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Sarah Skidmore Retirement Tea Party

Friday 2nd August starting at 3:30pm [Alastair Clark: 8th Jul 2019 12:27:00]

Quiz Night Winners

quiz night results [Gary Biles: 7th Jul 2019 16:42:00]

DTSC Juniors success at West Hants

junior squash [Gary Biles: 2nd Jul 2019 11:16:00]

DSTC vs The Royal Marines - 27th June

squash and racketball match [Gary Biles: 20th Jun 2019 09:34:00]

DTSC Open Day - Saturday 18th May

A successful Open Day was held on Saturday - more info and photos below. [Alastair Clark: 20th May 2019 17:05:00]

Quiz Night Saturday 6th July

Quiz Night at DTSC [Gary Biles: 19th May 2019 14:35:00]

Finals Night 17th May - RESULTS

Squash and Racketball Finals Night [Gary Biles: 16th May 2019 08:18:00]

DTSC Open Day - Saturday 18th May 1200-1500

Please come along and help and invite all your friends/work colleagues along on the day. Details below. [Alastair Clark: 15th May 2019 15:49:00]

2019 Dinner & Dance Cancelled

Dinner & Dance cancelled [Gary Biles: 3rd May 2019 19:54:00]

Peter Cox Fun Handicap Tennis Tournament

Sign up now for this fun tennis tournament on Bank Holiday Monday 6th May [Alastair Clark: 26th Apr 2019 15:10:00]

DTSC Dinner Dance Fri 10th May 2019

The deadline for signing up has been extended to Wed 1st May - sign up now! [Alastair Clark: 5th Mar 2019 11:11:00]

Sports Massage

Now available at DTSC [Alastair Clark: 4th Mar 2019 10:39:00]

AGM

Mon 25th Feb 2019 - Photos of Award Winners [Alastair Clark: 8th Feb 2019 13:32:00]

Tennis Box Leagues

Sign up now, leagues starting 25th Feb 2019 [Alastair Clark: 8th Feb 2019 13:29:00]

Official Tennis Courts Opening Ceremony - Sat 19th Jan 2019

[Alastair Clark: 21st Jan 2019 23:11:00]

DTSC Tennis Club Championships - Finals Day Report

[Alastair Clark: 5th Jan 2019 12:22:00]

Cheese & Wine Event - Fri 25th Jan 2019 7.00 pm

[Alastair Clark: 4th Jan 2019 10:37:00]

December Squash & Racketball Leagues

[Gary Biles: 23rd Dec 2018 12:20:00]

Christmas Racketball Doubles - Results, report and photos

[Alastair Clark: 23rd Dec 2018 11:47:00]

Mini Squash Course for 2019 (5-10 year olds)

[Gary Biles: 5th Dec 2018 11:15:00]

DTSC Annual Tennis Championships - Draws & Contact Details

[Alastair Clark: 6th Sep 2018 16:02:00]

Revised Tennis Club Sessions

[Alastair Clark: 28th Aug 2018 20:17:00]

Fun FAST4 Tennis Tournament - Bank Holiday Monday 27th August

[Alastair Clark: 17th Aug 2018 21:33:00]

DTSC Annual Tennis Championships - Save the dates

[Alastair Clark: 10th Aug 2018 08:55:00]

Tennis Courts Resurfacing Options Meeting - 25th June at 7 pm

[Alastair Clark: 22nd Jun 2018 13:11:00]

Tesco - Bags of Help

Support the Tennis Court Renovation [Alastair Clark: 30th Apr 2018 20:00:00]

Club Dinner Dance

A Dinner Dance will be held on 1st June 2018 [Alastair Clark: 27th Apr 2018 09:32:00]

Casino Night

A Casino Night will be held at the club on 27th April 2018 at 7.30 pm. The cost will be £15 per person. [Alastair Clark: 3rd Apr 2018 09:15:00]

2018 Squash & Racketball Championships

Enter by 11th March details below [Alastair Clark: 5th Mar 2018 11:00:00]

