252’s

Lovely to see that the re-start in shooting has enabled a number of club members to achieve 252’s and receive (at a socially acceptable distance of course) their badges! Well done everyone, if you have badge envy and want to know how to get a 252 have a look here

Back on the line!

The Club restarted shooting at Hunts Pond Road on Sunday 7th June with permission from Fareham Borough Council.  For the time being we are running a booking system of 1 hour slots so that as many members as possible can start getting back into their shooting.  Because household members can shoot together, but still distancing…

Want to try Clout?

Want to try Clout? John Taylor kindly sent me the following, I’ve put it out on a mail before but here’s the full reminder and some additional notes… I have written a few words regarding a local clout, near Exbury gardens, the entry and details are here. It’s a good chance for people to have a go,…

Child Protection

Don’t do this!!! Child protection Despite my irreverent take on the image used here, this is of course a serious matter. The club takes care to look after it’s junior members and having taken up the role of child protection officer, Martyn, is carrying out research to ensure we are applying the most up-to-date guidelines…

Do you know Sid Street?

Do you know Sid Street? A friend of mine has acquired a longbow. You can just about see from my awful photo that it’s inscribed “Made by S.J.Street 48lbs@28” 22290 Talisman”. Martyn remembered Mr Street, but didn’t recall any contact details. Mr Street, and possibly his wife appear, from some longbow records, to have been…

Update: The Chairman’s Award

The Chairman’s Award If you were at the skittles evening you may have spotted that “Archie Spooner” didn’t put in the anticipated appearance. The decision was taken that The Chairman’s Award should be made at the forthcoming club AGM so that proceedings can be minuted appropriately. So, that being the case, if you’ve not made a…