Despite squally showers and a biting breeze, 34 of Sidmouth Bowls Club’s stalwart members gathered at 5.30pm to play in the first of this season’s Sunset Umbrella games on Monday, writes Susie Bonnell.
It’s been a quieter week for matches at Sidmouth Bowls Club, but this only served to heighten the anticipation for the highlight of the week, the club dinner and indoor trophy presentation held at the Blue Ball on Saturday evening, writes John Mason.
Harry Tincknell scored a second consecutive European Le Mans Series rostrum finish when, together with Simon Dolan and Filipe Albuquerque, he finished third at Imola, but the end result could have been so different.
The fifth annual Oxfam Exe Kayak Rally, organised by Exe Sailing Club and sponsored by Graham Sykes Insurance, proved to be another big success, on and off the water, despite the weather doing its best to spoil things.
West Midlands Police made their second visit to Ottery in the space of three days, but this time the weather proved the winner with the match abandoned after 14 ends with the Police leading on all four rinks, writes Mike Smith.
Lympstone boxing club’s final tournament of the season at Exmouth Pavilion when they entertained The Famous Finchley club from London was a resounding success with 14 well matched bouts watched by a capacity audience, writes Neil Parsons
Torbay Motor Club’s opening speed event in 2015, their annual hill climb at Wiscombe Park on Saturday, May 16 has again received a full capacity entry, the 130 cars and nearly 50 motor bikes matching 2014’s record field.
The 23-year-old, along with Simon Dolan (GB) and Mitch Evans (NZ) swept their JOTA Sport Gibson 015S-Nissan to a sensational one-lap victory in the 700-mile race staged in dry and mainly sunny weather conditions.
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