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There has been a flow of Emails from the BBA over recent weeks, concerning County matches and draws for County Competitions , but since current member interest in these is not forthcoming, they will not be posted, but anyone wishing to know about them, please speak to the Secretary , Tim Baldwin. 

August 12th  from BBA 

Ken Johnson, a long time member of Cippenham Bowls club has passed away after suffering a stroke 10 days before. Ken was such a gentleman & recently moved to St Albans to be nearer his family. Ken's funeral is to be held at Slough Crematorium on 15th August at 11.00 and after at Cippenham Bowls Club - his family have said that all are welcome. 

Robbie Williams died last week at the great age of 98. He had been a member of Chesham Bowling Club for over thirty years and had been honoured as a Life Member for services to the club. Robbie's funeral is at 1.45pm on Monday 20th August in the Milton Chapel at Amersham Crematorium. A wake will follow at Chesham Bowling Club, to which all his friends are invited.

Aug 8th from BBA  

We have been notified of two deaths in our bowls area. In case any of our bowlers knew them, they were Ann Tift of Leighton Buzzard and Bill Holden of Denham who passed away this morning. Funeral arrangements will be available on request in due course.

 July 10th from BBA : 

It is with regret that I report the passing of another two bowlers, both from Wendover BC. 

Mike Jeffs who has been at the club for quite a few years and was very involved with coaching outside and Short Mat, died  on Saturday evening after his health deteriorated over the last two years. He will be very much missed by all his bowling friends at Wendover.

Wendy Hope a very long standing member and county player, died on Sunday evening after a long battle. Wendy was Ladies Captain for many years and will be greatly missed by all her friends and bowling colleagues.

Funeral arrangements will be announced shortly.

 The BBA April Newsletter can be found on this link ; April Newsletter.pdf

....and the 'Play Bowls'  April newsletter can be viewed on this link ; Newsletter 2018.pdf

Young Bowlers ;  Please find a notice regarding the Junior Academy Events  for 2018;

April 7th ;  from BBA

The funeral of Joan Wright who played for Wexham, ICI, and Burnham as well as playing for the County, is to be held on Friday April 20th at 11.00 am at St Andrews Methodist Church, 2 Merton Road, Slough SL1 1QW followed by short service at Slough Crematorium at 12.30 pm ; Everyone is invited to join the family afterwards at Wexham Bowls Club to celebrate Joan's life.  

March  7th ;  From BBA ;

It is my sad duty to pass on the news that Victor Hemmings,  of Cippenham Bowling Club, has died .      Victor's funeral will take place at Slough Crematorum , on Thursday 8th March at 12 pm

ALSO ; George Barnett passed away yesterday 6 March. George was a long term and life member of Aylesbury Town BC.   The funeral will take place at Amersham Crematorium in the Hampden Chapel on Tuesday 20 March at 3.30pm. No flowers or black clothing please. Our commiserations to Cath Barnett his widow.

The following Link is to the February Newsletter , 2018 News Feb 2018.pdf

Obituary Notices  received from Cathy Clark at BBA ;  ;     

It is my sad duty to inform you that Roy Ansell a former bowler and social member of Cippenham Bowls Club passed away on Friday 8th Feb after a long illness.
Peggy Bierton, a former bowler from Cheddington, has also passed away.
Her funeral will be held at 12.30 at St Mary's Church Eaton Bray, Beds on Tuesday 20th February. 

Ladies ;  Interested in playing for Buckinghamshire in the Johns Trophy or Walker Cup?

Please refer to the following link ; Notice.pdf