Category: Member News

Challenging times are driving change and success is still the outcome!

The time is right to take the time to summarise the progress we have made so far in 2021. Our membership continues to grow, well past the 200 level. We have just completed 2 more beginners courses and 2 more programmes started last week with the August programme already fully booked! It seems that our …

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It’s great news about our £20K Crowdfunder Project!

We are pleased to confirm that following a late contribution by Sovereign Housing that we exceeded our £20k stretch target! This will allow us to purchase the land that is so essential to the sustainability and development of our field course and take a range of actions to improve accessibility, develop the course and improve …

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Miracle in Shurdington!

It was 2 days before Christmas and the field course was set for the weekend’s next Winter Field League event. That night saw prolonged torrential rain creating a tsunami of water and debris, in places more than a metre deeper than normal and more than 10m wide in other areas! Sweeping 8 of the 10 …

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We are back shooting!

Thanks to our ability to quickly adapt to the COVID challenges we have returned to shooting using our newly installed all weather surfaces and low level floodlights! 2 of our indoor venues are also up and running. Our field course has been significantly improved and is open for practice and we even hosted our 1st …

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Our sport is alive and kicking!

Any thought of a quiet time due to the impact of the Covid Virus has been so far away from the reality, once again our volunteer workforce is being tested and again is more than measuring up to the challenges!  Taking time to share some of what is happening is worth the effort to show …

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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) ).