April 15, 2018 No comments exist

An Easter Monday Tournament was held at the club, although initial weather forecasts did not look promising after a more or less dry morning the rain didn’t start until the first round!  Subsequently various rounds were played during rain, however it didn’t dampen the 16 players enthusiasm for another successful ongoing tie-break format. The Gilroy/Brooks…

April 15, 2018 No comments exist

The men’s over 60s team have won promotion to division 3 of the Kent LTA Winter league. With wins over Hartley, Margate, Canterbury and Maidstone the team ended with a 13-3 rubbers record. The players involved were John Bennett and Richard Olke (first pair) and a mixture of Martin Jenner, Steve Moody and Dick Hogbin…

April 15, 2018 No comments exist

Some 90 people attended the club’s quiz night which was held in the Trottiscliffe Village Hall on Friday 9th March. Everyone seemed to enjoy the questions with an appropriate number of vacant looks and plenty of head scratching. The music round also proved challenging with lots of people recognising the song intro’s but struggling to…

April 15, 2018 No comments exist

The Friday squad players and their partners enjoyed an excellent Christmas lunch at the George public house in Trottiscliffe on Friday 15th December 2017. The beer was also excellent, particulary for those who enjoy an afternoon snooze! Anyone wishing to join this squad, which is held on Friday mornings, should contact Audrey Goodworth

September 23, 2017 No comments exist

TTC hosted a coffee morning on behalf of Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday 22 Sep 2017. The event was organised by Fran Bennett alongside the regular Friday morning squad and was attended by the players, friends and family members, together with guests from the village. An array of cakes were provided in the style of…

September 11, 2017 No comments exist

The club held its 23rd annual birthday tournament on Sunday 10th September 2017 followed by a BBQ. Despite the wet conditions and a few rain breaks, sixteen members played five rounds of twelve minute continuous mixed doubles tie-breaks, accumulating their scores to determine the finalists. The final consisted of a mixed doubles set with short…

July 26, 2017 No comments exist

  The observant amongst you will have noticed that some drainage improvements have been made around the courts recently. Old shingle has been dug out and replaced where it has become clogged and a drainage channel has been put in to stop rainwater running down the path onto the courts. The railway sleepers have been extended on the school…

July 25, 2017 1 comment

Old Balls Get a New Life For a few years now the club has passed all its used tennis balls to a recycling company called Recycaball. Since 2009 the company has distributed the balls to charities such as the RSPCA, animal shelters, schools and even pays us £25 for 200 balls. It’s a nice green…

June 19, 2017 1 comment

Congratulations to the club’s Ladies Midweek Team who won all their matches in the 2017 summer season and for coming top of the LTA Kent League – Ladies Midweek Division 2. The team consisted of Audrey Goodworth (Captain), Tricia Wallis, Annette Eccott & Fran Bennett.  Thanks also go to Janice McConnell who played the first…

June 13, 2017 1 comment

Claire Fraser found this cute little wild orchid growing between the edge of the courts and the hedgerow.  Members with a botanical interest could perhaps let us know what kind of orchid they think it is!