Taylor Bowls Partnership

I am delighted to be partnering up with Taylor Bowl, the manufacturers of bowls to energized the momentum to propel Para-Lawn Bowls here in Scotland and around the World and look forward to equally sharing my Lawn Bowls journey with you all. I am delighted with this appointment and look forward to the vision ahead.Continue reading “Taylor Bowls Partnership”

TS-Sport – Scottish Indoor Bowls Development

It was privileged to cover Para-Lawn Bowls at the Scottish Indoor Bowls Development day on Saturday 27th September for TS-Sport as my contract creases at the end of September 2014. It was only two month ago since I introduced Ryan MacDonald, Project Leader of Trendspotters who manages TS-Sport to Ron McArthur who is Assistant Head CoachContinue reading “TS-Sport – Scottish Indoor Bowls Development”

TS-Sport Tries Out Angling

Social Care Ideas Factory runs an initiative called TS-Sport. Its aim is to promote disability sports opportunities and raise awareness of impact disability sports can have for those who have disabilities. As part of series of taster sessions being drawn up by TS-Sport to allows those with disabilities to try out sports that they mayContinue reading “TS-Sport Tries Out Angling”

Evening Times’s ParaCommonwealth Reflection

It is hard to believe that it was two years ago when this ParaSports journey began, thanks to the editorial team at the Evening Times. They approached me and left me to lead it with guidance of my acquaintances, Matty Sutton, Simon Buckland, Gavin Sturgeon, Stacey Mullen, Helen Smith and more frequently my new co-pilot,Continue reading “Evening Times’s ParaCommonwealth Reflection”

Interview with Sir Philip Craven

I recently had the opportunity to interview Sir Philip Craven who is the President of the International Paralympics Committee (IPC). He was in Glasgow for the 20th Commonwealth Games. Sir Philip Craven has had a distinguished sporting career. He is five-time Paralympian having represented Great Britain in wheelchair basketball at all Paralympic Games from 1972-1988.Continue reading “Interview with Sir Philip Craven”

Julie Present the Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Scotland’s young people get their Gold 436 young people from across Scotland will receive their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s (DofE) Award this year on Thursday, 3rd July 2014 in the presence of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. Nina Nesbitt, Paul Brannigan, David Grevemberg, Des Clarke, David Murdoch and Julie McElroy are amongst the celebrity presentersContinue reading “Julie Present the Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards”

Host City Volunteers Orientation Event

An army of 1,500 volunteers is being recruited to provide the warmest of welcomes to visitors to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. The Host City Volunteers will bring passion and pride to Glasgow’s streets, as they help visitors to navigate around the city at Games-time, providing information on the sports programme, Live Zones, and theContinue reading “Host City Volunteers Orientation Event”

Julie Lends Support to Host City Volunteers Programme

Julie is delighted to be lending a hand to the Host City Volunteers Programme. She says “I am a Glasgow girl at heart! I am lending my support to the Host City Volunteers Programme where everyone can be united to help bring and welcome our Commonwealth Nations and the World to Scotland. A person isContinue reading “Julie Lends Support to Host City Volunteers Programme”