MEMBERS at Wigginton Bowling Club are counting down to the start of the 2014 outdoor season.

The 70-member club open the campaign on Saturday, April 12 with an internal club competition for the York Wealth Management Trophy, sponsored by York FM Ltd of Haxby.

A pre-season event has been arranged with a spring coffee morning in Haxby Memorial Hall on Saturday (APRIL5), from 10am featuring craft stalls, a raffle and bingo.

The club will take on Bootham Bowling Club in a friendly fixture on Monday, April 28 at 6.30pm before the league programme starts in May.

Anyone interested in taking up flat green bowling is invited to a come and try day on Sunday, April 27 from 2pm.

On Sunday, May 11, there will be a professional coaching day from 10am when experienced and professional coaches will be on hand.

Wigginton are offering one month’s free trial membership, without obligation, and anyone interested should phone secretary Colin Ellis on 07890 836507.