Aire Valley Archers News

Etiquette

Archery etiquette A good archer... Waits to approach/leave the shooting line while their neighbour is at full drawStays on the line with the last archer and waits for them to finish before leavingWaits to be invited to pull their target partner's arrowsIs respectful of other archers on the line and talks very quietly, only if absolutely necessaryAlternates who shoots first... Read More...

News and Key Dates

Indoor Range, AGM, Key Dates Indoor Range, AGM, Key DatesHappy New Year!Good evening, We hope to post an update about the outdoor range later this week but for now here are some other things to keep you up to date.Indoor Range The indoor range remains open and is being well used. From 1st October to 31st December on average 8... Read More...

20 Yard/metre Boss

Can we please leave the 20 yard boss nearest the coppice pond in position at all times.  The Boss is at the safety limit at this distance and if moved further down the field may be compromise our safety limits Read More...

252 Badges

At the committee meeting on saturday 4 August it has been decided not to charge for the 252 badges. These are awarded to an Archer if they submit two scoresheets with a score of 252 or better (adjusted scores for Compound, Longbow and Barebow) and we think this is an achievement that should be recognised by the club and promoted... Read More...

Rules of Shooting.

It is imperative that all shooting members make themselves aware of the rules of shooting. There are copies in the club house and on the Archery GB website and can be downloaded from the link Proc0104RoSApril2017-22490 In particular we would draw the attention of  every member  - Full or Asscociated - to rules governing etiquette (Introduction 3)  and safety especially... Read More...

Members Area of Website

You will all now have been sent the password for access to some of the pages in the members area. This will contain information not freely available to other web site viewers.  We ask you to please keep this password safe - although there is no sensitive information in these pages on personal details we do not want free access... Read More...

New Level One Coaches at Aire Valley Archers

Whilst the rest of Yorkshire enjoyed the Grand Depart on Saturday 5 July, nine club members were being put through their paces at the Level One Coaching Assessment Day. Each would-be coach has given up a great deal of their time preparing for this day and the hard work has certainly paid off. A number of classroom sessions enabled everyone to... Read More...

In Memory of Hilary Lydon-Bell

It is with deep regret that we have to inform all members that Hilary Lydon-Bell passed away peacefully on November 12th. Hilary and her late Husband Barry were Loyal and much loved members of this club for many years and will be greatly missed. Well known for shooting her beloved longbow, Hilary also worked tirelessly behind the scenes in this... Read More...

Club now open – and doesn’t it look grand?!

After a week of really hard work from the Goldings (Artscape Landscaping), the work at the club is complete and the range is now open for use again. As you will see, the shooting line, the area around the clubhouse and next to the container have all been flattened and filled with compacted hardcore to make the site more accessible... Read More...

New 252 Awards Scheme Launched

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