Child and Vulnerable Person Protection: Club StatementBowls Development Alliance

Thringstone Bowling Club

This Club Statement is displayed on the Club Website.  It is complementary to the Club’s Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Vulnerable Persons and to Safeguarding Bowls: Policy, Guidelines & Appendices (BDA April 2013).  Both Club & BDA Policies are displayed on the Clubmark Notice Board in the Clubhouse.

Thringstone Bowling Club fully accepts its legal and moral obligation to exercise its duty of care and to protect all children and vulnerable adults participating in its activities and to safeguarding their welfare.

The Club are committed to do this by acknowledging that:

The welfare of the individual is paramount.

Each individual, irrespective of age, gender, race or disability has the right to protection from abuse.

Each individual has the right to be safe and to be treated with respect and dignity.

The Club shall use its best endeavours to ensure that:

All allegations of abuse are taken seriously.

The response to them is swift and appropriate.

The effectiveness of our policy is reviewed annually.

A responsible person shall be appointed as the Club Child Protection Officer to whom any individual can address their concerns.


The Club’s Child Protection Officer is: Mrs Betty Gamble

Tel Nos. 01509 5650355 (home) or 07875 383753 (mobile)


Club Development Officer