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July 22 ECBA, South Essex Fours [25/7] BPBC were beaten by Kings Chase. Back again next year?
June 22 Cutler Shield [29/6] BPBC overcame Rayleigh, after a sudden change in fortune, with BPBC gaining 8 points.
June 22 BPBC Social Programme [25/6] The Quiz night went well, more money raised for the President's charity. Quiz won by a visiting quiz team.
June 22 ECBA, Double Fours [25/6] BPBC overcame South Benfleet & Canvey 45 - 41. Great stuff!! Harlow next.
June 22 S&D BA, Triples [22/6] Sparkle, Jerry and Ron narrowly beat Shoebury Park 15 - 14. Nail biting stuff!!
June 22 ECBA, Shield BPBC take on Wanstead BC on 2 Jul, from 10.00
June 22 ECBA, County Double Fours BPBC take on South Benfleet & Canvey on 25 Jun, from 10.30
June 22 Bowls England, Champion of Champions Simon 'Sparkle' Short is bowling against Stuart Lowe, The Springhouse, 26 June, 10:30.
June 22 L&SC Gold Badge [9/6], Dave Bunker, outbowled by Thorpe Bay bowler.
June 22 Bowls England, Men's Club, Two Fours [8/6], BPBC outbowled by ECBC.
June 22 L&SC BA, Pairs [4/6], BPBC C were outbowled by Thurrock BC.
June 22 ECBA, Triples [3/6], Simon, Jerry and Ron outbowled a ECBC team, 25-3, apparently Ron was on fire.
June 22 Bowls England, Champion of Champions [Essex] [1/6], Simon outbowled Ed Morris, winning 21-18.
June 22 Cutler Shield [1/6], BPBC just outbowled by Hockley.
May 22 Bowls England, Mens Top Club [26/5], BPBC out bowled by Grays Town, losing 2-3 overall.
May 22 Cutler Shield [25/5], out bowled by ECBC this evening, managed to win one one rink, Dave Bunker's
May 22 [24/5], the BPBC Group 6, Team A at Thorpe Bay, lighting up the sky, Dave Bunker flexing his muscles?
May 22 One Day Competition [21/5], the Australian Pairs competition was won by Simon Short and Alan Claggett.
May 22 Bowls England, Senior (Over 55s) Pairs [20/5], Sparkle and Jerry lost to Steve Laver, SoSBC in Round 1.
May 22 Cutler Shield [19/5], well an interesting fixture against Rochford, half way it wasn't looking so good, but then BPBC rallied and won 2 rinks and tied one rink, ECBC next week.
May 22 Group 6, Div 3 [18/5], well an interesting Group 6 match last night against ECBC E, which resulted in BPBC winning both rinks by 2 shots, so onto next week!
May 22 S&D BA [16/5] John Tundervary and Roy Hunter won their S&D BA Pairs match [22-12] and Andy Hogan lost his L&SC BA Lonsdale match [19-21 after 24 ends].
May 22 S&D BA [14/5] Simon Short and Jerry Telling won their S&D BA Pairs match [23-13].
May 22 Rayleigh Bowls Club RBC are holding their Jeff Nash 'Mixed Fours' Festival on Sunday 7th August 2022. Only the first 24 teams to submit an entry will be accepted. See Notice up in the Club Room. Entry form on Useful Documents page and in the Club Room.
May 22 Bowls England, Mens Top Club BPBC overcame Thorpe Bay in the 1st Round. Grays Town are the 2nd round opposition.
May 22 Group 6 and Cutler Shield pages Updated following this weeks fixtures
May 22 External Links page Updated to provide links to the webpages which feature the various competitions that the BPBC and its members are involved in.
May 22 ECBA Competitions 2022, Shield BPBC are bowling against Southend on Sea BC on 10 Jun @18:00, perhaps pop down and support?
May 22 L&SC BA, Lonsdale Cup Andy Hogan is bowling against ECBC on 16 May @ 18.00 [6 pm], perhaps pop down and support him?
7 May 22 Club Event The annual Captain v Vice-Captain match took place today, think the Captain won overall. Still the Flapjack and Shortbread were really great, thanks Lynn.
May 22 Bowls England, Champion of Champions Sparkle has got thru the 1st round, likely to face Ed Morris [ECBC] in the 2nd round.
May 22 L&SC BA Challenge Shield BPBC overcame South Benfleet and Canvey BC in Round 1 and now face ECBC in the 2nd Round. External Competitions page updated.
