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Newsletter May 2019

We are delighted to be continuing to recruit new members. If you are a new member, we hope this monthly newsletter will help you to keep up to date with what is happening at your club. Social Events & Competitions The new sub-committee is already making a big difference. They are helping with refreshments on Sunday, 26 May at our next club compet... More

Ladies Vets B team update

We have played two matches so far and are fourth in the league table. We are a new team this year and have three new bowlers in our small squad. We are very proud of our new team and are really enjoying getting out and about and gaining in experience. We have two team members in the top ten bowlers of the Vets league and so are a well balanced, happy ... More

Mens Vets B team update

If we can go through the week helping anyone we will. If we can go through the week winning we will. We are now 3rd from top rather 3rd from bottom. We are. If we can raise a smile through the week we will. Who are we??? VICTORIA PARK VETERANS B TEAM More

Parks A Team – Captain’s Report

What a fantastic start to the season for my newly promoted team to the Parks Premier league (Thursday evening).  We have not only settled in well but are at present Top of the league.  We are raising a few eyebrows around the bowling scene, and many people have commented to me on us being the dark horses for success.  I have kept the same squad and kept ... More

Parks B team update

After 5 games we are top of the league with 48 points and only 1 loss. We have a small, strong squad, and are pleased to have recently recruited Ralph Simpson, and look forward to the rest of season with some confidence. Bryan Singleton went through the last league season unbeaten, and is our only unbeaten player this year. Well done Bryan! The team ... More

Flat v Crown Challenge Match Report

The annual Flat v Crown challenge match between Southport’s town centre bowling clubs (Southport Bowling Club & Victoria Park Bowling Club) took place on Saturday, 4 May. The decision to play the match earlier in the year (after adverse weather in the previous two years) proved a good one as we enjoyed a dry & sunny day, playing on bowling greens ... More


This is a competition expertly organised by VPBC member Gary Burgess. A few VPBC members entered last year, and really enjoyed the event.  Please get in touch with Gary if you would like to enter the 2019 competition. THE 2019 ALAN BURGESS MEMORIAL SINGLES@ THE ZETLAND HOTEL Open to all bowlers from Southport Clubs & Leagues. £3 entry fee & ... More

Coaching sessions

VPBC Coaching Team Pete Banahan Paul Crummey Pete Evans Dave Gordon Judy Muchall Sue Mountford Ralph Simpson   You will be pleased to know that all VPBC members list above are now qualified Level 1 Sport England Bowls coaches. It is now possible to offer coaching sessions to any members who are interested in improving ... More


THIS SATURDAY 4 MAY IS THE DATE OF THE ANNUAL FLAT v CROWN MATCH. Spectators very welcome at VPBC from 1.45. Tea & Cake will be served at £2pp. Please would VPBC members note that there is no Round Robin this Saturday. Informal play for members will be possible from 10.00 until 1.30 and after 4.00. And of course on Sundays as usual. More

Newsletter – defibrillator

VPBC APRIL 2019 NEWSLETTER (Part Two)         More