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2477, TP/04
Taking Part

Speaker: Arnold Browne, 1932 - 0, Interviewee, Male,
Speaker: Hyde C, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Part of a series of interviews about sport in the Melton area. Played squash and badminton, plays bowls 5 times per week. Describes the league and the rules of the game and changes. Mars UK, based in Melton, sponser a trophy. Relates the history of the Club Melton Indoor Bowls Club founded in 1968. Mentions fundraising, structure and refurbishment of the clubhouse. Mentions attempts to involve local school in the game. Mentions the lack of media coverage and the demise of Melton as venue for the National Championships.
Place of birth: Market Harborough
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Melton Mowbray
Periods Covered: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s
Language: English

Recording Date: 1/2/2008
Playing time: 1h 11mins 32secs
Access Restrictions: None Item Copyright: LCC
Summary: Yes
Transcription: Yes
Copies: Yes
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