Club AGM

Minutes of the AGM on 26th Feb 2018 are now in the Member's Area of the website. [Alastair Clark: 27th Feb 2018 21:42:00]

REVISED DATE - Junior Squash Tournament - Sun 25th Feb 10 am - 1 pm

REVISED DATE - Junior Squash Tournament - Sun 25th Feb 10 am - 1 pm

Open to Beginners and Improvers. Email your entry details to Neil Chambers - squash27love@hotmail.com. Entry fee: £5. Closing date for entries 12th Feb 2018. See Poster & Entry Form at the link. [Al Clark: 15th Feb 2018 15:21:00]

Social Night - The Cube - Fri 16th Feb

Social Night - The Cube - Fri 16th Feb

Please find attached details of a Social Night based on the TV show, The Cube - a game of skill, precision and high pressure. [Al Clark: 11th Jan 2018 15:22:00]

DTSC 1 v West Hants 1 Racketball

DTSC 1 v West Hants 1 Racketball

Thu 11th Jan - 7.30 pm start. Please come along and support our Racketball team and watch a high standard of Racketball. [Al Clark: 8th Jan 2018 15:17:00]

Club Christmas Drinks and Quiz

Club Christmas Drinks and Quiz

Saturday 16th December at 7pm. Bar Open - Bring and Share Food [Al Clark: 13th Dec 2017 15:12:00]

Social Tennis Tournament on New Years Day

Social Tennis Tournament on New Years Day

Mike Williams is organising another Social Tennis Tournament on New Year's Day. Depending on interest, there will be a morning (10.30am - 12.30pm) and afternoon (2.00pm-4.00pm) session. [Al Clark: 13th Dec 2017 15:11:00]

EGM Monday 27th Nov 2017

EGM Monday 27th Nov 2017

A calling notice has been sent out to all members for an Extraordinary General Meeting, full details are in the Members Section of the Website. [Al Clark: 7th Nov 2017 15:10:00]

2017 Squash & Racketball Handicap Tournament

2017 Squash & Racketball Handicap Tournament

2017 HANDICAP SQUASH AND RACKETBALL TOURNAMENT. Plate competion for all 1st round losers. Last date for entry Friday 29th September [Al Clark: 6th Nov 2017 15:09:00]

DTSC Annual Tennis Championships - updated with Draws

DTSC Annual Tennis Championships - updated with Draws

Full tournament details at the link. Tournament Draws at the links below: [Al Clark: 4th Oct 2017 15:07:00]

Dorset Squash County Closed Championships 2017

Dorset Squash County Closed Championships 2017

DTSC are holding the Dorset County Squash Closed here in Dorchester on Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th October. Many thanks to our generous sponsors Taste Brasserie. [Al Clark: 4th Oct 2017 15:01:00]

"Winter is Coming" Friday fun-handicap competition

See poster at this link. [Al Clark: 5th Sep 2017 15:01:00]

Spring Tennis Newsletter

Spring Tennis Newsletter

The Tennis Newsletter contains information about all the tennis activities in the club. If you have any suggestions about content for future issues, please contact anyone on the tennis committee or email the club administrator. [Al Clark: 4th Jun 2017 15:00:00]

2017 AGM

2017 AGM

The minutes of the AGM held at the Club on 27th Feb 2017 are now on the Member's Section of the website. The revised DTSC Constitution in on the Governance Tab of the Club homepage. [Al Clark: 3rd Jun 2017 14:59:00]

Peter Cox Fun Tennis Tournament

Peter Cox Fun Tennis Tournament

Peter Cox Handicap Fun Tennis Tournament Bank Holiday Monday 29th May 2017 10 am – 3:30 pm ALL CATEGORIES of DTSC Tennis members WELCOME [Al Clark: 15th May 2017 14:58:00]

Open Day 2017 - Sunday 14th May 10 am - 2 pm

Open Day 2017 - Sunday 14th May 10 am - 2 pm

DTSC will be holding an Open Day at the club on Sunday 14th May 2017 from 10 am - 2 pm, so please bring along your friends/neighbours. We need volunteers to help in all sorts of areas, so please contact the tennis chairman Richard Gracie or Adam the club administrator if you'd like to help set up, during the event or clearing up afetrwards. [Al Clark: 2nd May 2017 14:56:00]

