THE Chronicle can report the first signs of spring - the entry details of three Wharton Cons bowls torunaments.
Their main competition, the Individual Open, is worth £2,570 altogether with £700 to the winner and last 16 losers getting a tenner consolation.
The tournament is again on Sunday evenings with the opening two rounds in April, May, June and July. The final eight play-off on August 24 and entry fee is £15.
The Cons Mixed Pairs is on Bank Holiday Monday, May 26, and is worht a total £400, including £160 for the winners, with losing quarter finalists picking up £20. Entry is £8 per pair.
The £1,010 Four Man Team Cup, a 21-up handicap, gets underway on March 25, 26, 27, 28, 31 and April 1, 2 and 3 to decide a final eight for Saturday, April 5. The winning team receives £400 and entry is £25 per team.
Entries for all tournaments are being taken by Stewart bailey, 22 Plover Avenue, Winsford (01606 593902).