News Archive - 2013

Quiz Night - Report

Thanks to all 71 competitors at Saturday evening's quiz. We made a profit of £277, less the cost of hiring the hall, so we're well pleased. Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves which is good for the club. We'll do another quiz in the autumn, after the season ends.
Shirley & Mick Collins

BBC Radio Northampton - Chairman Interview

On Saturday 20th April Mike appeared on the Kevin Saddington show to promote Heyford Bowls Club and the opening of the new changing rooms.


* * * Green Now Open * * *

The Green opened for use on 22nd April.

* * * * * Green Opens - Monday 21st April * * * * *

The Green is scheduled to be open for practice on Monday 21st April from 1.00pm.

April 2013

New changing rooms - Opening Ceremony

Sunday 21st April @ 2.00pm

New Changing Rooms - Media Release - 2013

Heyford Bowls Club secures £50,000 from sporting legacy fund

A Bowls Club in Northamptonshire has secured Olympic legacy funding from Sport England's Inspired Facilities fund.

Sport England today revealed that more than 1,000 local sports projects across the country have now received National Lottery funding through Inspired Facilities, which is part of the £150 million Places People Play legacy programme. Every sports facility that receives funding will carry the London 2012 Inspire mark - celebrating the link to the Games.

Heyford Bowls Club have received £50,000 of National Lottery funding to build new changing rooms which will allow them to make space for prospective new members in future years. The building includes ladies and gents' changing rooms with lockers, seating and toilets, including disabled access and toilet. This will free up our clubroom, which will now be used specifically for meeting and refreshment purposes. The project also received a grant of £20,000 from South Northants District Council and £2,000 from the local Parish Council which will provide the club with excellent facilities..

Sport England's Chair, Richard Lewis, said: "This National Lottery investment is helping us deliver a lasting sporting legacy in Northamptonshire from last year's successful Olympic and Paralympic Games.

"With so many clubs in the Midlands having benefitted from this fund already and building on the success of last summer, this is the legacy people want for their local community."

Club President, Joan Juland said, "We are delighted to have secured this investment, which means we have been able to upgrade our premises to facilitate the ever growing membership. It is a wonderful legacy following the 2012 Olympics."

Heyford Bowls Club is one of 310 projects across England to receiving lottery investment from the third round of the Inspired Facilities fund and one of over 1,000 to benefit overall, with the milestone being achieved one year ahead of schedule.

Many more communities can still benefit from the fund, with a further two rounds remaining. Bids will be accepted for the fourth round of Inspired Facilities Funding from the 4 March 2013. You can find out more at