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Well done to all our members, ‘Club of the Year’ for a third time!

Posted on Oct 3rd, 2021

Firstly, thank you to Archery GB for organising an excellent event and congratulations to all the clubs that took part in the awards ceremony. The ontarget Club of the Year goes to the club that has shown the most contribution to the development of archery.  Deer Park Archers were recognised for their incredible efforts to grow the club and the sport despite the impact of Covid-19. We were also highly commended for our Men-in-Sheds Participation Project. We were also short…

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What an amazing achievement!

Posted on Sep 1st, 2021

Phoebe stars for GB at the Paralympics! 9 years after Phoebe completed her beginners course with us, she was able to fulfil her dreams of becoming a Paralympic Gold medal winner.  Phoebe Patterson Pine Paralympic Individual Gold Medal Winner! Well done to Phoebe and all her family for this incredible achievement, words cannot capture the trials and tribulations that Phoebe has faced and overcome, so many ups and downs that are not just a measure of a great archer but a great…

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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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