Dear Members Last evening I received the following communication from the English Indoor Bowls Association. The following is an abbreviation that outlines how it will affect our club. Dear EIBA Correspondent, We have unfortunately not received any formal response to our queries relating to the restrictions to playing Indoor Bowls under the new 3 Tier System, starting on 2nd December 2020.… read more..
Dear Members I’m sure you are all aware that Eastbourne Borough has been placed in Tier 2 of the Government restrictions. Unfortunately this will alter how our club can operate. I am awaiting further guidelines from the English Indoor Bowls Association to understand if or how we can open under the new restrictions. I am expecting an announcement from EIBA… read more..
The UK’s sport and physical activity sector has joined forces to launch a new campaign called Save Our Sports, urging the Government to save grassroots sport, fitness and leisure facilities from permanent closure due to COVID-19. Leaders from more than 150 bodies wrote to the Prime Minister in September asking him to provide ringfenced funding for the recovery of the… read more..
During the first lockdown our Men’s Vice Captain, Mike Taylor, started writing poems as a way of passing the time and grew to become an (almost) daily Facebook post to share with his online ‘friends’, the subject matter covers social distancing, restricted travel and most importantly praise for the work undertaken by the many people who selflessly worked on in… read more..
Letter received 2/11/20 “Dear Mr Chairman. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you, your entire committee and all the volunteers concerned, for the efforts achieved on behalf of the membership in keeping the club open and sanitised, allowing bowls to continue. It is sad there is another lockdown on the horizon, we all look for better times… read more..
Dear Members I’m sure your aware by now that the club will shut its doors after the last session of bowls on Wednesday 4th November and hopefully reopen on 3rd December, subject to Government approval. Rest assured we will be planning for reopening with a full agenda for the Christmas period including a couple of Mixed Drives and internal matches.… read more..
Annual General Meeting – Notice of meeting Notice is hereby given that the 43rd ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Association will be held on Friday 27th November 2020 at 6pm. The meeting will be held at the bowls club, 5 Hampden Park Drive, Eastbourne, BN22 9QR. Numbers are limited to 30 attendees due to Covid-19 guidelines, 12 of which will… read more..
Bowlswear Direct will be at the club on Tuesday 20th October 10:30 – 14:30 The shop will be in the boardroom and it will be a one in, one out system. Should you want to try clothes on you will have to buy them and try them on at home. You will be able to exchange them on their next… read more..
We were really pleased to welcome back visitors from ‘Memory Lane’ Dementia group, returning for the first time after many months away. In addition to our volunteers we are thrilled that one of our highly qualified coaches, Denise Smith, offered her services and equipment to enable the group to play a variety of games, followed by tea and cake of… read more..