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Juniors' £5,000 appeal target reached

Junior League

The Juniors target of raising £5,000 before the end of January has been reached with 5 days to spare. That sum will now be doubled by the Kirklees One Community 'Match It' initiative. There is no reason to stop the push to increase that total for although the Match It scheme total has been reached there is still much that needs funding to kick-start Junior League bowling in the area. Already 91 supporters have added to the target in a show of support from the Huddersfield bowling community. Click on the 'Give Now' link alongside to make an instant donation to this very worthwhile cause.

'Restart in 2021' is a campaign to be launched by the Junior League to attract young bowlers to the sport after a torrid year. All the money raised through the Match It project will be used to re-energise the push to get youngsters to play crown green bowls and introduce the many benefits to a wider audience.

League Secretary, Geoff Martin, has ambitious plans to use the money raised to galvanise local junior bowling and you can read what those plans are and how you can help by following this link. The League is very grateful for every individual, club and league that continues to support this venture which will set the league up with the best possible chance of extending its numbers and helping to secure the future of bowling in Huddersfield.

The fund has now passed the £5,000 target including these donations from Huddersfield individuals and bowling related organisations:

Skelmanthorpe Central BC £50 Huddersfield Recreation Club £100

Kirkheaton Cons £250

Outlane BC £50 Hemplow BC £50

Crosland Moor BC £100

Norma Maxwell £250

Huddersfield Veterans League £100

Fox Bowls £100

Foresters Friendly Society £500

Denby Dale Bowling Club £50

Rastrick Bowling & Social Club £50

Shepley Bowling Club £100

Thongsbridge BC £100

Farnley Tyas BC £100

Slaithwaite C&BC £30

Huddersfield Ladies League £100 Golcar Liberal Club £50

You too can still contribute to that total. Donate Now

PrintPod have also pledged to print de-luxe scorecards for the junior league branded for the Foresters and Junior League.

We are pleased to add the Junior League to HuddWeb and support their campaign to raise £10,000 for junior bowling in Huddersfield. Is your League on HuddWeb? Maybe you would like to draw the benefits of being part of the local bowling community's internet presence to your League Officials. Full details

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