Eastern Counties Bowling Association

Founded 1968

Affiliated to Bowls England






The Policy is set out by Bowls England https://www.bowlsengland.com/safeguarding and the English Indoor Bowling Association Ltd www.eiba.co.uk/youth/safeguarding.php also the full documentation found on the Safeguarding Bowls Website www.safeguardingbowls.org


E.C.B.A. County Members are required to operate a Policy for the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults and to appoint a County Safeguarding Officer. It is a basic requirement that the parent or guardian of a child under the age of 18 and/or the carer of a vulnerable adult participating in the activities of the Association, shall arrange for that person to be transported to/from the venue.


Their County Association shall obtain the consent of the parent or guardian of the under 18-year-old for them to attend that event. The Eastern Counties Bowling Association shall provide a person, holding a current Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Certificate, at any event that is solely organised and run by them who should have attended a recognised Safeguarding course.


Team Managers and Coaches involved with League teams containing Under 18-year olds are required have a current Disclosure & Baring Service (DBS) Certificate and to have attended a recognised safeguarding course.


January 2021

The Associationís Safeguarding Officer  

Graham Marriner (Hertfordshire Bowls)

Tel: 01707 660336 gmbowler10@gmail.com