The Downsman Bowls Club News pages

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30 Oct 2020
COVID Update

Downsman Bowls Club Update - Oct 2020 Sadly the outdoor season, what there was of it, has come to a close and the green has been put to bed for the winter.  Although some indoor bowls at Grattons is available to members, the club would normally now b... [ Read more ]

19 Aug 2020
Updated Constitution & Rules

CONSTITUTION, RULES and BYLAWS Please find the updated versions of these as described in the recently published newsletter. Constitution: THE DOWNSMAN BOWLS CLUB CONSTITUTION - Final 3.1.docx Rules: THE DOWNSMAN CLUB RULES - Final 3.1.docx Note: Thes... [ Read more ]

19 Aug 2020
OUR 2020 SUPPORTED CHARITY (Stroke Association).

OUR 2020 SUPPORTED CHARITY (Stroke Association). With the current climate, our ability to raise monies this year is very limited and yet the charity needs even more support.   There are therefore ways in which we can help to support to reach vulnerab... [ Read more ]

19 Aug 2020
Sports England Award

SPORTS ENGLAND GRANT The Downsman has been progressing design and funding options to extend facilities at the club including capacity for a 2nd short mat and larger changing rooms. The club is extremely pleased to announce that we have been granted... [ Read more ]

19 Aug 2020

THE DOWNSMAN BOWLS CLUB AND THE COVID-19 VIRUS - 19th August We are still seeing a steady flow of members rolling up, but there are still sessions available if you want to do so, see guidelines below for booking  The green is open Wednesday, Thur... [ Read more ]

27 Feb 2020
DOWNSMAN CHARITY details on the right of the screen

This week (25th Feb), our Chairman Derek and Captain Tony, travelled to UK Blind Veterans (UKBV) near Brighton, to hand over the remainder of the monies the club raised.  A cheque for £476 was handed over to one of the veterans benefiting from the ch... [ Read more ]

01 Feb 2020
Downsman on the Isle Of Wight

39 members of the club travelled to Warners on the Isle of Wight in January for our annual break/bowls competition. A great time was had by all and a huge thanks are due to Margaret Payne who ensured everything went smoothly, despite several hiccups... [ Read more ]

30 Jan 2020
Downsman Christmas Party

Our Christmas Party took place in December at the Ifield Golf Club and a selection of photos and videos are available, simply click on Photo Galleries on the left hand side.  Thanks to David as MC and Derek & Linda for managing the main raffle.  In ... [ Read more ]