BowlsWales News

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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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BowlsWales AGM

Jan 13, 2021

On Tuesday 12th January, BowlsWales hosted its AGM digitally for the first time in its history. Held via Zoom, the 2020 AGM was attended by representatives from across all National Governing Bodies, Service Bodies, Sport Wales, Board and staff and was chaired by BowlsWales Interim Chair, Ken Burton. The AGM

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Christmas Opening Hours

Dec 18, 2020

The BowlsWales staff team will be taking a break over the Christmas period. Our ‘home offices’ will be closing on Friday 18th December at 5pm and re-opening on Tuesday 5th January 2021 from 9am. The phone lines will be closed – if for any reason you are unable to reach

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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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