BURSCOUGH & LATHOM MEN'S BOWLING LEAGUE

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URGENT NOTICE & REMINDER TO ALL BOWLING CLUBS: At the recent BCGBA Management Meeting, it was passed that all clubs must comply with their BYE LAW 5g handbook page 42 which states 'EVERY CLUB MUST HAVE A NAMED SAFEGUARDING OFFICER WHO HOLDS A CURRENT DBS. FAILURE TO COMPLY WILL RESULT IN AN APPROPRIATE PENALTY' THIS BYE LAW WILL TAKE EFFECT ON THE 1ST MARCH 2019. The penalties will be a fine of 25, to be 50 after a further 3 months, then 75 for next 3 months rising to 100 after 1 year plus your club would be suspended from playing! Obviously we do not wish anyone to be fined or suspended so its is imperative that appropriate action be taken now. At the North Lancs & Fylde County Management meeting, Roy Atkinson, agreed to undertake the post of County Safeguarding Officer and is willing to help any of our clubs who may need assistance in making sure they comply before the above deadline. He can assist you in organising the relevent course that all club nominated persons need to attend in order to fulfill their role as club Safeguarding Officer. In the next few days, he will inform us of the available courses in the North Lancs & Fylde County area.

As promised at the recent delegates meeting, please find the following information for the safeguarding courses taking place in Lancashire. All clubs must have appointed a qualified safeguarding officer by the start of the season in order to continue playing bowls & have valid insurance cover: Lancashire County are holding two safeguarding courses . First one is on December 1st at Kearsley Social Club 58 Manchester Road Bolton Bl4 8NZ session is from 11am till 2 pm. Second one is at Horwich RMI Ramsbottom Rd Horwich Bolton BL6 5NH. Two sessions. Confirm times when applying for places. This is on 15th December. My information is that these courses are open to anyone interested and not restricted to Lancashire Members. Further details from Keith Andrews Lancashire County Secretary on 07743051307 or 01204 846716.

The next League's Delegates meeting will take place on Wednesday 9th January 2019 at Tarleton BC commencing at 8pm. All Delegates to bring their clubs proposals for rule & procedure changes etc. & any team applications or withdrawals.

Delegates & members please note that the League's AGM will take place on Wednesday 6th February 2019 at Tarleton BC commencing at 8pm.

The end of season review report can now be viewed at the League Season Review 2018 page.


Congratulations to Matty Greenwood (Mere Brow) on winning the Ste Rimmer Memorial Singles Shield Competition , beating Roy Webster (Banks) 21-20 in an exciting final which was a fitting climax to the season. For the full report, visit the League Singles Competition Menu page.

Congratulations to Chris & Mark Thompson (Banks & Croston Subs) on winning the League Pairs competition for the 2nd time, beating Gary Burgess & Keith Sproston (Crossens) 21-15 in the final on the superb Fleetwood Hesketh green. For the full report, visit the League Pairs Competition Menu page.

Congratulations to Banks St Stephens on becoming the 2018 KO Trophy Champions with a superb victory over Zetland B by 8 wins to nil & a winning margin of 46.5 chalks. Zetland B should also be congratulated on reaching the final for the first time since 2009. For the full report, visit the KO Trophy Menu page.

Congratulations to Hesketh Arms Vultures & Longton VM B on winning the 1st Division & 2nd Division Cups respectively.

Congratulations to Bretherton, Croston Subscription & Mere Brow on becoming champions of the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Divisions respectively as well as to Darren Evans (Burscough RBL) for winning the 1st Division Merit, Gordon Butler (Croston Subscription) for winning the 2nd Division Merit & John Greenwood (Mere Brow) for winning the 3rd Division Merit.

Congratulations to Steve McCall (Bretherton) on winning the League President's Day at Croston Subscription BC. For the full report, visit the Competitions Report Menu page.


We have now entered the world of social media, the following link will access our Facebook page: Burscough League Facebook page

If you are interested in joining this Friday Night league for the 2019 season, there are currently vacancies for teams & players. For further information, please e-mail me at secretary@burscoughleague.org.uk with your details.

The League's Comprehensive Result Service, hosted by BowlsNet, is now available on online. Please click on the following link to access this service: League Results Service


**LATEST NEWS** SOUTHPORT & DISTRICT BOWLING LEAGUE NEW in 2019, the Southport & District Bowling League that is commencing a whole new exciting Bowls League with winners of their Divisions receiving 1200 in cash and the bottom Teams receiving 150 in cash for their clubs. In October/November we are having a Mini 4 week league of four teams of the format run over the four Sundays in this period. Click on Southport & District Bowling League review

There is going to be a second Mini 4 week league run the same in January for any teams wishing to play in January then email me. Our October League is FULL now was we have the four Teams we need for this with this Mini league winners getting 300 in cash !! The individual merit winner will receive 40 in cash Brilliant and innovative this new League will be full before February for any teams wishing to get in. ----FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK--- Southport & District Bowls league Email Brian for forms to enter; southportanddistrict.bowls@gmail.com


 

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