Choir Walkers – Black Rock circular

Sunday, 10th October 2021

A lovely day for a walk from the castle through Caldicot to the train station, along the Coastal Path to Sudbrook, taking in the Old Shipyard beach before returning to Caldicot via the Cornfield and the old Dinham railway track to the castle. Sunday carvery was enjoyed at the Castle Inn.

Walkers:

  1. Janice Orum
  2. Chris Orum
  3. Jane Nesbitt
  4. John Nesbitt
  5. Carolyn Griffiths
  6. Tony Griffiths

Choir Runners – Rogiet Parkrun #122

Saturday, 9th October 2021

Perfect conditions for the 122 running of the Rogiet Parkrun at the Country Park. Well done to everyone who attended.

Runners:

  • Phillip Bates (#36 parkruns)
  • Paul Vincent (#26)
  • Allison Griffiths (#102)
  • Tony Griffiths (#92)
  • Carolyn Griffiths (#69)
  • Tracey Eastabrook (Marshal) (#43)

Choir Runners – Rogiet parkrun #120

Saturday, 25th September 2021

Good turn-out this morning for the Choir Runners and supporters. good effort from Mike Griffiths to take 6th place and it was at last nice for me to be able to run most of the course following injury one month ago.

Runners:

  1. Mike Griffiths (12 parkruns)
  2. Phil Bates (34)
  3. Paul Vincent (25)
  4. Isobel Brown (21)
  5. Tony Griffiths (91)
  6. Carolyn Griffiths (68)
  7. Tracey Eastabrook (Marshal) (43)

Birdie Boys – Llanwern Charity Day

Saturday, 18th September 2021

A great day was had at the Llanwern Golf Club for the 2021 Charity Day, raising money for the Welsh Air Ambulance, the choirs nominated charity for 2021.

Thirty golfers turned up for a day on the fairways, with eight teams taking part in the ‘Texas Scramble’ format event. The winning team were a team of Dewstow Old Boys including chorister Robert Brown, John Nesbitt, Chris Orum and his son Jonathan. Second place were the ‘Powell Family’, including chorister Ron Powell, Lee Powell and Carl Powell. Third place was taken by a team from the Nomads Golf Society, which included James Farley, Steve Bunn, Andy Murphy and Darren Collier.

The day raised £379 for the charity, many thanks to everybody who intended, especially those from outside the choir some having travelled many miles to attend.

Results:

  1. Dewstow Old Boys – Robert Brown, John Nesbitt, Chris Orum, Jonathan Orum – 58.3
  2. Powell Family – Ron Powell, Carl Powell, Lee Powell – 59
  3. Nomads Golf Society 1 – James Farley, Steve Bunn, Andy Murphy, Darren Collier – 61
  4. Nomads Golf Society 2 – Derek Freeman-Jones, Dave Pavey and Simon Howlett – 61.3
  5. Choir 3 – Alyn Dawe, Dave Hennesy, Paul Thomas, Steve Davies – 65.9
  6. Choir 1 – David Gould, Andy McDonnell, Ross McDonnell, Maurice Penny – 66.1
  7. Choir 4 – Tony Griffiths, Leon Jones, Alun Harris, Karl Gregory – 66.2
  8. Choir 2 – Darren Lloyd, Ben Lloyd, Mark Antell, Peter Fagan – 69.2
  • Longest Drive (6th hole) – Jonathan Orum
  • Nearest the Pin (2nd hole) – Paul Thomas
  • Nearest the Pin (18th hole) – Darren Collier

Choir Riders – Newport Wetlands

Sunday, 12th September 2021

Distance: 32 miles – Weather: Perfect – Refreshments: Golden Lion (Magor)

Five riders made the trip using off-road bikes along the gravel track to Undy and onwards to Redwick, Goldcliff, taking Saltmarsh Lane to access the Wetlands Centre. Ride along the coastline before moving back inland through Nash, Goldcliff and Magor for refreshments. Returned to Caldicot via the gravel tracks.

Riders:

  1. Sue Earnshaw
  2. Tracey Eastabrook
  3. Sharon Maybury
  4. Carolyn Griffiths
  5. Tony Griffiths