Rule Changes

- by Terry Stratton

At the League AGM in December 2021 the following rule changes were adopted.  The exact changes are highlighted in italics

 Rule 7.1

Smoking on the green and within one metre of the dyke, including E-cigarettes, is prohibited for all Players, Umpires and Markers taking part in any Peterborough & District Bowls League games or competitions.  Any complaints concerning breaches of this rule must be clearly indicated on the result card. Local club rules on smoking should be respected by visiting players.

Rule 11.4

Any team that requests a postponement other then 11.1(unfavourable weather conditions) and 11.3(exceptional circumstances) will be penalised 2 points for non-fulfilment of the original fixture date as stated at start of the season. This will be for each postponement.  Notification of the re-arranged fixture, to be played not beyond the second week of September, to be emailed to the League rep and cc to the Fixture Secretary by both team captains. The Management committee reserve the right to issue a date for a match to be played in any dispute.


Longthorpe Spring Triples

- by Terry Stratton

Longthorpe Bowls Club are planning to hold their ANNUAL SPRING TRIPLES on Sunday 22nd May 2022.

Mixed Teams 3 players, each bowling three woods.

 To register an interest or for more information:

 Contact: Richard Harrison  




- by Terry Stratton

The League Committee have decided to allow the use of Taylors UBI Bowls launcher, or similar devices, in league competitions from the 2022 season onwards. For more details see Taylor UBI Bowls Launcher (