Hatfield Indoor B.C. Officially Re-Opening
Significant work has been done with the most notable the quality of the new LED lighting. However,
very hard work was put into the unseen, the removal of the
old asbestos ceiling panels. The Mayor of Welwyn
Hatfield Borough, Counsellor Lynne Sparks carried out the
Opening ceremony unveiling a plague to commemorate
the Day. She was welcomed by President of the Club Richard
Lush, Chairman Roger Carter and the Project co-ordinator
Brian Burfoot. Also in attendance was an array of presidents
and representative including Matt Rayner from Hatfield
Community Sports fund and Cllr Tony Kingsbury. The work was carried out thanks to a significant grant from Hatfield Community
Sports Fund topped up by Sports England. Brian Burfoot
concluded by saying that Hatfield Bowls Club is ready
for the local community to come and enjoy the wonderful game of bowls.
|Brian Burfoot, Councillor Lynne Sparks, Richard Lush
Ladies Club Championship winner Mary Banks
the Men's Championship winner John Morrison
presented with their Trophies
by Club President Richard Lush.
St Albans & District Ladies Finals 2017
The Finals was held at Potters Bar B.C. on
The day may have
been cloudy with a sprinkling of showers but this didn't spoil the
performance of our lady Finalists.
Reaching the Finals was a great achievement
to win so many games over the season.
Pairs Runners-up Sylvia Pullen & Alison Hall
The triples Final was against 2 teams from Hatfield
B.C. Mary Banks, Alison Hall & Barbara Albrecht
who won against Dee Morrison, Kathleen Cottington &
Officers Singles Winner Marilyn Hedger
Well done Hatfield Ladies!
Royal Leamington Spa
is where the England National Bowls finals are held each year.
Four of our ladies got through all their games to
play in the County Finals booking their
place in the National's where they played against
Kent and Huntingdonshire in the
Women's National Fours Championship. Many went from the Club travelled to Leamington
to give the team vocal support. Representing Hertfordshire (B) was an honour and
for 'the team' and our Hatfield Club.
Frank Skelton's 100th Birthday
On the 24th April the Club celebrated this very special event with a party
for Frank on this,
his 100th birthday. The Party was attended by Frank's wife Vera, members of their family and
a large number of Club members
Frank has bowled at
the Hatfield Club both Indoor and Outdoor for over 30 years.
and son Phil were also keen bowlers.
The Hatfield Ladies laid
on an excellent buffet and a good time was enjoyed by everyone
Frank put his longevity down to enjoying his bowling
and being well looked after by Vera.
Visit by the Mayor
Cllr.Les Page the Mayor of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council and Lady Mayoress Bette Page
Hatfield Lawn Tennis & Bowls Club on Saturday 11th April.
Mayor was able to watch the Indoor Finals and chat to a number of the Bowlers who were in
years Indoor Finals.
The Mayor met a number of the Social Members and Dart members
and joined them for a drink at the Bar.
He also joined a number of outdoor members for their opening
roll-up of the new outdoor season. Both the Mayor and Mayoress
being bowlers themselves joined
in for 10 ends.
During the tea interval the
presented the Mayor with an
engraved glass tankard as a
memento of the visit.
with a bouquet of flowers by
Mrs Kathleen Monk.
Many photos of the Mayor's visit are
on display in the Club House.
The Club is grateful to the Mayor
and Mayoress for giving
up so of
their time to come and meet Club
members and share ina very enjoyable day.