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Lloyd Motor Group announces sponsorship of ‘Cumbria County Tennis Championships 2019’

Lloyd Motor Group has announced its support for the Cumbria County Tennis Championships 2019 after confirming it will be sponsoring the community event, taking place from Sunday 25th August to Sunday 1st September.

The tournament, held at Chatsworth Tennis Club on St. Aidans Road, Carlisle, will host 33 separate events from under 8 boys and girls singles to mens and womens over 40 doubles as well as the wheelchair doubles. The event has been a core event in the local tennis calendar for the county since it began in 1977.

Tracey Burrus, Tennis Manager at Chatsworth Tennis Club, said “Having a local business like Lloyd Motor Group supporting the tournament is fantastic news. We are very excited to have found a partnership whose focus is on building relationships within our community”.

Craig Kirkpatrick, Head of Marketing at Lloyd Motor Group, added “We are thrilled to be supporting the Cumbria County Championships this year and excited to see the dedication and enthusiasm all participants will bring to both the sport and the tournament. It is a privilege to support the county wide event”.

This year hopes to see the return of Billy Blaydes, Windermere, who won an impressive nine titles in the 2018 event and Megan Almond, Maryport, who won four titles in 2018 and six titles back in 2017.

Alistair Higham, who works for the LTA and won the boys under 16 singles in 1981, will be presenting the trophies on Finals Day, Sunday 1st September from 1pm.  To finish off the day, Chatsworth Tennis club will be hosting a BBQ. Tickets for this are available from [email protected].

To enter the tournament, please contact Tracy Barrus on 07515947790 or by email at [email protected]. To enter online, please log in to, ‘Find a Competition’ and enter code CUM19S9911. All competitors must be a member of British Tennis and have an LTA rating. There is no restriction of number of events entered.

Lloyd Motor Group is an award-winning organisation which began in 1976 and now has eight franchises across 20 dealerships representing some of the World’s leading prestige manufacturers – BMW, Honda, Jaguar, Land Rover, MINI and Volvo, plus BMW Motorrad and Honda Motorcycles.

The company continues to be owned and managed by the Lloyd family and now employs over 1,100 people, all dedicated to providing the unique standards of service and attention to detail on which it has built its reputation. Supporting local communities, staff and customers is at the forefront of Lloyd Motor Group’s culture.

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