2017 SQUASH AND RACKETBALL FINALS

2017 SQUASH AND RACKETBALL FINALS

FRIDAY 5TH MAY AT 7.30. Please come along and support. FREE BUFFET. THE BAR WILL BE OPEN ! [Al Clark: 2nd May 2017 14:55:00]

2017 Squash & Racketball Championships

2017 Squash & Racketball Championships

The draws for each tournament has been made and are posted on the notice board at the club. All games are best of five with normal match scoring. [Al Clark: 8th Mar 2017 14:53:00]

Peter Sheaves Cup 2017

Peter Sheaves Cup 2017

Poster for the tournament is at the link, sign up sheet is on the squash noticeboard. [Al Clark: 21st Feb 2017 14:52:00]

2017 AGM

2017 AGM

The Agenda and other relevant documents are in the Member's Area of the website. [Al Clark: 3rd Feb 2017 14:52:00]

EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING

EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING

Further to all members receiving notice referring to the above I would now like to give you a flavour of the evening. As a committee we feel it is important to share the information with our members as to what is being spoken about around the table so this evening gives us the opportunity! [Al Clark: 21st Dec 2016 14:49:00]

DTSC Annual Tennis Tournament

DTSC Annual Tennis Tournament

DTSC Annual Tennis Club Championships. Finals day was on Sunday 23rd October 2016. [Al Clark: 30th Nov 2016 14:47:00]

GMC Minutes

GMC Minutes

We are still looking for volunteers from the Tennis Section to join the Tennis sub-committee. DTSC is a Member's run club, so come and join the committee and have a positive effect on the way your club is run. Contact any of the GMC to volunteer. [Al Clark: 18th Jul 2016 14:46:00]

Photos from the Trial of WORLD TEAM TENNIS

Photos from the Trial of WORLD TEAM TENNIS

A very successful trial of World Team Tennis was held at DTSC on Bank Holiday Monday. See below for photos and a write-up. [: 22nd May 2016 09:55:00]

2016 Squash & Racketball Championships Finals

2016 Squash & Racketball Championships Finals

The 2016 Squash and Racketball Finals took place on Fri 13th May. Photos of the presentation of prizes to the winners are on the website. [DTSC: 19th May 2016 10:27:00]

AGM Minutes

AGM Minutes

The AGM took place at the club on Friday 18th March. [DTSC: 18th May 2016 10:32:00]

Wimbledon Ticket Draw

Wimbledon Ticket Draw

The draw for tickets has now taken place [: 3rd May 2016 10:45:00]

Wimbledon Ticket Draw 2016

Wimbledon Ticket Draw 2016

The Wimbledon Ticket Draw for DTSC will take place at around 7.30pm on Thursday 5th May. [DTSC: 2nd May 2016 10:35:00]

DTSC to host 11th Annual Dorchester Junior Tennis Open 30th Mar - 2nd Apr

DTSC to host 11th Annual Dorchester Junior Tennis Open 30th Mar - 2nd Apr

Daytime access to all 3 tennis courts will be affected - see below for details [Al Clark: 25th Mar 2016 10:57:00]

GMC Minutes - 4th January 2016

GMC Minutes - 4th January 2016

GMC Minutes - 4th January 2016 [Al Clark: 26th Jan 2016 10:38:00]

Social Media

Social Media

In order to raise our profile DTSC is now on Facebook and Twitter - follow us and let us know what you think! [Al Clark: 20th Jan 2016 10:40:00]

Tennis News

Tennis News

Very successful DTSC Annual Junior Club Championships were held in the half term week with 62 children participating. A full write-up is at the link. [Al Clark: 3rd Jan 2016 10:44:00]

Squash & Racketball Annual Handicap Tournament

Squash & Racketball Annual Handicap Tournament

Draws & Tournament rules at the link [Al Clark: 1st Nov 2015 10:45:00]

