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Saltburn Bowls Club - 2019 dates

The bowling green was opened again for members on Tuesday 9th April 2019, the weather was much improved on last year, thanks for those providing soup and members supporting the event as well those who helped with this year spring clean.

The green showed the results of the hard work put in by Tony and Derek over the 2018/19 winter period to ensure once again we had the best green available for the season.

The green is now closed for the Winter period and will reopen in Spring 2020, winter maintenance is ongoing with ditch improvements planned for this time.

The changes in the visitors changing areas, racking in the Saltburn storage area for members only to keep trolleys and bags etc that will not fit entirely into allocated lockers within the clubhouse has been highly successful, the clubhouse has been de-cluttered , the former Ladies changing room has now become for all visitors, there are no longer separate rooms for men and women.

Saltburn Open Pairs Competition

The annual open pairs competition was held at Saltburn Bowls Club on the weekend of Saturday 27th April and Sunday 28th April 2019

This years winners were Eric Whorlton and Terry Richardson both from Hutton Rudby who pipped John Selley of Borough Park and Bill Hutchinson of Saltburn after an extra end, the final was tied after the allotted time and was decided by one extra end, the final score of 8 - 7 reflecting how close the game was.

Friendlies

Friendlies have been confirmed as follows

Alnwick v Saltburn on Sunday 5th May, unfortunately this game had to be postponed.

Saltburn v Mulgrave on Saturday 29th June was played on glorious sunshine, many thanks for all who played, supported and provided food and raffle prizes, we look forward to visiting Mulgrave next year

Saltburn v Castleton was played on Saturday 20th July, again many thanks to our members and guests for an enjoyable day. 

Saltburn v Hutton Rudby was played on Saturday 24th August, the weather was scorching and a great day was had by all

League fixture schedules

NYBL, Teesside Ladies, Cleveland evening league and Cleveland Triples league fixtures have all now been completed, congratulations to Saltburn Ladies who were the most improved team in the Teesside Ladies League and also to the Cleveland League Triples (Afternoons) team who were also the most improved team in their league, we look forward to next season.

Internal competitions

The Billy Kerr competition was played on Saturday 8th June, this years winner Graham Russell beat Ron Elliott in the final on a slightly damp day

The Steve Duck Trophy was held on Saturday 6th July with winners Graham Russell, Pat Passman and Stewart Lawson beating Chris Fawcett, Derek Whitwell and Ann Middlemiss in a closely contested final.

The Mike Hadlett Trophy was held on Sunday 25th August with Ron Elliott this years winner narrowly defeating Bill Hutchinson on a beautiful Summers afternoon, this was followed by our annual BBQ which was excellent, many thanks to Nash and Julie 

Club finals day was held on Saturday 31st August, many thanks to Redcar and Cleveland Council for helping to sponsor this day for us and congratulations to the days winners, details are on the Club Championship tab, 2019 winners section.

Presentation Evening

This years presentation evening will be held at Saltburn Cricket Club on Saturday 12th October with music by the Two Tedz, tickets priced £6 each, including pie and peas, quiz and the entertainment are now available from Chris Hatfield.

(2018 summary reports for all competitions etc are now available on the 2018 tab in the Archived Data section).

Raising money for the club

If you shop on the internet it is now possible to raise money for the club while you shop.  Instead of going direct to the retailer's website go first to the GoRaise site using the link below. After you have registered and chosen Saltburn Bowls Club as your cause, search for the retailer you want and shop til you drop!  Every time you shop with GoRaise a donation will be made to the club and it costs us nothing. 

Link - www.goraise.co.uk/Saltburn-Bowls

Remember every little helps !  Even eBay is classed as a retailer by GoRaise and can be used to generate funds to help pay for the small things we need occasionally.

About the club

Saltburn Bowls club is part of the larger Saltburn cricket, tennis and bowls club and shares facilities with the cricket club bar and clubhouse. The bowls club itself was founded in 1906 and offers a fabulous green with 6 rinks in a quiet location set in an enclosed corner of the cricket field with pedestrian access from either the main road or via the cricket field where there is ample parking within the Saltburn Leisure centre car park.

In addition to the green which is open normally from April until September, weather permitting, there is also a gravelled petanque (French boules) area which is in operation throughout the year. The bowls club has its own pavillion located next to the green which has toilet and changing facilities as well as a modern kitchen area.

Over the years since being founded we have served generations of bowlers some of whom we are proud to say have gone on to play at County and National level.

We offer the opportunity for new bowlers to come along and "have a go" at bowling outdoors with tuition from our coaching staff most Tuesdays during the season using bowls loaned by ourselves, you need only provide suitable flat soled footwear. More information can be obtained either from the Saltburn District U3A website (see useful links page for details) or by contacting Bryan Robinson on 01642 511259.

If you have not played before then why not give it a go, bowls is fun, sociable and good gentle exercise. Should you decide to join there will be an annual fee which allows you to play as often as you wish during the time the greens are open. Any competition will take precedence over casual bowling so please check that there is not a match scheduled when you want to play. 

During the bowls outdoor season our men and ladies compete in the local leagues - see fixtures for more details. During the winter many of our members pop into the nearby leisure centre where there are 4 indoor rinks used for competition and practice, the indoor facility is not part of the bowls club but is owned and operated by Everyone Active and separate fees apply. We do not offer any coaching for indoor bowling.

When we are not bowling during the winter we hold regular social events at the club to keep in touch with members and have an evening of light entertainment.

The club is accessed either from Marske Road or Saltburn Leisure Centre car park - see picture below.

Pedestrian access is next to the Saltburn Cricket Field bus stop on Marske Road (opposite Budget Auto Centre) TS12 1QG. Arriva buses X3 and X4 both stop here.

Car parking is available in the Saltburn Leisure Centre on Marske Mill Lane TS12 1HJ, then on foot through the cricket field to the bowls club. 

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