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August 2020 News

Autumn Triples 2020

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Strange and difficult times, but life goes on at Lockswood. The replacement shed arrives on 7th September and in preparation the old shed has been dismantled and the concrete base extended.

The eagle eyed amongst you, will have also spotted in the photograph that the two old gardening sheds have also been reduced to a pile of metal. This is to make way for the old maintenance and equipment shed, which is being reduced in size by a third and re-erected , just beyond the Sherbourne Building. This will become the new gardening shed.


Whilst there has been a lot of activity off the green, competitive bowling has been played on the green, in the form of the Covid Challenge.

This has been a very successful enterprise. Our thanks to Competition Secretary, Rod Maxted.

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preparations for the new bowls equipment and maintenance building

With the delivery of the new building imminent, it has been necessary to clear the area behind the old shed, cut the hedge and remove the electrics.  

Surprisingly approximately six dozen London House bricks, in excellent condition were discovered, they are now stacked just inside the gate and are

 free to members on a first come, first served basis.

Just some of the branches which had been
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To All Members....

Here is your chance to help change  


Our Governing Body, BOWLS ENGLAND,  are giving  all registered Club Members, nationwide, the opportunity to participate in a survey.  The results of which will be used in the development of the future strategy of our sport.

For your consideration, please see the details below from Bowls England.

N.B.- The survey closes Monday 24th August. 

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Wednesday (COVID) Roll Up

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Pyjama Fairies

Our Lady Captain's Charity 2020,

Eve has sent £100 to her charity for this year and has received this message and Certificate of Appreciation from Chelsea Coulson - Williams their representative.

Many thanks to all those who made donations.

Dear Eve, 

Thank you for your donation to Pyjama fairies on behalf of Lockswood Bowling Club. We are incredibly grateful!

Please find attached a Certificate of our Appreciation.

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A Return to Triples

Following a recent Committee decision, Triples can now be played. 

Please book a rink in the normal way, via Bob Prince. 

The COVID Challenge

The eagerly anticipated draw for the COVID Challenge has taken place and full details are available via this link. Covid Challenge

August 2020 Minutes

The August Minutes are available on the Committee Page

Please Note the Revised Dates to the Covid Challenge Competition Below

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Hello Everyone,


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