General Notices

Shropshire Pilot for New Coaching

Like many sports Bowls has had its problems this year. Shropshire has however been at the forefront of new coaching practice with four bowlers trialling the new mixed online & practical coaching course. The course is usually two days of in person practical & theory but coaching provider Coach Bowls realised they had to be more flexible because of Covid. …

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DBS Checks 2021

DBS RENEWALS 2021 For 2021 DBS Certificates that need renewing will be done via Zoom conferencing over January/February/March 2021. Each applicant will be given a log in time between 9 am and 12 pm on a Saturday morning at fifteen minute intervals and will need to have all the documents with them for the Safeguarding Officer to peruse and fill …

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New Restrictions

Memo From: Phil Scott. SCGBA Safeguarding Officer. Date: 4.11.20 Subject: Bowling Restrictions. Email: safeguardingscgba@outlook.com Hi Everyone Another change in restrictions from Thursday, 5th November. Having read these we are of the opinion that there is no way crown green bowling can take place within a safe environment and in consultation with the BCGBA, we are directing clubs/players to stop crown …

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County Treasurer not seeking re-election.

Brian Kitson will be standing down as Treasurer on 31.1.21. We thank him for all he has done in his thirteen years in Office, he will be missed. Applications for this position to be made to the County Chairman Barry Jennings Tel: 01743 351155 email: jnnnadri@aol.com If you have any questions please contact Brian Kitson: Email kitsonb1@gmail.com, Tel: 01743 367836 …

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On This Day: Kingy wins Midland Masters

Jamie King won the 2019 Midland Masters on this day to take the trophy and with it a place in the Champion of Champions. He beat Wrockwardine Wood team mate and good friend Stuart Rutter in the final 11 after leading 15-7 on Prees. In the Semi Finals he beat Stuart Perry 14, making the most of an 8-3 and …

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Help needed to save the Waterloo.

Message from Lynn Pritchatt. "The historic and iconic 'home' of Crown Green Bowls, The Waterloo', will face closure for good if funds cannot be raised for essential work to be undertaken.  The national bowling community is attempting to raise £100,000 to get the work undertaken to allow us to secure at least a 10-year lease on the venue. Unless this …

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Sad news

I have been informed that Past President, Geoff Balshaw's wife Sheila died this past week. The SCGBA send our condolences to Geoff and his family, Sheila was a lovely lady, she will be sadly missed.

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Latest Info re Covid 19

Following the recent announcement and changes to the Covid Legislation we can confirm clubs can continue to offer organised bowling activity in a Covid-safe manner. Phase 3 falls within the sporting exemption allowed.  Clubs should continue to follow the Phase 3 guidance and be aware that this is now backed up by the legislation changes. You can continue to take part …

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New Registrar

The SCGBA is pleased to announce that following a pause due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the BCGBA have confirmed that new player registrations can now recommence. A player registration form which includes the details of our new Registrar Marie Matthews, and how to apply can be found via this link: https://bowlingresults.co.uk/scgba/ Any questions/queries please email Marie direct at registrarscgba@outlook.com. or …

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