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Georges Newsletter – February 2017

SHERWOOD ARCHERS – February 2017 This month we hosted the Nottinghamshire Archery Society’s Indoor Championships at our winter venue, the Joseph Whitaker Sports College in Rainworth. 120 archers took part in the three-session record-status Portsmouth round of five dozen arrows … Continue reading

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Georges Newsletter – January 2017

SHERWOOD ARCHERS – January 2017 Our only competition this month was the Frostbite Shoot. The weather was quite mild and calm which made for an enjoyable morning’s shooting and several members stayed on into the afternoon to make the most … Continue reading

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Georges newsletter – December 2016

SHERWOOD ARCHERS – December 2016 Our Frostbite Shoot for December was a memorial shoot for Sherwood Archers’ Robert Burton, who passed away at the end of November. Robert was a complete archer; he shot recurve and then compound bows, gaining a … Continue reading

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Georges Newsletter November 2016

SHERWOOD ARCHERS – November 2016 newsletter Our winter outdoor Frostbite series began at the start of November. Just three dozen arrows shot at 30 metres, and believe me, that was quite enough! Only 13 members were brave [or unwise] enough … Continue reading

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The Lions Sponsored Swim

The Southwell Lions Club Sponsored Swim – October 2016 Report by Mac Crisp I did the sponsored swim on Saturday 15th October with fellow Sherwood Archer David Salmon. He certainly lives up to his name. Last year he did this event … Continue reading

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Georges Newsletter October 2016

SHERWOOD ARCHERS – October 2016 newsletter   We started off October with our annual 2-Way Longbow/Barebow Shoot. This is shot at 80, 60 and 50 yards, the Albion Round. Targets are set at both ends of the field, so archers … Continue reading

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Georges March 2016 newsletter

March 2016 The indoor archery season is coming to a close, but there have still been some outdoor events. Four of our members went to Bramcote for the Regional Clout competition. This is shot at 180 yards, our longest target … Continue reading

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Georges newsletter February 2016

 SHERWOOD ARCHERS This month we hosted the County Indoor Championships at the Joseph Whitaker Leisure Centre,Rainworth. 120 archers took part at this popular event, organised by our club secretary,Susan Stankovic. Our successful members were Christina Gimbel[3rd recurve], Lee Waterfield[3rd compound], … Continue reading

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