How do you fancy in saving the world famous Waterloo Venue, by entering the new 50/50 Draw which commences on 12th July. It costs £10 a month, 50% of the entries goes to keeping the Waterloo operating. Please contact Phil McVittie on 07808071539. Closing Date for 1st Draw is 30th June. Thank You.
June 15, 2020 Deceased Bowlers
Derek Jones, Mal Sarjentson, Geoff Grayson, Alan Walker, Michael Simmonds, Alan Selby, Syd Hind. Alan Cookson, Derek Driver, Jim Mason. Over the past few months we have learnt of sad news regarding our Bowling Friends, and the Fylde Bowling Members would like to send our condolances to their Families. Thank You.
May 27, 2020 Gardeners Arms Open Competitions
Please note ALL Gardeners Arms Open Competitions are cancelled for 2020, these will take place in 2021 with similar Dates. Thank You
April 18, 2020 Fleetwood & District Men's Bowling League Alan Cookson
It is with sadness that we have been informed of the death of Alan Cookson - Captain of Stalmine and club he played for for 25 years. A true Gentleman. Condolences to his family and team mates
April 05, 2020 Longridge & District Mixed Bowling League Dave McKay
It is with deep regret to report that Dave McKay, Chairman of Fulwood Bowling Club, has passed away this morning. The Committee send their condolences to his family and friends on this sad news. I know he will be missed very much.
March 19, 2020 Fylde Amateur Bowling Association Prize Money 2019 Season
Peter Jose and Derek Kay will be at Park Club Cleveleys on Monday 23rd March between 6.30pm and 7.30pm for clubs to collect their Prize Money. if unable to collect Please let Derek Kay know on 0795530670........CANCELLED DUE TO CLUBS CLOSING
March 16, 2020 Fylde Ladies Amateur Bowling League Coronavirus
Due to the present coronavirus outbreak, there will be no bowling this year. All League fees will be carried forward to next year, as will the fixtures. Keep safe.
March 16, 2020 BCGBA Announcement All Leagues
Please see below an excerpt from a BCGBA Message.
Following the Government Announcement this afternoon, it is with great sadness that we now have to suspend all bowling for the forseeable future.
All BCGBA meetings should now be postponed as un-necessary travel should be avoided. Contact in Pubs, Clubs and restaurants to be avoided.
Taking this all into account all leagues should now suspend matches until such time as we are given an all clear to resume competition.
March 15, 2020 Fylde Veterans Men's Bowling League Thornton NPL
Bowlers required for Thornton NPL in the above League. Please contact Jeff Moores on 01253 829322. Thank You
March 12, 2020 Boundary Park
On the look out for new players for Tuesday and Wednesday Evening. Please contact Roy Holt on 01253 423470
March 03, 2020 Fleetwood & District Men's Bowling League Obituary
The Committee of the Fleetwood and District Men`s Bowling League were saddened to hear of the recent death of Dave Wright the Leagues President and send their condolences to his family and friends.The funeral is to take place on Friday the 13th March at 11.15pm at Fleetwood Methodist Church,Fleetwood Road, Fleetwood, FY7 8HN, followed by committal at Carleton Crematorium.
March 03, 2020 Peter Brunskill Marton Inst
With deepest regret we have to announce the death of Peter Brunskill. Peter,s funeral will take place on Monday 16th March at 3.30pm at Carleton Crem. Thank You.
February 27, 2020 Fylde Ladies Amateur Bowling League Jubilee Gardens 2
Jubilee gardens 2nd team are looking for new players. If you are interesed please call Sue Hoyle on 07543616284.
February 24, 2020 Dave Wright Belmont BC
It is deep sadness that we have to announce the death of Dave Wright. Dave was a Belmont Stalwart and a former councillor, who also did alot of work for the Town of Fleetwood. Thank You
February 16, 2020 Ribby Bowling Club New Players
Ribby BC is looking to recruit new members for the coming season. We are able to offer League Matches on Monday and Thursday afternoons, and Tuesday and Wednesday Evenings. If interested please contact Eddie Moore on 01772 687856. Thank You
February 15, 2020 Fylde Amateur Bowling Association Fylde League Cup Competition
Any teams wishing to enter the cup competition for the 2020 season please email Keith Carter on email@example.com. To run the competition Management have put a limit of 16 teams, if we don,t have 16 then we won,t run it. Closing Date is 1st March 2020.
