Devon and Somerset Gliding Club has been selected by the British Gliding Association to provide continuation training in the South West region as part of a nationwide grant scheme provided by Royal Air Force Charitable Trust, writes Jill Harmer.
As Sidmouth’s indoor bowling season draws to a close, the serious business of the Club’s finals days contrast with the more relaxed atmosphere of the President’s Day invitation event – writes David Fairclough and Zena Johnson
Players in the Charles Stanley Monday Stableford enjoyed summer temperatures, heard cuckoos at the far end of the course, the tap of woodpeckers echoed round the course all of which helped make difficult conditions more bearable.
The third round of the Sidmouth Jewellers Friday Night League was won by Steve Channing with an excellent round of 41 points. Off his handicap of 17, he managed to achieve nine pars and only one ‘blob’ so has had his handicap cut by two shots.
The day after a friendly match at Blackmore against a touring team from Gordano, a depleted Sidmouth Under-16 squad headed off to Okehampton where they battled well before succumbing to a 26-19 reversal, writes Daryl Pearce
Sidmouth Quins last game of the season proved to be a game of two halves Newton Abbot winning the first at a canter, forward power paving the way scoring at regular intervals, Sidmouth the second with some expansive rugby.