©2016 Shanklin Bowling Club, Shanklin
Shanklin Bowling Club Newsletter
“ROLL UP ROLL UP” read all about it!! 2020 NEWSLETTER No 12 November 2020
Here is the latest news letter which is now monthly throughout the winter months . The Government have imposed some new lock-down restrictions once again to various areas of the U.K but at the moment nothing on the Island but that said if you do require some help with shopping, or you are feeling a bit lonely as the winter months set in then get in touch with another club member and see if they can help out its all still about looking after each other through these very strange times and the need to stay in touch is paramount. Stay safe folks. The Club Committee are constantly reviewing the situation and will act accordingly to Government advice. The Committee continue to have their monthly meetings all be it under social distance rules so rest assured your club is still in good hands. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING POSTPONED UNTIL THURSDAY 15th APRIL 2021
LET THE MUSIC PLAY Here’s are 40+ tracks that I’m sure you’ll recognise and once they start playing you will be singing along with them. What better way to start by celebrating Cliff Richards 80th Birthday with a song from the film Summer Holiday. Enjoy
1. Rainy 2. Orange 3. September 4. October 5. Conkers 6. Acorn 7. Autumn 8. Haystack 9. November 10. Leaf 11. Harvest 12. Fireworks
HOW DID YOU DO FOLKS ? Get ready for your next 20 questions, coming up soon !
OUR COMMUNITY In these times it’s all about Community so let’s all support all our independent businesses and I would hope at the next club open day (when ever that is) we can invite all these business people to our club to give a big thanks and perhaps a glass of something! Continuing on the subject of Community don’t forget your local community radio station Vectis Radio F.M 104.6 and On-Line click on the logo to listen
This fine Station does a lot for the community and plays some exceptional music, and don’t forget our very own Ron Leleux hits the airwaves every Monday with the Mid Morning show 10-1pm and Fridays 10-12noon !! ***
PHOTO GALLERY Keep the pictures coming. If you have any pictures that may raise a smile or even a glass then send them in not necessarily bowls related.
STAYING SAFE Remember folks stay safe, Don’t forget you need a mask to go in the shops etc. Keep washing your hands to your favourite tune for 20 seconds, Keep to the 2 metre/1 metre plus distance rules especially now. Watch out for the “nudger's” with their trolleys in your back and keep an eye open for queue jumpers and try not to get annoyed by the NON mask wearers It’s not worth the argument.
ANSWERS TO THE AUTUMN WORD SCRAMBLE (Newsletter 11)
13. Season 14. Raked 15. Squirrel 16. Equinox 17. Squash 18. Bonfires 19. Corn 20. Clocks 21. Halloween 22. Pumpkin 23. Guyfawkes 24. Chestnuts

She’s an American Cocker Spaniel/Toy Poodle. This

photo was taken when she was 10 weeks old just

after Steve and Sandra had got her..

Stace and Sandra have named her Belle or

“Tinkerbell” when she’s naughty.

STAY ALERT MORE THAN EVER FOR SCAMS Unfortunately they are getting more and more and believable so if you don’t recognise the number let them leave a message (THEY DON’T) THEY are STILL at it: emails pretending to be from the NHS regarding contact and tracing and phone calls asking for your details so you can use the pubs and restaurants or saying your internet provider is about to turn off your broadband for illegal use , and the very latest is your visa has expired !!! In these times its all about Community so lets all support all our independent businesses and I would hope at the next club open day (when ever that is) we can invite all these business people to our club to give a big thanks and perhaps a glass of something !
INDOOR BOWLS As you are aware Indoor bowls is now under way as a triples league due to the distancing rules but at least it is keeping the members involved. If you are partaking then please make sure of all the latest rules and requirements. There is a strict cleaning and sanitation protocol to follow which is straight forward but has to be done. The Committee are requesting anyone with a cold etc should stay away from the club and contact your your indoor team Captain in good time to allow the Captain to substitute you. Please try to avoid the use of chalk but if you do DO NOT Lick the ends to mark the woods for obvious reasons! The Committee have supplied spray markers , please wipe these at the end of games as well as the board marker. The Kitchen will be closed throughout the Indoor season so you may wish to bring a flask of your own beverage. As the season progresses into the winter temperatures within the club will have to be monitored and also fresh air must be allowed to circulate within the club and this will be from time to time via opening windows and or a door. Everyone should take ownership of the various regs and rules so could we all make sure the windows are closed and curtains are drawn at the end of the day, some steps have been purchased to assist with this. PLEASE NOTE IT IS ESSENTIAL EVERYONE SIGNS IN AND OUT this is not only for fire regulations but also to assist with Covid requirements . There was a situation at the club where a person entered the club unannounced and proceeded to check the bar area and the storeroom , following extensive investigation via our cameras the person was identified as an employee from Heineken, the company have been informed of what is required for any future visits. If ANYONE tries to enter the club regardless of their trade please refer them to the Committee for an appointment. The Maximum amount of people allowed at the moment is SIX at anytime. On at least one occasion the club has been left unlocked ! Would all key holders make sure the door is locked if you have trouble with the key please let Ray Ridett know, also let Ray know if you would like to purchase a key . On a positive note the Indoor Bowls is being supported very well and everyone has said they are still enjoying it, so well done to you all.

