The NSRA would like to congratulate Mr William John Dallimore and Mr Ian (Charles) Thomson, who have been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, being made Members of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to Target Shooting.
It was taken during WW2. Do you know where? Warwick Police Force and the Bank of England (Overton, Hampshire) are mentioned by the supplier of the photograph. Those shown had just won a Small-bore Rifle Competition.
The NSRA would like to congratulate Lucy Thomas from the Carmarthen Rifle & Pistol Club on her latest achievement. Lucy won the Stradey Centenary Cup in December 2018 at the Brin Isaac Awards. 2018 was the 68th annual Brin Isaac Awards.
The Stradey Centenary Cup has been awarded to 21 different sports including cricket, athletics and judo. Lucy is the first pistol shooter to be awarded the cup.
Ian Heald was nominated for Sports Volunteer of the Year at Lincolnshire Actives Sport Awards by Lincolnshire Small-bore Rifle Association, for his work throughout the county and within his own clubs; Yarbrough Target Shooting Club and Hemswell Rifle Club.
James Miller took up pistol shooting as a Scout in Epsom and went from strength to strength.
Lucy's Coach John Kelman writes:
I am pleased to announce that one of our Welsh Pistol shooters has been nominated for the Carmarthenshire Radio Awards.