Annual Tennis Championships - Finals Day Report Sun 4th Oct 2015

Annual Tennis Championships - Finals Day Report Sun 4th Oct 2015

Full Results: Men’s Singles - Hal Cazalet beat Damo Stacey 6-1 6-4 Ladies’ Singles - Sarah Skidmore beat Yvonne Henderson 6-3 6-0 [Al Clark: 11th Oct 2015 10:47:00]

Summer Tennis League Reports

Summer Tennis League Reports

Dorchester’s tennis teams need congratulating following a successful summer league season. Not only did the Men’s 1st team gain promotion in the Aegon National Club League to the National division by winning the Dorset League and then their play-off match against a tough team from Bristol, they then went on to win the Dorset League doubles title as well. [Al Clark: 1st Jun 2015 10:48:00]

Squash & Racketball 2015 Championships

Squash & Racketball 2015 Championships

A very successful Squash & Racketball 2015 Championship Finals was held on Fri May 8th and enjoyed by all. A full report of the finals is here and on the Squash Tournaments page of the website - photos to follow. [Al Clark: 13th May 2015 10:50:00]

A successful Peter Cox Fun Tennis Tournament was held on Mon 4th May 2015

A successful Peter Cox Fun Tennis Tournament was held on Mon 4th May 2015

Thanks to everyone for their participation on Bank Holiday Monday - we had a good turnout of 20 participants and congratulations to Grahame Bennett (centre) and Mike Williams (right) - both previous winners of the Peter Cox - watch this space for details of the next tennis tournament! [Al Clark: 22nd Apr 2015 10:52:00]

AGM Minutes - 20th March 15

AGM Minutes - 20th March 15

The AGM was held at the club on Fri 20th March 2015. The Minutes are now available on the Member's section of the club website. [Al Clark: 4th Apr 2015 10:55:00]

Wimbledon Tickets

Wimbledon Tickets

The list is now on the tennis noticeboard for those wishing to sign up for the Wimbledon Ticket Draw. Please put your name and your email address on the list. [Al Clark: 4th Mar 2015 10:53:00]

DTSC Dinner Dance - POSTPONED

DTSC Dinner Dance - POSTPONED

The Social Committee regret to inform you that the DTSC Dinner Dance planned for Sat 21st March has been postponed. [Al Clark: 27th Jan 2015 10:59:00]

Annual Squash & Racketball Handicap Tournament

Annual Squash & Racketball Handicap Tournament

Thanks for coming along and supporting the finalists in the Annual Squash & Racketball Tournaments on Friday 28th Nov. A write up of the finals is on the Squash/Racketball Tournaments page and also at the following link. [Al Clark: 13th Oct 2014 11:01:00]

DTSC Annual Tennis Tournament 2014

This year's tennis tournament finals took place in the sunshine on Sunday 5th October. [Al Clark: 29th Aug 2014 11:05:00]

Please support Neil Foster's SKYDIVE for Julia's House Charity

Please support Neil Foster's SKYDIVE for Julia's House Charity

On Fri 12th Sep I'm going to throw myself out of a plane at 10000 feet for Julia's House Charity, I'd really appreciate your support - details below. [Al Clark: 15th Aug 2014 11:09:00]

ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL OPEN DAY - 2014!

ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL OPEN DAY - 2014!

Many thanks to all those members who gave their time and energies to make another very successful and enjoyable Open Day on 6th July. [Al Clark: 13th Jul 2014 11:13:00]

Junior Tennis Club Championships

Junior Tennis Club Championships

For photos and results, clic​k the following link [Al Clark: 11th Jul 2014 11:25:00]

Quiz Night Friday 30 May

Quiz Night Friday 30 May

The club held a very enjoyable quiz night for members on Friday 30 May. Thanks to the social committee and Tony Anderson the Quiz master [Al Clark: 3rd Jun 2014 11:30:00]

Sad news regarding Peter Sheaves

Sad news regarding Peter Sheaves

It is with great sadness that I have to inform you of the death of our treasurer Peter Sheaves. I am sure you would join me in expressing our sincere condolences to his family. [Lyn Stockham: 28th May 2014 11:32:00]

