AGM Documents and Details

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As previously advised, Tuesday’s AGM will be held online, starting at 7:30pm. We shall be using Zoom to facilitate this and any club members wishing to attend should email the Hon. Secretary, Darren Davies, on secretary@chelmsfordhc.org.uk for meeting details and copies of the Hon. Treasurer’s report and 2019/20 club accounts. All other AGM documents may be downloaded below.

Pitch Hire Charges

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All members are reminded that, as per the recent announcement regarding the partial reopening of our facilities under COVID-19 restrictions, pitch hire charges will apply from Wednesday, 1st July onwards: CHARGES Until the end of June, 2020 there will be no charge for the use of the pitch by club members. With effect from 1st July, 2020 charges will be levied … Read More

New Coaching Appointments

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We are delighted to announce the appointment of two new coaches for our Men’s and Women’s 1st XI squads for the 2020/21 season. Asif Rais has been appointed to the Women’s 1st XI role and has great experience developing junior players into senior squads. Teamed with a broad knowledge and understanding of the game, we hope that he can bring … Read More

Pitch Use and COVID-19

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England Hockey have recently announced guidelines for STEP 2 of their plan for a gradual return to hockey – Getting Back on the Pitch.  The CHC Management Committee has reviewed these guidelines and devised our own plan for returning to the pitch.  This will be reviewed and updated as England Hockey guidance changes. With effect from Monday, 15th June, the following plan will … Read More

Unauthorised use of facilities

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Regrettably, it has come to the Management Committee’s attention that there has been some unauthorised use of our facilities in recent weeks. The first incident related to a complaint received that our pitch was being used at a time when all sporting activities were supposedly suspended. This required us to place an additional padlock on the pitch gates. Secondly, we … Read More

Notice of 2020 AGM

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Due to COVID-19 restrictions and government advice we have taken the unprecedented step of holding this year’s AGM online. The well-being of our members is of paramount importance. We apologise to members without access to computing equipment and those who are unfamiliar with such meetings but, in order to meet our constitutional obligations of holding the AGM in the month … Read More

Covid-19 Update

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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

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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

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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

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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