February 11, 2020 Central Park New Playersl
Central Park are looking for new players, if interested please contact Vic Thompson 07936382694....Thank You
February 11, 2020 Fylde Ladies Amateur Bowling League Layton Ladies
Layton Ladies Bowling Club are looking for new and experienced players to join their club. Match games are on Wednesay. Please telephone Margaret Docherty on 01253 429633 or 07757605224.
January 28, 2020 GOOSE GREEN AUTUMN BOWLING COMPETITION MIXED PAIRS (1 MALE, 1 FEMALE)
(Played in accordance with BCGBA Rules) at Goose Green Bowling Club, Pilling Lane, Preesall, FY6 0JX. Tuesday 29th, Wed 30th September, Thurs 1st, Fri 2nd October, 6.30pm or 7.30pm. Practice at 6.00pm. Win 2 games to qualify. Final Day Sunday 4th October starting @ 11.00am. No Practice on Final Day. Entry fee £12. Prize money £860 (subject to entries) £250 to winners.Entries and fees to Pat Conchie, 18 Rosemount Avenue, Preesall, Poulton le Fylde, FY6 0EY tel 07519766453..email conchie.pat@com
January 28, 2020 MARTON INSTITUTE OPEN SPRING DOUBLES 2020 Qualifying nights Tues 3rd, Wed 4th, Thurs 5th, Fri 6th MARCH 2020
Practice 6.00pm, start times 6.30pm or 7.30pm (approx). Final Sunday 8th March 2020, start times 11.00am and 12 noon. First prize £300, total prize money £970 (subject to entries), limited to 64 pairs. Entry fee of £15.00 to be sent to Mr K Barks, 23, Ferndale Avenue, Blackpool, FY4 3JD. Cheques payable to Mr K Barks. Tel 07739390393 or phone Jim Seeley 07854058462
January 26, 2020 Fylde Ladies Amateur Bowling League Gardeners Arms Ladies
The ladies team at the Gardeners Arms are looking for new players for the coming season. They play on a Thursday afternoon. Please ring Gail Yarwood on 01253 828563.
January 22, 2020 Golden Ball Bowling Club, Pilling Spring Competition 2020
It is with great regret and a heavy heart that we inform you this competition will not take place. We are unsure of the future of the Golden Ball at the moment. We would like to thank the loyalty of the many bowlers who have supported this competition and our Autumn comp for 33 years. We will miss all your friendly faces.
January 21, 2020 Safeguarding Course
We are running a Safeguarding Course for all those clubs that haven,t a Safeguarding Officer per BCGBA. This will take place at Park Club Cleveleys on Saturday 15th Feb from 10am to 1pm. For further details and to book on the course please telephone Suzanne Sinclair on 07515288102. The charge is £15 per club per the BCGBA.Anyone needing DBS signing this can be done as well....Thank You.
January 21, 2020 FABA/TCBL AGM,S
Thornton Cleveleys Bowling League AGM is Monday 3rd February and Fylde Amateur League is Wednesday 5th February both commence at 7.30pm and both at Norbreck BC....Thank You
January 16, 2020 Golden Ball Social Club Spring Open Doubles Bowling Competition 2020
Qualifying rounds - Tues 3rd, Wed 4th, Thurs 5th, Fri 6th March 2020. Practice 6pm, start times 6.30pm or 7.30pm. Final Sunday 8th March 2020, start times 11.00am & 12.00 noon. First prize £300. Prize money £970 (subject to entries). Limited to 64 pairs. Entries with fee of £15 to be sent with SAE to Joan Wearden, 1, South View, Garstang Road, Pilling PR3 6AQ...Tel 01253 790705 or mobile 07880 937 461. Cheques made payable to Golden Ball Social Club. Affiliated to NL& FCBA
January 16, 2020 GOOSE GREEN BOWLING COMP 4th April 2020
At the moment this competition is full but we will still take names for reserves. The draw will be made the week before. Start times and names will be put on here and other sites so please look out for them.
