Exciting Times on and off the court as Congleton Tennis Club gets a groove on

  Posted: 11.10.21 at 09:10 by Andrew Giltrap

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A local tennis club has switched their tennis shoes for dancing shoes, in announcing a sponsorship with a Congleton nightclub.

These are exciting times on and off the court at Congleton Lawn Tennis Club, putting on competition after competition after months of lockdowns, which are attracting the attention of local players and businesses.

On court the club has begun its matches in the East Cheshire Winter League which it has entered for the first time and both teams have won their first matches.

Congleton Firsts beat Lymm Thirds 7-1 with the Congleton team being Matt Parker , Kathryn Barnett , Mike Massey and Vicky Hudson.

Congleton Seconds beat Woodside Seconds with the team made up of Julian Keen , Larysa Walls , Andrew Giltrap and Vicky Garner.

The South and Mid Cheshire Winter League matches have also started with the A team beating Hartford A and the B team beating Alsager B - The C team lost narrowly to Wistaston C and the D team lost to Cuddington F.

The tennis club is located on 26 West Street.

Off court there are a number of social events taking place with a quiz night this coming Friday (15th) and a wine tasting event on 12th November in partnership with Laithwaites Wine of Alderley Edge - information and tickets can be obtained from Eileen Grigg on 07786 782187.

In sponsorship news Congleton nightspot Bamboogy has agreed to sponsor the clubs winter singles ladder. They have kindly agreed to provide two prizes for upcoming contests.

Prize one is a £40 booth package at their club, with choice of FREE Smirnoff, Malibu, Archers or Bacardi with mixers for a group of up to 10 people free entry and queue jump.

Prize two is a 10x drink voucher that entitles the winner to single spirit mixers on the following - Smirnoff, Malibu, Archers & Bacardi.

"Thanks to Jack and staff at the venue for their support.", said Andrew Giltrap of Congleton Lawn Tennis Club.

"Thanks to Nick Wilkins for organising the singles competition."

Nightclub Bamboogy Congleton are located on 38-40 High Street.

Bach 95 will be attending the clubs Fireworks Fun Tournament on Wednesday 3rd November - entries can be made on line for this event - Even if members are not playing in the event they are encouraged to come along and sample the beers produced by the company co-owned by ex CLTC junior Will Cliff who now plays for Sale Sharks. The tournament is sponsored by Sizzlers takeaway of Congleton.

Later down the line on Saturday 4th December the club are promoting an event at the Daneside Theatre in support of its charity partner Visyon. This is "Blokes of a Feather" starring Marks and Gran writers of the award winning Birds of a Feather.

Tickets are £20 and can be obtained from the theatre or Congleton Information Centre in the Town Hall on High Street.

The club is also working in partnership with Cheshire Buddies to put on coaching for young people who attend some of their activity groups and look forwards to their first session at the club very soon.

You can follow the club on Facebook here.

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