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Shannon for Scotland

We are delighted to announce that our star junior player Shannon Brown has been selected by Table Tennis Scotland to represent her country in the European Table Tennis Union Youth Championships in Malmo, Sweden this July. 
Shannon will represent Scotland as part of the Junior Girls Team alongside Megan Mulhern and Amelia Smolarek from Drumchapel Table Tennis Club. Together they will face the top Junior Girls from across Europe in Team, Singles and Doubles events. This is a huge accolade for Shannon and richly deserved for all her hard work as she’s battled back to full fitness over the last 18 months. 
Thanks to our club sponsors Your Move Fusion Renewables Ltd Genesis OHS Tees Sport for all their support, and club members and supporters can help Shannon with their own sponsorship donations to help fund her travel, accommodation, sustenance, equipment, and pre-tournament preparation. Click this link to donate via GoFundMe: https://gofund.me/8729e367Every little helps to cover costs and allow Shannon to concentrate on performing at her peak.

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End of Season League Report

These are the final standings across the three divisions for the Your Move Dumfries Table Tennis League 2023-24.
Massive congratulations to our newly crowned champions of Division 1, Gaulty Towers, for a tremendous season in winning the league by 19 points. Hot on their heels next season will surely be Top Bananas looking to regain their title, who unfortunately had to withdraw from the league this season due to injuries. The race for 2nd place was bitterly contested and in the end only 3 points separated 2nd to 4th place! Well done to Smashing Pumpkins for finishing runner-ups and indeed to Shannon Brown as the leading individual average.
Table Toppers’ Anne Borrowdale and Jim Hutchinson lived up to their team name in Division 2 by capturing the title, although they were pushed to the limit by Two Slips and a Gully – a great performance from the young duo Corey Dawson and Isaac Ishmael in their debut season. Unfortunately injuries plagued a number of teams in Division 2 leading to a couple of early withdrawals – best wishes to them for a speedy recovery and we will hopefully see them next season! Well done to Anne for winning the averages with an impressive 94%.
Division 3 was dominated by the invincible Blade Runners, with Graeme and Finley Boyd remaining undefeated in competitive play all season. Olivia Maxwell and Boyd Telfer of Double Trouble finished the season solidly in 2nd place, and will take lots of encouragement from their debut season in the league.
r-l Jason & Graham vs Brian & Kay in Div 1
l-r Isaac vs Jim in Div 2
l-r Finley and Graeme, Div 3 Champions

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See our new solar panels

We now have a solar panel and battery installation which will significantly cut our energy costs, generate some income, and help us move towards net zero. The array of 30 panels with 3 batteries was installed by Fusion Renewables Ltd, who are also our Junior sponsor.
A huge thank you to the CARES Let’s Do Net Zero Community Buildings Fund for a grant covering 80% of the cost, and for processing our application so speedily – 8 weeks from first enquiry to installation is something of a record! A big shout out to Kathleen Painter at CARES at Local Energy Scotland for all her help and advice, to Stuart Wallis at Table Tennis Scotland for starting us off on the journey, and of course to Fusion Renewables for doing a grand job.

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Anderson Kilts sponsors DTTC

We’re proud to announce Anderson Kilts as a Dumfries Table Tennis Club sponsor. Specialists in Scottish Highland dress, the Anderson family business started in 1854 and is now in it’s sixth generation. 
Anderson Kilts has the largest highlandwear hire stock in South Scotland and a wide range of kilts, trews, jackets and accessories to buy online and in their store in the heart of Dumfries. Whether it’s to hire or to buy, the experienced, friendly and dedicated team at Anderson Kilts will ensure that you are properly dressed, whatever the occasion. Anderson Kilts also offers a large range of menswear, gifts for men and women, tartan fabric, and alterations. 
For more information please visit Anderson Kilts at their store in Church Crescent, Dumfries. For news and offers please visit their website and social media channels including Anderson Kilts on Facebook.
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Draw for our Your Move Club Championships 15-17 March

It’s finally here! This weekend (March 15-17) we host the Your Move Dumfries Club Championship 2024 and the Fusion Renewables Junior Club Championship 2024! From Friday evening through to Sunday afternoon we will be hosting a festival of fun and top quality table tennis, and everyone’s invited to come along to support our players.

We’d especially love everyone to join us on Saturday March 16 at 4pm to watch our showpiece finals: Senior Open Singles, Senior Open Doubles, Senior Ladies Singles, Junior Girls Singles, U15 Singles, and U18 Singles.

