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AGM 2020

The meeting should have taken on November 1 but was not possible because of the pandemic.

The Management Committee will be making alternative arrangements in due course.

There are still officer posts for 2021 to be filled. See Neil Argyle's email dated December 1 for details.

Lotto Competition

Ivor Atkins  is running a bonus ball competition throughout the winter, starting December 12.

See the table below for weekly winners. Numbers 51 & 53 are still available if you still wish to participate.

Loddon Reach

The Loddon Reach magazine is no longer to be produced. This is very unfortunate as the club has used it to publicise the club and our events.


Risk Assessment

Bob Spencer has produced a list of issues which could affect the club and need to be addressed via the Management Committee. This will be available to read in the clubhouse once it opens again.

Please note this was produced prior to the pandemic.

Job Profiles

Neil Argyle has produced a document which provides members with information on the various roles of the club's Officers. Some of this is an update of a similar document produced some years ago by Allen Lock.

This will also be placed in the clubhouse once it re-opens.

Provision of Food After Friendly Games

The question of what kind of food is to be provided in future seasons was discussed at the AGM.

It was decided that from 2020 a light snack/nibbles instead of a full meal will be provided at home games on a Wednesday evening.  Opposing teams for friendly matches have been informed of the change. The rink fee has been reduced to £3 for both home and away fixtures.

There is no change to arrangements for weekend fixtures.

Club-wide Emails

We have recently experienced some rogue emails purporting to be from members.

In order to mitigate the risk of this happening it has been decided that any multi-address emails will be sent by blind copy. This will result in the full address list not being revealed to the recipient. 



The club is registered with GoRaise for the receipt of income via its on line portal for internet purchases.


All members have to do is go online, register with GoRaise and nominate the club as the recipient of any income. You then place your order in the normal way. A small percentage of the sale price is then received by the club.


Click on the following link -


You can also ask friends and family to participate as long as they have a different email address.


A number of major retailers have joined the scheme, eg Boots, Argos and John Lewis.


In case of any query please contact Debbie Bissett.  


Website Gallery Page


The website hosting company have increased their charge significantly. The only way to avoid the increase is to keep the page headings to a maximum of five. The Gallery [ photos ] page has therefore been deleted.


Photos will now be placed on the Facebook page. A link through to Facebook is provided on the Home page. You do not have to sign up to Facebook to see our posts.


Fees 2020 [ no change from 2019 ]


Annual playing membership : £110


Annual social membership : £25


Open days for new members : free of charge


Coaching for new members after open days : £20 for six sessions, then free membership in the same year


Teas friendly games : £4 weekends, £3 Wednesday evening.


Kennet League : £2.50


Kennet League LV : £3


Ladies friendlies : £3


TVLL : £3


Club shirts : £24, available from Keith Hall and Eileen Allen





The club is delighted to currently receive sponsorship from Fraser's Budgens and The Head Partnership.


We also enjoy the support of our good neighbours - Fine Images Ltd. - plus Davis Tate and Hortus Loci who provide perimeter advertising.  


If any other local organisations wish to advertise their services please contact Neil Argyle [ see the Contacts page ]. We have a perimeter fence which runs the length of the green and can be seen by over 1000 visitors each season.



Committee Meetings


The next meeting is scheduled for Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 10.30am 

Facebook Update


We have a Facebook site for members and visitors to see our very latest news and photographs. If you already use Facebook just type " Three Mile Cross Bowling Club " in the search facility. Alternatively, just come back to this page and click here

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Winter Lotto winners
Draw Date Winning Winner
No.   Number  
1 12/12/2020 59 Daf Ashby
2 19/12/2020 23 Lesley Darbourn
3 26/12/2020 6 (Jeff) Jan Belshaw
4 02/01/2021 37 David Pearce
5 09/01/2021 53 TMX