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DBE Volunteer County Co-ordinator Appointment

Disability Bowls England appoint their first Volunteer County Co-ordinator in the Sussex area.

Phil Armstrong based at the Peacehaven & Telscombe BC has accepted this exciting & challenging role with Disability Bowls England to promote bowls for people with disability in the Sussex area.

Phil has worked hard along with other officials at the club to promote and develop opportunities for players with any disability or impairment to join the sport of bowls. The club has achieved Sport England’s Clubmark and Bowls Disability Mark status which confirms they have the facilities and policies needed to run a successful, proactive, & inclusive club. The Club was also awarded Runners Up in Bowls England Club of the Year 2018 after being Regional finalists in 2017.

Phil will help clubs become inclusive, develop and oversee opportunities for people with disability to continue or start to play bowls as well as seek sponsors and partners to work alongside Disability Bowls England. Bob Henstridge, also a member at the Peacehaven Club was recently appointed an Ambassador for Disability Bowls England and along with other Ambassadors in the region will help Phil develop strong links with players and clubs in the Sussex area.

Interested clubs, coaches, people, volunteers, groups and partners can get in touch with Phil by emailing : philarmstrong@icloud.com

or DBE Development Manager Mo Monkton : mo.monkton@disabilitybowlsengland.org.uk

Jan 2019

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