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VPBC Newsletter – February 2020

Annual General Meeting The club’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday 29th February is the main event this month. Please arrive at Emmanuel Church on Cambridge Road in good time for the 10.30am prompt start. (It would be great if at least 100 members attend). You can renew your annual membership on the day (£50), and perhaps purchase a fascina... More

VPBC Newsletter – 24 October 2019

AWARDS PARTY NIGHT The Awards Party night held at Old Links Golf Club on Saturday, 19 October was a great success. 72 attendees enjoyed great food, music, and dancing.  Awards were presented to individual competition and merit winners, and team successes were celebrated. Well done to the Social Committee - It was a great finale to an outstanding year for ... More

VPBC Newsletter – 25 September 2019

The 2019 bowling season is all but over, and what a great season it was!  I hope everyone has enjoyed playing on our wonderful bowling greens. Round Robins The regular Tuesday and Saturday Round Robins have proved to be both very enjoyable and popular. Grateful thanks to organiser John Sawyer. These have become a vital part of social bowling at VPBC. The ... More

End of season report – LV (Tuesday evening)

My first season as captain I am able to report an improvement in the team’s performance. We finished 5th in 2019 as opposed to 7th last year winning the overall combined aggregate in four matches (doubling our wins from last year). The highlight of the year was beating the Hesketh Eagles (league winners) in the knockout cup. The handicap was in our favour ... More

End of season report – Parks ‘A’ Team (Thursday evening)

I am so proud of my team’s performances in our first season in the Parks Premier league.  We set off like a train and managed to stay in the top 4 for quite a while.  As the season progressed we ran out of steam and finished middle of the table in 7th place.  We have opened a lot of peoples eyes to the ability and potential of this team and we will ... More

End of season report for SD Ladies Vets B

The end of our first season is now here and I cannot believe how well we have done. To finish the season mid table when we are new bowlers is remarkable. We have played with increasing skill and knowledge as the year has gone by and have had some tears but many laughs and a good deal of fun. Many of our opposing teams have welcomed us to the league and ... More

Ladies Championship Report (Saturday, 20 July)

Today saw the Victoria Park Ladies Competition. The day started off cloudy but the sun came out and shone on the lady bowlers and visitors. There were 14 team members entered into the competition,  and additionally a social member was persuaded to play to make up 15 in total. The competition was played in 5 groups of three, the players with the ... More

Aughton Mixed B – Captain’s Report

After a somewhat shaky start to the season, we lost our first three games, a resurgent Victoria Park ‘B’ team has stormed up the table in the Aughton and District mixed league. With eight consecutive wins and a total of nine wins out of our last ten games we have consolidated third place after beating second placed Mere Brow ‘B’ and reducing their ... More

VPBC Newsletter – July 2019

INTRODUCTION I would like to begin by extending a warm welcome to new members receiving the Club Newsletter for the first time. I do hope you are making new friends and enjoying your bowling. Amazingly we are already half way through the year! Both bowling greens are in good condition and playing well. It is a wonderful scene on a fine day to see both ... More

Alzheimer’s Cupcake Day

Despite the park being closed to the public due to a wedding we still managed to sell cupcakes and raffle tickets for Alzheimer's Cupcake Day. We would like to give special thanks to Judy Muchall and Laura (Mo's wife) who made spectacular cupcakes. Also thanks to Doreen Morrell and Noreen Lewis who helped with the decorating of cupcakes. Special thanks ... More