BLTC March 2020 Newsletter

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The New Season is Here


Dear Visitor,



2020 Membership Renewals


If you haven't yet renewed, you are now overdue.   Please go to our Website at and click your choices to request your renewal.  You will then receive details of the the required online payment which must be paid before your 2020 membership can be confirmed.



Information for Junior Safeguarding


To ensure we can fulfill our safeguarding obligations, parents are now required to enter additional information on their Membership page regarding emergency contact details and medical conditions.   If you renewed before this went live on our system you will have received an email from Marek Wilowski asking that you provide the information to him. Please make sure you do this.




Applications for Allocated Wimbledon Ballot Tickets Now Open


The Club has been allocated 18 pairs of tickets, thanks to the number of "!Opt-ins" from our members.   For details, go to our News Article and apply through Wimbledon Ballot under the Member Pages on our Website

The closing date for applications is 09.00 am - Sunday April 5th. We plan to hold the Ballot on Monday April 6th at 6:30 in the clubhouse.



Box Leagues


The Spring Round has now started ans will run to early April. Follow court bookings and results under "Play Tennis" on our Website


Team Practice 


Mens practice sessions will commence at 18.30 on Tuesday 17th March and Ladies practice sessions at 18.30 on Wednesday 18th March



Saturday Opening Tournament 13.00 21st March


Some fun play organised by Paul Wilson with light sustenance and refreshments provided. For any ability, please be there before 13.30 if you want to play. Small cash donations on towards the food and drink on the day are gratefully recieved.


If you have any family or friends interested in joining the Club, they are most welcome to come along and give it a try.


Note that this event will finish at 16.00





Junior Hotshots in Banchory 16.00 21st March


This event tours Aberdeenshire providing informal competitive opportinuties for all levels. The one in Banchory is for Orange.  Details of the whole tour here.



Junior Easter Camps - Weeks of 6th & 13th April


To book, please log in to our website and go to >My Junior Coaching


It is very important that you do this so that we have a a good record of atttendees for safeguarding purposes as well as for planning


Any queries, please call Pawel on 07788663324



Donation of Disused Rackets


If you have any rackets that are sitting in a dusty corner feeling neglectied because you have succumbed to the appeal of whizzy new technology, then please consider donating them to the Chrysalis Project for Downs syndrome children and adults. Please contact Mark Reith on 07483 803205. 




Kiltwalks to Support the Judy Murray Foundation


If you are interested in taking part a Kiltwalk and raising money to support Community Tennis Development, further information is available via our News Article and please cantact Emma to discuss.



Junior Coordinator


We are pleased to say that Stuart Cowie has kindly agreed to be co-opted onto the Committee for this position. He will be pleased to hear from any members with comments and suggestions regarding junior activities by contacting here.


Next Committee Meeting


This will be on 17th March or thenabouts. Please contact me if there are any matters that you wish to be raised





Best Regards



Arlene MacFarlane
BLTC President