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Douglas Park BMW agree three year sponsorship of schools hockey programme

Uddingston Hockey Club are delighted to announce they have agreed a three-year sponsorship agreement with local business Douglas Park BMW who will come on board as the lead sponsor of their in-school coaching programme.

This programme currently consists of four full time club coaches going out into the community and carrying out taster sessions across various schools with different classes being included each term with the aim of establishing lunch and afterschool clubs within each school.

This agreement with Douglas Park BMW has allowed the club to expand the programme to include 15 primary and 5 secondary schools from South & North Lanarkshire and the East end of Glasgow to take part within the programme with over 18,000 different children being given taster sessions over the full school year.

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The first term August to October of the Douglas Park in-school programme is now complete and has got off to a flying start with the focus being on primary 5 to 7 and 1st Year within secondary schools that has seen the establishment 32 lunch / afterschool clubs with numbers attending ranging from 25 to 70 pupils per club with attendance only limited at times by the schools own facilities.

This fantastic agreement with Douglas Park BMW has also allowed the club to offer the chance for each school to utilise our world class hockey pitch based at our grounds in Uddingston.   All schools now have the option to utilise the clubs own facility for in-school taster sessions or to hold after school clubs at the facility with coaching and transport being proved to not only enhance the quality of the experience and coaching but also to allow the pupils to see the facility they would attend if they decided to then progress from school clubs to Uddingston Hockey Clubs own youth coaching sessions on a Tuesday or a Thursday 6 to 8pm.

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The second term October to December will also see the beginning of inter-school matches for primary 6 & 7 children where excitement will be at an all time high as schools look to play head to head to be crowned the top school within the programme.  The programme will also be continuing with the renowned school festivals for primary 4 & 5 where more than 500 children take part over the 3-day festival.

Uddingston Hockey Club would like to thank Douglas Park BMW for their support, without whom, they could not deliver such an extensive and rewarding programme, encouraging not just participation in the sport but also promoting an active lifestyle and social interactions across the community.

Anyone interested in any aspect of Uddingston Hockey Club should visit our website at www.uddingstonhockeyclub.co.uk or email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
New Partnership Announcement for OfficeTeam and Uddingston Cricket & Sports Club

OfficeTeam Limited is thrilled to announce an exciting new partnership with Uddingston Cricket & Sports Club that will help the club to reduce their business costs and create a sustainable revenue for years to come.

OfficeTeam is the UK’s leading business services and supplies company. With over 12,000 customers nationwide, OfficeTeam offer a wide range of products and services from office supplies and furniture to workwear, managed print services and workplace solutions.

As a committed partner, OfficeTeam can help Uddingston Cricket & Sports Club members realise savings for both their own and family and friends’ businesses while generating long term revenue for the club they love.

Club members that either successfully refer or move their office service requirements to OfficeTeam, will receive a revenue stream exclusively for the section of the club in which they are involved. This agreement will be maintained throughout the lifespan of the business offered.

If you have a business or know someone who may be interested in our products and services, please contact OfficeTeam on 0141 646 3000 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it quoting UC & SC.

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UC&SC 2016 Autumn newsletter

Welcome members, parents and friends of the club to Uddingston Cricket and Sports Clubs 2016 Autumn newsletter.
With many things ongoing at our club we thought we would do a mass mailing and hopefully you find it to be informative as we have tried to include and cover as many areas as possible. As always we are happy to get feedback at all times either positive or negative so please feel free to email me at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call me at 07775 325880.

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UC&SC Development Project - Final Phase Rugby Works

In line with the overall project programme the final phase of the works are taking place over the summer to improve our Rugby facilities after the hockey pitch was completed in October last year and the cricket nets were completed in April this year plus various facility upgrades such as fences, car park extensions and paths etc.

 

In the first half of this year UC&SC have been working hand in hand with URFC to agree and progress upgrade works, which due to receiving planning permission for the Rugby pitch floodlights in mid July has allowed us to  now kick things off fully with view of completing all works before the dark nights come in.

