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IMPORTANT NOTICE 10 JULY 2020

 

ACTON BRIDGE BOWLING CLUB 

COVID-19

Further Opening of the Greens

With the further Government announcements on lifting restrictions, more members will now be able play together.     

With the following restrictions, and to keep everyone safe, a maximum of twelve (12) members (including spectators) will now be permitted on Club premises at any one time.

1. Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday Bowling :

This will recommence from Tuesday 21st July 2020 -  start time will be 1.00pm. Up to a maximum of 12 people to be at the club during this time, (to include bowlers and spectators).

 The following restrictions will apply:

• Social distancing at all times,2m recommended, and all current safety precautions taken as per the details below and the information sheet on the Clubhouse door

• Doubles games can be played on all rinks.

• Triples only on 1 and 3 example:

If 10 players turn up, you can do a triple on rink 1 and a doubles match on 3. 

All players and spectators must log that they have been at the club on the Rink Booking Form  in the Clubhouse  with the following information: 

• Date.

• Time in and out.

• Name against the rink they have played on.

This information has to be kept for 21 days for track and trace.

2. Other Times:

Anyone wishing to play at any other time must book with the Secretary by email jbmahan@btinternet.com or by text on 07539447682.

Confirmation of the booked time slot will be made via email or text.

• The Rink Booking Form in the Clubhouse must still be completed on arrival to confirm attendance, time and rink used

No one should play unless they have done one of the above.

3. Any club member who wishes to play/practice according to these rules will need to do the following as they arrive and leave the club:

• Clean all surfaces you touch, handles, locks, Jacks, mats, etc.

• Please bring your own Gel and cleaning wipes, and take any waste home.

• Do not use the Parish Rooms or facilities, please respect ABCA restrictions.

• Don’t use the Club House except to complete the Rink Booking Form, and collect playing equipment . Do not linger, stay outside as much as possible.

• Social distancing rules must be strictly adhered to at all times.

 

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Statement from ABCA: 

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE PLAYERS ALLOWED INTO THE PARISH ROOMS until CWAC gives permission to re-open the facilities. Please make sure your members respect these restrictions. 

NB:  CURRENTLY THERE ARE NO TOILET FACILITIES AVAILABLE FOR MEMBERS

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Practical ways to keep everyone safe:

• Do not shake hands before, during or after a game. 

• Only one player should handle the mat during the session.

• Two jacks (one at each end) should be used and this should be set by one player only throughout the session agreed by skips. 

• If scoring only one person to handle score board/scorecard.

• Do not touch your opponents’ bowls with your hands 

• Avoid measuring for shot/s. 

When you leave:

When you finish playing, change your shoes and leave the club immediately – ensuring that you have sanitised all equipment used and anything you have touched, and that the club is secure.  

There will be no club competitions till all members are able to take part. 
It is in all our interest to keep to these measures, to keep safe and protect others. 
 
Please feel free to contact the Secretary or any of the committee if you have any questions.

 

 

CLUB COMPETITIONS

DUE TO THE CONTINUING UNCERTAINTY SURROUNDING THE COVID19 VIRUS PANDEMIC AND THE FACT THAT SOME MEMBERS ARE THEREFORE UNABLE TO TAKE PART, THE COMMITTEE HAVE DECIDED TO CANCEL ALL CLUB COMPETITIONS FOR 2020

All entry fees for the Club 2020 Competitions will be carried over to 2021 unless specifically requested by the Member

 

2021 CLUB COMPETITIONS 

COMMITTEE MEETING NOTES 

9 JULY 2020

1) Electricity Supply to Clubhouse

The work has now been agreed with ABCA and a grant obtained towards the costs. The works should be carried out during August 2020

2) Reopening the Club for more members to play 

Please see Important Notice 10 July 2020

3) All Club 2020 Competitions Cancelled

4) Parish Rooms - All members reminded that the Parish Rooms must NOT be accessed.

NB: There are currently no toilet facilities for the Club.

5) Membership Fees - Fees for members joining part way through the Club's financial year were agreed

 

 

NEXT MEETING

Thursday 8 October2020 Time TBC

AGM Wednesday 4th November 2020 4.30pm

 

COMMITTEE MEETING NOTES       

                        4 FEBRUARY 2020

1.   The Green will be treated for moss in March

2.   Plans are underway to provide Electricity to the new  Clubhouse.  The Club will be applying for a grant to help  with the costs and have  had discussions with ABCA

3. Open Day   Sunday 5 April 2020                            It is hoped to demonstrate to members and visitors the use of the CPR Machine located in the Village Hall

4.   Non Members / Casual Bowlers              

Anyone considering taking up Flat Green Bowls would be welcome to have three trial sessions before commiting to become a member.

 Anyone wishing to only play on a casual basis (i.e. family & friends) would be welcome to play for a Green Fee of £2 per session. 

5.   Playing on the Green

Members are reminded that only flat soled bowling shoes can be worn on the green.                    Children are only permitted on the green when taking part in an organised game or session and wearing flat soled shoes        

    

ELECTION OF CLUB OFFICERS

At a Special EGM of the Club  held in the Clubhouse on Thursday 12 December 2019            the positions of President, Chairman, Club Secretary and Treasurer were filled in accordance with the Club Constitution and Rules

One Committee Member was elected and other members will be invited to join in due course.

