A south east Northumberland bowler has been elected as the new president of the English Bowling Federation (EBF) for 2016.
Ken Barnes, who plays at Seaton Burn Bowls Club is only the sixth Northumberland official to hold this prestigious position in the 90-year history of the EBF.
It is a great honour for Ken, his club and county, and he has the full backing of everyone to have a successful year as president.
He said: “I was delighted to be nominated as president for the 2016 year.
“My thanks to my home county Northumberland for their nomination and to my home club Seaton Burn for their support.
“It is my intention to visit all of our counties and I look forward to meeting as many as possible.”