On April 16 the club played the competition for the Leslie Pink Anniversary Shield.

There was a good attendance of 16 pairs for the competition which was won by Yvonne West and Pauline Lewins, sitting East/West, with a score of 63.99%. Well done to those two.

East/West second were Sheri Grigg and Sheila Stephenson with 56.85% and third were Barrie Stead and Peter Hunter with 55.06%. North/South was won by Keith Heron and Alan Simmons with 55.36%.

Three pairs tied for second place all with 52.68%. They were Bryan and Jill Booth, Barbara Parker and Daniele Spiers and David Walker and Peter Thomas.


Gardens open in Essex for the National Gardens Scheme on Friday April 25 include Wickham Place Farm in Station Road, Wickham Bishops. It is open from 11am to 4pm, with admission £3 (children free. Call 891282 for details.