Meeting Schedule – April and May 2015

April 9th, 2015

Executive Meeting – Monday 27th April at The Cottage Inn, Champford Lane, Wellington from 7.30pm

Full Meeting – Wednesday 13th May at either Wellington Rugby Club or Wellington Bowling Club from 7.30pm; exact venue to be advised by month end…

Full Meeting is at Wellington Bowling Club on Wednesday 13th May from 8.00pm

WDSF Small Grants Mechanism

April 9th, 2015

Last night’s full Federation meeting agreed to adopt the proposal that where a member Club has a suitable project they can receive up to 25% cost coverage or £200 (whichever is the lesser amount) from Federation funds to support them in achieving the project’s aims.

Projects must be of a Capital Expenditure nature and not of the Revenue type and Federation funds must be complimentary to the main funding streams which must include some element of Club based funding too.

Projects that add to existing operational effectiveness are also welcomed as well as those of an emergency nature.

Any Club with a suitable project is asked to contact the Federation’s Secretary David Derrick with details in the first instance via e-mail at

All items received will first be evaluated by the Federation Executive and will then be referred to the full Federation membership for sign off leading to the release of funds.

So far, since November 2014, Wellington Football Club, Wellington Bowling Club and Wellington Cricket Club have each received financial assistance via this method which has now being formally adopted into the Federation’s Business Model having previously being a notional item on an ‘as and when’ basis; by formalising matters this will improve matters and show ‘best practice’ is in place.

Full Federation Meeting – Wednesday 8th April

April 1st, 2015

We meet in full session at Wellington Bowls Club on Wednesday 8th April from 7.30pm; meeting agendas are already available…

Executive Meeting – Monday 30th March

March 18th, 2015

The Federation Executive will meet at The Cottage Inn, Champford Lane, Wellington on Monday 30th March at 7.30pm; agendas to follow…

Full Federation Meeting – Wednesday 11th March

February 26th, 2015

We meet in full session at Wellington Bowls Club on Wednesday 11th March from 7.30pm; meeting agendas will be issued by the end of the weekend coming.

AGM 2015 – Appointments Made

January 27th, 2015

This evening’s AGM has made the following appointments for the 2015 session,

President – The Duke of Wellington KG

Patrons – Martin Pipe CBE, Jeremy Browne MP (will continue after May’s General Election), Cllr Andrew Govier, Richard Fox Esq., Steve Major Esq.

Chairman – Roger Nunn

Vice Chairman – Steve Coles

Secretary – David Derrick

Treasurer – Richard Fox

Auditor – Derrick Hodgson

Youth Projects Manager – Jane Browne

Nick Buttle has stood down from the post of Joint Vice Chairman and Jane Browne has done likewise in respect of the Treasurer’s role; both are thanked for their work over the past four years.

Richard Fox is the new Treasurer and Jane Browne has taken on the new role of Youth Projects Manager.

A full press report and meeting minutes will follow in due course…


AGM 2015 – Documentation Package

January 18th, 2015

This has been sent out to all contacts this afternoon.

Please contact David Derrick if there are any queries in this respect.

Executive Meeting – Monday 22nd December

November 13th, 2014

The Federation’s Executive will meet at The Cottage Inn, Champford Lane, Wellington on Monday 22nd December from 2.00pm; this will be the final Federation based meeting for 2014.

Proposed Dates for Full WDSF Meetings in 2015

November 3rd, 2014
Wednesday 11th March
Wednesday 8th April
Wednesday 13th May
Wednesday 10th June
Wednesday 8th July
Wednesday 12th August
Wednesday 9th September
Wednesday 14th October
Wednesday 11th November

AGM 2015

October 8th, 2014

Our AGM for 2015 will take place at Wellington Football Club on Tuesday 27th January with a 7.30pm for 8.00pm arrangement.

Further details will follow nearer the time…