December 15, 2019 GOOSE GREEN BOWLING CLUB FY6 0JX 1 Day x 32 Open Doubles Competition
Saturday 4th April 2020, starts 9.30am. Entry fee £15 per pair - all money paid out. Total Prize money £500 (subject to entries). Names and entry fees by March 14th please to Nigel Hind, Lyndhurst, Rosslyn Avenue, Preesall, FY6 0HE phone 07808 309 059 for bank transfer details. Refreshments available all day. The draw will be posted here the week before.
November 26, 2019 Waterloo BC
The Waterloo BC need 2 or 3 experienced bowlers for Tuesday evenings next season in the Welcome League (Div. 1).If you are interested please contact: Alan Ward Tel: 01253 886151
November 24, 2019 Central Park
Central Park are on the look out for new players anyone interested please contract Vic Thompson 07936382694
November 24, 2019 St Annes Ex Service
We are currently seeking new & experienced players for our two teams in the Welcome league on Tuesday Eve and the Monday afternoon Welcome over 50 league. Please ring Peter Ashton on 01253 522565 or Derek Rigby on 01253 723208
November 24, 2019 John McGuirk
It is with sadness I have to report the death of John McGuirk, who played for Mythop & when we were G.R.E Lytham
November 20, 2019 Roy Saunders
It is with sadness that we have to announce the death of Roy Saunders. Funeral will be held at Carleton on Monday 25th November at 1.15pm then the wake will be at Fleetwood BC.
November 12, 2019 Pat Wilkinson Belmont Ladies
It is with great sadness we announce the death of Pat Wilikinson. We were honoured to have Pat as our Chairperson for the Blackpool & Wyre Ladies Evening League this year. Pat also played for Hambleton and Gardeners Arms. Pat was a beautiful lady, always very helpful and always full of laughter and will be be greatly missed by all of us who had the pleasure of knowing her. Her funeral will be held at Carleton on Monday 25th November at 2.00pm. RIP
September 28, 2019 Frank Worthington Memorial Pairs Saturday 28th Sept play commences 2pm
September 12, 2019 Fleetwood & District Men's Bowling League Division 1 Cup Final
Congratulations to Raikes who beat Fleetwood CC in a hard fought match in weather that was a little inclement. The final score was 138 (Raikes) - 127 (Fleetwood Cricket Club). Thank you to Fleetwood Bowling Club for hosting the the game and it was great to see so many spectators. A great end to the bowling season.
September 09, 2019 Fleetwood & District Men's Bowling League Division 1 - Cup Final
Cogratulations to Raikes and Cricket Club who won their games tonight against Stalmine and Strawberry Gardens. Once again big thanks to Strawberry Gardens and Gardners Arms who hosted the games.The final will take place on Thursday. Start time 5.45pm Fleetwood Bowling Club - All welcome
September 09, 2019 Waterloo Finals Week Saturday 21st to Wednesday 25th September
Mens Last 64...Sat 21st...Ladies 32...Sun 22nd...Mens Last 32..Mon 23rd...Mens Last 16..24th...Finals Day...25th...5 day seating £30...5 day standing £25...also at waterloo...Charlie Tattersall..Last 16..27th...Mens coc...28th....Ladies coc...29th....Mx Doubles...6th Oct.....All 10am except 27th is 11am....Mens Talbot Final Day at Raikes...Thursday 26th Sept...10am....Thank You
September 07, 2019 Fleetwood & District Men's Bowling League Division 1 Semi Final
The semi finals for the Fleetwood League Division 1 Cup Matches will take place on Monday 9th September:Raikes vs Stalmine A - Strawberry Gardens - 5.45pmFleetwood CC C vs Strawberry Gardens - Gardeners Arms - 5.45pm. All welcomeThe final will take place on Thursday 12th September at Fleetwood Bowling CLub. 5.45pm start
September 05, 2019 Fleetwood & District Men's Bowling League Cup Final Division 2
Congratulations to Cleveleys Park Club who beat Fleetwood Bowling Club C 144 - 117. Well played to both teams. Thanks to everyone who came to support the match and a big thank you to Fleetwood Cricket Club for their hospitality in hosting both the 2nd and 3rd Division Finals.
