Timsbury volunteers game for Boccia referee role

A pair of dedicated volunteers from Timsbury have grasped the chance to become fully fledged sports referees adjudicating in front of packed crowds at last month’s Special Olympics.

Dave Ransom and Mike Knight, both volunteers at Greenhill House, a Leonard Cheshire Disability residential service for disabled people in Timsbury, were given the opportunity to become Boccia Award Officials skilled to referee, thanks to an award-winning sports project for disabled people in Bath.

Both got the boccia bug to play the paralympic precision ball game.

Last month Dave and Mike got to test their mettle as newly qualified coaches as part of the Special Olympics 2013 National Summer Games Boccia Competition, which was held in B

via Timsbury volunteers game for referee role | This is Somerset.

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