Grantham Hockey Club is a friendly local club that currently fields a men’s and a women’s team in league hockey in Lincolnshire. The club has been in existence for over 100 years during which time players, playing surfaces and venues have come and gone. Click here for a more in-depth history lesson.
PITCH – Meres Leisure Centre, Trent Road (NG31 7XQ) –
From the North (A1) – exit onto A52 direction Grantham until you reach a roundabout with a pub on the left. Turn right onto Barrowby Gate, follow this road until you reach a T-junction. Turn right then immediately left into Trent Road. Follow this road and turn left into the leisure centre at the first mini-roundabout.
From the South (A1) – exit dual carriageway and turn left at the roundabout onto Swingbridge Road. Pass the police station on your right and at the end of the road turn left at the mini-roundabout onto Trent Road. At the next mini-roundabout, turn right into the Leisure Centre.
AFTER MATCH – White Swan Pub, Barrowby (NG32 1BH)
Directions from the Leisure Centre. Turn right at the mini-roundabout and continue to the end of Trent Road. Turn left at the T-junction, continue over the A1 until you reach Barrowby village. Continue round a tight right-hand bend and through the village. As you pass through a narrow stretch of road with cars parked on the right, the pub is on the right at a crossroad. Parking is available either outside or turn right at the crossroads and then immediately right again for the pub car park. Alternatively, continue on this road for parking and access to A1 or A52.
Committee Members and email addresses
Chairperson – David Sykes – email@example.com
Vice-Chairperson – Graham Johnson
Secretary – David Braunton – firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice-Secretary – Andy Nix
Treasurer – Andy Willey – email@example.com
Fixture Secretary – Simon Brown/Debi Wood – firstname.lastname@example.org
Child Welfare Officer – Pep Halliday
Press Officer – John Pennington – email@example.com
Men’s 1st XI Captain – Oli Phillips – firstname.lastname@example.org
Men’s 1st XI Vice-Captain – Benjie Groom
Men’s 2nd XI Captain – Ben Willey – email@example.com
Men’s 2nd XI Vice-Captain – Nick Wraith
Women’s Captain – TBC – firstname.lastname@example.org
Women’s Vice-Captain – Rachel Belcher
Youth Organisation: Tricia Trafford
Co-opted members: Kirsten Barney, Will Leadenham, Ben Willey
The Astroturf at the Meres Lesure Centre