Dear Colleagues Mary has just let me know funeral arrangements for those who wish to attend John Dickenson’s funeral will be on 28 March at St Mary’s Whittlesey at 12.30pm, followed by a celebration of his life at Peterborough IBC at Burton Street, Peterborough. Family flowers only. However, any donations will be going towards facilities.. read more →

03 Mar 2017
March 3, 2017

John Dickenson – a gentle giant


The officers of the committee are sad to announce that our Chairman John Dickenson died today (3 March) at about 5.15pm at Peterborough Hospital. John was a gentle giant, quietly spoken, but firm with it.  While he was very even-handed, he would listen to all sides of the argument and then when he spoke his.. read more →

In 2013 members of Lawson Park Indoor Bowls Club were given the opportunity to take over the running of the club.  The first thing to do was change the name to Kempston Park Indoor Bowls Club and from a membership of 200 the club has just over 630 members at the beginning of 2017.  This.. read more →

Dear Colleague The new insurance cycle comes into effect from 1 October.  For those not renewing by Standing Order please select Single Renewal Form_2016-2017 to call up the renewal for in Word.  For those clubs renewing their coaches in bulk please select EBCSRenewalsform_2016-7 multiple to call up the multiple renewal form.  Payment may be made direct to the.. read more →

The late Gwyn John  Gwyn died in August 2016 at the age of 87 His ‘all round’ contribution to bowls coaching has, arguably, never been bettered. For many years ( including during the 1990’s) he was in post as the National Director of Coaching of the English Bowls Coaching Scheme ( now ‘Coaches Society’). During.. read more →

The certified accounts for the EBCS can be found under the Downloads page or here: I&E Account 2016rev read more →

03 Feb 2016
February 3, 2016

Somerset Bowls Coaching Association

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The EBCS (English Bowls Coaching Society) is pleased to announce that the Somerset Bowls Coaching Association have decided to affiliate their members to the Society given our ongoing involvement with the National Governing Bodies comprised within the ABC ( The Association of Bowling Codes ). We wholeheartedly welcome them to our Society and look forward.. read more →

11 Nov 2015
November 11, 2015

EBCS Qualifications

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There seems to be a lot of misinterpretation of the Bowls England Statement issued a few weeks ago about EBCS Coaches and EBCS qualifications not being recognised. The Bowls England/EIBA/BDA  statement, if read quickly seemed to give the impression that any qualification was not accepted.  However, if the statement is read carefully, particularly the last.. read more →

In a response to a comment made earlier on this web-site Mr Vic Waite referred to the fact that York Indoor Bowls Club have reverted back to using EBCS Coaches.  He made the comment that Mr Paul Humphries was on the committee of the above mentioned club, but on subsequent clarification  has ascertained that this is not the case.. read more →

Dear Member The web-site continues to add articles on various topics including purposeful practices and aspects of coaching for general use.  The articles can be found under the heading FOR COACHES and drop down list ‘DOWNLOAD OF FORMS, SYLLABI & MINUTES OF MEETINGS ETC’  and follow the list down to MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS recent articles prepared.. read more →