September 02, 2019 Fleetwood & District Men's Bowling League Division 3 Cup Winner
Congratulations to Emmanuel/Belmont on winning the Division 3 Cup Final against Cleveleys Mens.(159 - 109). A great game despite the weather conditions. Thanks to all the supporters who came to watch and to Fleetwood Cricket Club for hosting it.
August 30, 2019 Fleetwood & District Men's Bowling League 2nd and 3rd Division Finals
2nd DivisionThursday 5th September 2019Park Club Cleveleys vs Fleetwood BC C - Fleetwood CC - 6pm3rd Division Monday 2nd September2019Emmanuel Belmont vs Cleveleys Mens B - Fleetwood CC - 6pmPLease come along and support.
August 30, 2019 Fleetwood & District Men's Bowling League Cup Matches - Division 1 - W/c 2nd September
Monday 2nd September : Belmont vs Fleetwood BC - Gardners Arms 6pmThursday 5th September :Gardners Arms A vs Raikes - Singleton - 6pmStalmine A vs Winner of Belmont vs Fleetwood BC - Strawberry Gardens 6pmFleetwood CC vs Park Club St Teresas - Hambleton - 6pmSemi finals will take place on Monday 9th September - details to follow
August 26, 2019 Fleetwood & District Men's Bowling League Cup Games
Cup games so this week:Div 3Semi final 1: 26.0819 : Emmanuel / Belmont vs Park Club Cleveleys A - Jubilee Gardens @ 6pmSemi final 2 : 29.08.19 : Cleveleys Mens vs Belmont A - Fleetwood BC @ 6pmDivision 2Qtr Final 4 : 27.08.19 : FLeetwood CC A vs Fleetwood BC C - Park Club Cleveleys @ 6.30pmSemi Final 1 : 29.08.19 : Park Club Cleveleys vs Stalmine B - Gardners Arms @ 6pmSemi Final 2: 29.08.19 : Winner of Qtr Final 4 vs Highbury SSC - Thornton NPL @ 6pmAll Welcome
August 23, 2019 Golden Ball Open Doubles Competition
Tues 1st, Wed 2nd, Thurs 3rd, Fri 4th October 2019..practice 6pm.. start times 6.30pm or 7.30pm. Final Sunday 6th October 11.00am, practice 10.30am. First prize £240, total prize money £820 (subject to entries).. limited to 64 pairs...Entries with fee of £12 to be sent with s.a.e. to Mrs J Wearden, South View, Garstang Road, Pilling, Nr Preston PR3 6AQ. Tel 01253 790705 or 07880 937 461. Cheques made payable to Golden Ball Social Club. Affiliated to NL & FCBA.
August 21, 2019 Jubilee Bowling League Roy Tandy Competition Draw...Updated list
10.00am B Roberts v P McVittie, J Slinger v D Eccles, J Foulds v M Brooks, C Martin v T Kitchen.10.45am M Grimshaw v G Fletcher, D James v R Dickerson, S Lee v T Thorpe, B How v D Heyes.11.30am P Brown v J Bird, R Royds v J Kenny, P Dawson v D Grimshaw, F Wilkinson v C Newton12.15pm S Kelham v S Newton, D Logan v A Smith, G Meakin v D Clayton, T Martin v G Brayshaw. Could each club please donate a raffle prize.
