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. A REVISED JOB DESCRIPTION SIMPLIFYING THE WORKLOAD 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!
The Three Rink team won their second game in a week last night when they defeated North Wilts 8 – 2 at homet. On Rink 4 Peter Charters, Ken Surman, Dave Reeves & Matt Thompson were involve in a close … Read on..
Last night the 3 Rink League side entertained Warminster in a game which had varying results on all rinks. On Rink 2 Alan Sims, Ken Roberts., Robin Drake & Gerald Webb had a convincing 26 – 9 shot win. Rink … Read on..
Last night the Four Rink League brought their 2017 season to a close with an emphatic 111 shots to 49 win over local rivals Pewsey Vale. All Rinks had good wins, on Rink 3 Alan Sims, Dave Greenwood, Terry Miles … Read on..
On Saturday afternoon the Three Rink side travelled to Stratton Churchway where they has a successful match winning 8 – 2. On Rink 3 Mike Alexander, Ken Surman, Dave Reeves and Captain Matt Thompson struggled to get into the game … Read on..
On Friday evening the Club’s Officers Triples team of Dave G, Bev & Gerald were up against the current holders of the Bowls Wiltshire Officers Triples from Pewsey Vale. The triple got off to a good start and maintain their … Read on..
The ladies and retired gents of Devizes entered the arena for the annual battle of the sexes on what turned out to be a friendly and enjoyable sunny afternoon. The contest was over just four rinks as the number of … Read on..
Devizes Mid Wilts Triples “B” team travelled to Chippenham Park on Thursday 3rd August expecting a hard battle on what is reputed to be a heavy green to find that the greens played very well and as expected the battle … Read on..
Alpha ladies gained another 5 points on Tuesday 1st August by beating Chippenham Town Griffins by 39 shots to 27 shots at Devizes. Rose Merritt, Sheila Garlick and Bev Lilley drew 14-14 whilst on the second rink Julie Romijn, Wendy … Read on..
After their defeat in the hands of Box last week, Alpha ladies were more than happy to come away from Chippenham with all six points against North Wilts Devils. Julie Romijn, Rose Merritt and Bev Lilley won 23-15 and Angela … Read on..
Alpha ladies had a nightmare game against Box at Devizes losing all six points and by a huge shot difference of 20-55 shots. Marie Greenwood, Rose Merritt and Marguerite Alexander lost 11-34 whilst the second rink of Julie Romijn, Bev … Read on..