Chirnside Civic Week a ‘knockout’

Chrinside 'It's a Knockout' at Windram Park as part of their Civic Week.
Chrinside 'It's a Knockout' at Windram Park as part of their Civic Week.

After a rather damp start to proceedings last weekend, Chirnside Civic Week ended on a high note at the weekend.

The various events and competitions were well supported.

Chrinside 'It's a Knockout' at Windram Park as part of their Civic Week.

Chrinside 'It's a Knockout' at Windram Park as part of their Civic Week.

Results were as follows:

Friday: Over 40s football - Chirnside 0 Duns 2.

Sunday: Fancy Dress - all children were winners.

Monday: Five-a-side football, Primary School age - Winners were Warren Hutton, Robbie Paulin, Heather Kinghorn, Lewis Jackson and Thomas Weeks. Runners-up were Kegan West, Jamie Kinghorn, Dylan Weeks, Hamish Reynolds and Rowan Harvey.

High School age - Winners were Daniel Strachan, Graham Patterson, Jamie Lough, Luke Turner and Daniel Pattenden. Runners-up were Lee Hannan, Ross Reid, Matt Lawson, Brandon Pollock and Keiran Burnett.

The winners of the Seven-a-sides were Hearts.

In the Poker competition the winner was Davie Purves with David Hall runner-up.

Tuesday: Senior Tennis - Winner John Wood, runner-up Pete Buckley. Tennis, 14 and under - Winner Warren Hutton, runner-up Kegan West.

Men’s darts - Winner Davie Purves, runner-up David Hall. Women’s darts - Winner Jackie Robertson, runner-up Alison Burnett. Pool - Winner Ian Blaikie, runner-up Derek Crowe.

Wednesday: Bowls - Winners Graham Turner and Nan Grieve. Player and non-player winners were Darrell Riddell and Stewart Wilson.

Thursday: Truck Pull - Winners were The Outsiders.

Friday: Car Treasure Hunt - Winners were Pete Morrison and friends (thanks go to Graham Reid for his help in putting together a great treasure hunt).

Quiz winners were Walter, Brian, Steven and Fiona (thanks go to Pete Buckley for organising the quiz).

Saturday: The theme for this year’s ‘It’s A Knockout’ was ‘Soap Operas’. The winners were Chirnside Football Club as ‘Emmerdale’ (thanks go to Alan Murray and Pete Kinghorn for all their help at this event).

The Ross Robertson Mile was won by Thomas McClusky.

The week came to an end with the Gala Dance with music by Latitude 56.

Results from the Best Dressed Window competition were as follows: 1. Davie and Anne Robertson, 2. Aaron Richardson, 3. Jasmine Little.

The committee would like to thank Adam Marshall at Reivers Butchers for the use of their fridges and Alan Smith for the use of a van during the week.