WEST WALES CENTRE CARAVAN CLUB
Weobley Castle on the Gower is a regular venue popular with our members
Holiday rallies are held in the UK and abroad visiting beautiful places inside and outside Wales
The Beautiful Gower Peninsula
And surrounding area hosts many
West Wales Rally Venues
New Marshals for Llandovery RFC Rally -
The new marshals are Steve & Wendy Hope
The results from the centre AGM are as follows:
Chairman John Davies
Vice Chairman Steve Hope
Secretary Wendy Hope
Treasurer Rachel Carro
Rally Secretary Barbara Small
Main Committee Paul Gallagher
Main Committee Kevin Carro
Main Committee Kevin Wilson
Main Committee Nigel Irving
There are 2 positions available on main committee please contact a committee member to find out more details.
Sports - Please contact Main Committee if interested in standing for one of the vacant Sports Committee positions.
Ladies - J Wilson, M Irving, S Wilson, J Campbell, J Davies, D Davies.
Youth - M Bivens, E Burridge, S Bennett, G Carro, E Gallagher, J Barnes, S.G.Thomas, J Israel, L Amieni.
The Panto trip (Cinderella) has been booked for the 28th January 2018,
The performance starts at 1pm, there are only limited ticket for this event so please book early to avoid disappointment - could anyone who's attending please be at the venue at 12.15 please
Brian Cosker's number to book on to the Glastonbury rally is 070808919882 as it's wrong in the book. The Bath and West Showground Shepton Mallet rally 16th - 19th November for Glastonbury Carnival of lights still has vacancies but only 6 seats left on the bus so book soon not to be disappointed.
Also there are only 5 spaces left on the New venue for New Year at Pontlliw Village Hall 27th December 2017 to 1st January 2018 please contact Ronnie John on 07918 083123 for more information.
Greenhill School Halloween Rally - Update
Change of Venue
The New year Rally in the book at Silvercross has changed venue - the new venue is Pontlliw Village Hall and dogs are welcomed to the venue.
The rally runs between 27th December to 1st Jan
The Marshals details are the same.
Congratulations to June Wilson for wining the Cook with Crock - Centre cookery competition and also the Ede Tucker Competition for a floral display.
Change of Rally Venue
The rally for 20th – 22nd October this year has been changed from
Brecon Beacons Club Site to Llandovery RFC which has hard standing and electric pitches, to book on please contact Gary & Andrea Glew who are still the marshals.
L’Anse du Brick Normandy - April French Rally
1st to 8th April 2018 the price is £520.00 based on 7 nights at L’Anse du Brick, Cherbourg.
Travelling from Poole to Cherbourg return which is more convenient port to sail from.
The time out crossing is 08.30, with not many miles to venue
returning crossing is at 18.30
A £100 non refundable deposit with each booking balance to be paid
10 weeks before rally
Rally Organisers are Don & Karen Trussler
Click here for site information
French Rally July 2018, Jard sur Mer Camping l'Oceano d'Or
Ferry crossing Portsmouth to Caen, @ 14.45, 23.07.2018
Rally goers to organise one night accommodation for 23.07.2018 on arrival in France
Rally opens on the 24.07.2018
12 nights stay
Rally closes 05.08.2018
Rally goers to organise one night accommodation for the 05.08.2018 before return ferry crossing on the 06.08.2018
Return ferry crossing Caen to Portsmouth, @ 08:30, 06.08.2018
The price quoted by Select Sites is £872.00 and includes 2 adults, return ferry crossing on the dates stated above and 12 nights
stay in Jard sur Mer Camping l’Oceano d’Or.
Extra person, £72.00
Extra child under 11, £42.00
Caravans in excess of 6 metres, £6.50 per metre or part of each way
Overnight stays for 23.07.2018 and 05.08.2018
maximum of 35 caravans for the rally
£100 DEPOSIT SECURES YOUR PLACE ON THE RALLY - BALANCE IN FULL 10 WEEKS BEFORE DEPARTURE
David Bivens is the contact for this rally - 07725 992533 or
Senior Citizens Concessionary Vouchers
Vouchers used for part /full payment of rally fees need to be for the current year.
