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Archer shortlisted for BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year

The top three contenders for BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2023 have been announced live on Blue Peter this evening (Friday 1 December), with GB archer Penny Healey among the final three.

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14 November 2023

Archery at any age

One of the questions Archery GB hears a lot is "Am I too old to get into archery?" Our response is "You're never too old." Archery knows no age or boundaries. A large percentage of our membership are people who have retired and are looking for a way to stay active and the feeling of community and friendship that comes with being part of an archery club.

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24 October 2023

Club members give Field and 3D archery a go

An archery club in Gloucestershire organised an intro to Field and 3D event so members could try a different type of archery.

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07 October 2023

Archery GB partners with Path to Paris to inspire children to get active

Next year, the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games will take place in Paris. To mark this occasion, Get Set (the official youth engagement programme from Team GB and ParalympicsGB), is on a mission to get children aged 5-11 and their families more active with their new virtual challenge - Path to Paris.

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19 September 2023

Delivering archery to madrassahs in Lancashire

Over the past six months, Yvonne Stead, the Regional Development Officer for the Northern Counties, has been working in partnership with Active Lancashire and Together and Active Future (TaAF) to help support the delivery of archery as part of the Active Madrassah initiative, linked to Archery GB's Project Rimaya.

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10 September 2023

Having a go at archery at the World Blind Games

The World Blind Games played host to an archery have-a-go event, offering visitors to the Games a chance to experience the excitement of archery and showcased the power of sport to bring people of all abilities together.

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01 September 2023

A new generation of archery instructors

What are the benefits of being an instructor, how do you become one and what opportunities are available? Archery GB's Grassroots Digital Officer, Daniel Fisher-Jones, who has just completed his instructor course and led his very first sessions, breaks it down for us.

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23 August 2023

Get the 2023 Blue Peter Sport badge by trying archery!

Blue Peter's Sport badge is available to earn now and you can get it by trying any sport for the first time including archery.

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22 August 2023

Bear Grylls Adventure becomes an Archery Activity Partner

Bear Grylls Adventure at the NEC in Birmingham is known for its exciting activities, including high ropes, indoor skydiving, axe throwing and, of course, archery.

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14 August 2023

Sharing archery opportunities for older adults in care homes

As an enthusiastic coach and archer, Ged Laing of Ayr Archery Club in South Ayrshire, has been supporting various care homes over the past couple of months by delivering soft archery sessions to residents. This has allowed older adults the opportunity to have a go of archery within their care home setting and experience the positive physical and mental health benefits of the sport.

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10 August 2023

Be part of the National Tour Final at Wollaton Hall this September!

The 2023 National Tour Finals will take place at Nottingham's Wollaton Hall on 2-3 September and tickets are now on sale.

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01 August 2023

Hamish's dream to be an Archery Instructor

Late last year, MRM Archery in East Kilbride, Scotland, was approached by Boris, a teacher at Ochil Tower School. The school teaches children and young adults at the school aged between 8 and 21 who have moderate, severe or complex needs, and are often on the autistic spectrum.

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29 July 2023

Penny Healey: British archery star who loves TikTok dances

TikTok dancer, emu hugger and world record holder, Penny Healey, is carving out her own path to the Olympic Games. The 18-year-old from Telford, in Shropshire, is the newest and brightest member of the British archery team aiming for Paris 2024. And with the Games just one year away, she is setting her sights high.

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26 July 2023

Croesoswallt Archers raise £4000 at 24-hour archery shoot

Croesoswallt Archers, based at the British Ironworks Centre, near Oswestry, Shropshire recently organized a 24-hour Charity shoot. All Archery GB members were invited to join the club members, arranged in 2-hour sign-up slots, the archers could sign up for one slot or multiple slots throughout the 24-hour period.

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03 July 2023

Blind archer to represent GB with help from neighbour

A woman who took up archery after losing her sight to a series of strokes is set to realise her dream by competing at a major international sporting event held in Birmingham this summer.

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