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A weekend for great performances!

Posted on Jul 8th, 2019

Well done to Ella! British compounders took gold and silver at the Hyundai Archery World Cup in Berlin today! Gold went to Ella Gibson and James Mason in the mixed team competition. They beat Croatia 147-145, top seeds Colombia in a shoot-off and Italy 148-145. That left them facing Slovenia’s Toja Ellison and Stas Modic in the gold medal showdown. And it was close – but the Britons gained a slight advantage and held on to win 156-155. “Ella was full of praise for James, who only…

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Lots happening despite the weather!

Posted on Jun 16th, 2019

Supporting our Community On the Thursday we hosted 6 teams of GirlGuides for a fun evening of team and individual challenges, supported by a group of our coaches. The following day saw 13 visiting Primary School Teams of 9 archers, from the Gloucester District, programmed in across the day to record Level 2 qualification scores. The weather was so bad, they shot from the covered shooting area throughout the day ensuring that the event remained on and was a positive experience! A couple…

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Barnwood Trust Terracing on Schedule!

Posted on May 29th, 2019

With a completion date of the 7th June (day before our 2 Day 3D World Archery Field event) work is going very well. A few late evenings for our contractors, so it is already taking shape!     Primary School Games District Finals almost completed Last week saw us deliver events of 8-10 teams of 9 archers on all 5 days. Add this to at least one afterschool club every day and we again facilitated over 500 pupils trying our sport. Our coaching team is truly…

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Club awarded a £10,000 Community Spaces Capital Grant by the Barnwood Trust!

Posted on May 23rd, 2019

Barnwood’s vision is to create the best possible environment in Gloucestershire for disabled people and people with mental health problems to make the most of their lives. Community spaces to connect with other people and build relationships, often through doing things together, are a vital component of that environment. We want to contribute to achieving that vision. As part of its funding programmes, Barnwood welcomes applications to its Community Spaces Capital Grant Fund. The fund aims…

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Amazing Grace!

Posted on May 19th, 2019

Grace Chappell claims individual gold at the at the first leg of the European Youth Cup in Slovenia in dramatic style ! Compound cadet Grace qualified in fourth spot then swept past Czech Petra Zikmundova of 140-130 and Estonian top seed Meeri-Marita Paas 144-142, who had defeated another GB archer Sinead Byrne. That set up a title showdown with second seed Elisa Bazzichetto, who had earlier ended Holly Clifford’s hopes. And there was drama right to the end. Both athletes finished on…

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