Clubs and societies: Snappers turn focus on ‘Landscape/Seascape’

BRIDGE CLUB: November 5: 1, P. Gilligan and M. Millar; 2, R. Goldie and M. McLeod; 3, V. Johnstone and M. Miller. November 7: 1, P. Gilligan and M. Millar; 2, M. Tuson and J. Urquhart; 3, V. Johnstone and P. Learmonth.

camera CLUB: The second monthly competition ‘Landscape/Seascape’ took place last Thursday, with Stephen Scott of Peebles, and Tweeddale Camera Club, judging the entries. The results are as follows: Projected Digital Images – 1, Skye Sunset by Sel Messer; 2, Routin Linn Falls by Sandy McVittie; 3, First Light by Mark Hogarth. Novice category – 1, Follow The Light; 2, Go With The Flow; 3, Halo Castle, all by Logan Kennedy. Mounted Prints – 1, Autumn At Duffus Castle by Dennis Laing; 2, Seilebost, Harris by Edith McLean; 3, Castlebay by Kathryn Barlow. The overall winning image was Sel Messer’s Skye Sunset. The meeting concluded with Sandy McVittie thanking Stephen for a fair and well-balanced review. The third monthly competition ‘People/Portraits’ will take place on November 22 with Chris Morrison as judge.

ROTARY CLUB: President Tommy Mulvee welcomed members of Jedburgh Rotary Club at last week’s meeting of the Rotary Club which was a round of the Rotary quiz. Under the control of quizmaster Alan McCreadie the Hawick team was Tommy Mulvee, Ron Sutherland, Ron Smith and Gus Neilson while Jedburgh was represented by Tony Rae, Steve McLachlan, Eddie Muir and Matt Fleming. Hawick got off to a flyer in the first round on world capitals, thanks to having two geography masters in their team, but subsequent rounds were more evenly contested and Hawick ran out eventual winners by 20-13.