General Notices

Support Funding for Bowls Clubs

Energize hosted a webinar event to talk clubs through what there was in support funding terms in this Coronavirus period. All of us will have lost bar income & are paying some fixed costs so it is definitely worth looking into. At least 3 clubs have received 10k from Shropshire CC just by completing their simple questionnaire. I would urge …

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News Flash

As it is very probable that this year's bowling season is a non-starter, it would be very unfair that this year's President, Wendy Icke would miss out on what would have been a special year for her It has been agreed that there would be a delay in the term of office of the President and Deputy until things return …

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Shropshire Senior County Records

There are a lot of senior county records available here for Shropshire thanks to John Price, Alan Jones, Nina Hanlin, Adam Harris, Graham Garnett and Mike Beckett. If you have any other scores for Shropshire then please let Graham know on grahamgarnett@yahoo.com.

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Sport England funding opportunity for clubs

Please see below an announcement from the BCGBA regarding potential funding for struggling clubs from Sport England - released earlier today (Tuesday 31st March) - which you may find useful Stay safe and healthy An emergency fund for clubs to apply for funding to support them during the COVID-19 outbreak. This £20m fund is designed to compliment other funding options …

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Applications for new BCGBA registration cards are temporarily suspended.

TO: CLUB SECRETARIES OF ALL SCGBA AFFILIATED BOWLING CLUBS URGENT – IMPORTANT INFORMATION Hi Everyone, I have received notification today from the BCGBA National Registrar, Pat Crowther, that the registration process for applying for new BCGBA Player Registration cards, is temporarily suspended. This is with immediate effect (today!) and will be in place until 1st July 2020 when the position will …

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BCGBA Club Survey Covid-19

Could clubs please fill out the form by clicking on the link below. BCGBA Club survey COVID-19To help us advise Sport England on the current pinch points and Information requested to help assess where support funding should be prioritised, please ca you try and keep the reply to one per club. This information will only be used by BCGBA to …

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Latest link from the BCGBA 25.3.20

Guidance on what should be closed in relation to outdoor pitches is here. Extract on Outdoor pitches   Outdoor recreation Enclosed spaces in parks, including playgrounds, sports courts and pitches, and outdoor gyms or similar Mark BircumshawCEO BCGBA

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Covid-19 latest update from the SCGBA 21.3.20

A note for SCGBA affiliated clubs, leagues and bowling members 21/03/2020 We have been contacted in many ways about bowling activities. The BCGBA and SCGBA have suspended all bowling. The Government this week and especially last night have taken unprecedented measures to help keep people safe. The Covid-19 virus is one of the most dangerous that has been known to …

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Meole Brace Open 2020 Statement

After the announcements from the government this afternoon and a directive from the BCGBA we regret that we have made the tough decision to cancel the rest of this year's competition. For those players who have already played and qualified we are going to pay them £100 each as a reward for their achievement. The players who lost in their …

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