[<<] [>>] by Peter Death
26 February 2013
(CA Official News)
The CA has announced the winners of its Club Awards for 2013, which recognise a club's progress over a two year period.
This award is for clubs with 5 or more lawns, and the winner this year is Nottingham.
In the two years 2011 and 2012 the club has
- taken on 3 bowling greens from the City Council, giving a total of 8 lawns
- been able to offer year-round play for the first time
- sunk a borehole to provide a source of water for the lawns
- obtained funding to install an automatic watering system on its 5 original lawns
- increased its membership and number of CA Associates
- developed GC play at both club and tournament level to add to its strong showing at AC
- continued to run a full programme of CA Calendar events
- improved its website
- contributed to the running of the CA and the East Midlands Federation
Each winner receives an inscribed plaque and a cheque for £250, and holds the associated trophy for 2 years (or one year each in the case of Fylde and West Worthing. Trophies will be presented at the CA AGM in October.
The next round of awards will be made in February 2015. Applications will be invited in the autumn of 2014.