Paul Atkins

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Paul Atkins

Postby SeanHellman » Fri Dec 18, 2015 7:08 pm

I heard via Facebook last week that Paul Atkins has died. This came as a huge shock. I first met Paul at the Doncaster BB and he help me and Mark Allery turn our first bowls on the pole lathe. He was a warm and generous ( for a Yorkshire man :lol: ) person and we always had a great time meeting up at shows. Rest in peace mate.
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Re: Paul Atkins

Postby Bob_Fleet » Fri Dec 18, 2015 11:20 pm

I first met Paul there too turning his bowls.
We've had quite a few subsequent conversations, some on this forum.
Some of our group have been on his courses and loved them.
A lovely man who'll be sorely missed.

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Re: Paul Atkins

Postby simon » Sun Dec 20, 2015 8:00 pm

He was happy to share and very helpful. A sad loss.
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