NEW Club Captains Claire Wilson & Simon Dickens both from Southwell, held their annual Drive In at the club recently raising £460 for Asthma Uk & Notts/ Lincs Air ambulance with many other fundraising events planned throughout the year.

Lowe's Wong Junior School's Indoor Athletic Squad won the first round of the Newark and Sherwood Indoor Athletics Competition.

At the Running Club's Christmas dinner the annual awards were handed out. The one everyone would like to get is the Grand Prix Series award which is given to the male and female with the most points from the 10K, 1, 3 and 10 mile races. The races are spread through the year, so you have to keep fit and fast for a long time. Pete Moody and Lorraine Fozzard were the winners. Once again showing that as you get older you can still get faster.

The best of sporting prowess across the district was recently celebrated when the 2015 Newark and Sherwood Sports Awards named its winners.

Rugby players from the Southwell RFC U9s squad took tips from the professionals when they joined a Matchday Coaching Clinic with the Leicester Tigers. The boys were put through their paces and they were soon showing why they are unbeaten this season – strong teamwork, good technique and always willing to listen, learn and put advice into practice.