This is an annual mixed doubles tournament for club members. 14 pairs entered the tournament and were divided into 2 leagues of 7 pairs each. Each pair played a set against the other 6 pairs in their group. Points were awarded on a league basis with winners of each group playing the final and second [...]
The grounds are beginning to show signs of Spring. The daffodils are looking splendid and the crocuses (donated by John Harbottle) are adding a splash of colour. Three silver birch trees have been planted. These were donated by Val Varey (in memory of her late husband, Dennis Semper) & Steve Wells (to mark 44 years [...]
Ally Weir and Phil Jones have been the backbone of the Club for many years and retired from the committee at the last AGM. Ally has been Ladies Captain, Treasurer and Web Designer. Phil has been Membership Secretary, Secretary and Chairman. In recognition of their contribution to the Club, they were presented with some small [...]
Late Summer League. Three teams participated in the late Summer League Mixed Doubles. The first team finished in the middle of their league. The second and third teams both gained valuable experience, but not many points. Winter League. With the winter league at the half way stage we know break for the Christmas Holidays. A [...]
The Annual Club Tournament was held over the Summer and Autumn. There were five separate events which were organised on a knockout basis. The tournament concluded with most of the finals being played on Sunday 30th October. This was an excellent day with good quality tennis played in a very friendly spirit. There were approximately [...]
On Saturday 10th December, 27 attended, we held a quiz and curry fundraising evening in the clubhouse with our resident quiz master Matt Stringer. The winning team was Mark & Fiona Wilkinson with two friends.
We now have a high-powered pressure washer, associated surface cleaner and equipment for spraying the courts with herbicides. Courts 1-6 have been pressure washed and sprayed with a herbicide by volunteers. This cleaning will be repeated each Spring and Autumn to maximise their life.
Approximately 70 members and their guests attended the Awards Evening held at Eastwood Park on 26th November. The evening included a meal, serious and fun awards and a disco where the young and the young at heart danced the night away. A big thank you to Linda, Gill & Sian for organising another great event. [...]
• When the stream adjacent to the Club is in full flow, there is some flooding in the grounds and on to the courts. This flood water was also undermining the foundations and floor of the clubhouse. A recent incident resulted from heavy rain on 21st November causing the stream to flow over the old [...]
The new sewage treatment plant installation has been completed by Anderson Waste Management Ltd. and is fully functional. The installation went smoothly, although the weather could have been better. Damage to the grounds was minimised and when the area is reseeded in the Spring, it should look tidy once more. Whilst the groundwork was being [...]