OBC gains Disability Bowls England Mark

Following on from our recent completion of the Club Development Programme provided by the Bowls Development Alliance, we have now just been advised that we have been successful in obtaining the Disability Bowls England Mark. The award ceremony will take place at our Open Weekend Charity Match on Sunday 12th of May. The DBE Mark… more

Oundle Bowling Club Burns Night

The first social event of the club’s year was the celebration, by some 60 plus club members, partners and friends, of Rabbie Burns the famous Bard of Scotland, who was born 260 years ago. A great Burns Night supper of Haggis and neeps or Steak Pie and veg was provided by our very own Dawn… more

President’s Charity – Sue Ryder

On the 18th of October our President Margaret Walker visited the Sue Ryder Hospice in Peterborough and presented to them a cheque for £400. Each year the Club President chooses a charity to which members can donate. This year the Club was able to donate a total sum of £1,220 to this very worthwhile cause.… more

President’s Tour

This year our President, Margaret Walker, arranged for us to visit Worthing-on-Sea and play three bowls matches. Our hotel, the Chatsworth was located a stones throw from the promenade and provided us with with dinner, bed & breakfast and entertainment on the Saturday evening. It proved to be an ideal base from which to visit… more

OBC in house Competition Finals

OBC in house Competition Finals

Last weekend saw the all the finals played for the in house competitions in glorious weather on a very fast green. Our new Competitions Secretary Michael Daking assisted by Douglas Best and Mike Hamill organised a a great weekend for players and spectators alike – thanks guys! The bacon rolls , tea and cakes supplied… more

Gala Day Success

Oundle Bowling Club held its first Gala Day on Sunday 5th of August. A total of eighteen teams entered the match, eleven being visiting teams and the remainder from OBC. The President, Margaret Walker, welcomed the teams and the match got under way at 9.15 am, each team playing a total of 4 matches of… more

Bowling Wheelchair funded by East Northants Council

Oundle Bowling Club were delighted to host members of East Northamptonshire Council at a ceremony yesterday to officially receive a specially adapted wheelchair suitable for disabled bowlers. The Council was represented by  Wendy Brackenbury (Chair) and three Oundle ward councillors, Phil Stearn, Jake Vowles, Rupert Reichold Through the ENC Council Members Empowerment fund, OBC was… more

Oundle Bowling Club Gala Day – Open Invitation

On Sunday 5th of August Oundle Bowling Club will be holding it’s inaugural Gala Day. The format will be open 3 wood triples commencing at 9.15 am and continuing throughout the day. 1st Prize will be £120.00 per team and 2nd Prize £60.00 per team Entry fee  £10.00 per player which includes a hot meal… more

‘J.C.’ tries out our new Bowling Wheelchair

On a recent very warm afternoon, John Cunnington (JC), a keen Oundle BC member for many years, rode his disability scooter for over a mile from his house to the bowling club to try out our recently acquired bowling wheelchair.  John who suffered a spinal injury over a year ago and is now wheelchair bound, was… more

Charity Match in Aid of Sue Ryder Hospice

On Sunday 3rd of June Oundle Bowling Club welcomed the following organisations who sent teams to play against OBC in aid of the Sue Ryder charity:- Sue Ryder Disability Bowls England Oundle Business Association Bulley Davey Oundle School Oundle Probus East Northants District Council Practice sessions were allowed for  all players  after team registration from… more