Club News

AECC Tennis Christmas Social Saturday

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AECC Tennis Santa and Elf Saturday Roll-up Social Club Session for all members. December 23rd at 1.30pm Wear your Santa hat or just come as your elf ! There will be an organiser. Followed by Complimentary Mulled Wine, Mince Pies and Merriment at 4.00 pm. Please contact Melissa if of interest or sign up at club so we have an idea of numbers for catering.      See full story...

AECC Tennis Court Maintenance Next Week

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AECC Tennis Important Maintenance Wednesday 13th December 2017 Work will start on Courts 13 and 14 at 8 am moving onto the other Courts and finishing up on 1 2 and 3 in the afternoon. Due to recent flooding a Rejuvenation of Court 2 3 and 10 will take place the following week commencing Monday 18th December 2017 and will take 4-5 days. This means that Courts 1.2.and 3 will be out of play at the same time and also court 9 and 10 when work is being carried out on Court 10. Apologies for the inconvenience      See full story...

AECC Tennis Ball Recycling

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Reminder to Recycle Members please be advised we now recycle our old and used tennis balls with Recycaball. For every 200 balls we recycle we receive £25 into the tennis section to help fund the Courts Project. They are an organisation who collect used tennis balls and donate them to several charities that can make great use of them to help underprivileged children, OAPs, support nature and make many dogs very happy! Help us make tennis a greener and eco-friendly sport and bring along any used tennis balls you may have lying around. Please deposit dry balls only in the green bins located on Court 3, 12 and 14. As long as balls are not severely weathered or have damaged nap they can be recycled. Thank you for your help AECC Tennis Committee      See full story...

Mini Orange Grade 6 Tournament - Match Play - Sunday 3rd December - 12.30 - 2.30pm

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New for this season! Grade 6 Mini Tennis Match Play Open Sessions Allan Morton - our Assistant Coach - is running some Grade 6 match play sessions at the club for mini tennis A successful mini green event was run in October as well as a mini red event in November, with children visiting from other clubs as well as our own players participating. The next tournament is as follows - and it would be great if as many of our own players as possible can participate. It does not matter what your standard is - or if you have never played a match - it is a chance to play others of the same age and ability!      See full story...

Tennis AGM

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REMINDER The Tennis Section Annual General Meeting 2017 To All Members Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Tennis Section will be held at the Club on Tuesday 28th November 2017 at 7 pm to which you are invited. Agenda 1. Apologies 2. Minutes of last years AGM 3. Matters arising 4. Chairmans Report 5. Mens Team report 6. Ladies Team report 7. Treasurers Report 8. Junior Section Report 9. Election of Officers and Committee 10. Any other business The list of nominations for officers and committee members was posted on the Club notice board from Saturday 21st October and removed 14 days prior to the date of the AGM. The minutes of the last AGM will not be read out at the meeting, but a copy has been posted on the notice board. Any member wishing to put forward any resolution at the AGM must have given notice thereof, in writing, to the Tennis Secretary not less than 28 days before the date of the AGM. The tennis section accounts for 2016 are available to view on the Club Noticeboard and extra copies will be available at the meeting.      See full story...

AECC Tennis Box Leagues

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Members please note that due to several requests the Mens and Ladies Doubles and Mixed Singles Box Leagues are running again. You will notice that the boxes are not exactly where they left off back at the end of June but please continue from how they are now as we cannot resurrect them. In future please contact Chris Hollingworth if you want to be included in the leagues after Christmas. Link to his e mail the main news article...      See full story...

AEHC players rally to support a member of the ‘Hockey Family’

AEHC Mens 5s Captain, Jon Talbot, handed over a cheque for £250 when his team took on Denbigh in North West division 5 this weekend. The cheque was to support Denbigh club member Ben Rawson’s crowdfunding efforts to buy the best possible prosthetic leg following his diagnosis with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer which will result in him losing his left leg in order to optimise his chances of survival. Aged just 21, Ben has completed six cycles of pre-operative chemotherapy and faces more treatment in Wales and at Manchester’s Christie Hospital following his amputation. His friends and family have now set up a campaign to focus on securing him the best possible prosthetic limb which will hopefully ultimately result in Ben being able to get back to competitive hockey and university. To find out more about Ben’s story and donate please go to https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/ben-rawson      See full story...