     

    5th

    J C Collins

     

     

     

     

    6th

    C A J Chubb

     

     

     

     

    7th

    David Ward

     

     

     

     

    8th

    Janet Simpson

     

     

     

     

    9th

    Lynn Marsh

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    July 2016

    August 2016

    September 2016

    1st

    Lilian Bridewell

    1st

    Mary Freemantle

    1st

    Bill Melville

    2nd

    Olive Came

    2nd

    Gill Bettsworth

    2nd

    Jane Taylor

    3rd

    Pam Kitcatt

    3rd

    Peter Hearn

    3rd

    Jill Sadler

    4th

    Joy-Ann Hemmings

    4th

    Max Bettsworth

    4th

    Una Whale

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Details of the winners of the 100 Club for 2016 can now be found on the Archive page.

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    There are usually 4 prizes per month, with the exception of May and November each year when we draw 9 prizes.

    Standard Month         Twice Yearly
    1st prize = £20                    £150
    2nd prize = £10                   £75
    3rd prize = £5                      £50
    4th prize = £5                      £25
    5th Prize                              £10
    6th Prize                              £10
    7th Prize                              £10
    8th Prize                              £10
    9th Prize                              £10
    There are about a dozen unused numbers in the 100 Club. 

    So, if you don’t currently take part in the 100 Club but would like to help the club raise much needed money, please get in touch with Ken Sadler as soon as possible to make sure you don’t miss out.

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  • Coffee Mornings

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    The next coffee morning will be on

    Wednesday,
    November 1st
    at 10 a.m.

    in the Clubhouse.

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  • November 2017 Quiz Night

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    The next Quiz Night will be on

    Tuesday, November 21st

    7 p.m for a 7.30 pm start

    Teams of 6 - £5 per head.

    There will also be a meal of jacket potato
    with either chilli or cheese topping
    plus nibbles and, of course, the bar.

    Please contact Joy-Ann Hemmings
    on
    joyann.hemmings@gmail.com
    if you would like to take part.
     

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  • Rules of Bowls

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    To download a copy of “The Rules of Bowls”,  please click on this link.

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  • Dress Code
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    1.   All players must be dressed in white from the waist upwards in all sessions of play.

    2.   Grey or white skirt/trousers/shorts shall be worn by the ladies.

    3.   Grey or white trousers/shorts with white socks shall be worn by the men.

    4.   Although shorts may be worn for home matches, permission would be needed to wear them at other clubs when playing away.

    5.   Shoes must be heelless and flat-soled.  They may be brown, grey or white.

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  • Humour

    General Humour

    • Sign on the door of a vet’s waiting room :  “Back in five minutes, Sit, Stay”.
    • At an optician’s office: “If you don’t see what you’re looking for, you’ve come to the right place.”
    • On a maternity room door: “Push, Push, Push¯”.
    • In the front yard of a funeral home:   “Drive carefully. We’ll wait”.
    • A sign in the non-smoking area of a restaurant: “If we see smoke, we will assume you are on fire and take appropriate action”.
    • And on the side of a plumber’s van : “We repair what your husband fixed.”
    • Another slogan on the van of a plumbing company; “Don’t sleep with a drip. Call a plumber”.
    • Right now I’m suffering from amnesia and deja-vu at the same time. I think I’ve forgotten this before.

    An elderly couple had dinner at another couple’s house, and after eating, the wives left the table and went into the kitchen. The two gentlemen were talking, and one said, “Last night we went out to a new restaurant and it was really great.  I would recommend it very highly.”

    The other man said, “What is the name of the restaurant ?“

    The first man thought and thought and finally said, “What is the name of that flower you give to someone you love? You know !  The one that’s red and has thorns.”

    “Do you mean a rose ?”

    “Yes, that’s the one,” replied the man. He then turned towards the kitchen and yelled, “Rose, what’s the name of that restaurant we went to last night ?”

    Bowling Humour

    Four bowlers were out on the Green practising.  As one of them was about to bowl at the 15th end, which was next to a busy road, they saw a funeral procession go by.  Instead of bowling, the bowler removed his cap and placed it on his chest until the funeral had passed.
    At this point, the other three said, “You know, that was the most touching thing I’ve ever seen”.
    And the bowler answers, “Well, I was married to her for 15 years.  It was the least I could do !”

    I got a new set of bowls for the wife last week !  Best deal I’ve made in years.

    Blessed are they who can play sport;
    Blessed are they who can still be taught;
    Blessed are they who accept with grace
    To pay in any selected place !!

    Q :  What do you do with someone who can’t draw, can’t roll the jack, can’t set the mat, can’t keep score and won’t listen ?
    A :   Make them skip.

    Lead :   How much am I short ?
    Skip :   You ought to know.  You’re nearer to it than I am.


    A little old man boards a bus with a bowling wood in each of his front pockets.
    He sits down next to a beautiful young lady, and she can’t help but glance quizzically at the man and his bulging pockets.  There’s an uneasy few minutes before, finally, the old man can take no more.
    “Bowling balls”, he says reassuringly.
    The lady seems a little shocked, and the stares on.  Moments later she says :  “Does it hurt as much as tennis elbow ?”
     

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