Indoor Chair Dave Robert

Indoor League Secretary Chris Cummings

As you know there will be NO Indoor handbooks for the new season which will be an Indoor Triples ONLY season. This Season games will be played at 10am, 2pm and 7.30pm. .
1. Which bird of the crow family shares its name with a chess piece? 2. What forename is common to diarist Pepys and a man of letters? 3. What was the surname of the brothers who made up the band the Bee Gees? 4. Which artist did four paintings of sunflowers between August and September 1888? 5. In which South American country are the cities of Cordoba and Rosario? 6. What sort of weapon is a Scottish Claymore? 7. Which spirit is combined with vermouth to make a dry Martini cocktail? 8. In mathematics which number comes after eight in a Fibonacci series? 9. Timothy Q Mouse is a friend of the title character in which 1941 Disney film ? 10. Members of which profession take the Hippocratic oath? 11. Which ruined medieval building is part of the Studley Royal World Heritage Site? 12. Which group of incompetent policemen appearde in a number of Mack Sennett films of the 1910’s? 13. Which line of latitude is 23degrees 26minutes south of the Equator? 14. Manchego and Mahon are cheeses from which EU country? 15. What is the county town of Derbyshire? 16. In which century is the novel the three musketeers set? 17. The loss of part of Vincent van Gogh’s left ear occurred after a fight with which other artist? 18. Jeu de Paume was the medieval forebear of which sport ,a favourite of King Henry The Eighth? 19. Giving its name to Indonesia’s national airline what sort of creature is Garuda in Hindu myth? 20. What name is given in square dancing to the figure where two dancers pass round each other back to back and return to their original position ?

