District and club news

BRIDGE CLUB: June 10: Teams of four – 1, John Miller, Marian Miller, Mike Tuson and Bob Witherington; 2, John Law, Susan Law, Helen Ouldcott and Malcolm Ouldcott

NEWMILL AND TEVIOTHEAD: The WRI had their summer outing to the Donkey Sanctuary at St Boswells on a lovely sunny night, and members happily observed the donkeys in the fields and were able to wander round the estate and feed them under the watchful eye of the volunteer helpers. The ladies then had supper at Lilliardsedge to round off a very enjoyable evening.

Trish Kirkpatrick was runnerup in the Roxburgh Federation golf tournament and will join Mary Towers, the winner, at Buchanan Castle Drymen in September.

ROTARY CLUB: President Scott Elliot welcomed members to last week’s meeting. After the meal the club broke up into its various committees and the evening was spent planning and outlining various projects for the new Rotary year which commences next month.

WILTON DEAN: WRI president Joyce Tinlin welcomed members and visitors from other rurals to the open night. She then introduced the entertainers, Humble Scribes, who comprise Kevin Wilson and Ron Templeman, both of whom work at Hawick Uphostery. They sang a lovely selection of songs which the ladies could sing along and were very much enjoyed. The president gave the vote of thanks. Competitions: Members – favourite ear-rings – 1, Deborah Lyons; 2, Mary Blacklock. Visitors – favourite brooch – 1, Sheena Nelson; 2, Margaret Anderson. Sales table £33. The raffl was won by various members and visitors. Liz Jackson gave the vote of thanks.

Next meeting is the June outing on Tuesday to the Gordon Arms. Please meet at Haugh car park at 5.45pm. Any queries, contact Lesley on 374064.