(19 Jan 2020)
ROY COPPING RIP
The death is announced of Roy Copping (77), formerly of the now-disbanded Pegasus BC. Roy was a regular member of the Middleton Cup team in the ’80s and a great supporter up to more recent times. Funeral details later when known.
(18 Jan 2020)
MARK WILSON OPEN PAIRS
Details of this fundraising event at Essex County BC on Sunday 3 May 2020 on the link below.
(1 Jan 2020) Updated 10 Jan
KEN PLAYLE RIP
The death is announced of Ken Playle, Past President 2006, who died Tuesday 31 December 2019. The funeral will take place at 2 pm on Tuesday 21 January 2020 at Colchester Crematorium, Mersea Road CO2 8RU. Family flowers only. Afterwards at Mersea Island Bowls Club, CO5 8AJ. Donations if desired to St. Helena Hospice, c/o East of England Co-operative Funeral Services, 44 Kingsland Road, West Mersea CO5 8RA
(21 Dec 2019)
ECBA MATCH PROGRAMME 2020
(4 Dec 2019)
GRIFFIN BC WIN DISABILITY AWARD
Congratulations to Griffin BC on winning the Love Fisher Brown Award for the club’s work towards accessibility to all members of the community. Details on the link below
(25 Nov 2019)
JASMINE WILSON – JUNIOR BOWLER OF THE YEAR
Essex’s Jasmine Wilson scooped the Junior Women’s Bowler of the Year award at the Bowls England Women’s Annual Dinner and Presentation of Prizes in Coventry on Saturday 23 November.
18-year-old Wilson triumphed in the Bowls International sponsored junior category. The Essex youngster had a great season, which included making her debut in the junior international team back in July. Wilson skipped Hayley Kenny to the National Junior Pairs title in August. She also retained the Essex Women’s County Singles crown, as well as reaching the National Triples Championships as skip of her Radwinter team
(11 Nov 2019)
ESSEX BOWLING ASSOCIATION – AGM
The Annual General Meeting of the Essex Bowling Association will take place on Saturday 30 November 2019, 10.30 am, at Millennium Hall Great Baddow CA Club, Recreation Ground Baddow Road, Gt. Baddow, Chelmsford CM2 9RL.
(3 Nov 2019)
COUNTY LUNCHEON & PRIZE GIVING
This took place on Sunday 3 November 2019 at Stock Brook Manor Country Club with approximately 180 members and guests in attendance. Following an excellent meal, the principal guest, Bowls England Past President (2009) Dennis Cousins (Norfolk) responded to the toast proposed by Essex SDP Sandy Dron. The toast to Essex County Bowling Association was proposed by Gordon Newman, Bedfordshire President, to which President Terry Mizen responded. There were presentations of Merit Award Certificates to Brian Hobden (Maldon BC), Frank Mason (Saffron Walden BC), Sid Slater (Stock & Buttsbury BC), Peter Proctor (Upminster BC), and Percy Dipino (Group 4). Bill Wallis Award Certificates were awarded to Graham Pinch (Burnham Hillside BC), George Cripps (Castle Point BC), Tony Capon (Saffron Walden BC) and John March (Falcon BC). The event concluded with the presentation of trophies including Essex County’s National Singles Champion, Edward Morris. The MC was County Administrator Tony Ellis.
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(3 Oct 2019)
COACH BOWLS COURSE
Coach Bowls are holding Play Bowls Activator, Level 1 Coach and Level 2 Coach courses at Essex County BC in the New Year. Full details contained in the flyer links below.
Play Bowls Activator Level 1 Coach Level 2 Coach
(1 Jun 2019)
There have been several enquiries recently for Essex Jackets and members should be aware that these are available to any Essex bowlers at a cost of £25. There is a discount for Middleton squad members.
All stock enquiries should be directed to John Stewart at Essex County BC (contact number is on page 3 of county handbook listed under Team Manager item).