The Portman Trophy, AKA ‘The Owl’ has been retired from duty as the annual Best Natural History Award and is now looking for a permanent home. Potential carers from the Club Membership are invited to make financial bids for his custody, which will be awarded to the highest bidder. Expressions of interest and your best bid to Lorna Brown by the close of the first meeting in the new season, Thursday 7th September.
The Owl has been replaced by the Tester Cup, kindly donated by Maurice Tester. It was won for the first time (but will it be the last!?) suitably enough by Sheila Tester – well done Sheila!