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18 05, 2019

Phil Knapp – Stothert & Pitt BC

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It is with sadness that we report the passing of Phil Knapp, member of Stothert & Pitt BC for nine years. Phil's funeral will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Hanham Rd, Kingswood, BS15 8PX on Thursday 30th May at 1.30pm.

9 05, 2019

Mike Briggs – Norwest BC

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Today we have learned of the sad passing of Mike Briggs, of Norwest BC. Mike joined Norwest in 1984, was Club Captain for 7 years and was the current President. He was well known within the Somerset Bowls fraternity. Funeral arrangements will be advised in due course.

30 04, 2019

Ron Auton – Bloomfield BC

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It is with deep regret we report the passing of Ron Auton, member of Bloomfield Bowling Club.

28 04, 2019

Pauline Cox – Bath Ladies BC – including funeral arrangements.

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We are sad to report that Pauline Cox of Bath Ladies Bowling Club has passed away.  She died on Monday 22nd April in Dorothy House Hospice.  The funeral will be held at Haycombe Crematorium on Monday 13th May, 2019 at 11.30am and afterwards at the Bath Bowling Club

21 04, 2019

Mary Trevennen – Bowls Cornwall

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It is with much sadness that we report the passing of Mary Trevennen of Cornwall.  Mary has been a trojan both for her County Association and Bowls England.  She is well known to many in Somerset and those who wish to give their condolences should send them to: Roger Trevennen, 4 Tregarland Close, Camborne, Cornwall, [...]

4 04, 2019

Alan Rosling – Knowle BC

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It is with regret that we report the death of Alan Rosling (Knowle BC). He was on tour in Cyprus and died on the bowling green. He was a well known and respected member of Knowle BC. Many bowlers and clubs will be saddened by the news of his death and will wish to send [...]

29 03, 2019

Joan Walmsley – Bath BC – including funeral arrangements

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We have just received the very sad news of the passing of Joan Walmsley of Bath Ladies, on Thursday 28th March 2019. Joan was a well-known and much loved player who enjoyed great success in County and National Competitions over many years, right up until 2017. Joan was a member of Somerset's Walker Cup-winning teams [...]

19 03, 2019

Don Rees – Keynsham Bowling Club

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it is with deep regret that we have to report that the President of Keynsham Bowling Club, Don Rees, passed away after a short illness, on Wednesday 13th March. Don was a long standing member of our bowls club and a regular member of the Keynsham 'A' team. Don has also been our Club Champion [...]

18 02, 2019

In memoriam – Hilary May MBE – with Memorial Service details

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It is with much sadness that we must announce that Hilary May,  our much loved John's Trophy Team Manager died on Saturday 16th February.  She fought hard against her cancer for many years but in the end it defeated her in body but not in spirit and she died at peace with it.  She had [...]

17 02, 2019

Martyn Altoft – Wyrral Pk BC – Funeral arrangements

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We are sad to report the passing away, early today (Sunday), of Martyn Altoft, one time Secretary at Wyrral Park BC and well known to many in Somerset as the partner of Carolle Skeates - our JVP and Patrons Secretary. Our thoughts are with Carolle and the family at this time. Martyn funeral will be [...]

16 02, 2019

In memoriam – Harold Fry (Clevedon BC) – with Funeral Details and Donation link.

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It is with much sadness that we pass on news that Harold Fry, one of bowling's great characters, passed away peacefully yesterday (Friday) evening at Willow House care home in South Brent, Devon, after suffering a stroke last weekend. Harold was our President in 1988. Harold's funeral is at Exeter and Devon Crematorium, Topsham Road, [...]