SHIPSTON were grateful the rain came after tea during Saturday's Cotswold Hills League clash at Alscot Park where the visitors had slumped to 50-3 in pursuit of the 216-5 amassed by Stratford Bards.
Prudden Road Surfacing South Warwickshire Tennis League AFTER being pegged back by Inkberrow, Stratford pulled away again to open up an eight-point lead after a 3-1 win over Moreton-in-Marsh.
MEMBERS of Bourton Roadrunners were out in force at the Aerospace 5m - the seventh in the Road Race Series and many categories are still all to play for.
Ladies - GLCGA Kitkat Stableford: 1 Jane O'Malley 37pts; 2 Jane Marsland 36 (cb); 3 Norma Shepherd 36. June Medal: 1 Ann Heatherley nett 70; 2 Judy Stokes 74; 3 Bridget Macauley 76. Ping Betterball: 1 Chris Grady & Margaret Littlewood 39pts (cb); 2 Ali Taylor & Carol Newton; 3 Cathy & Frances Alderman 38. Star Cup: 1 Pat Barton 38pts (cb); 2 Carol Park 38; 3 Jeannie Craig 34.
A SHEEP breeder from Elmley Castle hit the jackpot on his first visit to the Royal Show.
THE North Cotswold Young Cricketers Club Under-13s played two games last week when they recorded two fine wins.
BOURTON'S Battle of the Bands was won by the youngest band competing in the event, which raised £750 for Gloucestershire Arthritis Trust.
THE County Air Ambulance has received numerous offers of financial help from across the region, following the recent announcement that the Charity would be facing a fuel price hike of 60%.
BROADWAY's ladies retained their unbeaten record in the Concorde Bowls League when they easily defeated Overbury.
ALL but two per cent of Cotswold households have received containers for the new waste collection/recycling service.
Shipston-on-Stour FC TWELVE members sent 99 birds to Fou-geres on June 28, liberated at 12.40pm into a west south west wind.
Premier Division: Stratford Bards 216-5, Shipston 53-3 rsp; Henley 33, Exhall & Wixford 35-1; Overbury 62, Bretforton 66-2; Wellesbourne 160, Tanworth 115; Kineton 166-9, Earlswood 114-3*.