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Challenging times are driving change and success is still the outcome!

Posted on Jun 21st, 2021

The time is right to take the time to summarise the progress we have made so far in 2021. Our membership continues to grow, well past the 200 level. We have just completed 2 more beginners courses and 2 more programmes started last week with the August programme already fully booked! It seems that our sport is even more popular than it was pre-COVID. Floodlit Shooting introduced and used for beginners courses. Our tournament programmes, both in-house and open, are going to happen, …

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It’s great news about our £20K Crowdfunder Project!

Posted on Feb 14th, 2021

We are pleased to confirm that following a late contribution by Sovereign Housing that we exceeded our £20k stretch target! This will allow us to purchase the land that is so essential to the sustainability and development of our field course and take a range of actions to improve accessibility, develop the course and improve our environment. We thank them for their support and also thank the Crowdfunder programme for making the connection with them. Sovereign Housing’s core…

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Miracle in Shurdington!

Posted on Dec 30th, 2020

It was 2 days before Christmas and the field course was set for the weekend's next Winter Field League event. That night saw prolonged torrential rain creating a tsunami of water and debris, in places more than a metre deeper than normal and more than 10m wide in other areas! Sweeping 8 of the 10 bridges downstream, some as large as 3 railway sleepers fastened together and secured on pillars with 500mm stakes, washing away stepping stones and several bosses, not to mention areas of pathways,…

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We are back shooting!

Posted on Dec 8th, 2020

Thanks to our ability to quickly adapt to the COVID challenges we have returned to shooting using our newly installed all weather surfaces and low level floodlights! 2 of our indoor venues are also up and running. Our field course has been significantly improved and is open for practice and we even hosted our 1st National Winter League Field event on the first Saturday back after the Lockdown. A great facility providing lots of extra shooting capacity. Crowdfunding Project We…

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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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