News and Crier

A major upgrade for the St Ivo recreation centre in St Ives is set to get the go-ahead – but a shooting club which is losing its base in the redevelopment has asked Huntingdonshire District Council for around £30, 000 to cover its relocation costs.

This is Somerset

Cheddar Valley Rifle Club picked up three prizes when the Somerset Small Bore Shooting Association held their cup finals at the Burnham on Sea range on Sunday.

John O'Groat Journal

Caithness Small-bore Rifle Association is participating in division two of the National Small-bore Rifle Association’s postal league.

John O'Groat Journal

Wick Old Stagers’ marksman John Sinclair has gained the senior individual indoor championship title in the Caithness Small-bore Rifle Association’s winter league finale.

We are aware that details of the scorers for Stage 2 of this competition were not included with the stickers, which were issued on 14 March. This information has now been sent to participating clubs by email or post.

Further to the News item published on 17th January, Stourport-on-Severn P&RC have announced a further programme of open competitions. The next dates are all Saturdays: April 28th for Multi Target, May 12th for Timed & Precision 1, June 9th for Multi Target. Entry fees £5, contact Mark Griffiths 07801 974644 or Rob Forbes 07837 276579 for more details.

Somerset Small Bore Shooting Association held their Cup Finals at the Burnham-on-Sea range on 11th March. Teams from Cheddar Valley RC, Williton, Sedgemoor as well as individuals from Burnham on Sea RC, Frome RC and Westlands RC all took part in the finals.

The event was marked by some high quality target shooting and saw Cheddar Rifle Club teams win the Davey Cup and the Mullings Cup. Cheddar’s Pat Williams also took the Sally Lunn Ladies Trophy. The Curry Rivel Senior Trophy was won by a team from Sedgemoor and the Curry Rivel Junior Trophy was won by Ryan May from Burnham.

At the end of proceedings the Association President Eric Jones, complemented Burnham Club for hosting the event, Mike Griffin for scoring, Paul Upham for doing the leg work and Mike Monk for organising.

Anybody who is interested in Small Bore target shooting (including Air Guns) should use the – Contact us – link on the website at www.ssbsa.com giving a name and phone number and we will ensure that a member of association contact’s you directly.

Stage 1 of the NSRA/Eley Postal Competition has now finished and the cut-off scores for qualification for Stage 2 are as follows:

Discipline  Class  Score 
 3P     A  559
     B  536
 Prone    A   391
     B   386
     C   382
     D  378
     E   370
     F   358
 20 Yard Pistol    A   370
     B   338
     C   317
 LSR Precision    A      380
     B   364
     C   356
     D   341
 LSR Timed    A    567
     B   545
     C   511
 10m Air Rifle    A      378 
     B  359
     C  332
     D   298 
 10m Air Pistol    A      366
     B  356
     C   343 
      D   332
     E   307
 Bench Rest    A   396 
     B   388 
     C   382
 Cartridge Pistol     A   343
     B   310

Whitby Gazette

With the A League title and second place already decided, the last match of the Whitby and District Rifle Club shooting season was more about individual scores rather than team performances.

Oxford Mail

Dan Rivers produced a devastating display to win his maiden senior competition at the first attempt.

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