August 20, 2019 Goose Green Mixed Bowling Competition 2019
at Goose Green Bowling Club, Pilling Lane, Preesall FY6 0JX.Tues 15th, Wed 16th, Thurs 17th, Fri 18th October 6.30pm or 7.30pm, practice at 6pm.Win 2 games to qualify on Final Day Sunday 20th October starting 11.00am (No practice on final day). Entry fee £12. Prize fund £860 (subject to entries), £250 to winners.Further details see in Events and Comps section...Pat Conchie 07519 766 453
August 19, 2019 Jubilee Bowling League Roy Tandy Competition 2019
There are 2 spaces available for the Roy Tandy Competition taking place this coming Saturday 24th August at South Shore Bowling Club. Please contact me asap if you wish to enter. Entry fee is £5. Please note ....You must have played at least 5 games in the Jubilee League to be eligible to enter this competition...Pat Conchie on 07519 766 453
August 04, 2019 Cleveleys Mens Open Doubles Sunday 11th August .......pt1
August 04, 2019 Cleveleys Mens Open Doubles Sunday 11th August.....pt2
11.30am; J.Gardner/D.McDermott, V.O,Donnell/M.Fleming, P.Elliott/J.Parsons, P.Dawson/C.Hall, J.Bottomley/D.Colley, J.Richardson/Partner, A.Fleming/Partner, P.McVittie/Partner....12.15pm; V.MacDonald/Partner, B.Lynch/Partner, B.Daniels/D.Kirby N.Bennett/Partner, D.Gardner/P.Clarke, A.Bassett/S.Kelham, M.Fieldhouse/Partner, M.Briggs/J.Brewster...........Anyone not available please inform Peter Jose 07596230870 as Alan Rigg is away on holiday......Thank You
July 30, 2019 Frank Worthington Memorial Open Doubles
Enteries are being taken for the above comp. 24th to 27th september with Finals on 28th September. Entries with £12 to Nick Mills 01253 886550 or Steve Harrison 07984268189.....Thank You
July 26, 2019 Cleveleys Mens Bowls Festival Finals Day Friday 26th July
10am...Last 16 and Quarter-Final Tom Woods Mixed Doubles......2pm....Mens Semi Final...Paul Wilson v Barry Booth and Phil McVittie v Dave Worthington....followed by Ladies Semi Final....Mags Swift v Gill Sutton and Louise Ollerton v Janet Walker followed by Mixed Doubles Semi Final.....6pm....Ladies Final then Mixed Doubles Final and finally Mens Final......Thank You All Welcome, Hot and Cold Food Available and Bar open.
July 24, 2019 Cleveleys Mens Bowling Festival Mens Last 16 and Quarter-Final Thursday 25th 10am
Steve Harrison v Paul Wilson... Vince O, Donnell v Ryan Walters... Neil Bennett v Barry Booth. Mark Sutton v Dave Cowley,, Steve Dagger v Phil McVittie... Matt Bower v Stuart Mort.. Roger Crowther v Dave Worthington... Joe Carr v Alf McDermott
July 24, 2019 Cleveleys Mens Festival Tom Woods Mixed Doubles Friday 26th 10am
Rita Gunnigle/Alf McDermott v D Dunkerley/J Chetwood.. M Mellor/C Ball v O Fishwick/R Walters... J Walker/I Marsh v C Fishwick/A Cowley... J Sharratt/V MacDonald v R Manning/A Spragg... G & M Sutton v L OKeefe/ M Briggs... E Foey/D Lunn v L Beavers/K Hoyle... L Ollerton/M Holden v J Hargreaves/ B Booth.. J Gardner/D McDermott v E Pye/V O,Donnell
July 24, 2019 Cleveleys Mens Bowls Festival Ladies Quarter-Final Thursday 25th 2pm
Mags Swift v Rita Manning....Rita Gunnigle v Gill Sutton....Louise Ollerton v Julie Gardner....Linda Rowland v Janet Walker......1 game then back Friday Afternoon.
