Sadly, after a short illness bravely bear, one of the Rhayader club’s loyal band of helpers, Jean Bates has passed away. Jean was secretary for many of the Club’s events at the Cwmythig Hill circuit helped by daughter Amanda, where she could be found signing on and lap scoring. Never the most glamorous of jobs but Jean enjoyed meeting people and competitors, many of whom had become friends over the years. Jean leaves a daughter Amanda and son Aaron & daughter in law Bella. Our thoughts are with Jean’s family and friends at this difficult time.