AN annual charity clay pigeon shoot was on target for Manorlands.

The event, organised by Silsden man Nobby Clarke, raised £3,174 for the Oxenhope Sue Ryder hospice.

Proceeds were slightly up on last year.

Over 160 people attended.

Since the New Year’s Day event – held at Riddlesden – was first staged for Manorlands, more than £14,000 has been coined-in.

Andrew Wood, Manorlands-based Sue Ryder community fundraising manager, said: “We are very grateful to Nobby and his team for continuing to support us with the shoot.

“Each year we think he might struggle to beat his previous total, but he always manages it and makes a huge difference to the care we can provide locally.”

Mr Clarke paid tribute to all those who supported the event.

He said: “I’d like to thank everybody who attended, butcher Chris Herd for providing the sausages, Paul at Craven Bakery for the teacakes, the Busfeild Arms at East Morton and Lewis Robertshaw who provided the Upwood Hall Shoot. I’m delighted to be able to help Manorlands with a good total again.”