Sport England launch ‘Return to Play’ Fund

Sport England have launched a new £16.5 million fund to provide additional help to the sport and physical activity sector during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The Return to Play Fund will support groups, clubs and organisations who’ve been impacted by restrictions brought in to tackle the disease, and is part ... More

Seniors County Players Wanted

We are looking for team members for the County Seniors Men's 45+ and 50+ teams to play in the Seniors County Cup next year. Players of a good standard who would be interested in playing in a team or captaining a team are invited to contact Boyd Brackstone, Dorset Seniors Men's Captain at info@dorsetlta.co.uk by 7th ... More

Covid 19 – Tennis Activity by Tier (England)

Following the introduction of a new tiered approach to restrictions in England, the LTA have clarified with Government how the new restrictions will impact tennis activity. Outdoor tennis activity can continue in Tier 2 (High) and Tier 3 (Very High) areas in line with the current national guidelines, but there are additi... More

LTA Tennis Awards – Nominations now open

Nominations for the 2021 Awards are now open and can be submitted via an online nomination form which takes just 10 minutes to complete. There are a number of categories to choose from, so you can nominate any person or place you think deserves to be recognised – and you can nominate more than once for any award. For ... More

Covid-19 Guidance – Updated 23rd September 2020

See LTA updated information as to how Covid-19 and the latest government advice around it, relates to tennis activities in Britain and all those involved in delivering them on their website here (updated 23rd September 2020). More

LTA Club Forum Webinars

The LTA are running a series of Zoom Club Forum Webinars across all the topics within the LTA Club Support Toolkit.  Each 60 minute session, delivered by a member of an LTA regional team, is designed to give an overview of the topic, direct participants to practical resources and provide further guidance to support ... More

Updated Covid-19 Guidance

See LTA updated information as to how Covid-19 and the latest government advice around it, relates to tennis activities in Britain and all those involved in delivering them on their website here (updated 14th September 2020). More

LTA Youth Coach Training Workshops

The LTA have re-scheduled the LTA Youth Coach Training Workshops which are now online and open for bookings. Places are limited so early registration is advisable. The workshops are FREE and coaches will be awarded 3 CPD credits for attending. PLEASE NOTE that the online training (module 1) needs to be completed ... More

Thank you NHS – fun tournament raises over £2700

Shane Deacon, 11U County Coach and 11U Performance Manager at West Hants, organised a Mixed Doubles tournament to raise funds for the NHS for 3 hospitals ICUs in Dorset – Dorset County Hospital, Poole Hospital and Bournemouth Hospital.  Shane decided he wanted to ‘do his bit’ for the NHS after his daughter asked him ... More

‘Return to Tennis’ Tournament – Results

With the County Championships being cancelled this year, to give players the opportunity to compete, a 'Return to Tennis' tournament was organised during what would have been the County Championships week. Matches took place at three venues, West Hants, Victoria Avenue and East Dorset.  Well done to everyone who ... More