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Welsh Government announcement, 30th November- Update

Nov 30, 2020

Following today’s Welsh Government announcement there is no change to participating in bowls. Leisure facilities (indoors and outdoors) will remain open. The First Minister specifically stated that access to sport facilities was being protected because of the important benefits to mental well-being associated with exercise. There are no changes to

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Guidance for returning post firebreak

Nov 9, 2020

Following the release of the Welsh Government guidance for returning post firebreak, we can confirm the following: Bowls clubs can open following the end of the firebreak on November 9th at 12:01am. If you are aged 11 and over, you can play sport or exercise in a group of up to 30

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Welsh Government fire-break announcement – 19th October 2020

Oct 20, 2020

The Welsh Government have announced that they will introduce a two week “fire-break” national lockdown from 6:00pm on Friday, 23 October. This will last until the early hours of Monday, 9 November. The press release regarding the announcement can be found here https://gov.wales/national-coronavirus-fire-break-to-be-introduced-in-wales-on-friday FAQs are available on the Welsh Government website,

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Articles Review

Oct 7, 2020

Regular review of the Company Articles is a normal part of any good governance process, as the BowlsWales Company was set up in June 2017 now was a good time for the review to take place. It was agreed that an Articles Review Working Group comprising of representatives from the

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Richard Bowen steps down as a Director of BowlsWales

Oct 5, 2020

Richard Bowen has stepped down from the board of BowlsWales, having decided not to renew his Directorship following the expiry of his three year term. Ken Burton, Chair of BowlsWales, commented “Richard has been an excellent Director, and he has made an outstanding contribution to BowlsWales since its establishment in

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Lockdown Statement- Bridgend, Blaenau Gwent, Merthyr Tydfil & Newport

Sep 25, 2020

On Tuesday 22nd September, new restrictions will begin in the following Borough Council Areas: Bridgend Blaenau Gwent Merthyr Tydfil Newport These restrictions will mean that, in these areas, from tomorrow: People will not be allowed to enter or leave these areas without a reasonable excuse, such as travel for work

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BowlsWales Statement 25 September 2020- Local Lockdowns

Sep 25, 2020

The Health Minister announced further local lockdowns, which come into force this weekend across Llanelli town and Swansea and Cardiff Counties. We ask Bowls Club to consult both national and local authority networks for the most up to date guidance in their areas. These include: https://gov.wales/local-lockdown http://www.llanellitowncouncil.gov.uk/ https://www.cardiff.gov.uk/ENG/Your-Council/Strategies-plans-and-policies/Emergency-Planning-and-Resilience/coronavirus-information/Pages/default.aspx https://www.swansea.gov.uk/residents Currently,

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Rhondda Cynon Taf Lockdown Statement

Sep 17, 2020

Local lockdown restrictions in Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough come into effect on Thursday 17th September from 18:00. The council issued the following: No participants, coaches, officials or other club volunteers residing in the borough to attend activities outside the borough e.g. training, face to face education courses, meetings Local lockdown measures mean that

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Caerphilly County Borough Lockdown Statement

Sep 8, 2020

Caerphilly County Borough has been local lockdown since Tuesday 8th September. We have been waiting on Welsh Government to release more information on what that means for Sport in the borough. Welsh Government have released the following: “Sport and outdoor activity Can sport, leisure and recreation facilities remain open? Yes. 

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