Updates from Bowls England

22nd December 2020 – BOWLS ENGLAND TO ANNOUNCE 600K LOSS DUE TO CO-VID 19 At its recent meeting, the End of Year Accounts were approved by the Board of Directors and will now be submitted to Companies House. Bowls England will record losses for the 2019/20 financial year of just short of £600,000. Full details …

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Sad News

We are sad to report Fred Inch the former Assistant Secretary of the EBA has sadly passed away. Fred held official and high office positions for Northumberland County Bowling Association and Durham County Bowling Association as well as a number of clubs within both counties. Fred made a tremendous contribution to the sport and went …

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Club News

Sport England Community Emergency Fund Return to Play: Small GrantsThis fund will make awards of between £300 and £10,000, from a total pot of £10m, to help sport and activity groups, clubs and organisations respond to the immediate challenges of returning to play in a coronavirus-safe way.This could include contributing to covering the costs incurred …

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Sport England News

Sport England have launched a new funding scheme called Return to Play to assist sports clubs who have been affected by COVID-19. These are: –Small Grants – £300 to £10,000Community Asset Fund – £10,001 to £50,000Active Together – Matches money raised by Crowd Funding up to £10,000

Bowls England Statement

COVID-19 – GOVERNMENT RESTRICTIONS ON GATHERING The Government announced last night that social gatherings of more than six people will be illegal in England from Monday (14th September). The change will ban larger groups meeting anywhere socially indoors or outdoors but includes some exemptions including for organised sports. We are seeking clarification from the Department …

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Commonwealth Games News

Bowls clubs across England are being invited to register their interest in becoming a training camp for teams participating in Lawn Bowls at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Many of the 71 nations and territories taking part in the Games are looking to set up training camps across the country in order to train and acclimatise …

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Tribute to David Bryant

There was some sad news for the sport as one of the games most famous figures David Bryant sadly passed away aged 88. Ask a member of the general public to name a bowler and you would get good odds on the reply being “Francis Drake” or “the fella with the pipe.” It is often …

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