At the Cornwall Target Shooting Association Annual Dinner and Prize giving, the Secretary of Helston and District Rifle Club outlined how Helston’s Committee had nominated Mrs Susan Curnow for a NSRA Special Award. In 2019, Susan will have given 40 years of service to the Club and the Secretary said that members could think of no better way to recognise her dedication than to nominate her for an award.
At Wishaw and District Small Arms Club AGM in June, Donald Baxter stepped down as Club Secretary after 30 years. During those three decades of distinguished service, Donald has led the charge, growing Club membership, liaising with various associations and even being Club Champion for a number of years. For his dedicated and unselfish service to Wishaw and District Small Arms Club, Donald was presented with numerous gifts on the night including a letter of thanks from NSRA CEO Iain Root.
James has broken four new Welsh Shooting Records, achieved three new Personal Best’s and won all three events (Junior and Senior) which he entered in the 10m, 25m Sport and 25m Standard at the recent British Pistol Club Championships held at the Lord Roberts Centre, Bisley.
The NSRA would like to congratulate Mr William John Dallimore and Mr Ian (Charles) Thomson, who have been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, being made Members of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to Target Shooting.
It was taken during WW2. Do you know where? Warwick Police Force and the Bank of England (Overton, Hampshire) are mentioned by the supplier of the photograph. Those shown had just won a Small-bore Rifle Competition.
The NSRA would like to congratulate Lucy Thomas from the Carmarthen Rifle & Pistol Club on her latest achievement. Lucy won the Stradey Centenary Cup in December 2018 at the Brin Isaac Awards. 2018 was the 68th annual Brin Isaac Awards.
The Stradey Centenary Cup has been awarded to 21 different sports including cricket, athletics and judo. Lucy is the first pistol shooter to be awarded the cup.
Ian Heald was nominated for Sports Volunteer of the Year at Lincolnshire Actives Sport Awards by Lincolnshire Small-bore Rifle Association, for his work throughout the county and within his own clubs; Yarbrough Target Shooting Club and Hemswell Rifle Club.
James Miller took up pistol shooting as a Scout in Epsom and went from strength to strength.
Lucy's Coach John Kelman writes:
I am pleased to announce that one of our Welsh Pistol shooters has been nominated for the Carmarthenshire Radio Awards.