May 22 Mark Wilson Pairs Plate competition The competition was won by a team from Gerrards Cross BC, while a team, from Southend on Sea BC were runners up.
29 Apr 22 Green Testing Our Green passed its 'Competitive Play Inspection' yesterday, with flying colours. Apparently the testers were very impressed.
29 Apr 22 Bowls England, Senior (Over 55s) Pairs Sparkle and Jerry won their Preliminary round match tonight, well done both. So onto round 1!
23 Apr 22 Annual Fixtures and External Competitions pages Both pages updated regarding Bowls England, Men's Top Club 2022 competition, against Thorpe Bay, being played at HOME on Sun, 15 May from 10.30.
6 Apr 22 London Ultra Low Emission Zone [ULEZ] A number of Bowling Clubs are located within the London ULEZ, namely Aldersbrook, Central Park {East Ham), Orford House, Phoenix, Plashet Park, Walthamstow Borough and Aveling Park, Wanstead and Wanstead Central. The Useful Links page has been updated with a link to check if your vehicle is exempt. See Useful Links page
30 Mar 22 S&D BA Do you want to bowl for S&D BA, if so please see the form on the 'Useful Documents' page for further details. Will put some up in the Club Room. See Useful Documents page
28 Mar 22 Social Programme Don't forget the upcoming 'Julia sings' social event happening on 23 Apr. It was a good night!! See Social Events page
18 Mar 22 Bowls Coaching Sessions The English Bowls Coaches Society are arranging some Couching courses, details can found in the Club Room, plus on the document on the 'Useful Documents' page. See Useful Documents page
18 Mar 22 Thorpe Bay Mens and Ladies Open Tournament(s) Thorpe Bay BC are holding a Ladies Open [21 Aug] and Men's Open [28 Aug] Tournaments. Entry forms, due back by 2 Jul or earlier, on Useful Documents page and in the Club Room on Sunday. See Useful Documents page
Mar 22 President's Morning The President's morning is on 10 April, starting at 12:00.
1 Mar 22 Ladies Changing Room The painting of the walls completed, skirting and architrave about to be put on and the Door being prepared, that is varnished. Skirting and architrave will need painting. Call for volunteers
25 Feb 22 Ladies Changing Room The President has put 10 ltrs of emulsion in the changing room, plus some brushes and rollers, another roller would be useful. All he needs now is for some volunteers to turn up and apply it to the walls. The fist coat needs to be thinned that is 3 parts paint to one part water then when dry 2 coats neat emulsion. The sooner it gets done the better. 
Feb 22 Cutler Shield 2022 The 2022 Cutler Shield competition will involve only 3 Rinks and be played over 18 Ends. For information
Feb 22 ECBA Competitions 2022 This is a reminder that the closing date for 2022 competitions (28th FEBRUARY 2022) is fast approaching. If you haven’t already entered, please do so by midnight next Monday. If you have any problems, please contact Dave Jarrold directly on 07771-882595. We have heard that players are not entering competitions because of a rumour that there will be regional finals in the Major Championships, before the finals at Leamington, THAT IS NOT TRUE. Bowls England have categorically declared that regional finals will only played in their National Competitions (Senior Singles/Pairs, Champion of Champions, Mixed Pairs/Fours, Family Pairs, Double Fours, Top Club and Tony Allcock Trophy, for Men AND Ladies) and then only if required.
Feb 22 ECBA Competitions 2022 The Playing Conditions for the ECBA 2022 Competitions can be found on the Useful Documents page. For information
Feb 22 Ladies Changing Room - update The room is being plastered!!
Feb 22 Mark Wilson Pairs Competition The Competition is being held at Essex County Bowling Club, on 30 Apr and 1 May. Entry is £24 per pair and is an 'Open Pairs'. The entry form has been added to the Useful Documents page. Closing date for entries is 10 Apr
Feb 22 Website - Documents page The page has been updated.
Feb 22 Website The website has been updated.
Jan 22 Ladies Changing Room The building of the Ladies Changing Room has started. A team lead by Peter Stanley, ably surportted by Mick Kemp and others, including John T, the tea wallah, are doing all the work. Update 3 Feb Room walls are now up, boarded and being plastered in near future.
Nov 22 Club Status At the recent AGM, the attending membership passed a motion for Bournemouth Park Bowling Club [BPBC] to become a Mixed Club and so the BPBC invites any current lady bowlers and any ladies interested in taking up bowling, to get in touch [see Home page] to arrange a visit and chat about joining.