NEWS & VIEW FROM THE CHAIR MAY 2021

HANDS – FACE – SPACE – FRESH AIR

The season is well underway but we are still only practicing at clubs.  The tournament season is to start soon, with Greasley Castle Archers 2xWA720 UKRS and Wilford Bowmen WA1440 WRS in the next couple of weeks. The Nottinghamshire county and club tournament calendar has been severely hit this year with many clubs cancelling their tournaments due to many reasons.  We all hope to see those tournaments back on the calendar next year. Continue reading

Christine Gascoigne

It is with great sadness that I write to inform you that Christine Gascoigne has passed away. Many of you knew her much better than myself, who she was and what she achieved in every aspect of her life with humour, care and love. A life well lived.  Christine will be missed by us all.  Our thoughts go to Keith and all their family at this very sad time.

Mike Thomason

Secretary, Nottinghamshire Archery Society

NEWS & VIEW FROM THE CHAIR MARCH 2021

STAY HOME, STAY SAFE AND PROTECT THE NHS

WE ARE ALMOST THERE

With the roll out of the vaccines things are beginning to look promising and I feel this could be the final push.  The government have laid a path back to (hopefully) what will become normality. If all goes to plan clubs should be able to open again from the 29th March, fingers crossed. I am waiting to see what the latest AGB guidance will look like when it arrives, although I do feel archer numbers will be restricted until an all clear is given, (planned for 21st June).  But remember, a lot can happen between now and then. Continue reading