Ottery St Mary bowlers all set for silver jubilee season

Gay Dobson, Sarah Kenney and Glyn Dobson

Gay Dobson, Sarah Kenney and Glyn Dobson - Credit: Archant

Ottery St Mary Bowling Club has a new bar to mark its silver jubilee season, writes Mike Smith.

The new bar was officially opened on Sunday, the first day of the outdoor season, when mayor Glyn Dobson dropped by to raise the shutters for the first time.

The bar was completed earlier this year after hundreds of hours of hard work by members John Pethick and Dave Brown. They did a magnificent job and still remain friends.

Thanks must also go to their long-suffering wives and families who didn’t see much of them for almost a year , but who supported them throughout.

The weather was kind and some 50 or so members enjoyed a fine afternoon’s bowling, ending the proceedings with a few drinks in the new bar.

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Friday club nights resume tomorrow.

All are welcome and newcomers can go along from 6pm to try the game. Free coaching and equipment will be provided. Just wear a pair of flat shoes or trainers (no heels).

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The club is in Strawberry Lane next to the cricket club.

For more information ring Mike Smith 01404 811195.

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