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We in The Federation are fully committed to the safeguarding and welfare of our youth, juniors and vulnerable adults.

This policy is in accordance within the guidelines laid down by CPSU and NSPCC. In light of the serious information that continues to come to the fore regarding allegations of abuse in other sports, we would advise anyone who has any concerns, historical or current, to contact their County Safeguarding Officer. The National Safeguarding Officer is Paul Ashmore, 46 Silverbrook Road, Liverpool, L27 1XJ. Mobile:07702347360. Alternatively on behalf of the Federation you can contact me in strict confidence and any information will be passed to the relevant authorities.

Tel 07860358283 or email or visit

David Kay (DBS certificate number: 1647254550)

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Ken Howarth, Furness Deputy President BCGBA 2019 left

Graham Jackson, Derbyshire President BCGBA 2019 right

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A G M 2018

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Was conducted by email on 31st October. All details are under minutes and statements.

President 2019

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Peter Hodgkinson will act as President in 2019. A fitting figure head to our organisation, Peter is now Honorary Life President in recognition of his services over the past 18 years.

Champion of Champions

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Re-arranged Champion of Champions 2018 held at Elland Cricket Club, Halifax BC with the Final at Kingston BC Halifax.

After the Round Robin games Middleton and Heywood contested the Final at Kingston.

Eventual winners were Middleton 4 points Heywood 4 points. Middleton won by virtue of the best winner.

Thanks to all concerned at the host clubs for their hospitality and excellent facilities.

This years venues have been booked at Fox Lane, Leyland Empire Services Preston with the Final at Eagle and Child Leyland. Date 22nd September2019.

National League 2018

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Bolton Federation Team 2019

This year the National League was won by Colne Valley who pulled off a remarkable win in their last game against Halifax to overcome long time favourites Leeds A.

Div 2 was won quite easily by a strong Middleton team with Airedale A as runners up.

Div 3 Dudley were Champions with Fylde A runners up who finished on same points but had less winners in the season.

Div 4 Liverpool/ St Helens continue their progress up the League followed by a strengthened Sth Lancs team.

Div 5 was won by Furness who took advantage of their home greens.

Div 6 A and B saw the promotion of Menai and newcomers Heywood.

League Merit prize went to Jack Marrow from Stu Lancs.

Full results are on Mb results/federation click link.

Federation Youth and Junior Tournament 2019

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Played once again in the Leyland Area on 5th May and 7th July. This years event has been another tremendous success. Thanks to the officials and staff of Fox Lane Sports Club Eagle and Child Bowling Club Farington Conservative Club and Wymott Bowling Club. All these provided their greens and facilities free of charge. Thanks also to the team managers and the players who took part contributing to the success of the event. It will be repeated in 2020 in the same area. Special thanks to Ken Howarth our Youth and Junior Officer who put it all together and collated the results. These can be seen via the link on the results tab.

Team Knockout 2019

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This event will be played in the Stockport Area hosted by Cheshire Parks on September 8th 2019.

Over 55's Merit 2019

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This event will be played at Garswood Hall Nicol Road Ashton in Makerfield on the 9th August 2019. Entries at 5.00 to dkay on or text to 07860358283 or Messenger.

Individual Merit 2019

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This event will be played at The Grange Bowling Club Warrington on 6th October 2019 . Competition is FULL. A reserve list is in operation. Entries at 10.00 to D Kay on Text to 07860358283 or Messenger.

Federation v Civil Service 2019

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This Annual Match was played on 19th July at the Royle Billiards and Bowling Club Castleton. Our thanks go to the Officials and staff for their generous hospitality and in particular to the Greenkeeper for providing an excellent surface. Despite the rain some first class Bowling and an enjoyable day. Thanks also to the Civil Service Players for their contribution to a great day. Full results on the Results tab.


I would be grateful if you would check your contact details and let me know if there are any changes.

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Best Regards

David Kay