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) at the club

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) at the club

READING THIS MAY HELP SAVE A LIFE You may have noticed that since 30 April, we have had an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) at the club. It is situated at the bottom of the stairs near the payphone and First Aid Kit. [: 1st May 2014 13:05:00]

Squash & Racketball Finals Night

Squash & Racketball Finals Night

The Squash and Racketball Finals night 2014 was held on Friday 25th April with a big crowd attending. [: 27th Apr 2014 13:05:00]

Dinner Dance Photos

Dinner Dance Photos

A selection of Dinner Dance photos are in the Members Section of the website at the Gallery tab. [: 14th Apr 2014 13:08:00]

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The AGM was held on Fri 21st March. Trohies for most improved Tennis and Squash players and Club Person of the Year were presented.The Minutes are now available under Member section, Club information. [: 19th Feb 2014 13:10:00]

DTSC DINNER DANCE

DTSC DINNER DANCE

2014 Annual DTSC Dinner Dance DRESS - Black Tie WHEN - Saturday 29th March - 7pm 'til late WHERE - Corn Exchange, Dorchester HOW MUCH - Tickets £30 per person includes 4 course meal and wine Read more for Menu [RC: 3rd Feb 2014 13:11:00]

Tennis - Men's singles

Tennis - Men's singles

Tennis news - new men's singles box leagues to be introduced [: 16th Jan 2014 13:12:00]

Great PDH Sports deal

Great PDH Sports deal

PDH Sports have agreed to sponsor one of our Squash courts and generally support the club. Benefits include 5% discount on all purchases from their website. [: 7th Dec 2013 13:13:00]

Squash & Racketball Handicap Finals - Read what happened!

Squash & Racketball Handicap Finals - Read what happened!

The annual Squash & Racketball Handicap Finals took place on Friday 29th November. Read more on the link below. [: 12th Nov 2013 13:14:00]

Peter Cox Fun Handicap Tennis Tournament Results

Peter Cox Fun Handicap Tennis Tournament Results

Latest News 2016 Squash & Racketball Championships Finals The 2016 Squash and Racketball Finals took place on Fri 13th May. Photos of the presentation of prizes to the winners are on the website. Read More AGM Minutes The AGM took place at the club on Friday 18th March. The minutes are now available on the website in the Member's only Section under Club Information. Vacancies are still available on the Tennis Committee, so please don't hesitate to come forward and volunteer if you are interested in helping to run the Tennis Section. Read More Calendar of Events DATES FOR YOUR DIARY You are welcome to come along and support the following Home Fixtures for May: SQUASH No Fixtures TENNIS Tue 3 Y&D v Weymouth 18.30 Sat 7 Mens 2 v Virgin 13.00 Sat 7 10u v West Hants 16.00 Sun 8 Mens Aegon v Victoria Park 11.00 Sun 8 16u Boys v Wimborne 16.00 Thu 12 Mens O60s v Sherborne 11.00 Sat 14 9u v DTA 14.00 Sun 15 Mixed 1 v West Hants 2 13.00 Sun Tue 24 YDL v Wincanton 18.30 Sat 28 Boys 16 Aegon v West Hants 14.00 RACKETBALL No Fixtures Read More Club » News & Events » Peter Cox Fun Handicap Tennis Tournament Results Despite wild and windy weather 15 hardy players turned out on a Sunday morning and in the true spirit of the Peter Cox tournament had a good deal of fun, even when brushing the puddles off the court to play the semis and finals after lunch! Huge gusts of wind made for hilarious play and interesting shots but in the end it was Mike Williams [: 31st Oct 2013 13:16:00]

Results for 2013 DTSC Annual Club Championships

Results for 2013 DTSC Annual Club Championships

Above, Ros Clark, Tennis secretary, presents Ladies Singles Champion, Sarah Skidmore and Men's Singles Champion, Ben Skidmore with their trophies. The Skidmores also won the Mixed trophy together. The Tennis section's Annual Club Championships Final's day was held on Sunday 6th October. [: 7th Oct 2013 13:19:00]

