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Club News                 Feb 2020

Mhairi Buchanan Passes 
Bowls Umpire Exams

Well done to Mhairi Buchanan

who after months of study has
passed her final exam,

and is now a qualified

Bowls Umpire !


Club Licensing Changes  Jan 2020

The Club has applied to change the terms of the current Club Premises Licence.


A copy of the application to North Lanarkshire Licencing Board has been posted on the noticeboard in the Club.


 It can be also be viewed by 

clicking on the link below. 

Notice of application to amend Licence conditions

Christmas Bingo         Dec 2019

Bingo night raises £800
for Club Funds

A Christmas Bingo Night was held on Thursday 5th December and was a big success.

Over 90 members and friends came along and had a very enjoyable night. 


A fantastic £800 was raised for club funds !


Mhairi Buchanan who organised the event would would like to thank all her helpers, everyone who came along to support the club and those donated all the great bingo and raffle prizes. 

A big thanks also to Mhairi for all her hard work!




Homeless Charity     November 

Club members collect for
'Second Chance Scotland'



A Big thanks to everyone who donated to our appeal.

Leagues         19 September

Thursday Evening Mixed Pairs

Starts 19 September 2019


The popular mixed pairs league is back again this year.

 The league is open to juniors, ladies & gents of all abilities. Non-members who are interested in joining the Club
are welcome to come along and play.  

Pairs teams are balloted each week. Why not come along and give it a try?


The first game starts at 7pm on Thursday 19 September 2019.
There will be a cash prize at the end of the season for the top two players.

Race Night Fundraiser    Feb 2020

Race Night - Great success

A Race Night was held on 1st February to raise funds for the Club's 50th anniversary celebrations next year.


There was an excellent turnout from members and friends to support the event and everyone who attended  said they thoroughly enjoyed the fun.

A fantastic £1200 was raised for Club Funds.

The Club would like to thank Mhairi Buchanan most sincerely for all her hard work in organising the event from start to finish!
(no pun intended)


Ladies Charity Event  17 October

Ladies Raise £577
for Breast Cancer Now

Club                     26 August

New Committee
for 2019-2020 


Our new Club President is

David Blades and Vice President is

Mhairi Buchanan.


Dick Boyle, Janie Kyle and Janette Bray have resigned from the Board and the Club would like to thank them for their service.

For details of the new Committee click below. 

Club                    20 August

Annual General Meeting 2019

The Annual General Meeting of Coatbridge indoor Bowling Club took place on  Tuesday 20th August.


Thanks to all members who attended.

Club                 26 August

Dick Boyle Retires


After many years of service to the Club as  our property convenor, Dick has decided to retire.

The Club would like to thank him for giving so generously of his time to the Club.

His talents will be sorely missed and it will not be an easy task to replace him.

He has assured us that he will still be around to provide help if required and 
will continue to run our Coaching Classes. 

BIIBC Internationals   March 2019

Mhairi Buchanan  with Scottish Team 6/7/8 March 

Our Ladies Secretary and Club Vice President, Mhairi Buchanan is currently playing in Ladies Scottish Team at the  BIWIBC International
Series in Llanelli, Wales. 

Well done Mhairi - a great credit to our Club!


You can follow the live Scoring by clicking on the link below. 

 Scottish Leagues Update Jan 2020

Update - 18th January 

Well done to the Senior Gents who finished the season at the top of the West B league.  A great acheivement.  Sadly they lost to a strong Auchinleck team in the quarter final playoffs on 11th January. 


The Ladies finished their season with decisive win against Falkirk today and finished 2nd overall in the West Premier League.  Well done to the team!.

The Gents won their game against Bainfield today and sit 5th in the Div.1  (A) League,  with one more game to play on 25th January. 

Club                  9 September

Community Enterprise 
Meeting withClub Members 


Victoria Pearce from Community Enterprise, the Company tasked with judging the wishes of the public and members regarding the purchase of the building met with members of the Bowling Club on Monday 9th September. 
       
She gave members the opportunity to to discuss their concerns and answer questions on how the grant application to the Scottish Land Fund is progressing. 

 

At present we are awaiting building surveys which were recently completed and if all goes well the application for a grant to purchase the building will be put forward to the Scottish Land Fund in November 2019. 

Club                     26 April

Lottery Funding for new Coaching Bowls


 Our Treasurer Alex Forrest recently applied to the National Lottery for a grant to enable the Club to buy new bowls for coaching.

We are delighted to announce that our application was successful and £1235 has been awarded to the Club for new Bowls.
We run regular coaching classes 
which are free of charge!

Club                     26 April

Latest News 


Building Asset Transfer 
Funding announced



New Community Group

awarded £16,666 

Initial funding

from Scottish Land Fund

for feasibility studies. 

Club                     26 April

Building Purchase


For an update on what is happening with the new

Cliftonville & Coatdyke Community Project to purchase the building from North Lanarkshire Council,
 you can visit the new website at 


www.cliftonvillecommunity.co.uk


or facebook page