As those of you who read minutes will be aware I have informed the management committee that I shall be retiring as club secretary at the AGM in November. It important that this position is filled in order to keep the club functioning in an organised way and it would be very beneficial to all concerned if a volunteer could be found as soon as possible so they can shadow me for a while until November and make the changeover as smooth as possible. The job description is posted in both changing rooms, on the notice board in the corridor and on the table in the main hall and if you have any questions PLEASE feel free to talk to me.
A Centenary Message from our President
It is with honour that I write this message as your President in this our clubs Centenary Year. The Centenary Committee have put together an exciting program of matches that befits this Special Year, so it is now up to us all to embrace the occasion and ensure it is truly memorable. Lets hope for good weather and an enjoyable year of bowling.
We are very pleased and proud to launch this years events on the website for the 2017 Season. We hope you will find the content both interesting and informative. If you have anything you want us to include please feel free to contact David Greenwood, Debbie Greenwood or Gerald Webb. Its your site!
Devizes Bowls Club continued its centenary celebrations last Thursday with a special match against the Barbarians Bowls Association. The visiting Barbarians BA was formed in Wales in 1963 and membership of the association is by invitation only and comprises mostly … Read on..
The Mid-Wilts “B” triples team travelled to Box on Thursday night hoping to halt a run of lost games. At the end of the evening it looked as though they had fallen into the trap that can be created by … Read on..
Tuesday 18th July saw the annual visit of pupils from Devizes Sports College, a visit that has taken place for a number of years under the guise of the club being involved in the community and bringing about a connection … Read on..
Saturday 15 July saw a small four triples mixed friendly take place at home against Trowbridge Town. Trowbridge unfortunately had a player back out at the last minute so rink 4 played a triple against a pair and that was … Read on..
Teams from The Mid-Wilts league can enter into the annual knockout competition known as the Wilson Cup. On Saturday 15th July the Devizes “A” team of Dave Reeves, Ken Surman and Tom Mullins played against Chippenham Town’s “B” team. Devizes … Read on..
Sunday the 9th July was not the best of days bowling wise for Devizes although a good time in good company in good weather was had by all. The six rink mixed friendly against a strong team from Chippenham Town … Read on..
Devizes Demons Ladies travelled to Melksham to face Spencer Melksham Smarties on 14th July but it was not a happy trip returning home having lost by 39 shots to 20. On rink one, a below form team of Sue Long, … Read on..
Alpha ladies played an away game at Chippenham Town where a tough battle was anticipated but the team came home on top of the world having won against Chippenham Town Griffins by 47 shots to 23, a winning margin greater … Read on..