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CENTRE NEWS


North Wales National Rally Update


The North Wales Centre National will open at 12pm on the 24th August

Please click here for directions and the recipe for Bara Brith, Photographic competition theme is Mountains and Lakes and the theme for the floral competition is Coastal Views. The Decorated car competition will also be taking place so if you have any craft materials or cardboard please bring it along or just help out on the day.

there are no centre lines but you can save spaces for groups on arrival, rally packs haven't been sent out as you will collect them on arrival.

Some spaces are still available on both the North Wales Pre and Post National Rally details are available by clicking here.


Hi Tide - Rally Update


This rally has now been cancelled due to no marshals coming forward.


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.


1900th Rally  Update


Tickets are available for the 1900th, we are having a disco on the Friday evening, youth trip plus bingo, harvest supper and Gareth Taylor vocalist on Saturday. The meal is harvest supper style. Please see a member of the committee to book. Price £35 per unit, numbers limited to 180 people.

Glangwdi Farm - Rally Update


11th  - 13th  Glangwdi Farm - Brecon Jazz Rally  no marshals came forward - South Wales centre will now be running this rally - Marshals are Mr & Mrs Murphy tel - 07805062885  or email murstep@icloud.com - all booking received have been passed over to them.

Click here for the South Wales Web page.


The Pre National Rally Llwyn Ffynnon Caravan Park is now full.



Competition Winner


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



Act for the AGM Social


On the evening of the AGM we have our social evening, tickets have been printed and will

be available to purchase from the committee very soon.

We have booked a great singer for the evening - Demi Morcom











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.

Additional costs:

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

Davebivens@sky.com


AGM


Its that time of year again where we need to start collecting nominations for the 2017/18 West Wales Centre main and sub committees, if you would like to join any of these please submit your nomination slips (in the rally book) by midday Saturday 16th September. All positions are up for nomination, (you will need to have sat on the main committee for at least 1 year if you wish to be nominated for the position of chairperson).   



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.


Marshals Required


27th Dec - 1st Jan Bank Farm - New Year Rally

Please let Barbara Small or any Committee member know if you wish to marshal

one of this rallies.


Competition Winners


Bannerette Competition Winners 12017

Adult - Jay Allan  Junior - Jay Israel


Elsie Dilly competition Winner 2017 - June Wilson



West Wales Centre 1900th Rally


Come and join the centre for our 1900th Rally on the 15th to 17th

 September 2017 at Fairwood Corner Farm

Please click here for a Booking Form which must be returned with a full  

non refundable payment of £35.00 which includes Live entertainment, a disco & the Harvest Supper Meal (limited to 188 covers so book early to avoid disappointment )  



Centre Websites


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

photographs used.

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.



1900th Birthday Rally


A Fabulous act has been booked for your entrainment,

 for the 1900th Birthday Rally we've booked Gareth Taylor,

please come along and support this event.



Message from North Wales Centre re: 2017 Welsh National



We have a new Treasurer, please send all National bookings to: Gail Souster -  

Woodview, Llwyneinon Road, Legacy, Wrexham, LL14 4ET .

Also we will not be sending out pitch numbers, all Centres will still have their own  

blocks with a liaison officer, on arrival you will be directed to your Centre block,

where you can park where you want and if you want to save places you will be able

To but it will be your responsibility to be in contact with your friends and get them to

their peg when they arrive,


kind regards


Sue Rowlands, North Wales Centre Secretary.


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 jallan0006@sky.com

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.

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2018 French Holiday Rallies

L’Anse du Brick Normandy - April

Jard sur Mer Camping l'Oceano

d'Or - July

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Rally Reports