Cathcart handlers fare well at field trials
- Congratulations to Martin and Breda Richardson on the admittance to the Bar as an attorney of their younger son, Robin, after completing his articles and Masters of Law. He is presently employed by DM Kisch and Intellectual Property legal firm. Martin and Breda were on their way home from a trip to Botswana with Kevin and Melanie Wearing when the swearing-in ceremony took place in Pretoria.
field trials held in Tarka last week took place in pleasant, warm conditions in the Winterberg mountains with the Cathcart handlers and their dogs featuring in the prizes. In the maiden stakes Neil Evens’ red setter Red won the event with Stuart Dewing’s English setter Daisy second and Mike Galloway’s red setter Mac third. Stuart Dewing’s Daisy also won the derby stake. In the championship event Dewing’s pointer bitch Ammo came third and his English setter bitch Daisy was awarded the second certificate of merit. Kerry Cockin’s pointer bitch Jazz was awarded the first certifi-
cate of merit and Robert Hart’s pointer dog Jet the fifth certificate of merit.
business has opened in town, Café Brittain, in the old premises of Nic Nel’s shop. The building has had a radical makeover and will be open on week days from 9 until 4 with shorter hours over weekends. The owner, Fiona Barras, helped by Karen Kearse, is prepared to do evening functions, but booking is essential.
Henderson Bike rally took place last Sunday in ideal biking conditions and the many spectators were able to enjoy the day as much as the participants. Over 400 mountain bikers took part in the various races.
ladies’ bowls champion for 2014 is Linda Cotterrell who beat Gill Armstrong in the final. The men’s league team has so far had mixed results as have the women. Linda Cotterrell, Sally Brandt, Eulalie Moorcroft and Robin Currie will be playing in the next rounds tomorrow.
individual Stabelford golf competition
was won by Bernard Cotterrell on 39 points with Dougie Cossie second on 33 points. In a Boffey Cup match Bernard Cotterrell and his son Matt beat Jaco Rossouw and Kenny Brown. Several local golfers left yesterday for a three day golf trip to the Katberg.