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Padgate Tennis & Bowling Club Tennis-a-Thon

April 12, 2013 | Nick Taylor

Padgate Tennis and Bowling Club are to hold their 3rd annual 12-hour tennis-a-thon in aid of the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace.

The event will take place on Saturday 13th April, and all proceeds are to be donated to the Foundation.   

The Tennis-a-Thon will start at 07:00 finishing 12 hours later at 19:00, with anybody interested in tennis and raising funds welcome.  

There is no required standard and with six outdoor courts catering for upward of 24 players at a time, the more players the better.

The club is also appealing for sponsorship for this year’s event.

On the day the club is open to visitors with equipment available and at noon there will be a Tennis Open Day and two hours of free coaching provided for children.  A prize raffle will be held to raise funds and the day will finish with at BBQ at 17:00 followed by the conclusion of the Tennis-a-Thon at 19:00.

Men’s first team captain Andy Hawley said; “The work done by Colin and Wendy Parry in the memory of Tim and Johnathan has been exceptional, it has had a profound impact on Warrington and the wider community and by supporting them during this event we hope to help them continue the message of peace.”

Anyone interested in participating in the Tennis-a-Thon or helping with sponsorship or raffle prizes should contact Andy Hawley at or on 07795977619.


Padgate Tennis & Bowling Club

This friendly club can be found in Green lane, Padgate, adjacent to Padgate railway station. The club is open from the end of March until the end of September.

Facilities include six shale tennis courts, a bowling green and clubhouse. The club is affiliated to: Warrington Sports Forum, Cheshire LTA and the Warrington & North Cheshire Bowling Association.

The tennis section has two gents, two ladies and three mixed teams competing in the Warrington Tennis league with social tennis on Saturday afternoons.

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