BROOMFIELD BOWLS CLUB
Portland Road, Birmingham, B17 8LS
JUNE ~ OCTOBER 2013 NEWS
Items listed below are news items that have appeared on the Home Page but may now be out of date...
21/09/13 - An online version of the Pitchcare article is now available to view (click here). This took place prior to staging the All England in July of this year and went to print in the Aug/Sep issue of the Pitchcare magazine.
20/09/13 - The Janice Freeman Club Handicap will close the 2013 season for Broomfield on the Portland Road green. This club competition will start at 1:00pm with a 12:45pm sign in. Handicaps have been emailed to members and have been calculated on each players win percentage at home since relocating to the Portland Road green. Ollie Newman heads the handicap list with Owe 7. This based on his 99 wins from 114 games (Win percentage: 87%).
19/09/13 - Birmingham City Council today approved the planning application made by Warwickshire County Cricket Club (in conjunction with Persimmon Homes and GVA Grimley) regarding the Portland Pavilion site. Click the image below to watch a recording of the planning meeting. You will need to scroll forward to 18mins 29secs (or click item 9 on the active agenda on the right side of the page):
17/09/13 - Averages updated.
21/08/13 - Watch all the action from the 2013 All England by clicking here (6 videos in total).
17/08/13 - Four Warwick & Worcester cup finals will be played on the Portland Road greens on Bank Holiday Sunday (25th August). These being: Premier 'A', Premier 'B' and Alliance Cup. This has resulted in the Janice Freeman Club Handicap being re-arranged as an end of season Club Competition and will played the day after the final league game of the 2013 season. The Club Handicap will start at 2:00pm on Sunday 22nd September.
17/08/13 - A message from your Chairman, Darren Griffiths: "As the end of the season is fast approaching could i ask for a concerted effort to sell your books of raffle tickets that were issued to you all earlier in the season. Also tickets are now on sale for our bowls presentation on Saturday 2nd November. Tickets are £25.00. I am currently getting the Menu finalised and will email you all in the next week or so. Please help support this event and celebrate the success of this years All England. So invite your friends and family the more the merrier."
17/08/13 - Averages updated.
17/08/13 - Confirmation of re-arranged W&W Alliance games: Sunday 1st September vs Colebrook @ Portland Road (2:00pm start). Sunday 15th September vs Selly Park @ Portland Road (3:00pm start). Both games will have 'Saturday' food after the match. The game on 1st September is a 2:00pm start because the West Bromwich Cup Final takes place at 5:30pm.
17/08/13 - The West Bromwich Handicap Cup Final (Mick Edmunds Memorial Trophy) will take place on Sunday 1st September at Hamstead Social B.C. (5:30pm start). Broomfield take on the Pheasant. Both teams will play off scratch. This is the 4th final in the last 7 years for Broomfield in this competition with those finals being played at Hamstead in 2007 (Lost), Cradley Libs 2009 (Won) and Lea Hall 2012 (Lost).