NOVEMBER’S QUIZ

ANSWERS NEXT MONTH FOLKS!!
STEVE and SANDRA’S NEW ADDITION
BOWLS ENGLAND For all the lates news from Bowls England plus Xtra End Podcast visit the Bowls England website by clicking on the logo:
THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT Thanks must go to the Club Committee who are doing everything possible to make our club safe, financially viable but also usable for its members.
YOUR HELP NEEDED 1. As you all know Mark Newman has been doing the New Years Day Quiz at the club for a long time now. Seeing we will not be able to use the club ( 6 max ) he is prepared to put a quiz together for New Years day which will be included in the Jan 2021 Newsletter. He is looking for sdome photos of you memebers when you were kids which could be used in the quiz under the title of “Bowls Babies”. If you have some and would like them entered please send to either ces.tibbitts@gmail.com or MarkNewlandmarko@live.co.uk or take them to the clubhouse marked for the attention of Mark Newland. 2. I have been running the Newsletter in this style since we went into lockdown. Things are a little better now, we have been able to enjoy a short Summer season bowling and now the Indoor Leagues are under way. To make the Newsletter interesting to read I am in desperate need of content. So if any of you out there have anything to offer it would be appreciated. It could about a project youv’e started, hobbies you have taken up, funny stories, about your pets, garden or anything that would be of interest with photos. Send it to me at ces.tibbitts@gmail.com
©2016 Shanklin Bowling Club, Shanklin
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“ROLL UP ROLL UP” read all about it!! 2020 NEWSLETTER No 12 November 2020
Here is the latest news letter which is now monthly throughout the winter months . The Government have imposed some new lock-down restrictions once again to various areas of the U.K but at the moment nothing on the Island but that said if you do require some help with shopping, or you are feeling a bit lonely as the winter months set in then get in touch with another club member and see if they can help out its all still about looking after each other through these very strange times and the need to stay in touch is paramount. Stay safe folks. The Club Committee are constantly reviewing the situation and will act accordingly to Government advice. The Committee continue to have their monthly meetings all be it under social distance rules so rest assured your club is still in good hands. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING POSTPONED UNTIL THURSDAY 15th APRIL 2021
PHOTO GALLERY Keep the pictures coming. If you have any pictures that may raise a smile or even a glass then send them in not necessarily bowls related.
STAYING SAFE Remember folks stay safe, Don’t forget you need a mask to go in the shops etc. Keep washing your hands to your favourite tune for 20 seconds, Keep to the 2 metre/1 metre plus distance rules especially now. Watch out for the “nudger's” with their trolleys in your back and keep an eye open for queue jumpers and try not to get annoyed by the NON mask wearers It’s not worth the argument.
LET THE MUSIC PLAY Here’s are 40+ tracks that I’m sure you’ll recognise and once they start playing you will be singing along with them. What better way to start by celebrating Cliff Richards 80th Birthday with a song from the film Summer Holiday. Enjoy
HOW DID YOU DO FOLKS ? Get ready for your next 20 questions, coming up soon !

She’s an American Cocker Spaniel/Toy

Poodle. This photo was taken when

she was 10 weeks old just after Steve

and Sandra had got her..

Stace and Sandra have named her

Belle or “Tinkerbell” when she’s

naughty.

ANSWERS TO THE AUTUMN WORD SCRAMBLE (Newsletter 11)
1. Rainy 2. Orange 3. September 4. October 5. Conkers 6. Acorn 7. Autumn 8. Haystack 9. November 10. Leaf 11. Harvest 12. Fireworks
13. Season 14. Raked 15. Squirrel 16. Equinox 17. Squash 18. Bonfires 19. Corn 20. Clocks 21. Halloween 22. Pumpkin 23. Guyfawkes 24. Chestnuts
STEVE and SANDRA’S NEW ADDITION
STAY ALERT MORE THAN EVER FOR SCAMS Unfortunately they are getting more and more and believable so if you don’t recognise the number let them leave a message (THEY DON’T) THEY are STILL at it: emails pretending to be from the NHS regarding contact and tracing and phone calls asking for your details so you can use the pubs and restaurants or saying your internet provider is about to turn off your broadband for illegal use , and the very latest is your visa has expired !!! In these times its all about Community so lets all support all our independent businesses and I would hope at the next club open day (when ever that is) we can invite all these business people to our club to give a big thanks and perhaps a glass of something !
OUR COMMUNITY In these times it’s all about Community so let’s all support all our independent businesses and I would hope at the next club open day (when ever that is) we can invite all these business people to our club to give a big thanks and perhaps a glass of something! Continuing on the subject of Community don’t forget your local community radio station Vectis Radio F.M 104.6 and On-Line click on the logo to listen
This fine Station does a lot for the community and plays some exceptional music, and don’t forget our very own Ron Leleux hits the airwaves every Monday with the Mid Morning show 10-1pm and Fridays 10-12noon !! ***
INDOOR BOWLS As you are aware Indoor bowls is now under way as a triples league due to the distancing rules but at least it is keeping the members involved. If you are partaking then please make sure of all the latest rules and requirements. There is a strict cleaning and sanitation protocol to follow which is straight forward but has to be done. The Committee are requesting anyone with a cold etc should stay away from the club and contact your your indoor team Captain in good time to allow the Captain to substitute you. Please try to avoid the use of chalk but if you do DO NOT Lick the ends to mark the woods for obvious reasons! The Committee have supplied spray markers , please wipe these at the end of games as well as the board marker. The Kitchen will be closed throughout the Indoor season so you may wish to bring a flask of your own beverage. As the season progresses into the winter temperatures within the club will have to be monitored and also fresh air must be allowed to circulate within the club and this will be from time to time via opening windows and or a door. Everyone should take ownership of the various regs and rules so could we all make sure the windows are closed and curtains are drawn at the end of the day, some steps have been purchased to assist with this. PLEASE NOTE IT IS ESSENTIAL EVERYONE SIGNS IN AND OUT this is not only for fire regulations but also to assist with Covid requirements . There was a situation at the club where a person entered the club unannounced and proceeded to check the bar area and the storeroom , following extensive investigation via our cameras the person was identified as an employee from Heineken, the company have been informed of what is required for any future visits. If ANYONE tries to enter the club regardless of their trade please refer them to the Committee for an appointment. The Maximum amount of people allowed at the moment is SIX at anytime. On at least one occasion the club has been left unlocked ! Would all key holders make sure the door is locked if you have trouble with the key please let Ray Ridett know, also let Ray know if you would like to purchase a key . On a positive note the Indoor Bowls is being supported very well and everyone has said they are still enjoying it, so well done to you all.

