On Thursday evening 9th April the Indoor section of Chipping Norton Bowls Club held it's Annual Prize Presentation evening at the Clubhouse off the Burford Road in Chipping Norton . .
Indoor Chairman Roberta Jarvie welcomed everyone to the evening and said " I would like to offer a very warm welcome to you all and a special welcome to Oxfordshire Indoor Bowls vice President Robin Mcstay . The attendance this year is the highest we have had and we hope you all enjoy the evening "
"The indoor section of the club has had a very successful season , not only have we attracted over 40 new members but we are very proud to have both finalists in the Oxfordshie Mens singles competition , John Cox and Martin Shepherd ,with Martin being victorious following a very tough contest . Plus the 10's team will be playing in the final this weekend and next week four members will be playing in the Oxfordshire Mens rinks final, Steve Whitcomb , Richard Bennett ,,Paul Robbins , and John Cox "
Following the meal Roberta Jarvie asked Robin Mcstay to present the prizes as follows ,
Triples      Tony Backer Holst - Robin Cox --Peter Betteridge 
Rinks         Paul Robbins -Robin Cox ---Freddy Brooks - Nina Boulton 
Mixed Pairs      Paul Robbins Nicola Jones 
Ladies Pairs     Val Harris -Jean Dix 
Mens Pairs       Eric Dix  David Stansfield 
Never Won       Nigel Siford 
Mens Singles   Martin Shepherd 
Ladies singles    Val Harris   ( note this is the 6th year in succession Val has won this title )
Robin Mcstay said " It is many years since I first came to Chipping Norton as a schoolboy and I have fond memories of the town . Thank you most sincerely for inviting me tonight and for your very warm welcome , much appreciated . Congratulations to all the winners and to all who took part throughout the season ."
Roberta Jarvie thanked all those who have worked so hard to make the evening such a success and in particular , Brenda Shepherd for her hard work throughout the season with the leagues and Rosemary Brooks for organising the competitions .
Club President Tony Backer Holst said" This season has been a very successful one for the indoor section and in no small way for the extremely hard work put in by our Indoor chairman Roberta Jarvie , this will be her eighth year in the role and I do not know how we would have managed without her "
Enclosed photo of competition winners with Vice President Oxfordshire Robin Mcstay ,President Tony Backer Holst and Roberta Jarvie .