Southbourne Tennis Club News

Christmas Party – BALANCES NOW DUE!

By |2019-11-03T21:21:18+00:00November 3rd, 2019|News|

A big thank you to members for being so prompt with paying your deposits and securing your place for this year’s Christmas Party.

I am aware that some members have already chosen to pay the full amount in advance. However, for those that haven’t, final balances are now due.

We are requesting that members pay their remaining balances of £15.00 per person by bank transfer. Account details have been emailed.

Please be sure to put your name and ‘Christmas Party’ or something similar, as the reference, so we know who it’s from and what it’s for! Members who are not able to pay by bank transfer can still pay by cash in the same way deposits were paid.


A reminder to members, that due to the unprecedented number of people attending this year’s party, we have decided to switch venue from The Cottonwood Hotel, to its sister hotel next door, The Ocean View.

With the extra space now available by moving hotels, this has enabled us to provide a few extra places should people still wish to attend. We only have a limited number left, so please sign up now to avoid missing out!


Members who would like to book accommodation at the hotel, after their busy night of partying, can do so at a special discounted rate!

Any member booking a standard double room, including breakfast, can do so for £90.00. This includes a 10% discount. For an additional £20.00 members can upgrade to a sea view room.

Rooms are subject to availability and can be booked directly through the hotel. Please state that you are a Southbourne Tennis Club member at the time of booking.

For any queries concerning the Christmas Party, please contact me directly

Christmas presents

Club Championship Finals Day Update

By |2019-10-13T12:11:35+00:00October 13th, 2019|News|

Despite this morning’s wet and windy weather, Finals Day will still be going ahead as planned, starting at 12 noon.

However, it’s possible matches may be delayed by a further 30 minutes, depending on the weather, although the forecast is meant to be improving as the day goes on!

Thank you to those members taking part for your patience and we look forward to seeing you at 12.00pm


By |2019-10-12T12:06:15+00:00October 12th, 2019|News|

A note to members taking part in tomorrow’s Club Championship Finals Day.

Due to the bad weather which is forecast for tomorrow morning, Finals Day will now commence at the later time of 12 noon.

The revised order of play can be seen below:

12 Noon

Ladies Singles Tier 1
Natalie Carter vs Emily Pardy

Mens Vets Singles Tier 1
Patrick Browne vs Nigel Carter

Ladies Vets Doubles Tier 1
Kirsty Holmes/Jo Jones vs Cleo Skilton/Carol Dickie

Ladies Vets Singles Tier 1
Rachel Best vs Lena Chavez


Mens Singles Tier 1
Patrick Browne vs John Stevens

Ladies Doubles Tier 1
Natalie Carter/Melanie Castagna vs Jo Jones/Kirsty Holmes

Mens Singles Tier 2
Paul Burton vs Andrew King

Ladies Singles Tier 2
Amanda Nagle vs Bryony Mcenery


Mens Vets Doubles Tier 1
Nigel Carter/Richard Henshaw vs Patrick Browne/Chris Stevens

Mens Doubles Tier 2
Paul Burton/Steve Pardy vs Spencer Bradbury/Daniel Light

Mixed Doubles Tier 1
John Stevens/Natalie Carter or Tom Birch/Emily Pardy vs Zoltan Horvath/Jo Jones


Mixed Doubles Tier 2
Andrew Mouzouri/Becky Redman vs Daniel Light/Amanda Nagle

Mens Doubles Tier 1
John Stevens/Richard Henshaw or Patrick Browne/Andy Redman vs Zoltan Horvath/Matt Sanger

Thank you for your co-operation. We will of course continue to keep member’s updated if the situation changes.

AGM 2019 – Monday 14th October 2019

By |2019-09-20T13:45:29+00:00September 20th, 2019|News|

We are fast approaching the time for our next Annual General Meeting which will be held on Monday 14th October 2019.

A full agenda and a proxy form to allow you to vote even if you cannot attend the meeting will be up on the website shortly, however some things we will be covering include;
– An update on our application for charitable status
– The trend in membership numbers
– 2020/21 club fees

The AGM is the best opportunity for you to hear what progress the club has made and what we hope will be happening over the next year and beyond. It is also your opportunity to be heard and as a member we really appreciate your thoughts and energy to help make the club even better.

The club committee has undergone significant change over the last year, with four new members, so if you wish to meet them, and understand what they have to say, please come along.

As required by our revised Memorandum and Articles of association all of the club committee will be standing down at the AGM, however all of them will be standing for immediate re-election and this is an important procedural matter. This of course allows potential for anyone else who is interested in becoming involved, so please let myself or Susie Grainger know if you are interested in getting involved.

Lastly, we have a decent team of people who keep on top of maintenance around the club, however we have a burning need for someone to help co-ordinate this and if you are interested, please let us know.