Indoor Chair Dave Robert

Indoor League Secretary Chris

Cummings

As you know there will be NO Indoor handbooks for the new season which will be an Indoor Triples ONLY season. This Season games will be played at 10am, 2pm and 7.30pm. .
ANSWERS NEXT MONTH FOLKS!!

NOVEMBER’S QUIZ

1. Which bird of the crow family shares its name with a chess piece? 2. What forename is common to diarist Pepys and a man of letters? 3. What was the surname of the brothers who made up the band the Bee Gees? 4. Which artist did four paintings of sunflowers between August and September 1888? 5. In which South American country are the cities of Cordoba and Rosario? 6. What sort of weapon is a Scottish Claymore? 7. Which spirit is combined with vermouth to make a dry Martini cocktail? 8. In mathematics which number comes after eight in a Fibonacci series? 9. Timothy Q Mouse is a friend of the title character in which 1941 Disney film ? 10. Members of which profession take the Hippocratic oath? 11. Which ruined medieval building is part of the Studley Royal World Heritage Site? 12. Which group of incompetent policemen appearde in a number of Mack Sennett films of the 1910’s? 13. Which line of latitude is 23degrees 26minutes south of the Equator? 14. Manchego and Mahon are cheeses from which EU country? 15. What is the county town of Derbyshire? 16. In which century is the novel the three musketeers set? 17. The loss of part of Vincent van Gogh’s left ear occurred after a fight with which other artist? 18. Jeu de Paume was the medieval forebear of which sport ,a favourite of King Henry The Eighth? 19. Giving its name to Indonesia’s national airline what sort of creature is Garuda in Hindu myth? 20. What name is given in square dancing to the figure where two dancers pass round each other back to back and return to their original position ?
BOWLS ENGLAND For all the lates news from Bowls England plus Xtra End Podcast visit the Bowls England website by clicking on the logo:
THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT Thanks must go to the Club Committee who are doing everything possible to make our club safe, financially viable but also usable for its members.
YOUR HELP NEEDED 1. As you all know Mark Newman has been doing the New Years Day Quiz at the club for a long time now. Seeing we will not be able to use the club ( 6 max ) he is prepared to put a quiz together for New Years day which will be included in the Jan 2021 Newsletter. He is looking for sdome photos of you memebers when you were kids which could be used in the quiz under the title of “Bowls Babies”. If you have some and would like them entered please send to either ces.tibbitts@gmail.com or MarkNewlandmarko@live.co.uk or take them to the clubhouse marked for the attention of Mark Newland. 2. I have been running the Newsletter in this style since we went into lockdown. Things are a little better now, we have been able to enjoy a short Summer season bowling and now the Indoor Leagues are under way. To make the Newsletter interesting to read I am in desperate need of content. So if any of you out there have anything to offer it would be appreciated. It could about a project youv’e started, hobbies you have taken up, funny stories, about your pets, garden or anything that would be of interest with photos. Send it to me at ces.tibbitts@gmail.com
©2016 Shanklin Bowling Club, Shanklin
Shanklin Bowling Club Newsletter
“ROLL UP ROLL UP” read all about it!! 2020 NEWSLETTER No 12 November 2020
Here is the latest news letter which is now monthly throughout the winter months . The Government have imposed some new lock-down restrictions once again to various areas of the U.K but at the moment nothing on the Island but that said if you do require some help with shopping, or you are feeling a bit lonely as the winter months set in then get in touch with another club member and see if they can help out its all still about looking after each other through these very strange times and the need to stay in touch is paramount. Stay safe folks. The Club Committee are constantly reviewing the situation and will act accordingly to Government advice. The Committee continue to have their monthly meetings all be it under social distance rules so rest assured your club is still in good hands. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING POSTPONED UNTIL THURSDAY 15th APRIL 2021
PHOTO GALLERY Keep the pictures coming. If you have any pictures that may raise a smile or even a glass then send them in not necessarily bowls related.
STAYING SAFE Remember folks stay safe, Don’t forget you need a mask to go in the shops etc. Keep washing your hands to your favourite tune for 20 seconds, Keep to the 2 metre/1 metre plus distance rules especially now. Watch out for the “nudger's” with their trolleys in your back and keep an eye open for queue jumpers and try not to get annoyed by the NON mask wearers It’s not worth the argument.
LET THE MUSIC PLAY Here’s are 40+ tracks that I’m sure you’ll recognise and once they start playing you will be singing along with them. What better way to start by celebrating Cliff Richards 80th Birthday with a song from the film Summer Holiday. Enjoy
HOW DID YOU DO FOLKS ? Get ready for your next 20 questions, coming up soon !

