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TENNIS NEWS APRIL 2021
Hopefuly, the tennis courts will be up and running soon once the yearly court preparation is done. This involves clearing moss, relaying lines lifted by frost, and building up and rolling the blaes.
Unfortunately court 2 was problematic this year but with members help we've been able to work our way through it. We've been lucky to be awarded a £900 grant from the Burnamakiman Hydro Scheme 2021 and part of this grant has been spent on replacement tennis net posts for court 2. These are in the process of being cemented in - once this is done the courts should be playable.
Information about this will be given out on the tennis WhatsApp group. Like last year, the WhatsApp group will be used for booking time slots on the courts. This is important so a record can be kept for Track and Trace purposes caused by any Covid issues but also for keeping the number of players on the courts to a safe number. Again, like last year, there will be a combination lock on the gate to the courts once they are ready and safe for play - members will obviously be given the code for entry.
Hopefully, we'll have a good summer and be able to play frequently and safely! Remember to check out all the Covid information that Kat, our Covid Officer, has placed about the courts.
Ongoing information will be put on the tennis WhatsApp group.
OFFICIAL CLUB OPENING DATE
Committee met on 18 March (socially distanced) and decided upon the date of Monday 26 April for our Official Opening Date. You will see from Bowls Scotland Guidelines that there will be no formal opening days or competitions at this time.
The latest guidelines will be posted shortly. This information has been sent to all members by email.
We are now looking for members to get the clubhouse, grounds, courts, etc ready for opening. I can advise that members have been busy working on the courts over the past week. It was agreed that the courts could be opened prior to April 26, once both courts were ready for play.
Kathryn Ross, our Covid Officer has prepared signs and has already posted these at the Tennis Pavilion. She has signs ready for the Clubhouse and these will be displayed before Opening Day. We will be following the rules from last season, insofar as using hand sanitizer, wipes, etc to ensure everyones' safety.
PAYMENT OF FEES
Please arrange to pay your fees using last years procedure:-
(If making payment directly to the Bank Account please ensure you identify yourself (I would put Myra C) otherwise Nigel will not know who the payment is from.
or by cheque made payable to Innellan Bowling & Tennis Club can be posted to:
For those who may have been adversely affected, fees can be paid in instalments. Please email Nigel to make arrangements at email@example.com
Payments should be made by mid May
Regular updates will be posted here and sent by email .
FROM BOWLS SCOTLAND
We would like to provide an update on the COVID-19 Return to the Green Guidance.
We are waiting on the outcome of sportscotlands discussions with the Scottish Government on sporting activities and what this means for bowls. While we wait for the green light for our full guidance, we wanted to give clubs some interim information to allow clubs to plan for opening their greens from now until 27th April (Protection Level 4).
News from 2020 has been moved to the Archive
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