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Ladies Xmas Meal

On Wednesday 6th December, the ladies held their Christmas Meal at the White Hart in Olveston. This was well attended with 20 ladies enjoying an evening of fun and fine food. Although held in the first week of December, it started the Christmas festivities for the ladies who admirably embraced the Christmas spirit. Everyone wore [...]

By | December 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Ladies Xmas Meal

Thornbury Tennis’s great start to new season

The Avon Winter Tennis League began in October.  Hardy players brave the elements to play doubles matches in a league format through to March.  Teams comprise of two ladies and two men playing a men’s doubles match, a ladies’ doubles match and two mixed doubles matches.  Thornbury Lawn Tennis Club has entered three teams this [...]

By | November 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Thornbury Tennis’s great start to new season

Avon Mixed Summer League

The Club had three teams playing in the Avon Mixed Summer League which concluded in early October. The second team, led by Susan Newman, Megan O’Connor, Brendan Wilde and Felix Boyes, were promotion contenders. They needed to win their final three matches of the season. They managed to secure maximum points in two of the [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Avon Mixed Summer League

Juniors challenge for top honours

The Annual Thornbury Lawn Tennis Club Tournament is the main tournament of the year in the Club.  All preliminary matches were played during September and early October.  Five finals were all scheduled for Saturday 14th October.  A feature of this year’s finals was that four of the five finals featured juniors playing adults. Men’s Singles [...]

By | October 15th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Juniors challenge for top honours


The Club has once again received LTA TennisMark accreditation. TennisMark is the acknowledged accreditation scheme for tennis clubs.  An accredited club is recognised as a safe, rewarding and fulfilling place for participants of all ages to play tennis.  It is a symbol for parents and carers that they are choosing the right club for their [...]

By | October 1st, 2017|News|Comments Off on TennisMark

Chris Taylor’s Wedding

Congratulations to our Head Coach, Chris Taylor.  Chris and his long-term partner, Louise, were married at Priston Mill, near Bath, on 22nd September. They honeymooned in Dubai and Mauritius. We wish them every happiness for the future.

By | September 23rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Chris Taylor’s Wedding

Major Improvement to Car Parking Facilities

The work on the Mundy Playing Field Car Park was completed within one week, as scheduled.  There is a tarmac central roadway with compacted stone for the parking zones.  This is a vast improvement.  Let’s hope that the surface remains in good condition for many years. This is another significant improvement in the facilities at [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Major Improvement to Car Parking Facilities

Cancer Research Charity Tournaments raise £7500

The annual Cancer Research UK charity tennis tournament and lunch was held on 5th September and raised £480 for this worthy cause.  There were 26 tennis players (including 5 players from Olveston & Tockington Tennis Club) with an additional 8 members who joined in for lunch.  The event had two winners: Jane Clarke and Pam [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Cancer Research Charity Tournaments raise £7500

Summer League

Thornbury Lawn Tennis Club has 10 teams of 4 players in the LTA Avon Summer Leagues: five men’s and four ladies. There are six teams in each league with each team playing each other both home and away. Each match comprises 4 individual matches or ‘rubbers’ – all doubles. The top teams contain County level [...]

By | July 21st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Summer League

Old Down Country Park

On Sunday 9th July the Club will be hosting their very own ‘Wimbledon’ event at Old Down estate. We’ll be setting up a mini-tennis court for adults and children visiting the venue to have a go at playing tennis. As well as tennis, there’ll be a competition, raffle and plenty of fun. We’ll be handing [...]

By | July 9th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Old Down Country Park