July 18, 2019 Strawberry Gardens Sunday 22nd July 5.30pm/6.30pm
Tom Kitchen v Bye Mike Dewhurst v Mike Jackson (snr) Paul Taylor v Ben Davies Neil Bennett v Dave Spencer Brian Fairclough v Roy Stephenson John Foulds v Dave Wilson Ryan Walters v Lee Casey Jordan McDermot v Dave Ford
July 18, 2019 Strawberry Gardens Moinday 23rd July 5.30pm/6.30pm
Dave Kirby v Ant Walker Mick Bennett v Phil McVitie Julie Gardner v Dave Worthington Ryan Faulkner v Mat Bowler Dave Lunn v Jeff Brown Mick Emery v Bye Andrew Spragg v Len Billington Dave McDermot v Paul Charlsworth
July 18, 2019 Strawberry Gardens Tuesday 2rd July 5.30pm/6.30pm
Gary Daw v Janet Walker John Shaw v J. Chetwood Paul Hillam v C. Ball John Bottomley v Paul Lee Alf Mcdermot v Cliff Massey Joe Carr v Colin Newton M. Brown v Dave Wright Louise Ollerton v B Danford
July 18, 2019 Strawberry Gardens Wednesday 24th July 5.30pm/6.30pm
Scott Taylor v Callum Wraight Stan Billington v Dale Newton Keith Herrington v Melanie Ferris Kevin Reid v Tom Duggan Andy Flemming v Mark Holden Wes Newton v Dave Rollinson Dean Ferris v Steve Waldeman John Slinger v Mark Sutton
July 17, 2019 Cleveleys Mens Bowling Festival Tom Woods Mixed Doubles Sunday to Wednesday 6pm
There are still spaces in the above competition, if interested please Ring Alan Rigg on 01253 857802 or mobile 07925528452 or Peter Jose 07596230870.......Everyone welcome through the week to the club. Thank You
July 17, 2019 Cleveleys Mens Bowling Festival Monday and Tuesday 2pm
Ladies Monday 2pm; O.Fishwick, J Walker, E Pye, J Jolly, K Donnelly, R Gunnigle, M Swift, M Mellor, L Bennett, A Cornthwaite……….(Spaces still available) Ladies Tuesday 2pm; S Barber, C Fishwick, L Ollerton, M Hancock, J Gardner, J Hargreaves, R Manning, L Rowland, L Beavers, H Sutton, G Sutton, G Taylor……(Spaces still available)
July 17, 2019 Cleveleys Mens Bowling Festival Tuesday and Wednesday 10am
Tuesday 10am R Walters, A Cowley, D Ford, C Massey, P Leah, J Brown, G Daw, D Lunn, D Kershaw, M Bower, L Dale, A Wike, P Hillam, N Bennett, B Booth, M Emery. Mens Wednesday 10am; B Lennon, D Cowley, M Brown, J Chetwood, A Fleming, A Spragg, J Seeley, C Harris, J Carr, C Newton, D Wright, G Meakin, S Mort, J McDermott, P McVittie, T Kitchen.
July 17, 2019 Cleveleys Mens Bowls Festival Sunday and Monday 10am Mens
Mens Sunday 10am……(Not the Draw) R.Hancock, A McDermott, P.Wilson, V MacDonald, D Kirby, D McDermott, B Thompson, S Dagger, R Crowther, M Jackson (snr)…….(spaces still available) Mens Monday 10am; S Harrison, M Jackson, D Gardner, D Worthington, P Hawkes, M Holden, I Marsh, C Ball, B Danford, F Jolly, P Charlesworth, M Sutton, R Swift, K Herrington, M Coupe.
July 15, 2019 Gardeners Arms Final Day Sunday 21st July commencing at 11am
W Heffernan v J Bottomley... J Grimston v N Bennett..... G Parker v P Dawson... H Hornby v A Hodson jnr.... S Billington v S Coupe... J Foulds v M Leach... M Hewittson v C Wraight S Mort v G Daw.
July 09, 2019 Michael Martin Michael Martin (Gardeners Arms)
It is with deep sadness that we have to announce the death of Michael Martin. The Funeral service will take place on Monday 15th July at 11.30am at St Teresa,s Church St Georges Avenue Thornton Cleveleys. Thank You