Callington Bowling Club


New Year's Honours for Terry Bolt

Terry Bolt has been awarded the British Empire Medal for his services to the Community in Cornwall. The award was announced in the 2018 New Year's Honours List. Terry deservedly receives the award for his fund-raising for MacMillan, and his participation in volunteering works for Age UK and Volunteer Cornwall.

Funding Opportunity

Members of Callington Bowls Club have a further opportunity to enhance club funds by participating in the Cooperative Community Fund. Every £1 spent at the Co-op store in Callington can earn the club 1p.
Follow these simple steps to help the club:
Visit the Co-op and obtain a Co-op membership card.
Log on to the Co-op web site and select Callington Bowls Club as your preferred charity.
Visit the Co-op frequently and purchase your groceries and other items there.
As well as earning the club 1% of spend, you yourself also earn an additional 5% dividend.

Why not purchase all your Christmas spirits at the store?

All funds obtained through this partnership will be spent on renovating the holding wall between the upper and lower carparks.


Plymouth and District League

Callington Bowls Club have been accepted to play in the Plymouth and District Evening League. As a result of this, the Callington C team will be withdrawn from the Cornwall League Division 1 Eastern Area. C team players will now have the opportunity to play league bowls in the Plymouth area with the 16 man team being supplemented by A and B team players. Further details to follow

Bowls Cornwall Group 2 Lunch

A number of Callington members attended the Bowls Cornwall group 2 Lunch and Prizegiving at the White Hart Hotel, Launceston where a number of awards were given to the club and individual members. Rosalind Redfern winning the County Ladies Secretaries Singles competition being the principal recipient, with others inccluding the Mixed Triples, and Division Two Championship.


Annual Dinner and Presentation Evening

Callington BC held their annual presentation evening at the Trethorne Hotel & Golf club on Friday 13th October. The following is a list of winners and runners up.

Club person of the year Diane Jackson

Most improved player of the year Roger Ellard.


Tesco Award


Callington Bowls Club would like to thank Tesco and the Tesco customers for awarding the club £1800 as part of the Tesco Bags of Help scheme. The money will be spent on improving the club's training equipment, with items such as a new indoor short mat, outdoor green surround, target bowls mats, bowls rebound discs, and new coloured sets of junior bowls.

Pictured opposite is Mr. Alan Woolacombe, Tesco Community Services Manager, presenting the cheque to Chairman Bill Rowan and Treasurer Di Jackson, with Fund Raising Coordinator Graham Body.


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