Taking archery to Westminster

Robin Hood took his bow to Westminster today – and helped win MPs’ hearts by introducing them to Arrows kit during Nottingham in Parliament Day. The ground-breaking initiative was developed and led by The University of Nottingham. It brought together more than 90 partners – including Archery GB – from civic, corporate and third sector

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Club of the year!

Congratulations to Gordano Valley Archers – it has just been named West of England Club of the Year 2016! More than 300 people watched as Club Chairman Paul Maines and his son, Christopher, accepted the award from double Olympic silver and bronze medallist Steve Backley at the Bristol Marriott hotel. Paul said: “This is one

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A right royal welcome home!

Yesterday 150,000 people braved pouring rain in Manchester to cheer our Olympians and Paralympians. Today they were lauded in Trafalgar Square – and tonight there was a right royal end to celebrations with a reception for medal winners at Buckingham Palace. Hosted by the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge,

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National Clout countdown

It’s clout season – and all roads lead to Apperley Bridge near Bradford this weekend for the 2016 National Clout Championships. More than 170 archers will compete in the UK record and Tassle status championships, which are being hosted by Bronte Archers at Rawdon Meadows. Assembly is at 10.45am with sighters at 11am. The competition

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Making the Board stronger

Archery GB has attracted two more high-calibre Independent Directors and co-opted Paralympian Pippa Britton to further strengthen the Board. Catherine Wilson will oversee and chair the Audit and Risk Committee and Elisabeth Bellamy will take over as Chairman of the Nominations Committee. Elisabeth is a consultant and a member of the Law Society’s Professional Standards

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Welcome our Rio heroes home!

There’s only a week to go before the achievements of our Olympic and Paralympic heroes are celebrated by homecoming celebrations in Manchester and London. So what’s happening when and how can you join the party? The official homecoming parade is being held in Manchester on 17 October. Special buses will carry our athletes through the

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Nominate Jess!

Nominations are now open for the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year – and we think a certain 16-year old who led Britain to an historic clean sweep at the Paralympics ought to be in with a shout. But we need your help. Jess Stretton and her teammates Jo Frith and Vicky Jenkins, were

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