Monthly Archives April 2021

Covid Guidance Update For Lawn Bowls

BowlsWales, WBA and WWBA have been working together over the recent months to ensure guidelines and information to clubs are compliant with any Welsh Government regulations. Return to play guidelines for clubs will be released next week and can be found on BowlsWales and WBA & WWBA websites. These guidelines will be in accordance with the anticipated Welsh Government announcement on 23/04 permitting outdoor organised activity of up to 30 people to take place from Monday 26th April. Key information for clubs is as follows; Travel should be minimised but any travel taken is at a club’s/person’s own risk. Travelling
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Innovation Fund

In recognition of the effect that COVID-19 has brought on the sport and leisure sector, the Welsh Government has provided additional funding to support the sector in its greatest need. The fund is intended to provide essential support to sports clubs and organisations, independent providers and sporting events who have all faced significant challenges during the crisis and continue to be severely impacted. In order to provide the widest possible opportunity to maximise the benefits from this additional funding, BowlsWales have decided to allocate the fund in three ways: £5,000 to fund BowlsWales Projects (which can deliver opportunities for all codes)
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COVID-19 easing of restrictions brought forward

BowlsWales and the National Governing Bodies (WBA, WWBA, WIBA, WLIBA, WCGBA, WSMBA) welcome the Welsh Government’s movement to bring forward the easing of restrictions and that in doing so they have sought to prioritise sport and exercise. The Welsh Government have issued a written statement, and due to the improving coronavirus situation in Wales dates for the return of sport have been brought forward. Outdoor Group activity for up to 30 adults can restart from the 26 April, where it had previously been the 3 May. Indoor sporting facilities, including gyms, leisure centres and swimming pools will be able to reopen
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