A Brighter Future For Gresley Indoor Bowls
New LED lighting at the Indoor Bowling Centre at Gresley Old Hall in Church Gresley is proving a big hit with bowlers and management alike. The 40 metre long bowling carpet takes a lot of lighting and more than 120 LED panels are being installed to replace the fluorescent lighting fitted when the Centre first opened 30 years ago. As well as improving the lighting for bowlers the new panels use less than half the electricity and will thereby make the Centre more financially and environmentally sustainable. Bowls captain, Mark O’Connell, who is pictured holding one of the new LED panels, said “As the work has proceeded the difference between the old and new lighting has been clear for all to see and the improvement is striking”. The work is due to be completed next week. [22January].
Gresley Old Hall Chairman, Roy Hyde, said “We are grateful to the South Derbyshire Miners Association and the Community Priorities Fund of South Derbyshire District Council for their financial support for this important lighting project. Their funding will also enable us to renew the heating of the bowling centre during the summer. We will shortly be celebrating the 30th anniversary of it’s actual opening in the autumn of 1990 and it’s official opening by Princess Diana in January 1991 so this is a great way to be starting our anniversary year”.
Trustees of Gresley Old Hall Community Centre
A great win after a very tight game against Desborough saw Church Gresley move up the table.
The never die spirit of our young bowlers ensured victory.
Well done to Ellie Ramsell on winning our junior summer league.
This was a very close league but Ellies determination and consistency allowed 11 year old Ellie to get in front over the 12 weeks.
Come along and try indoor bowls for free.
Children and adults from 8 years old.
Bank Holiday Monday 6th May.
Open from 10:00 to 15:00
Coaches and equipment available available.
We have facilities for physical disabilities including wheel chairs and ramps onto the green.
Open to all members this is the last friendly game of this season.
Sunday 24th 2:30 start.
It will be played at Church Gresley and players to bring a plate of food for the buffet.
We will be drawing the winners of the end of season prize draw after the game.
Prize draw tickets still available at the club
Please enter name on friendly board or see Scott Standing.
Three Church Gresley juniors had a great day at Rugby in the under 13 singles competition.
Connor played for the second year and did well, Scarlett and Ellie were playing in their first singles competition and both did very well against opposition from all over the UK.
Scarlet came third in her group and Ellie Second in her group and went on to the quarter finals.
Ellie also won a fun comp by getting the highest score.
A great day enjoyed by the kids , parents and grandparents.
What a great day at Potters for our juniors.
Everyone enjoyed the experience and both teams won games. In their groups.
Guess its Potters again next year 👍
The one in Red was our sub 😂😂