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REASONS TO BE POSITIVE!

It seems timely with the launch of our new website (thanks to all those involved) and despite all the challenges our sport is facing, to focus on positive news! The new website is symbolic of the changing world we will need to operate within, so it is dramatically different to our previous site! Our men-in-sheds …

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Back to the ‘new’ normal!

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 …

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Shooting to Restart!

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 …

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

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 …

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Social. Recreation. Competition.

Our Winter Mini Field League has come to a conclusion. Congratulations to the division winners (Paul Hawker (Div1), Imogen Colenutt (Div2), Michelle Orme (Div3) ).

New Indoor season footfall record!

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 …

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Let the tournaments begin!

Our Annual New Year’s Target Day kicked off what is going to be a very busy schedule of more than 20 competitions planned during 2020. A healthy mixture of record status, club target days, field league and mock head to heads, all open to guests as well as club members!   This event was a …

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Super Saturday! Fantastic Sunday!

What a great day at the British Junior Championships, 18 members (the most of any club) competed at Stonleigh Park and without exception everyone performed above expectation or won a medal! The impressive medal haul of 5 Gold Medals for Individual Category Champions, 3 of which were Overall British Champions (our best ever return), 1 …

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On top of the World!

On the evening of our club annual awards, celebrating another year of great individual and club achievements, Steve Howse our Chair Person had just finished his welcoming address as news came through that Ella Gibson had done something special!     So with our 2019 Achievements video about to run, proceedings were interrupted, whilst shooting …

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Club climate fight back!

Over the last 2 weeks club members have planted 206 Native Trees, one for each shooting member! The area of our ground with the highest density of trees will be shown on our ground map as the Deer Park Arboretum. In the last 5 years we have planted nearly 400m of hedging, which now exceeds …

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