The committee have had some incidents where previous years vouchers have been presented and they cannot be accepted.
Bannerette Competition Winners 12017
Adult - Jay Allan Junior - Jay Israel
Elsie Dilly competition Winner 2017 - June Wilson
All of the websites are of a high standard, and the criteria was based on the following
Categories: * Appearance (presentation and graphics) * Correct Club logo *
Centre Information (including introduction to Centre, Chairman’s letter,
and Committee details) * Ease of navigation * Appeal of site
(welcoming to new members)
* Rally Programme (descriptions and ease of booking)
Members of the Executive Committee voted, and Catherine Ford, Head of Publishing
was a guest judge this year.
I am delighted to announce that the winning Centre Websites are:
1st. Avon Centre
2nd. Derbyshire Centre
3rd. Bedfordshire Centre
Centre Rally Book Cover
The Executive Committee voted at the recent meeting held in East Grinstead on
Monday 24 April 2017.
There was much appreciation of all the entries. The handbooks, whether they are
printed or in a digital format, were of a very high standard again.
The Executive Committee were particularly interested in the use of the Club logo
(albeit the old logo), general design and appearance, and the clarity of the print and
The winning Rally Book Cover designs are:
1st. Suffolk Centre
2nd. South Staffordshire Centre
3rd. Irish Division
And a special mention was given to the South Essex Centre.
Could you assist the centre at the welsh national by running
the Darts competition - if so please contact the committee.
A Fabulous Achievement
Mike and Barbara Small have attended their 700th Rally, this outstanding
achievement was marked by a 700th Rally Plaque which was presented at the
Easter weekend at the Pembrey Rally by Juliet Campbell
West Wales Chairperson.
Mike and Barbara Small joined the then Caravan Club in July 1985 their
children Kelly and Darren represented the centre in netball and football in many
Welsh Nationals and since then their grand children Ashley, Natasha and now
Lucia and Tino also represent our centre in various sports at the Welsh nationals.
Kelly is now a full member of the Caravan and Motorhome Club and you see
her with the children and Oreo out in “Betty” on many a rally.
Mike was a Main committee member for 5yrs, being rally secretary for 3 of them
and Barbara served on Ladies committee for 21 years being chair for 19 of them
and is currently rally secretary on Main committee and has been for the last 3yrs.
2017 Online Rally Book
2017 Rally Programme is available here to view click here
to be re directed to the rallies page.
Alterations to Rally Hand Book
Pg 6 Leeanne Oevnik is no longer Ladies Treasurer
Please send all ladies bookings to Claire Jenkins (ladies Secretary)
Pg 6 Marie Irving’s Mob is 07534 256499
Pg20 Llandovery RFC lowercase “m” in e-mail address
Pg 20 Snooty Fox e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
PG 27 Gladgwydi Farm Telephone 01792 930763
Pg 29 Please request a leaflet off of Barbara Small or
copy this form to book Welsh National
Pg 31 Parc Newydd Farm (Elvis)Cost of site
£11.40 per night
Pg34 Bath & West Showground Mob 07808 919882
AGM is on the weekend of the 6th - 8th October 2017
Bank Farm New Year Rally £12.00 deposit required with booking
Brecon Jazz is only running between 10th - 12th August.
Senior Citizens Concessionary
The Senior Citizens Concessionary request form is downloadable this year
and not in the rally book please use this link - click here
to access the file and download the form
Please ensure that you have your club membership card with you on the rally field as you may be asked to produce it whilst on a rally
Please have the full rally payment and fees ready for when you arrive, you will not be sited until full payment has been made. Marshals are not responsible for chasing ralliers for payment.
Click for here for details on
2018 French Holiday Rallies
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