 

The works have been split into two phases consisting of facility upgrade (July / August) and floodlights (Aug / Sep) due to lead in time on approvals and equipment with the plan for all works to be completed by the end of September.

 

A) Phase one facility upgrade works consists of the following:

- New goal posts
- Path extended to access pitch and green container
- Tarmac area added to front of container
- Lighting and power added to inside and outside of container
- Two 7 foot Boot cleaners and drinking fountain added to area in front of green container
- Litter bins added to facility entrance / exit
- Pitch levelled, holes filled and bumps flattened.
- Pitch widened and lengthened
- Pitch and training area seeded and fertilised

 

B) Phase two floodlight works consist of the following:

- Senior pitch floodlights added
- Senior pitch and training area lights zoned to give three illuminated areas
- Lighting controls added at entrance to rugby facility instead of hockey pitch

 

Overall these final development works will have seen every section and member benefit from our vastly improved facilities with the club delivering all works within agreed budgets so please let's all look after them fully.

 

Should you have any queries on any aspect of the development works or the club in general please feel free to email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Calling all Business Owners & Managers

Are you looking for temporary staff for 3, 6 or 9 month contracts from September to May?

UHC are looking for work placements (any level of work considered) for our visiting players and

could do with support from friends and parents of the club.

Our president Allan is more than happy to meet anyone who may consider helping out.

Respond to this message or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Uddingston Hockey Club 2015/16 Annual Book

Uddingston Hockey Club 2015/16 Annual Book is out now! You can get the booklet from the Club Bar or Ross McWilliams. Cost is £5  per book. All profits will go to the Youth Development Fund. Hurry, while stock last. The book full with pictures from season 2015/2016. You can preview the book online here: http://online.fliphtml5.com/tvls/egry/#p=1

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UC&SC Job Vacancy

UC&SC are looking for a Club Convenor in a paid part time role with their focus on management of club and external bookings.

The package will include a basic monthly salary with incentive scheme based on external income via bookings etc.

See attached advert with notes of interest to be emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Hockey Pitch Opening Confirmed - Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd May

Uddingston Hockey Club are delighted to announce the club will be formally opening their pitch by hosting a weekend of  male / female & youth / senior hockey during Saturday and Sunday with a club dinner being held on the Saturday night.

The programme of events will see the pitch being formally opened at 12noon on Saturday 21st with this then being followed by our Gents taking part in the Craig McWhirter tournament and the Ladies taking part in the Caitlin McCart tournament between 12:30pm and 5:30pm at UC&SC.

Following this starting at 7:30pm will be the official dinner with all players, family and friends invited to attend however numbers are limited so tickets will be sold on a first come first served basis.

Then on Sunday 22nd the clubs under 14 boys & girls will be taking part in the Cuthbert & Finlayson tournament between 12noon and 5pm.

All players, parents and friends are formally invited to attend and watch both days of hockey with free entry to all however if you would like to attend the dinner the cost is £10 and tickets can be reserved by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Keep an eye on our website and social media for further updates however any queries should be directed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Regional Masters Over 40s at Uddingston this Sunday

 

Uddingston Hockey Club are hosting the Edinburgh Asset Finance 2016 Cup for the Regional Masters Over 40s this Sunday 24th April between 10am and 4pm.

4 teams from North, East, West and South will compete with free entry and food and drinks available all day from the clubhouse.

All welcome to come along.  For further details email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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UC&SC AGM Notice - 21st March

Notice is hereby given that the AGM of UC&SC will be held at 7pm on Monday 21st March 2016 within the clubhouse. 

All members are invited to attend.

1. Apologies (AMcG)

2. Minutes of Previous AGM (AMcG)

3. Matters Arising (AMcG)

4. Presidents Report (AMcG)

5. Treasures Report (TM)

6. Club Convenors Report (EK)

7. Ground Convenors Report (RB)

8. Cricket Section Report (ES)

9. Rugby Section Report (MM)

10. Hockey Section Report (DG)

11. Election of office Bearers

o President

o Vice President

o Secretary

o Treasurer

12. AOCB

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