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8th June, 2024.

I am not saying that there is a turf war between our two local bowls clubs, but they are competing for members.

A stall on the Thirsk Market ran a recruiting pitch for mew members, complete with a colourful display of the actual bowls (so different from my late mother's natural brown lignum vitae set).

They were extolling the virtues of the THIRSK BOWLS CLUB, with its green tuckewd away behind a corner of the racecourse.

Separately, the FLATTS BOWLS CLUB was announcing a recruitment day for more lady members, this weekend.

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