At its recent Annual General Meeting SCIBA appointed a wheelchair bowler as their Deputy Vice President for the forthcoming season 2010 / 2011. Ian Blackmore will take on this important role in the County hierarchy immediately and will work towards being County President in 2012 / 2013. This is a first for a wheelchair bowler.
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Over recent years, Summers have become increasingly full of music festivals – Glastonbury, Reading, V, etc but early Summer is the time for bowls festivals; notably at Scarborough and at Bodwellyan Castle, North Wales. These events are popular with wheelchair bowlers.
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This year’s end-of-season BWBA MatchPlay Singles Championship drew players from far afield and included the welcome return of Harry Haydock (Belfast IBC) from Northern Ireland.
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A little while ago Fintry Indoor Bowling Club wrote to the BWBA to say what facilities they had at the club that were wheelchair accessible. A further update has been received from club official Donald Chalmers.
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This is a popular annual fixture in the BWBA’s calendar and there was a first for this year’s match. In addition to three BWBA rinks there were three rinks from the local group of visually impaired bowler, Worthing Visually Impaired Bowlers Club.
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The BWBA organises several weekends of bowls each year for wheelchair bowlers at its HQ at Stoke Mandeville IBC, Bucks.
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