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Cuddington Bowling Club

 

Coronavirus

Please be aware that the bowling green remains closed indefinitely.

 

 

History and Development of the Club

The home of crown green bowling in Cuddington and Sandiway

Cuddington Bowling Club was founded in 1932 on a piece of ground leased to the village by the Wilbraham Estate. The Wilbraham family were the occupants of Delamere House which stood on the site of the nearby Delamere Park housing development. George Wilbraham presented a silver cup to the club that is still keenly contested annually by the club members and is considered the club’s most prestigious trophy.

The club evolved and now has around sixty members with teams that play in the local leagues in both the afternoon and evening divisions. Most of these teams are mixed with both gentlemen and lady members but last season we established a ladies' team which plays in the Mid-Cheshire Ladies' league(on a Monday or Tuesday evening). In addition, there are regular club competitions for members, which are usually played at the weekends. The season extends from early April to mid September. The standard of the bowling ranges from beginner level to the more competitive. Beginners are always welcome and experienced club members are very happy to help beginners get started with advice on the game and on the necessary equipment. The equipment is actually nothing more than a pair of bowls (or woods) of the correct type and a pair of suitable shoes. The Club has some spare bowls that new members can borrow while they look for something of their own.

So why not consider taking up bowling, a game for all ages. You can contact the club by email (see the “Contact Us” section of this website). We will be happy to supply further information or simply answer your questions.

Joining Information

To join Cuddington Bowling Club you can either:

  •  Send your name and contact details on an e-mail form that can be found in the “Contact Us” section of the website, or
  •  Print out a copy of the membership application form and send it to Derek Blakesley, the club secretary.

Membership Application Form for 2020

Membership for the year costs £35 but new members can join for only £25.  The first couple of visits will not cost you a penny.

New for 2020

We have been able to start a new team in the Norley Afternoon league with the aim of encouraging less experienced players who may be apprehensive about joining clubs and leagues.

Club Competition News 2020

Upcoming Events

Dates of competitions not yet finalised

 

Teams for 2020

The table below lists all the Club’s teams and the captain responsible for each team.

League

Division

Captain

Team Name

Norley

Afternoon

Section    3

David Baines

Cuddington A

 

“   “

“   “      6

David Gould

Cuddington B

 

“   “

“   “      7

Graham Watts

Cuddington C

 

“   “

“   “      7

Dennis Riley

Cuddington D

Norley

Evening

Division   4  

Doug Cochlin

Cuddington A

 

“   “

“   “      5

Barrie Whittle

Cuddington B

Mid-Cheshire

Evening

Section    5

Stan Randall

Cuddington

Chester

Evening

Division   B

Ian Smith

Cuddington

Mid-Cheshire Ladies

Evening

Division   2

Hazel Watts

Cuddington Ladies

 

Safeguarding

Cuddington Bowling Club has adopted the Safeguarding policy as described on the Cheshire County Bowling Association’s (CCBA) website and is designed to safeguard vulnerable members of its affiliated clubs. More details are available in our clubhouse and on the CCBA website: www.cheshirecountybowls.com/safeguarding
Our Safeguarding Officer is Ian Smith and his contact details can be found on the “Contact Us” page of the website.

Good Neighbours Policy

It is the Club’s policy to manage its own members and visiting teams to ensure the minimum of inconvenience to its neighbours. New guidelines are being introduced for match organisers and team captains covering specific areas such as parking and excessive noise.