The names of those elected are given in the 'Officers & Committee' Section of this Website

 

Green Cleaning

Steve Sharpe has placed a notice in the clubhouse for more volunteers.  The rota has been worked in strips of the green which would be your responsibility rather than the full green 

 

2019 Season Winners

Mens Open Singles : Winner Jason Norris (Left)

Runner up : Alan Coppock

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Mixed Pairs

Winners : Louise and Jason Norris (L)

Runners Up : Fiona and John Land

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Roy Harvey Memorial Trophy (Balloted Triples)

Winners – Ruth Smith, Alan Green, John Mahan

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Sybil Pickup Trophy   Winner : Alan Coppock 

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THE NEW CLUBHOUSE

At long last, the New Clubhouse is operational.

A Big 'Thank You' to all those who helped with this project.

The next phase will be to install Power and Water

The requirement for Electricity is a priority and this will be discussed with the Acton Bridge Community  Association Committee at their first meeting in 2020

2020 Programme

The 2020 Programme as agreed at the AGM held  on 6 November 2019 will be added to the  'Events' Section of the Website

 

Club Competitions

THE CLUB COMPETITIONS FOR 2020 HAVE BEEN CANCELLED

 

 

 

 

 

Details of competitions for next season 2020

 

Bowls England

  •          Enter via the Entry Form to be available  in             the  Clubhouse
  •          These competitions include mixed pairs/fours            etc.   National finals held at Leamington.

Bowls Lancashire

  •         Enter via county website
  •         These competitions – includes county singles,             pairs   etc.             
  •          Finals played on county final day in July with           top 2  winners going through to play in the                  National   finals  held  at Leamington.

 

TUESDAY EVENING CLUB BOWLING

(Sybil Pickup Trophy)

 

CANCELLED FOR 2020

 

 

 

CLUB BOWLS STICKERS 

New club stickers have been purchased ready for all club members to use if required.

Please see the Secretary.

 

ACCESS TO THE GREENS

THE ACCESS CODE HAS NOW BEEN CHANGED

PLEASE CONTACT THE SECRETARY IF YOU HAVE NOT

RECEIVED THE NEW CODE

 

 

 TROPHY AND CLUB COMPETITION WINNERS  CAN BE FOUND ON THE CLUB HONOURS' PAGE

 

 

 

Macmillan Cancer Support 

The Club has raised £100 towards the total of £4000  by Bowls Lancashire to support this Charity.

 

 

 

FINALS DAY 2014

WINNERS

 WINNERSWWFINALS DAY SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 22 2013FINALS DAY SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 22 2013FINALS DAY SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 22 2013Congratulations to:Mens Singles Winner - JasonMixed Pairs Winners: Adrian & RosHandicap Singles Winner - JasonMens Pairs Winners - Alan M & TomFINALS DAY SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 21 2014

Congratulations to:

Mens Singles Winner - Jason

Mixed Pairs Winners: Louise & Jason

Handicap Singles Winner - Adrian

Mens Pairs Winners - Alan C & Albert

 

Ladies Singles Winner - Cathy

Evening Pairs Winners -  Alan & Wendy

Congratulations to:Mens Singles Winner - JasonMixed Pairs Winners: Adrian & RosHandicap Singles Winner - JasonMens Pairs Winners - Alan M & TomCongratulations to:Mens Singles Winner - JasonMixed Pairs Winners: Adrian & RosHandicap Singles Winner - JasonMens Pairs Winners - Alan M & TomFINALS DAY SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 22 2013Congratulations to:Mens Singles Winner - JasonMixed Pairs Winners: Adrian & RosHandicap Singles Winner - JasonMens Pairs Winners - Alan M & TomFINALS DAY SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 22 2013Congratulations to:Mens Singles Winner - JasonMixed Pairs Winners: Adrian & RosHandicap Singles Winner - JasonMens Pairs Winners - Alan M & TomFINALS DAY SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 22 2013Mixed Pairs Winners: Adrian & RosHandicap Singles Winner - JasonMens Pairs Winners - Alan M & TomMens Pairs Winners - Alan M & Tom 

 

NEW CLUBHOUSE 

Working Parties will continue to be arranged  Please come along and help

Help is also required for Hedge Cutting and Kerbstone relaying

CLEANING THE GREEN

More members are now needed to assist with the  cleaning rota. This would take approximately 1 hour  - Two people, time to suit yourselves.

With additional members on the rota you would only be needed once every 7/8 weeks, if you can  help please contact the Secretary

 

Lancashire 'Super Nines' Competition 1 June

We were pleased to enter a team and had very enjoyable games on a fine sunny day.

 

 

POINTS FROM THE COMMITTEE MEETING

 

 

 

 

The Grand Reopening Day - June 2 2013

 

 

 

Members are reminded that it is a condition of play that flat soled bowling shoes with no ridges or indentations are worn on the green

Bowling shoes should not be worn from the car park to the green. Loose gravel can damage the soles and be brought to the Green 

REPLACEMENT OF THE GREEN

 

 

April 26 2013 - New underlay in place

 

 

NEXT COMMITTEE MEETING:

Thursday 8 October2020 Time TBC

AGM Wednesday 4th November 2020 4.30pm

 

 

10/07/20

 

 

 

 




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