Category: Member News

Something to be proud of? Two World Number 1 Ranked Archers!

As an ArcheryGB Ontarget Performance Club, also holding both the Young People and Community  Specialisms we support many new members along their chosen paths and whilst the focus of this article is about outstanding success along performance pathways, our achievements are much broader than just these! As a social, recreational and sports club we strive …

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Deer Park Archers Newsletter Just Highlights – June 2022

Our Solar Project gains grant support from 2 organisations! Thanks to a Target 2030 carbon saving grant funded through the European Regional Development Fund and a Gloucestershire County Council Build Back Better – Councillors Scheme we have been able to confirm our commitment to our Green Project. Following an advert inviting tenders we have selected …

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Have-a-Go Open to the Community Archery Session Return!

Saturday, 2 July ’22   2pm – 3:30pm BST Deer Park Archers Ltd, Deer Park Archers Ground Shurdington Road, Cheltenham, GL51 4TU Location: what3words.  Ears/script/quitter Details A session where any member of the public can come along and shoot. There is a small charge of £4 per head for the full 1.5 hours, giving full …

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Christmas & New Year – busy times at the Club!

Phoebe Paterson Pine MBE Firstly our congratulations go to Phoebe Paterson Pine who has been included in the New Years honours list and awarded the MBE. Making the best of the festive period Our Christmas Challenge Programme has been a resounding success with 5 competitions running  in and around the end of year celebrations.  As …

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Excellent weekend at the British Indoor Championships!

Firstly, thank you to Archery GB for putting on a great event, we had 20 members competing over the 2 days. Well done to everyone for representing our Club, which in addition to all the competition enjoyed and experience gained, produced a medal hall over the weekend of; 3 Golds – Ryan Faulkner, Grace Curran, …

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Another great weekend of competition!

Gloucestershire Archery Society County and Open Junior Championships With COVID precautions in mind there were fewer bosses, wearing of masks required, restricted audience, single details but to accommodate entries 3 sessions. This is a club report but just to say there were titles for 4 different county clubs, so well done to them. We are …

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2021 Jos Benfield Trophy – Awarded to the DPAL Coaching Team!

The Jos Benfield Trophy is the Club’s most prestigious award and this year it has been awarded to a team rather than an individual. First presented in 2008 in memory of Jos Benfield, husband of Lynn, both members of our club.  Final consideration was not easy with the Men-in-Sheds Team having already received recognition by …

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3 selected to represent England at the National Indoor Weekend!

Well done to Ryan Faulkner for being selected to represent England Juniors at the National indoor championships taking place in early December at Stoneleigh. Also to Sophia Boulton for being selected as reserve and to Grace Chappell for being selected as reserve for the England Senior Team!  We a thrilled that 15 of our juniors …

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Celebration of Phoebe’s amazing Paralympic Gold Medal achievement. 

Despite some very unpredictable weather we were still able to celebrate Phoebe’s Gold Medal success at the Tokyo Paralympics.  Steve Howse, Club Chairman recapped some of the milestones achieved since Phoebe completed a beginners course with us in 2012. Steve complimented her parents for the great support they have had provided Phoebe and also for …

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Well done to all our members, ‘Club of the Year’ for a third time!

Firstly, thank you to Archery GB for organising an excellent event and congratulations to all the clubs that took part in the awards ceremony. The ontarget Club of the Year goes to the club that has shown the most contribution to the development of archery.  Deer Park Archers were recognised for their incredible efforts to …

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