Christmas Opening & Closing

Unless listed below the club will be open as normal

Wed 23rd December - closed

Thurs 24th December - closed

Fri 25th December - closed

Sat 26th December - closed

New Years Eve open at 6.30pm

27th November 2015

Yetton Trophy

Durham Ladies just missed out on reaching the quarter-finals today against South Shields losing by only 3 shots 79-82 in this third round tie.

This followed successes against The Parks 91-61 in the first round and in the second a win of 78-73 against West Denton.

21st November 2015

Denny Cup

Durham's interest in the Denny Cup ended today after losing 67-77 against Houghton.

However, as a first round losing team the Club will now compete for the Denny Plate. Its opponents are Gateshead and the match will be played on Sat 14th Nov, 10am start.

31st October 2015

Durham v Durham County Ladies

As a warm up match for their Inter-County Season Durham County Womens IBA has arranged a match against Durham Club.

It will be played on Sunday 1st Nov 2015 starting at 2pm and will be 8 rinks of four players.

A number of the 'visitors' are members of the home club..

23rd October 2015

England v Scotland International Test Match

England are to play Scotland in a Women's International Test Match at Stanley Indoor Bowls Centre on Saturday 31st October and Sunday 1st November 2015

The format of the Co-operative Funeralcare Test Matches will be sets play with 2 Triples and 3 Pairs on the first day and 6 Singles on Sunday

Top bowlers from both countries will be taking part. Tickets for both days are available at £5.00 each from Stanley IBC.

Starting time is 10am.

23rd October 2015

Durham County Vice Presidents Visit

Sunday 18th Oct 2015 sees the return of the County VPs team to play club members in a 'friendly' match.

There has been a lot of interest from members to take part in this annual fixture which will fill all eight rinks.

Starting time is 2pm.

16th October 2015

Saturday Afternoon

Vets B Champions 2015

The popularity of the Saturday afternoon Spoons continues to grow with regular attendances of well in excess of 50. Today there were 58 bowlers taking part.

4th Sept 2015

Club Leagues Fixtures

Fixture lists for all Club Leagues are available for team captains to collect from the club office.

1st Sept 2015

Winter Opening

From Tuesday 1st September Winter Opening times will start.

1st Sept 2015

New Season begins on 7th September 2015

Registration of teams for the 2015-16 Leagues is due to be completed by 22nd August.

Afterwards fixtures will be prepared and team captains will be advised. All this will be finished in time for the new season to start on Monday 7th September 2015.

Membership renewal fees can now be paid at the office.

18th August 2015

Club Presidential Team 2015

New Presidential Team inaugurated.

Larry Miller is new Club President for the next 12 months


31st May 2015

Presentation Evening 2015

Last night presentations were made to the winners of the Club's KO Competitions and Leagues.

It was also the occasion for the inauguration of the new Presidential Team.


31st May 2015

County Champions 2015

Vets B Champions 2015

A fine 72-39 shots win against South Shields in the Final held at Darlington yesterday gave Durham's Vets B team the County Veterans Title for 2015.

After qualifying as runner-up in the Area 4 League the team played away against Sunderland in the quarter-final stage and won to qualify for a place in the semi-finals. This match was played on a neutral green at Darlington where Durham beat a fancied Parks A side 60-51. .

The final was contested with South Shields. However Durham were the stronger side from the start and led throughout to finish convincing winners on 72-39. It was a fitting climax to a competition which has seen the squad produce a series of excellent performances.

Rink scores were:

D Christie 15 v 12 G Driver

J Layfield 23 v 15 J Kelso

B Richardson 34 v 12 A Cummins

Congratulations to the team members. It is their first major success.

31st March 2015

Drawn Open Triples Competition, Sunday 15th March 2015: In aid of St Cuthberts Hospice - Result


Winners: George Appleby, Alan Lyle & Keith Minnis 8pts £60.00

Second place: Shirley Newcombe, Brenda Dunn & Jim Taylor 7pts £30.00

Third place:Kath Rogerson, David Tuffnall & Lockie Todd 7pts £15.00

Fourth place: Graham Hartsin, Derek Briggs & Peter Wilkinson 6pts £15.00

St Cuthberts Hopice will receive a sum of £70.00 from the proceeds.

Another Whistle Stop Drawn Triples competition will be held in October 2015

23rd Mar 2015

Graham Wilkinson Competition Results

Winners: Allan Pratt & Ann March (on total shots)

Second: Barry Jones & Alex Stevenson

Third: Arlene Stafford & Sylvia Briggs

Fourth: Steve Krimpen & Pat Miller

18th Jan 2015

Members Lounge

Lounge Area

The Club also has numerous other activities including Bridge, Whist, Ballroom and Line Dancing and Live Entertainment

There is a large function room with a dance floor and its own private bar which is available for meetings, conferences and other private functions. Any catering needs can be met in-house and there is CCTV supervised car parking for 52 cars.

Do you have a Corporate Event to organise and want to do something different? Why not try indoor bowls combined with a meal and bar facilities.


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