GARGRAVE-based Craven Lawn Tennis Club in Gargrave held its annual presentation evening last Friday at Herriots Hotel in Skipton.

There was an excellent turnout of members and players following a highly successful season at the club.

It is hoped in 2019 that the club will field both an additional men's doubles and ladies doubles team in the Bradford Parks League, in addition to the existing four mixed doubles teams and men's and ladies doubles teams.

Anyone interested in joining the club is asked to contact club secretary Beth Whitley at

Winter memberships are available for play on the three new all weather courts, which have been recently installed.

Honourary president Trevor Dixon presented awards to Ron Bell (President's Day Cup), Sally Clarke (President's Day Cup and joint winner of Vera Fell Trophy), Hugh Sissling (John Hill Cup), Philippa Murgatroyd (joint winner of Vera Fell Trophy) and Graeme Southam (Joan Wilson Cup).

The mixed doubles A team of Janet Thompson, Joe Emmett, Sally Clarke, Graeme Southam, captain Ron Bell, Alex Whitley and Ji Mukherjee also won the Wharfedale League's Courtesy Cup for the 2018 season.