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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…

‘COVID-19: Use of the Astro’

Dear member,   Hope you and your family are keeping well during these challenging times. You will no doubt have seen in the news that other sports such as golf and tennis are being advised by their Governing Body that they can return although they have stringent guidelines and are not allowed to use their clubhouses.  Rest assured we are as keen as you to re-open our facilities for use however at the present time the Read more…

“**Belper Scrubs for Covid-19. Please help**”

Belper Meadows Community Sports Club (incorporating Belper Meadows Bowls, Belper Meadows Cricket, Belper Meadows Tennis & Belper Hockey/Ladies Hockey Clubs) are supporting this local fundraising page. Please have a look at the below link & donate if you can. Many of our members, friends & family work for the NHS & this local initiative is raising funds to pay for the correct material to be purchased so a group of volunteers can make much needed, Read more…

Belper digs deep again!

Great work by all the volunteers from right across Belper Hockey for achieving this, not forgetting the Groundsman Mick Gibson who at times works more hours than he charges us for. We also had help from two Bowls members and even a stray member of the public! for more detail click here Belper digs deep again

BMCSC Access Drive Tarmacing

The length of the access road from the A6 to Belper Meadows Community Sports Club (BMCSC) land will be ripped up and tarmaced over the week commencing 3rd Feb 2020. The work will start on Monday 3 February and is planned to be completed by the end of the week. The works will be during the working day – i.e. there will be no vehicular access to our ground during the day. NOTE ! The Read more…