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Official Opening of our Club House and Training Centre

Posted on Sep 18th, 2019

On Sunday 15th September we officially opened our wonderful facility and also took the opportunity to open our new terracing, Boule Courts and Adapted Kit Play Area. On behalf of our Chairman Steve Howse, who was unavailable due to family commitments, our Finance Director Kate Lawton, following the welcoming of our VIP’s and guests, gave an excellent overview of our journey so far and our plans for the future. This was followed by a formal cutting of the ribbon by Counsellor Robert…

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Great day at the Ontarget Finals!

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2019

It is important to start this report by repeating the fact that this is a great competition that all clubs should be encouraged to enter. Well done to Arran Coggan and his team for another great day which all those that attended thoroughly enjoyed! For the first time in addition to the Recurve/Compound Competition there was also a trial Barebow/Longbow Competition which was a great success!   We had qualified for finals day with the narrowest of victories 11/10 over Britton…

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World Class!

Posted on Aug 26th, 2019

Our GB Compound Junior Ladies Team winning a Bronze Medal in the World Youth Championships in Madrid this week with Ella, Lucy and Jessica securing the medal with a convincing win over Italy. This followed a single point defeat to Russia in the semi-final who in turn lost out to the USA in the Gold Medal Match. On Saturday many club volunteers put in another ‘World Class’ Performance with an amazing display of skill, determination and team work! The club would like to formally…

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Deer Park Archers bags £1000 from Tesco’s community grant scheme

Posted on Aug 21st, 2019

Deer Park Archers is delighted to announce it has bagged £1000 from Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme. Bags of Help is run in partnership with environmental charity Groundwork, and sees grants awarded to thousands of local community projects every year. Since launching in 2015, it’s provided more than £79 million to over 26,000 local community projects. Millions of shoppers have voted in Tesco stores up and down the country and it can now be revealed our club has been…

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County Records Tumble at our St George, Albion and Windsor Shoot!

Posted on Aug 20th, 2019

Having been postponed previously due to bad weather, a very gusty wind and a few showers did not get in the way of our Barebow/Longbow shoot this time! There were 3 clubs represented which continues our policy to open up our club target days to members of other clubs. The 4 county records broken, despite being very windy, were all by quite big margins, on the Gents St George - Kevin Macey had also smashed the county record the previous day at the Klondike Shoot Windsor in…

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