Cath­cart han­dlers fare well at field tri­als

The Rep - - COUNTRY KALEIDOSCOPE -

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- 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-

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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