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Back to the ‘new’ normal!

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2020

Attendance levels have recovered, enthusiasm to shoot is probably even higher than before, volunteering going well and masses of positive feedback about the processes that are in place! Despite ongoing changes to distancing rules and other areas where rules are being eased, as a club we are not going to change the existing arrangements, any apparent or perceived increased risks and a high number of ‘shielding’ members returning to shooting are important considerations. The vast…

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Shooting to Restart!

Posted on May 17th, 2020

We are pleased to announce that following last Wednesdays announcement by Archery GB, that conditional on ensuring the activity meets all the conditions defined by the Government and Governing Body, we are able to recommence shooting from Monday 18th May. Can we put on record our thanks to Archery GB for the excellent support they have provided and to our own volunteer workforce for getting everything in place to allow us to meet all the requirements and ensure our members can shoot…

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Deer Park Archers Annual Inclusion Shoot – Another Success but we need more clubs to follow!

Posted on Feb 20th, 2020

We are pleased to say we again increased participation in our annual tournament supported by the Worshipful Company of Fletchers.  We were also proud that we had a great number of entries from this year’s GB Invictus Team and members of the WIZards.  The positive feedback was fantastic and the raffle raising £250 for Help the Heroes was “the icing on the cake”!  We would encourage many more clubs structure their tournaments to be more inclusive, the fact is…

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Social. Recreation. Competition.

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2020

Our Winter Mini Field League has come to a conclusion. Congratulations to the division winners (Paul Hawker (Div1), Imogen Colenutt (Div2), Michelle Orme (Div3) ). Top 3 Division 1 Winner Division 2 ). Full results can be found here: Division 3 Medalists Some of our junior squad had recently been involved in a successful Club Laser Tag…

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New Indoor season footfall record!

Posted on Jan 20th, 2020

Last week saw us break the 300 barrier for footfall at club sessions in a single week! With a virtual array of activities including multiple indoor practice sessions at 4 venues, outdoor practice sessions at our ground, field mini League, clout practice, beginners and improvers sessions. Men-in-sheds and even a record attendance for our Short Mat Bowls section all added up to more than 300. More than 40 at Balcarras practice session on Sunday morning This figure did not include our…

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