Bowls (Page 1)


West Heaton Bowls club

West Heaton Bowling, Tennis and Squash Club is 150 years old this year, an age unmatched by any sports or social club in the Four Heatons district of south...

in Bowls - on 26/10/23


COMPO is top of the range

Ian Dickson, a bowling green contractor, believes that COMPO EXPERT products have proved to be top of range without the premium price tag.

in Bowls - on 15/8/23


Professional recognition

Wages, the cost of living and professional recognition are contributing to a skill exodus from the turf care profession.

in Bowls - on 24/7/23


GroundsFest education

Bowls England is supporting GroundsFest and will be running a dedicated education programme at the event.

in Bowls - on 11/5/23


Dennis & SISIS seminars

Dennis and SISIS recently concluded their annual bowling green maintenance seminar programme, and by all accounts it was another huge success.

in Bowls - on 9/5/23


Bowls season begins

With the Bowls season starting last month, we spoke to David Sans from Wollaton Sports Association about the work he has put in since joining the club...

in Bowls - on 4/5/23


Volunteers are backbone

However, sometimes though they are glad of a helping hand from the grounds professionals to ensure they can complete their sporting calendars.

in Bowls - on 7/4/23


Bowls Greenkeeper Award

Graham Instone of Dunnington Bowls Club, York, has been crowned as the Bowls England Greenkeeper of the Year.

in Bowls - on 25/3/23


44 Years in the business

Mark Mountain began working for Qantas when he left school and was going to be an accountant.

in Bowls - on 12/2/23


After the Flood

The long, hot summer of 2022 made the year the second warmest on record in the UK and led to drought in many areas. With the ground dried out and continued...

in Bowls - on 24/1/23


Victoria Park Bowls

Picture this... you and your team have just prepared greens for a global, televised event and you’ve now got less than three weeks to turn them around...

in Bowls - on 12/12/22


Johnsons help bowls club

Wantage Bowling Club are celebrating their centenary year with a green that is denser and healthier than it has ever been, thanks to the switch to Johnsons...

in Bowls - on 15/7/22

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Earls Barton centenary

Celebrations marking the centenary have been marked with the unveiling of a plaque, a bowls match and a world record attempt for the longest continuous...

in Bowls - on 11/6/22


MM seed for for Wycliffe

With a new season just around the corner, the green at Wycliffe Bowls Club has never been in such good condition, and greenkeeper Keith Freakley believes...

in Bowls - on 20/5/22


Local hero at Kineton

Working to meet the demands of a growing interest in cricket, the one-man grounds team at Kineton Sports and Social Club channels a passion for the sport...

in Bowls - on 19/5/22


Dennis FT610 at Ludlow

After trying various mowers, Ludlow Castle Croquet Club has finally found the one it was looking for in the Dennis FT610 interchangeable cassette...

in Bowls - on 16/5/22

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Low decibel sprayer

First established in 1921, Littleport Bowls Club is unusually situated in the centre of a large housing estate, so any new equipment must tick three key...

in Bowls - on 12/5/22


Phoenix compaction relief

Tackling compaction on previous untouched ground, a Redexim Verti-Quake® 2516 has dramatically improved the downward movement of moisture at Rotherham’s...

in Bowls - on 15/4/22


Guy’s Thatched Hamlet

The quirkily named Guy’s Thatched Hamlet (origin unknown) is a canalside haven of thatched roof buildings and sports provision at Bilsborrow, near Preston....

in Bowls - on 21/3/22


Deep aeration relief

Where once stood a croquet lawn and tennis courts, the Broadway Bowling Club opened its doors in 1919. It sits in an idyllic location in beautifully maintained...

in Bowls - on 6/2/22