DBS

Dates for DBS checks 2019

All clubs and leagues must have a DBS checked  Safeguarding Officer in place by 1st March 2019. Please check that your DBS is in date (they have to be renewed every 3 years) Phil Scott will be available for DBS checks on the following dates. Date                                   Area      …

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Still spaces on Safeguarding Course!

BCGBA Safeguarding Officer, Paul Ashmore will be holding Safeguarding Courses again this year. It is recommended (but not yet compulsory) that all club and league Safeguarding Officers attend a safeguarding course. The courses will be held at Meole Brace Bowling Club on Sunday 7th October 2018. Time: 11 - 2 p.m.  or 3 - 6 p.m. Cost is £15.00 per …

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Important reminder 9 days to deadline

All clubs and leagues were notified at the end of February that they must return their welfare forms to Barry Jennings by the 1st April 2017. We thank the 8 Leagues and 74 clubs who have returned the forms there are still 10 Leagues and 64 clubs who have NOT. Please send the completed form to Barry Jennings. Email  jnnnadri@aol.com

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Venue for Safeguarding in bowls Course

All clubs should encourage their members including coaches, volunteers and in particular Club (and League) Welfare Officers to attend relevant training courses to ensure that all children and adults at risk are safe within their clubs. We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting a Safeguarding in bowls course in Shropshire. This will be limited to 32 on …

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Situation vacant

Barry Jennings will be stepping down as SCGBA Welfare Officer and Counter-Signatory at the end of the year. Anyone who is interested in taking on this role will have to attend the relevant courses to qualify. For further information please contact Mo Corley. Email: mocorl@aol.com  

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Recent DBS Checks

Reminder that when you have received your renewal DBS that you must contact Barry Jennings (County Welfare Officer) with the unique reference number which is on the form. Email: jnnnadri@aol.com,  Tel: 01743 351155

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2015 Welfare Forms overdue

Over fifty clubs and eight leagues have not returned their Welfare Officer's form by the dead-line of 1st April. Please send them in now! I will not except wrongly filled in forms or forms that have out of date DBS numbers or are imminent of running out of date. Please return to me: Barry Jennings - Welfare Officer

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Club Welfare Officer 2015

To comply with SCGBA bye-laws all clubs must have a DBS cleared Welfare Officer in place. Please note that your DBS is valid for three years, you must make certain that it is in date. To renew it please contact Barry Jennings. Tel: 01743 351155 The 2015 Welfare form is available to download here < Welfare Officer Club 2015> every club …

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