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Bowls England is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of Flat Green Lawn Bowls in England. It was formed as a company limited by guarantee on 1st January 2008 following a unification of the English Bowling Association (EBA) and English Women's Bowling Association (EWBA).
Bowls England has around 132,000 individual affiliated members, enjoying the sport of lawn bowls in 35 affiliated county associations and approx 2700 clubs across England.
Bowls England's responsibilities include:
Governance and Democracy
Members appoint the Council democratically through their Club and County Associations. These nominations bring specialist skills to the administration of Bowls England. The Chief Executive is responsible to the Board of Directors through its Chairperson. The Chief Executive also assists with the promotion of the sport and communicates with Government Departments and other external agencies.
As the NGB, Bowls England has a responsibility to implement future policies and to promote the true value of the sport to all external agencies.
Bowls England actively communicates with and encourages feedback from its Members. This includes the production of newsletters, issuing of regular news releases to local and national media, the website and the Annual Conference.
Bowls England liaises with volunteer support agencies to ensure that information on new legislation is available to Bowls England Members, most of whom offer their services in a voluntary capacity.
Details of all services provided by Bowls England to its affiliated clubs, county associations and individuals may be found on the Bowls England website.