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Our sport is alive and kicking!

Posted on Sep 30th, 2020

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 that our sport is very much alive and kicking, so here is a summary of what is happening at Deer Park Archers! Last week we held a 3D Field Selection Shoot which supported over 50 archers to safely…

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REASONS TO BE POSITIVE!

Posted on Jul 29th, 2020

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 group has restarted!    They now meet regularly every Friday morning. Finishing touches to the Social Terracing Some things do not change, 3 weeks ago we programmed a…

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Back to the ‘new’ normal!

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2020

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 apparent or perceived increased risks and a high number of ‘shielding’ members returning to shooting are important considerations. The vast…

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Shooting to Restart!

Posted on May 17th, 2020

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 have provided and to our own volunteer workforce for getting everything in place to allow us to meet all the requirements and ensure our members can shoot…

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Deer Park Archers Annual Inclusion Shoot – Another Success but we need more clubs to follow!

Posted on Feb 20th, 2020

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 the Heroes was “the icing on the cake”!  We would encourage many more clubs structure their tournaments to be more inclusive, the fact is…

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