End of season report – Victoria Park A (Parks League) Thursday evening

What a fantastic season the team has had.  We are promoted to the Premier division finishing 1 point behind Formby Our Lady’s.  It has been tight at the top of the league all season and after a gallant effort we had to settle as runners up. The whole team has contributed to our success and the team atmosphere has been ... More

Crown Green v Flat Green Annual Challenge Match – Report

18 VPBC members welcomed 18 hardy souls from Southport Bowling Club on Saturday 8th September for the now annual FLAT v CROWN MATCH. Sadly it was raining heavily but we managed to get the 9 games of Crown Green pairs going using both greens at Victoria Park- 8 were won by home pairs. We then moved over to Kings Gardens ... More

September Newsletter

Southport Flower Show The 2018 Southport Flower Show had a record attendance with over 50,000 visitors for the first time and the weather was largely good. VPBC had 4 very successful days of bowling with almost 200 bowlers playing in various friendly competitions. A huge thanks to all members who helped - greens, ... More

VPBC MEMBERS BOWLING TUITION SESSIONS – REVISED DATES

VPBC members are encouraged to take advantage of 4 tuition sessions at Victoria Park led by Fred Douglas and Paul Crummey. The sessions commence on Wednesday 3 October, then 10th, 17th, and 24th. Please arrive by 1.15 so we can start promptly at 1.30. More

Flower Show Singles Competition

Congratulations to Vic Gray from Staffordshire on beating defending champion Simon Thistlewaite from Lytham 21-20 in a thrilling final of the Southport flower show singles on Saturday. Well done also to local players Gary Burgess and Chris Lancaster for reaching the semi-finals. Also well done to Jason Wright who won the ... More

Flower Show Mixed Pairs

Congratulations to Will and Alex Harrison on beating defending champions Gary Burgess and Jean Mayor in the Southport flower show pairs final on Sunday. Also well done to Dave Gordon and Gayle Polglase and Pat Edwards and Peter Sinclair for reaching the semi finals. Also well done to Lyn Bennett and Frank Ball on winning ... More

Vets A team finalists in the Fred Brockley Trophy

Fred Douglas’s Vets A team are in the Final of the Fred Brockley Trophy versus Hoole BC to be played at the Zetland Hotel, Southport on Monday 27 August at 1.30. The team would really appreciate your support on the day. Cheers Ted More

August Newsletter

Hi all members SOUTHPORT FLOWER SHOW The Southport Flower Show build up is continuing at a hectic pace. It is a huge job of work, requires enormous coordination and is a massive investment that depends on good weather for its success. The SFS preparation work puts our Car Park out of use until 3 September. All ... More

IMPORTANT – Car Parking

Dear All Please note that tomorrow Tuesday 31 July will be the last time we can use our car park until after the Southport Flower Show. Please note we should park instead in the North Paddock i.e. on left through barrier between railings and trees. Cheers Ted More

Captain’s update – Aughton Mens B

Impressive 6 – 4 win with a 173 to 138 aggregate against Crossens on Wednesday 25th July and nice to see Ron Birkinshaw back in action and bowling really well. Ted Morrell and Andy Muchall both limiting their opponents to two each. Had a phone call from Chris Butler at about 12 : 10 FROM HIS HOSPITAL BED to tell me he ... More