Covid-19 Update

David KitchinerFeatured, News

Following our announcement on 16th March of the suspension of all Chelmsford HC activities, both on and off the pitch, until at least 15th April due to the social restrictions caused by Covid-19, the CHC Management Committee has decided to follow the lead of England Hockey, our governing body, in extending the suspension of activities until at least 30th June. … Read More

UPDATE – Spencer Wilcox Funeral

David KitchinerFeatured, News

UPDATE from the family of Spencer Wilcox concerning his funeral arrangements on 23rd March, 2020. In light of the Prime Minister’s recent announcement concerning COVID-19, we have taken the very difficult decision to cancel the gathering at Chelmsford Hockey Club after the funeral service at Chelmsford Crematorium.  This is not a decision that we have made lightly, but we believe … Read More

All Club Activities Suspended

David KitchinerFeatured, News

Following the latest UK Government advice concerning the COVID-19 virus, the situation regarding the country’s hockey activities has changed dramatically, with statements issued by various governing and league organisations. As at 8:30pm on Monday, 16th March, the Chelmsford HC Management Committee has decided to suspend all club activities, both on and off the pitch, until at least 15th April.  This … Read More

John Cockett Obituary by Phil Hutley

David KitchinerFeatured, News

John was a Vice President of the club and a regular player in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. He was in the Great Britain team for the Helsinki and Melbourne Olympics, winning a bronze medal in 1952 and missing out on a medal by coming 4th in 1956. He won 18 GB and 37 England caps. He was in the … Read More

Spencer Wilcox Funeral Details

David KitchinerFeatured, News

The funeral of club President, Spencer Wilcox, will take place at Chelmsford Crematorium South Chapel, Writtle Road, Chelmsford, CM1 3BL at 15:30, on Monday 23rd March. Following the funeral service all are invited to return to Chelmsford Hockey Club, Chelmer Park, Beehive Lane, Galleywood, Chelmsford, CM2 8RL.Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, for the Alzheimer’s Society and the British Heart Foundation … Read More

CHC Bobble Hats

Rachel SmithFeatured, News

  The club have purchased an initial stock of bobble hats, so get your order in now!! Expected delivery Saturday 14th March We have secured a UK supplier of the bobble hats, the hats are UK Manufactured and are identical to the unofficial ones that were sourced from China. The hat will have the club logo embroidered on the hem … Read More

John Cockett

David KitchinerFeatured, News

Chelmsford Hockey Club is saddened to learn of the passing of Chelmsford Vice-President and former player, and former England and Great Britain player, John Cockett at the age of 92. John played 37 times for England and 18 times for Great Britain between 1951 and 1958 as a half back. He was part of the GB squad who won a … Read More

Spencer Wilcox

David KitchinerFeatured, News

Spencer Wilcox 24th September, 1951 to 22nd February, 2020 We are saddened to announce the extremely sad news that our club President, Spencer Wilcox, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, 22nd February, shortly after leaving the hockey pitch at Indian Gymkhana.  While this has come as a huge shock to everybody that knew Spencer, our thoughts are primarily with Averil, Jonathan, … Read More

Pro League Tickets 2020

Rachel SmithFeatured, News

England Hockey are keen to promote  the Pro League this season and have asked us to draw your attention to the home fixtures which are being played this year from Sat 2nd May to Sunday 14th June. Click here for a Priority link for tickets. Members / families & friends can gain rewards for our club. There are some brilliant … Read More

England Hockey Governance Changes

David KitchinerFeatured, News

Some members may be aware of proposed changes to the way hockey is governed in England. England Hockey were asked by clubs at the 2017 AGM to review the way the sport was structured locally and have been consulting widely and developing a proposal.  This proposal is based on seven overarching principles: 1. As National Governing Body, England Hockey has … Read More