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A bitter sweet day!

Posted on Apr 18th, 2019

We are sad to report that sometime between 10:30pm and 7:30am on Tuesday night 3 of our buildings were broken into and a further 2 damaged in attempts to do so. In total 5 doors were seriously damaged, inside every cabinet, cupboard and sets of draws were wrecked to gain entry. Also 6 security lights smashed. The perpetrators then saw fit to empty all the contents around the building in a mindless activity, steal 3 priceless trophies yet worthless outside of the club, take 3 Club…

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Lucy, Phoebe and Ella win more medals for GB in Dubai and Bucharest!

Posted on Apr 15th, 2019

Britain’s para athletes will be bringing three gold medals and one silver back from the 5th Fazza Para Archery world ranking tournament in Dubai. They topped the medal standings and came so close to adding more. Our third gold came courtesy of compound mixed team Nathan Macqueen and our own Phoebe Pine. They saw off Japan 142-134 and India in a shoot-off and faced Italy in the title match. They were in top form – and it showed as the Italians were emphatically beaten 146-132. Gold…

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It’s great to be a Deer Park Archer!

Posted on Apr 4th, 2019

Over the past few weeks there have been so many good things happening, so much hard work gone into all these results and such a great membership to enjoy! In summary (no particular order): 2 new Judges, 2 new L1 Coaches, 2 more members signed up for next L1 Course! 1 started a Level 2 Coaching Course. Our Annual Record Status Mid-Week Stafford was again full! 2 National records both from our members Riley Spencer-Nice with a score of 697 beating the junior recurve record and closing in on…

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Another busy but very productive few days !

Posted on Feb 26th, 2019

Open Community Indoor Have-a-go sessions start! Thursday evening saw us run our first winter open community have-a-go session at our training centre, online booking and payment, splitting the evening into 2 separate sessions to accommodate numbers and ensure best experience, single detail, lots of shooting and maximum of 2 to 1 Coaching ratio. All added up to 2 great sessions. First meeting of our 'Men-in-sheds' group Good social gathering (open group) on Friday morning. Lots of ideas on…

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6th Annual Inclusion Shoot – Another great day!

Posted on Feb 10th, 2019

Thanks to our partnership with the Worshipful Company of Fletchers we were able to host another great day at the Cheltenham Leisure Centre with over 100 participants of all abilities competing throughout the day. There was some excellent shooting in a number of the categories, none more so in the VI B2/3 where Steve Prowse twice broke the World Record scoring 555 & 554 on a 60cm face! In the other Visually Impaired categories there were also wins for Roger Rees-Evans and Peter…

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