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Deloitte Digital Champion Programme for Venues

After a successful pilot in 2020, the LTA will be scaling up their Digital Champions Programme through their partnership with Deloitte, offering digital and business skills to LTA Registered Venues. By signing up to the programme, Venues will receive six, virtual one-hour monitoring sessions from Deloitte consultants ... More

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Upcoming Dorset Tournaments

Looking to enter a local tournament?  Tournaments are being run at West Hants and East Dorset Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club for 8U, 9U, 12U, 16U and 18U in the run up to Christmas. To find out more, click here         More

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LTA publishes plans to transform Tennis Coach Development & Education

The LTA, the national governing body for tennis in Britain, has published its new LTA Coach Development Plan, with an ambition to see inspirational coaches growing the game and getting more people choosing and staying in tennis. The plans represent the LTA’s biggest ever transformation of coach education and develop... More

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Upcoming Support Webinars for Venues

As part of the LTA's ongoing support to venues to help them manage, develop and grow and get more people playing tennis, some new webinars are coming up over the next few weeks : Brabners|LTA|How to Deal with Complaints Wednesday, 24th November at 6.30 pm.  Register here Good Governance - Understanding GDPR Tu... More

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LTA Venue Registration is now OPEN

Venue Registration is the LTA’s membership scheme for tennis and padel venues LTA Venue Registration 2021/2022 is now OPEN. Renew your Venue Registration HERE.   Closes 16th December 2021 AT 23.59. New to LTA  Registration? Find more information on the range of tailored support packages that include excellent ... More

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Dorset LTA Annual General Meeting 2021

This year's Dorset LTA's Annual General Meeting of Dorset LTA is being held on Thursday, 18th November at East Dorset Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club from 7 pm. The AGM will  include the Dorset Doubles League Awards and a buffet will be served following the meeting. Dorset club members are welcome to attend. If ... More

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Southbourne Tennis Club Champions Accessibility Tennis

A valuable insight into what accessibility tennis means for those who attend Southbourne Tennis Club, and their parents/carers.  Our thanks to Aidan, whose son Liam has attended the club for over 6 years, for his words. 'As a parent of a special need son, I feel I can express on behalf of fellow parents or carers of ... More

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LTA Tennis Awards 2022 – Nominations Now Open!

Nominations for the LTA Tennis Awards 2022 which highlight, acknowledge and reward the incredible achievements and contributions of people across Britain in 2021, are now OPEN! Launched in 2015 with the help of former LTA president Cathie Sabin OBE, the Awards recognise the many thousands of inspirational individuals ... More

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Dorset welcomes LTA President

Dorset welcomed LTA President, David Rawlinson on a fabulous sunny day, as part of his Summer Tour visiting counties throughout the country. First stop was Southbourne Tennis Club to join a well attended Learning Disability and Wheelchair tennis group run by Head Coach, David Sanger.  David has been running a thriving ... More

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Dorset men triumph at County Cup

The Dorset men returned triumphant after a hugely successful week at County Cup held at Canoe Lake in Southsea.  A fantastic turn out for the team proved far too strong for the competition and promotion was guaranteed by Thursday while a professional performance from the squad guaranteed the title by the end of Friday's ... More

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National Volunteers’ Week – 1st to 7th June 2021

This week we're celebrating National Volunteers' Week and we would like to say a BIG thank you to all the amazing volunteers who give up their time to support tennis across the county and who have gone the extra mile to open up tennis and get people back on court in a safe environment during very challenging times. Vo... More

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Coaching opportunity – Schools Lead Tennis Coach with Christchurch Tennis

Atorro Sports is looking for a schools tennis expert to support the delivery of their schools outreach programme through Christchurch Tennis Club. This opportunity is for a Level 3 or above LTA Tennis Coach (ambitious Level 2 also considered) with a passion for changing the lives of young people through sport. More ... More

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LTA Tennis Awards – County Winners

We are very pleased to announce Dorset's LTA Tennis Award Winners.   Club of the Year – Wimborne Tennis Club Coach of the Year (Development) – Harry Lund Coach of the Year (Performance) - Debbie Hale Volunteer of the Year – Andrew Sanger Community and Parks Award – Branksome Park ... More

Resumption of outdoor tennis from 29th March

The Government has today (22 February) published its roadmap for the gradual and staged easing of lockdown restrictions in England, made possible by the pace of the vaccination programme.  Restrictions will be eased across all areas of England at the same time. The announcement confirmed that: Outdoor tennis ... More