New - Sunday morning Tennis club sessions 10 -12 am

New - Sunday morning Tennis club sessions 10 -12 am

Click here for details [: 7th Oct 2013 13:18:00]

The annual wine tasting event -Friday 11 October

The annual wine tasting event -Friday 11 October

The annual wine tasting event takes place on Friday 11 October starting at 8pm at the club. Tickets on sale from members of the social committee and are selling fast! [: 19th Sep 2013 13:21:00]

Thanks to Neil Darragh for nine years of service for the club

Thanks to Neil Darragh for nine years of service for the club

The club thanks and wishes Neil Darragh, out-going Tennis Head Coach, every success with his future plans See letter [: 10th Sep 2013 13:24:00]

New Summer Tennis newsletter now available

New Summer Tennis newsletter now available

See the latest Tennis newsletter on the tennis front page of this website, which includes an open letter from newly appointed Head coach Kevin Willemse. [: 7th Aug 2013 13:25:00]

Tennis - Club Night success

Tennis - Club Night success

An enjoyable evening with a huge turnout for Thursday club evening recently. [: 28th Jul 2013 13:26:00]

Junior Tennis Championships 2013

Junior Tennis Championships 2013

For the results and write up of the club Junior tennis championships, read more. [: 25th Jul 2013 13:28:00]

Crowds flock to Club's Open Day

Crowds flock to Club's Open Day

The Tennis and Squash courts were filled all day long at the Club's Open day on Sunday 30 June. It's estimated that over a hundred adults and kids turned up to have a go at one or all of the sports on offer. 61 registration forms were filled out and one lucky winner gained a free membership for the rest of the year. There were lots of interested visitors with a couple of people joining on the day and hopefully a few more deciding to follow suit in the next few weeks. [: 2nd Jul 2013 13:30:00]

Free Cream Tea - Sunday 7th July from 2 pm

Free Cream Tea - Sunday 7th July from 2 pm

Three ingredients for a great afternoon.....Wimbledon Men's final, a glass or two of Pimms and a FREE cream tea. Come down to DTSC on Sunday 7th July from 2pm......and afterwards a game of tennis? Ask your member friends and meet them there. [: 2nd Jul 2013 09:50:00]

DTSC Open Day - Sunday 30th June

DTSC Open Day - Sunday 30th June

Sunday 30th June: 10 am - 2 pm. Open Day at DTSC to recruit new members. All members of DTSC (including Day) are invited to attend, bring friends or neighbours or help with activities on the day. Join in with free coaching sessions for tennis, squash and racketball, free cardio sessions for each sport, mini competitions, with BBQ, cakes and refreshments. More details to follow. Suitable for all members. [: 27th May 2013 09:52:00]

THURSDAY TENNIS CLUB NIGHT WITH PIZZA - 23RD MAY

THURSDAY TENNIS CLUB NIGHT WITH PIZZA - 23RD MAY

On Thursday 23rd May at club night there will be pizza.! All levels of full club members are invited to play at 7 pm with a break around 8.30 pm for pizza in the bar. More play for those who want to afterwards. [: 13th May 2013 10:16:00]

PETER COX TOURNAMENT WINNERS SPRING 2013

PETER COX TOURNAMENT WINNERS SPRING 2013

We had a fantastic day for the Peter Cox tournament on Bank Holiday Monday. Congratulations to the Champions Chris Porter & Mike Williams. Full results below. [: 7th May 2013 10:20:00]

PETER COX TOURNAMENT - MAY 6th 2013

PETER COX TOURNAMENT - MAY 6th 2013

Save this date to enjoy the bi-annual Peter Cox Fun Handicap Tennis Tournament - Bank Holiday Monday May 6th 2013 [: 1st May 2013 10:46:00]

Squash and Racketball Leagues

Squash and Racketball Leagues

Leagues, points summaries and league winners are now on the website - go to Squash/Racketball - Tournamants. Apologies for the delay but normal service has now resumed! [Geoff Brazier: 9th Jan 2013 10:47:00]

 

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