The viewing galleries will be open and we’ll have a fantastic café upstairs where you can buy tea, coffee, refreshments, fruit, bakes and sweets. Cash only

On Friday evening we kick off our Junior Championship at 6pm with play starting at 6.30pm sharp.

On Saturday we move to our Senior events at 9am with play starting at 9.30am sharp.

On Sunday we finish in style with our Veterans events at 9am with play starting at 9.30am sharp, followed by our Disability Group Championship at 11.30am.

Good luck to all of our competitors and please do join us for the highlight of the DTTC calendar! Huge thanks to all of our sponsors and partners: Your Move, Fusion Renewables, Genesis OHS, Anderson Kilts, Holywood Trust, Tees Sport, Butterfly, and Table Tennis Scotland

The schedule and draw for the weekend is available here:

Club Championships 2324 Schedule

Club Championships 2324 Draw

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National League Promotion for Dumfries A

Congratulations to Dumfries TTC A team of Dawid Sulkowski, Jason Fleming, Kieran Walker and Dylan De Silva, who have won promotion to Division 1 of the National League, following this weekend’s performance. They missed out on the Division 2 title by  just one point, but are excited to be back in Division 1 next season, with support from new sponsors Genesis OHS

Our second team, Dumfries B, finished a respectable 3rd place in Division 5 with Calum Morgan, David Niven and Maria De Silva representing the club in the final fixtures.

From l-r Charlie Brown (official), Dawid Sulkowski, Jason Fleming, Kieran Walker and Dylan De Silva

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New National League Sponsor – Genesis OHS

A huge welcome to the third of our major new sponsors, Genesis OHS, who are sponsoring our National League team. They are a local professional consultancy offering occupational and environmental health and safety services to a variety of clients throughout the UK and Europe. We’re delighted to have a local business with international reach supporting our elite National League squads as they represent DTTC on the national level.

Genesis OHS provide health and safety consultancy, occupational health assessment and a variety of training to clients across most sectors, helping organisations support their employee health safety and happiness. They combine a nurturing, friendly approach with a professional ethos to provide a distinctive personal service to clients.

Our National League teams will proudly wear Genesis OHS’s logo on their shirts next season as they compete at the highest levels of Scottish table tennis.

For more information please visit Genesis OHS on Facebook.

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Fusion Renewables powering up our Juniors

We are delighted to welcome our new Junior Sponsor: Fusion Renewables Ltd, the experts in providing renewable energy solutions for your home and business. We’re so excited to have a great local business investing in the future of energy – and also in the future of our amazing Juniors at DTTC!

Fusion Renewables is a local, family-run business specialising in solar energy, electric chargers, battery storage and maintenance, with a focus on high quality expert service. Fusion Renewables is dedicated to making renewable energy affordable and accessible to all. The team at Fusion Renewables designs, installs and maintains bespoke systems with a free non-obligated site survey and clear, honest advice.

Our Juniors will proudly wear Fusion Renewable’s logo on their shirts at training as well as national competitions. Fusion Renewables is also our named Junior Club Championship sponsor starting with our 2023/2024 Junior Club Championships in March.

Thanks to Fusion Renewables for powering up our Juniors! For more information and to talk about renewable energy solutions for your home and business please visit Fusion Renewables Ltd on Facebook. 

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Your Move is our new Premier Club sponsor

We are excited to introduce our new Premier Club Sponsor: Award-winning estate agent Your Move Dumfries! 
Your Move Dumfries deeply believes that Dumfries & Galloway is a wonderful place to live, work and play, so we can’t think of a better partner to be our Premier Club Sponsor!
Your Move Dumfries’s office is located in Dumfries town centre. The team at Your Move Dumfries is committed to completing each customer’s journey to the highest of standards whilst retaining a passionate, progressive approach within an ever-changing property market. The team helps customers buy, sell, rent or let properties right across Dumfries & Galloway, from Gretna in the east to Stranraer in the west, including Castle Douglas, Newton Stewart and even up within Ayrshire. Get in touch to take advantage of their wealth of knowledge and experience of the market, as well as their guaranteed high level of customer service.
As our Dumfries Table Tennis Club Premier Sponsor all of our players will proudly wear the Your Move Dumfries logo on their club shirts. Your Move Dumfries is also our named Club Championship sponsor starting with our 2023/2024 Club Championships in March. 
For more information please visit Your Move Dumfries on social media platforms Facebook & Instagram, company website www.your-move.co.uk or at the office on the High Street.

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