THE DOWNSMAN BOWLS CLUB AND THE COVID-19 VIRUS - 11th July
We are now open for business
Wednesday 8th July saw a number of members rollup for the first time since lockdown and there has been a steady if not huge number flow since then.
We will be starting slowly, with the green open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday afternoons 2pm to 6pm in slots 2 til 3; 3.30 til 4.30, 5 til 6. This allows time to arrive/depart safely and sanitize equipment before and after use which are all kept in a plastic crate outside the clubhouse..
Although the government have relaxed some restrictions from 4th July, there has been no further guidance issued from Bowls England, so what was sent to members earlier this month still stands. They must be read and understood and will be posted on the outside noticeboard and website; click on this. They include the fact you need to book a rink in advance and cleaning protocols.
Any updates will of course be communicated.
At the end of the day, this is all about common sense and social responsibility so enjoy your bowls and take care.
CONSTITUTION, RULES and BYLAWS
Please find the updated versions of these as described in the recently published newsletter.
Constitution: THE DOWNSMAN BOWLS CLUB CONSTITUTION - Final 3.1.docx
Rules: THE DOWNSMAN CLUB RULES - Final 3.1.docx
Note: These have yet to be formally adopted at a general meeting given the current restrictions
There are now no bylaws as these were included the above revisions.
OUR 2020 SUPPORTED CHARITY (Stroke Association).
With the current climate, our ability to raise monies this year is very limited and yet the charity needs even more support. There are therefore ways in which we can help to support to reach vulnerable stroke survivors and their carers through the charities new befriending service.
Donate £14.40 now to ensure a stroke survivor can receive critical emotional support from their own homes for the next twelve weeks. https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/sa-covid19
This appeal will really help to keep stroke survivors from feeling abandoned and is so important in this current climate, any help your members can give would be most appreciated by us and all the people we help.