She’s an American Cocker Spaniel/Toy Poodle. This

photo was taken when she was 10 weeks old just

after Steve and Sandra had got her..

Stace and Sandra have named her Belle or

“Tinkerbell” when she’s naughty.

ANSWERS TO THE AUTUMN WORD SCRAMBLE (Newsletter 11)
1. Rainy 2. Orange 3. September 4. October 5. Conkers 6. Acorn 7. Autumn 8. Haystack 9. November 10. Leaf 11. Harvest 12. Fireworks
13. Season 14. Raked 15. Squirrel 16. Equinox 17. Squash 18. Bonfires 19. Corn 20. Clocks 21. Halloween 22. Pumpkin 23. Guyfawkes 24. Chestnuts
STAY ALERT MORE THAN EVER FOR SCAMS Unfortunately they are getting more and more and believable so if you don’t recognise the number let them leave a message (THEY DON’T) THEY are STILL at it: emails pretending to be from the NHS regarding contact and tracing and phone calls asking for your details so you can use the pubs and restaurants or saying your internet provider is about to turn off your broadband for illegal use , and the very latest is your visa has expired !!! In these times its all about Community so lets all support all our independent businesses and I would hope at the next club open day (when ever that is) we can invite all these business people to our club to give a big thanks and perhaps a glass of something !
OUR COMMUNITY In these times it’s all about Community so let’s all support all our independent businesses and I would hope at the next club open day (when ever that is) we can invite all these business people to our club to give a big thanks and perhaps a glass of something! Continuing on the subject of Community don’t forget your local community radio station Vectis Radio F.M 104.6 and On-Line click on the logo to listen
This fine Station does a lot for the community and plays some exceptional music, and don’t forget our very own Ron Leleux hits the airwaves every Monday with the Mid Morning show 10-1pm and Fridays 10-12noon !! ***
INDOOR BOWLS As you are aware Indoor bowls is now under way as a triples league due to the distancing rules but at least it is keeping the members involved. If you are partaking then please make sure of all the latest rules and requirements. There is a strict cleaning and sanitation protocol to follow which is straight forward but has to be done. The Committee are requesting anyone with a cold etc should stay away from the club and contact your your indoor team Captain in good time to allow the Captain to substitute you. Please try to avoid the use of chalk but if you do DO NOT Lick the ends to mark the woods for obvious reasons! The Committee have supplied spray markers , please wipe these at the end of games as well as the board marker. The Kitchen will be closed throughout the Indoor season so you may wish to bring a flask of your own beverage. As the season progresses into the winter temperatures within the club will have to be monitored and also fresh air must be allowed to circulate within the club and this will be from time to time via opening windows and or a door. Everyone should take ownership of the various regs and rules so could we all make sure the windows are closed and curtains are drawn at the end of the day, some steps have been purchased to assist with this. PLEASE NOTE IT IS ESSENTIAL EVERYONE SIGNS IN AND OUT this is not only for fire regulations but also to assist with Covid requirements . There was a situation at the club where a person entered the club unannounced and proceeded to check the bar area and the storeroom , following extensive investigation via our cameras the person was identified as an employee from Heineken, the company have been informed of what is required for any future visits. If ANYONE tries to enter the club regardless of their trade please refer them to the Committee for an appointment. The Maximum amount of people allowed at the moment is SIX at anytime. On at least one occasion the club has been left unlocked ! Would all key holders make sure the door is locked if you have trouble with the key please let Ray Ridett know, also let Ray know if you would like to purchase a key . On a positive note the Indoor Bowls is being supported very well and everyone has said they are still enjoying it, so well done to you all.

