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Assistance on the Field Course needed

Posted on Jun 19th, 2017

The work required to make the trees on the field course safe has now been completed and mother nature has been busy growing plant life during our absence on the course. To that end, we are in need of some budding volunteers to assist with some groundwork and clearance activities to make the course and targets accessible for use again. This isn't likely to be a one off activity due to the level of growth there has been and some of the changes we are hoping to make to the course, so we'll be…

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Tournament Successes Continue!

Posted on Jun 5th, 2017

A weekend of competing and preparing to compete for many of our members has meant a busy time for many. With Grace flying out to Sardinia to compete in the European Para Archery Cup, Lucy & James at the Masters in Lilleshall and many others at the Cleve & Minchinhampton Tournaments you would have thought practice sessions would have been quiet, but that was not the case. With all this competition there was some real success, a team of 15 competed at Minchinhampton, who again…

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So much going on it is difficult to find the time to report! 

Posted on May 30th, 2017

Even with our army of volunteers it has been difficult to find the time to report on what we are doing and of course achieving, this is always a busy period but this year it has been even more hectic! Here are just a few highlights. Primary School Games hit new high! Next week sees the last of the District Level 2 Finals taking place in the Forest of Dean and that will determine the teams competing in the County finals at Hartpury College later in June. 125 Primary Schools with teams of 9…

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L1 Coaching Course – April Completion

Posted on Apr 11th, 2017

The latest of our L1 Courses has just finished and our congratulations go to all 12 of the successful candidates and especially to the 4 from Deer Park! We would also like to thank Sue Matthews our course tutor for an excellent programme. So congratulations to Jessica Diamond, Graham Peters, Aleesha Keddie and Ella Gibson. This brings our total club coaches to 34 (includes our community and university coaches) which gives us a coaching resource of just over 15% of our membership!…

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Mid-week Record Status Stafford is raging success!

Posted on Mar 23rd, 2017

Whilst places were limited, as we decided to go with a single detail as the event was run on a Wednesday evening, all places were filled within 24 hours of advertising it.  The event ran smoothly and there were 2 British Records and 12 County records shot by our archers! You may think we would start with the 2 National Records however first call goes to Chloe A’Bear, just 12 years old, recording under 14 and under 16 Compound County records and smashing them by over 40…

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