BLHC CENTENARY +2 and BHC END OF SEASON CELEBRATION – Sat 23rd April 2022

Celebrating 100 (+2) years of Belper Ladies Hockey Club and this season’s successes for the Men’s and Ladies Hockey sections.Calling all members, associates, supporters and enthusiasts: past and present….. Saturday 23rd April 2022Doors open 6.30pm for 7.00pm startThe Marquee at Derbyshire County Cricket Club Price £41 (event £40 plus £1 for ‘Heads & Tails’), includes booking feeBookings close on 26th March. Dress code: Black tie, optional. There will be a 3 course, sit down meal, Read more…

SAT 6th NOV: BELPER’S BIGGEST BONFIRE

Belper’s Biggest Bonfire and Fireworks Night is back! Great family fun. Pyrotechnic spectacular by Dynamite! Fireworks ( award winner in the Fireworks Championships at Ragley Hall).Saturday 6th November 2021 at Belper Meadows Community Sports Club (beside Belper FC) off The Triangle, Bridge Street.Child friendly Firework Display, followed by a second Spectacular DisplayGates open 6pm, followed by the lighting of Belper’s Biggest Bonfire. First Firework Display at 7pm. Burgers and Hot Dogs from award winning Owen Taylor Read more…

BBC Kit out the Nation

At Belper Meadows Community Sports Club we are delighted to take part in the BBC’s “Kit out the Nation“ initiative. It runs until Saturday 2nd October, and is aimed at the collection and distribution of unwanted, good condition sports kit. The intent is to get the kit to children and teenagers who need it at a time when the pandemic has seen levels of exercise among young people plummet. This is a great idea there is Read more…

Return to Play Group – Statement 4th Jan 2021 Covid -19 Lockdown 3.0

Background: The Prime Minister has this evening announced a National Lockdown for England. The government has issued published guidance dated 4 January 2021 titled “National lockdown: Stay at Home – Coronavirus cases are rising rapidly across the country. Find out what you can and cannot do.” The 22 pages of guidance can be found via this hyperlink “ National lockdown: Stay at Home“. Of note the guidance says that although you can exercise in a public space, there is the Read more…

Family at War

The date  –  Saturday 3 October 2020. The place  –  Ashbourne The battle  –  Derwent mens 5th  v  Belper mens 8th Belper included (junior) Oscar Hallisey.  Derwent included his Dad. Who would watching Mum support? In the end, there was no family upheaval, as the game ended in a 3-3 draw. It was just another treasured family moment to remember, when they were both on the pitch, and Oscar, with the ball, taking on his Read more…

WE ARE OPEN – Use of the Astro from 6th July 2020 – also see 13/07/20 update here

Update 13 July 2020: Following review we have agreed that we can now allow more than one group to go on half the pitch however, as there has been no further update from England Hockey the groups are still limited to 1:5 on each quarter of the pitch. Sessions still need to be run in accordance with all the Terms and Conditions and clear records need to be maintained of who attends each session and a reminder, Read more…

‘Annual Dinner Dance and #BLHC100+1 Belper Ladies HC Centenary Celebration ‘

For a number of reasons we have decided to further postpone the Belper Ladies HC Centenary Celebration to the end of this forthcoming season. We do hope you will be able to join us – please save the date of Saturday 24th April 2021 at Derbyshire CCC for the BLHC100+1 celebration! For those who have purchased tickets to the originally planned event, your tickets can remain, if you wish. If you would prefer to have a refund and purchase your ticket Read more…