Indoor Chair Dave Robert

Indoor League Secretary Chris Cummings

As you know there will be NO Indoor handbooks for the new season which will be an Indoor Triples ONLY season. This Season games will be played at 10am, 2pm and 7.30pm. .

NOVEMBER’S QUIZ

1. Which bird of the crow family shares its name with a chess piece? 2. What forename is common to diarist Pepys and a man of letters? 3. What was the surname of the brothers who made up the band the Bee Gees? 4. Which artist did four paintings of sunflowers between August and September 1888? 5. In which South American country are the cities of Cordoba and Rosario? 6. What sort of weapon is a Scottish Claymore? 7. Which spirit is combined with vermouth to make a dry Martini cocktail? 8. In mathematics which number comes after eight in a Fibonacci series? 9. Timothy Q Mouse is a friend of the title character in which 1941 Disney film ? 10. Members of which profession take the Hippocratic oath? 11. Which ruined medieval building is part of the Studley Royal World Heritage Site? 12. Which group of incompetent policemen appearde in a number of Mack Sennett films of the 1910’s? 13. Which line of latitude is 23degrees 26minutes south of the Equator? 14. Manchego and Mahon are cheeses from which EU country? 15. What is the county town of Derbyshire? 16. In which century is the novel the three musketeers set? 17. The loss of part of Vincent van Gogh’s left ear occurred after a fight with which other artist? 18. Jeu de Paume was the medieval forebear of which sport ,a favourite of King Henry The Eighth? 19. Giving its name to Indonesia’s national airline what sort of creature is Garuda in Hindu myth? 20. What name is given in square dancing to the figure where two dancers pass round each other back to back and return to their original position ?
ANSWERS NEXT MONTH FOLKS!!
STEVE and SANDRA’S NEW ADDITION
BOWLS ENGLAND For all the lates news from Bowls England plus Xtra End Podcast visit the Bowls England website by clicking on the logo:
THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT Thanks must go to the Club Committee who are doing everything possible to make our club safe, financially viable but also usable for its members.
YOUR HELP NEEDED 1. As you all know Mark Newman has been doing the New Years Day Quiz at the club for a long time now. Seeing we will not be able to use the club ( 6 max ) he is prepared to put a quiz together for New Years day which will be included in the Jan 2021 Newsletter. He is looking for sdome photos of you memebers when you were kids which could be used in the quiz under the title of “Bowls Babies”. If you have some and would like them entered please send to either ces.tibbitts@gmail.com or MarkNewlandmarko@live.co.uk or take them to the clubhouse marked for the attention of Mark Newland. 2. I have been running the Newsletter in this style since we went into lockdown. Things are a little better now, we have been able to enjoy a short Summer season bowling and now the Indoor Leagues are under way. To make the Newsletter interesting to read I am in desperate need of content. So if any of you out there have anything to offer it would be appreciated. It could about a project youv’e started, hobbies you have taken up, funny stories, about your pets, garden or anything that would be of interest with photos. Send it to me at ces.tibbitts@gmail.com