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2020 AGM

The 2020 club AGM, which was to be held at 8 pm in the clubhouse on 17th March 2020, is postponed. We will be in contact with members about a re-scheduled date or holding it "virtually' in due course.

Covid-19

UPDATE ON 13 JULY 2020:

The courts can be used with the following restrictions:

  • Only current paid-up members and their guests may use the courts; regular group sessions are now allowed as well as singles and doubles. If you have not yet renewed your subscription, you need to do so before using the courts. Last year's subscriptions expired on 30th April 2020. Members need to pay a fee for any guests (refer to the club rules for details).
  • No unaccompanied juniors on the courts.
  • No more than six adults on any court (including the coach), or no more than fifteen children (plus the coach or coaches).
  • You may enter the clubhouse to use the court floodlighting (subject to payment as detailed on the notice next to the floodlight switches in the clubhouse; contact the membership secretary if you do not have a clubhouse key and/or the bottom court gate padlock code). The clubhouse otherwise remains closed and should not be used except by club coaches. 
  • Courts should be booked using the online system to avoid any members travelling to the courts and finding no court available. If this occurs, as usual the member who has booked the court has priority. We have temporarily extended the available court hours to start at 8:00 (they still end at 21:00 due to planning restrictions).
  • Comply with government/NHS guidance on distancing, hygiene etc.

LTA has prepared and periodically updates the following guidance for players, coaches and venues:

2019 Christmas dinner

A very enjoyable 2019 Christmas dinner was held on Saturday 20th January 2020 at The Star in Lingfield - many thanks to Loraine Buckles for organising this so well.

2019 Good Friday Tournament

Sixteen entrants enjoyed lovely conditions (unlike in 2018!) to play in a mixed doubles tournament on Good Friday (19th April 2019) to raise money for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Congratulations to winners James Over (Mens) and Fiona Humphreys (Ladies). Many thanks to Jane Ellis (strongly supported by Loraine Buckles) for organising the event and to Jane and several others for wonderful cakes!

Safeguarding policies

Dormansland LTC has adopted a suite of safeguarding policies with immediate effect (1 October 2018) and appointed a Welfare Officer. Many thanks to Loraine Buckles for taking on this role. The policies can be found on this website under "Information and Forms".

Club Finals 2019

The club's 2019 Tournament Finals Day and Barbecue was held on Saturday 14th September 2019. The weather smiled on us and some! About 35 members and guests came for part or all of the day. Many thanks to all who entered the tournaments and to our finalists who played on the day, and thanks to all those who helped (especially Jane's (and her helper's) cakes and Hugh's grilling!).

Congratulations to the winners:

- Mens Singles: Neil Weaver (for the 20th time over 39 years!!)
- Mens Doubles: Neil Weaver/Jack Lindsay-Charlton
- Ladies Doubles: Diane and Helen Gilbert
- Mixed Doubles: James Over/Jane Ellis

 

2019 AGM

The club's Annual General Meeting was held at the clubhouse on 19th March 2019. The meeting decided to keep the membership dues at the same level as for 2018 (which were the same since 2015), and re-elected the committee and officers. Details of planned club events are shown on the "Events" page.