The North Yorkshire
Short Mat Bowling Association


July 21, 2020

The following has been issued by the ESMBA Chairman yesterday Following a meeting of the Management Committee this weekend, a ‘Route Map’ to bowling again and the basis of our guidance notes was agreed. These documents are being updated and …

Planning Ahead for 2020-21

July 17, 2020

The following advice was sent out to all clubs on July 11th.

None of us can see into the future but all of us can speculate. Some may be looking on the bright side and be thinking that things will …


July 1, 2020

The following statement has just been issued by Barry Hedges – ESMBA Chairman.

See Covid-19 statement re opening clubs

This has been sent to all club Secretaries with additional NYSMBA thoughts regarding the next few months

Jean Calvert

June 22, 2020

I am sorry to learn of the passing of Jean Calvert last Thursday. Many will remember Jean (and her husband Ken) as successful and enthusiastic bowlers who participated fully at all levels of Short Mat over many years. At County …

Indoor Bowler magazine

June 5, 2020

Those who subscribe to this quarterly magazine will now know that the current issue (Spring 2020) is the last PRINTED copy to be produced. From now on issues will be freely available on-line at The site also displays …