What the Papers Say

Some recent highlights include:

Phoebe Pine from Cirencester College on target for Rio Paralympic selection

SIDDINGTON archer Phoebe Pine is remaining calm after her latest success put her firmly in the frame for Paralympic selection.

Phoebe, 18, has recently been selected to represent Archery GB at the European Para Archery Championships in …

Cirencester’s national junior runner-up Ella Gibson ready to step up to next level

UP-AND-COMING doesn’t quite do teenage Cirencester-based archer Ella Gibson justice.

Within three months of taking up the sport at an after-school club she was picked for the county squad and in the three months since she has become county and regional champion, before …

Shurdington’s Deer Park club win 16 junior county indoor titles

DEER PARK Archers warmed up for the British Junior Championships next month with a dominant performance at the Gloucestershire County Junior Indoor Championships held at Balcarras School Sports Centre.

With the Shurdington-based club providing 77 per cent of the entries it was perhaps not surprising that they took 16 of the 22 titles …

Deer Park awarded £70,000 ‘Inspired Facilities’ grant from Sport England

DEER PARK have announced they are among 148 sports projects to secure a share of £10 million of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Inspired Facilities fund.

Sport England Property Director, Charles Johnston, said: “The Inspired Facilities Fund has had a huge impact on grassroots sport across the country. Since 2011, we’ve …

Environmental Trust grants key to Deer Park Archers’ future plans

The Gloucestershire Environmental Trust has awarded almost £33,000 to Deer Park Archers, one of the biggest and most successful archery clubs in the UK.

The grant, generated by funds from the Landfill Communities Fund provided by Cory Environmental Ltd, will enable …

Deer Park duo pick up medals at world youth championships

TWO teenagers from Deer Park Archers in Shurdington are continuing their rise to the top, taking two medals apiece in the World Archery Youth Championships at Yankton, South Dakota, in the USA, writes Jane Leigh.

James Howse, 15, and Lucy Mason, 14, finished as the top Great Britain representatives in their first world championships which …

Sut v Howse – Compound Cadet Men’s Bronze Final | Yankton 2015

Published on Jun 23, 2015 – #FanStream of the compound cadet men’s gold medal match at the 2015 World Archery Youth Championships in Yankton, SD, USA between Jesse Sut (ITA) and James Howse (GBR).

Cirencester’s Phoebe Pine has Rio Olympics in her sights

DEER PARK Archer Phoebe Pine has a realistic chance of taking part in the Rio Olympics next year, according to her coach.

Phoebe, from Cirencester, took a step closer to representing her country later this year at the World Archery Para Championships in Germany after breaking her first British record a few weeks ago.

Cirencester College student Phoebe, 17, suffers from spina bifida, a birth defect that …

Ontarget Club & Volunteer Awards 2014/15 Deer Park take 50% of Awards!

The winners of the 2014 ontarget Club and Volunteer Awards have been presented with their awards recently. The awards are to celebrate clubs that are working to promote archery and honour volunteers for their hard work and dedication.

The Young Volunteer of the Year award was so difficult to …

Tom Howse targets Olympic success

CHOSEN Hill pupil Tom Howse is aiming for Olympic success, after collecting a silver medal in the Seoul International Youth Archery Festa.

Competing in an international event for the fifth time, Howse came up against top seed Yong-Hwi Lee in the final, with the South Korean starting as the strong favourite on home soil.

After taking the lead at 4-2, …

Paralympic Legacy takes a leap forward as disabled archers take aim in Cheltenham

Over 100 British Wheel Chair Archers took aim and competed at the National Championship, held at Cheltenham Recreation Centre.

The event was part of a major initiative that Deer Park Archers have been working towards September 2013, supported by funding from the National Lottery and Archery GB Ontarget Programme, aimed at increasing participation in archery for those with both Physical and Special Educational Needs Disabilities.

A record number of archers competed with the hopes of being …

Deer Park Archers get go-ahead for new home in Shurdington | Gloucestershire Echo

Deer Park Archers are on target to get a new home in Shurdington after being given the go-ahead from planners.

The club, which has around 200 members, wants to create a new £250,000 home in Cheltenham to secure its future.

As a Club we seem to be getting a lot of articles in the local  media, here are a few extracts promoting the Club and Archery.
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(Articles can also be found in the Glos & Wilts Standard).