£722.00 was raised for Kangaroos in a Division 3 VPís
Charity Day Match vs Steyning BC. Our thanks to all for their
most generous support.
The Charity is registered and based in Haywards
Heath and provides a range of fun, with year-round clubs and
trips out, in and around Mid Sussex, for children and young
adults with learning disabilities and complex medical needs.
currently support children and young adults from age 6 upwards
with a wide range of learning difficulties and special needs
including autism, cerebral palsy, Down's syndrome, challenging
behaviour and complex medical conditions. Activities are
requested, approved and paid for in advance to ensure that we
have the right staffing in place.
Kangaroos strive to enrich the lives of their members and their
families and not let their disabilities hold them back and
enable them, in a safe and supporting way, to participate in the
majority of activities that we all take for granted.
More information on www.kangaroos.org.uk
Bowls England invited Disability Bowls England (DBE) to play a representative match at the National Finals at
Leamington Spa on
Saturday, 4th August 2018.
DBE took the opportunity to play their annual North -
South competition for the Margaret Smith Shield.
Four players from Sussex took part Cliff Ainsworth (Mackie),
Ellman-Brown (White Rock), Bob Henstridge (Vicarage -
Peacehaven) and Steve Ireland (Crouch) joined over forty
other players in this match but unfortunately the South
lost by ONE shot 96 to 97.
At the end of the match the Shield was presented by both
Margaret Smith and Tony Allcook MBE.
Lindfield reached Leamington finals again in this double
beat Chichester in the Sussex final to go onto playing Kent
champions Bromley on a neutral green at Tonbridge on 2nd August.
Bromley and Lindfield being previous winners of this national
evening, both Lindfield rinks won.
Holman, Ian Watson, Carol Watson and Margaret Atkins won by 28 -
Green, Sue Willmott, Janet Hawkins and Roger Willmott won by 25
last last 8 teams go to Leamington to play the finals on 1st and
to let you know that Diana Taylor has been made a Life Member of
Sussex County Bowls.
should have been announced at the Executive meeting in April,
but Di was unable to attend due to her husbandís illness.
citation was therefore presented to her at the Benevolent
Triples Day at Beach House Park, Worthing, on Monday 16th
was a complete surprise for Di, and all those present were
delighted to be part of this special event.
Membership was bestowed on Diana in appreciation and thanks for
all her sterling work for the County womenís Association, as an
Umpire, as Competitions Secretary (in the 1980s) for the
Brighton Area, and as Benevolent Secretary and Treasurer for the
last 15 years. No-one is more deserving of this accolade.
ladies won through to Leamington in the Walker Cup - for the
first time since 1989 apparently. They beat
Surrey in the Regional Semi Final and then beat Berkshire in the
They will now
be playing at Leamington on Sunday 19th August in the Walker Cup
and the Men in the Balcomb Trophy on Sunday 26th - the first
time in living memory that both have qualified in these two
pleased to report that Darrell Petts - Div 1 VP Controller is
now out of Brighton Hospital and is currently at:
Westerleigh Nursing Home
Corsica Road, Seaford BN25
1BD. Phone 01323 892335.
Where he expects to be for a further couple of months.
Rod McBeth has spoken to the care home to confirm he is there
and have established that visiting times are anytime - as long
as the person wishes to see the visitor - but up to 11 am they
may be having a bath etc. It may best if you ring before
If anyone is in the area and wishes to visit I am sure Darrell
will welcome seeing you.
Go to Bowls England
Pages on this website for News on Coaching Bursaries and General
Data Protection information
Bowls England Membership Register.
Whilst this has no immediate impact on this County, as it is
being tried as a pilot scheme in five Counties around the
Country Ė the southern area County being Surrey Ė it will
ultimately impact on all counties.
HERE to read the details.
General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
The revised Regulations concerning Data Protection become
effective on 25 May 2018. Click
to see how it affects your
Club and the County.
|The archives for Sussex County
Bowls are now held at 'The Keep', a storage facility in Brighton run by East
Sussex County Council. Anyone can view any of the
documents held on our behalf. The Archive reference number
is AMS7204. Details on how to book an appointment and
search the records are available on their website: