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5th February 2017

Mr. Richard Moore.

It is with regret that we have to report the death of our previous Secretary Mr. Richard Moore.


14th January 2017

World Bowls Law Change.

Members attention is drawn to the changes to Laws D2, 52.1.3, 52.1.8.4 and 53.1 which were passed at the World Bowls Council Meeting held in Christchurch, New Zealand on 5 December 2016.

In short this removes the requirement for large grooved rings on the non-bias side of the bowls.

For full details please see the document WB Law Change 5 December 2016 by clicking here.

14th January 2017

Transparent frame measuring device.

As from the start of the 2017 outdoor season the use of the "Transparent frame measuring device with concentric circles" will and must be allowed to be used by all players during their game, as per World Bowls directive.

They are not for us to use as a marker or umpire and they will not be part of our official kit.

Vernon Findell, Association Secretary.

13th December 2016

Bowls England Finals 2017

Applications are invited for Umpire and Marking Duties at the Bowls England finals to be held at Royal Leamington Spa in August 2017

Please return the form below to Vernon Findell.

Leamington August 2017

3rd December 2016

Development Officer Vacancy

As Allan Thornhill is not continuing as the Development Officer after the AGM in April 2017 the Executive Committee would like to receive ‘expressions of interest’ from those who would like to be considered to assume the role.

Please ensure these reach the Secretary (Vernon Findell) by 31 December 2016.

3rd December 2016

Secretary Vacancy

At the recent Executive meeting Vernon Findell announced that he would not be continuing as Secretary of the Association after the AGM in April 2017.

He is prepared to continue in the Treasurer's role

Please send any nominations (both proposed and seconded) to Vernon for inclusion in the AGM agenda..

1st December 2016

EIBA Finals 2017

Applications are invited for Marking Duties at the EIBA finals to be held at Nottingham and Melton Mowbray in 2017.

Please return the form below to Vernon Findell.

bullet Nottingham 2017

bullet Melton 2017

1st December 2016

Indoor Laws

With effect from October 2016 the WIBC have introduced new Laws of the Sport of Indoor Bowls

There are only minor differences to five Laws.

Your Executive Committee have agreed to send all paid up umpires the latest copy of the above for free, when the Secretary receives your 2017 subscription. Those that have paid in advance will be receiving them in early December 2016.



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