July newsletter – all that’s new at FTC this summer

Dear FTC member Your tennis club committee hopes you are well and have been enjoying some brilliant tennis weather. Here’s a brief rundown on the latest at FTC… What changes at FTC after Monday 19 July? As we know, this is the date the Government has decreed Covid restrictions can be lifted. The club welcomes this step back to normality…

FTC members wish Alex best wishes for his wedding

  FTC members gathered at the club on Friday to wish head coach Alex Bone all the very best for his imminent marriage to Lucy. On behalf of members, Debbie Jupe presented Alex with a card and gifts of a tube of personalised tennis balls and a cheque to go towards Alex and Lucy’s honeymoon.…

FTC marks start of summer with a barbecue

  The day dawned bright and sunny for FTC’s first social event in over a year. We had a great turnout for the Saturday Social Tennis with over 30 players in attendance and the courts were buzzing from 10am. Brian brought along the new Ball Machine, just a few teething problems need ironing out, then…

Spring newsletter: keep up to date with all the FTC news

Dear FTC member Your tennis club committee hopes you are well and getting some tennis in as spring finally arrives. Here’s a brief rundown on the latest at FTC… Welcome to new members and Summer Family Members! We had a terrific response to our post-lockdown membership drive and the club now has 188 adult members,…

New members welcome!

  Tennis is back! Come and join us at Fishbourne At Fishbourne Tennis Club we’re delighted to be one of the first sports clubs allowed back in business from 29 March, and we would love to welcome more of our community as new members. New players, “rusty rackets” and competitive players are welcome! Formed in…

Ace! Tennis is back from Monday 29 March

Following the Government’s publication of its roadmap towards a full end to lockdown on 22 February, here is the latest LTA advice on what tennis players can, and cannot, do. Some aspects of play, such as the maximum size of group activity (as would apply to a club session or American Tournament), are still to…

Try your hand at bowls.

Our annual Bowls Challenge with the Fishbourne Bowling Club takes place on Sunday afternoon July 24 (2pm). We mix up teams and learn the secrets of the game – weight, bias, length, speed, terminology – from the experts, then have a go! No experience needed, bowls provided, flat-soled shoes required – just a fun afternoon…

A lucky break for youngsters

The weather warnings were ominous for our Junior Open Day but nothing was going to dampen the spirits of Fishbourne’s “stars of the future” The BBC had predicted heavy rain throughout the afternoon but 22 optimistic juniors (admittedly some wearing anoraks and hoodies) turned up for two hours of fun and games with Generation Tennis…

Fishbourne Tennis Club Championships 2017

The search for Fishbourne’s best tennis players starts here!                  THE TIES FOR THE 2017 CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE AS FOLLOWS: Dear FTC Member ENTER NOW !! Sunday April 16 latest! Fishbourne Tennis Club Championships 2017 Finals Day – Saturday 2 September (Sunday 3 if wet) 2017 Championships format – No…

Membership Renewal 2021/22

Dear Member If you haven’t already done so, it is time to renew your membership and pay the annual subscription. Download a renewal form below: If in the very sad event you have decided to leave us, please fill in the form below and tell us why you are leaving – so we can take…