BowlsWales News

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Covid Guidance Update For Lawn Bowls

Apr 15, 2021

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

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Innovation Fund

Apr 9, 2021

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

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COVID-19 easing of restrictions brought forward

Apr 9, 2021

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

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Welsh Government announcement- 26th March

Mar 26, 2021

BowlsWales, WBA, WWBA and WCGBA welcome the Welsh Government’s announcement that Organised outdoor children’s activities can resume. This will allow any person under 18 years old to take part in organised outdoor activity. The number of people who can meet outdoors is now a maximum of 6 people from 2

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Welsh Government announcement, 12th March- Reopening of Outdoor venues

Mar 12, 2021

BowlsWales and the National Governing Bodies (WBA & WWBA & WCGBA) welcome the news from the Welsh Government announcement today for the reopening of outdoor venues. Outdoor bowls clubs can reopen from Saturday 13th March, ensuring that there are no more than 4 adults from 2 household’s taking part and

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BowlsWales Announcement

Feb 25, 2021

Michael Kent has resigned his position on the BowlsWales Board. As a group we are sad to see Michael leave but we would like to thank him for his contributions to bowls and wish him well in the future.

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Return to Play

Feb 25, 2021

  Following the First Ministers announcement on Friday 19th February, there were no change in restrictions to allow for Bowls clubs to reopen. Wales remain in level 4 with the message ‘stay at home’. The next review will take place on 12th March. The WBA & WWBA are working together

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BowlsWales Strategy Update

Feb 1, 2021

BowlsWales are excited to announce that work to develop a strategy for bowls in Wales will begin imminently. The work will be carried out by a working group with representatives from each of the Member National Governing Bodies (NGB’s) and BowlsWales Board Directors and staff. An independent consultant will facilitate

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BowlsWales Announcement

Jan 28, 2021

Following a Board Meeting last night, BowlsWales has announced that Interim Chair of BowlsWales, Ken Burton has retired today from the BowlsWales Board. Ken had been involved at BowlsWales from the very start, from the Steering Committee to the formation of the body in 2017, and since then had played

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