D-Day Commemoration – Amazing Day

On a beautiful, sunny Sunday in June the community came together to commemorate in particular 15 brave men who lost their lives during an extraordinary time when Coolham, the quiet little village next to Shipley, became a crucial airbase for a few months around D-Day, in 1944. Richard was instrumental in organising the event, when […]

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Walking Football Fixture

On Friday 25th January a team of our walking footballers ventured out to face the Crawley Town Community  Foundation Veteran football team.  Honour was maintained all round, with a 1-1 draw in the end, but it was a hard fought match and both teams are looking forward to a re-match later in the year.  

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“Rusty Brains” enjoy a visit to the site

On Tuesday the 30th October we were very pleased to welcome the “Rusty Brains” to the site. The Rusty Brains group is organised by the Horsham Alzheimer’s Society, and they meet regularly to enjoy various activities in the area. This week we were fortunate to welcome the group to try their luck at pétanque, proving great […]

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We need your votes!!

WE NEED YOUR VOTE !  PLEASE HELP! A lot of us at HSCP have worked incredibly hard to build a new football pitch at the TD Shipley site.  This pitch is much needed by the local community for junior football in particular but also to support other ages. To finish it off, we have made […]

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BBQ and Boules Night 29 June!

Come along to the BBQ and Boules night, Friday 29th June, 6:00pm.  A game of boules (petanque), all you can eat for £5 – good quality butcher meat and some lovely salads; drinks available (beer / wine £2, and soft drinks 50p). Music, dancing (if you want!!), and chat. Check out the poster here….Shipley BBQ […]

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First Aid Training completed

We are happy to say that First Aid training has been completed by the main Activity Leaders – Melanie and Roy for Petanque; Trev and Richard for vets football; Phil and Russell for walking football; Chris, Stan and Keith for the Men’s Shed; Dawn and Helen for general. We had fun and learnt a lot, […]

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Shipley Village Fete

On a hot end-May bank holiday Monday, Chris, Keith and Phil flew the flag for the Project at the Shipley Village Fete…until the thunder drove them home!  The annual fete is well supported by the local community and villages around Shipley and it was a great opportunity to tell people about the various activities.  There […]

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Friday night Petanque & BBQ success

After some careful planning by Tony, Melanie and Phil, the first Friday evening Petanque & BBQ went off with a bang on Friday 25th May! Next one Friday 29th June, 6:00pm at the site – don’t miss it! Everyone welcome – Footballers, Shedders, Petanquers, friends and family. Come and have a go! 17 people joined […]

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Over £1200 raised at football match!

Congratulations and thanks to everyone who took part on the charity event on Sunday 13 May, at Shipley football ground.  The football match, which many of our vets and walking footballers taking part, kicked off at 12:00 noon.  It was an entertaining match, with Trevor managing the “Trev’s Vets” team, playing against Murph’s “Hills Farm […]

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Walking Football Returns to Shipley from 8 May

Walking Football will return to Shipley Football Ground from May 8th.  After a good winter playing on the 3G surface of Holbrook Club, the purpose-built walking football pitch will be dry enough and safe for use again from 8th May.  Over the Winter we have put up retainer nets behind the goals so no more […]

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