Christine Ford the new NWBF President

Jessica Phillips hands over the chain of office to Christine Ford.

CHRISTINE FORD, from Ketton Bowls Club, has taken over as president of Northants Women’s Bowling Federation. She succeeds Jessica Phillips who has held the post for the past year.

Her inauguration took place at the NWBF annual general meeting this week when Terri Handley, of Langtoft Bowls Club, was voted in as secretary to replace Liz Barr who has retired after several years in the post.

Chris is also a prominent member of Stamford Indoor Bowls where she is captain of the county mixed team. Married to Dick, she lives at Uffington, & said she is looking forward to her new role.

Joan Robinson is set to continue as captain of the county’s Donald Steward team & Ann Cooper will carry on in a similar role with the Silver Vase team.