Efficiency Trophy –
all still to play for

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Due to bad weather and problems in booking Callendar Park, the battalion cross country races were postponed.

However, thanks to the convenor, the Forestry Commission and the NHS Forth Valley Estates the event will now take place on Saturday, April 23 in the ground and woods of the Forth Valley Royal Hospital. The junior race will enrol at 9.30am, with races and enrolments for intermediate and senior events at half hour intervals thereafter.

Daniel Green, Battalion President, with the Battalion Executive support is seeking election to the vacant post of Mid Scottish Representative on the BB Scotland Committee and asks the support of battalion officers. Having local representation on the Scotland Committee is an asset for the battalion.

Around 40 boys, with a few from neighbouring battalions took part in a ‘Building Your Skills’ Course at Polmont Old Church on February 27. This course is an essential element in progression through President’s Badge to that of Queen’s Badge. It is hoped to hold a ‘Camp and Holiday Leadership Course’ before the end of the session and a leadership training course early in the next.

With competition results still coming in the Company Section Efficiency Trophy currently has 2nd Larbert (Old Church) in the lead with 1st Polmont (Brightons Church) and 1st Grangemouth (Abbotsgrange Church) in the next two places. Further results affecting this are 2nd Larbert finishing ahead of 1st Polmont in the senior knock out five-a-sides with 1st Denny (Westpark Church) beating 1st Larbert (West Church) and 2nd Larbert into second and third spots, in the juniors. In volleyball, in the same age ranges, 1st Grangemouth finished ahead of 7th Falkirk St James’ Church) and 1st Larbert ahead of 1st Grangemouth.