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East Kent Members - Unfortunately,
re-registration has to be carried out every year and does often get missed.
Please ensure you check your centre registration details online at the caravan
or by contacting East Grinstead. This is especially important close to the AGM
if you wish to speak, vote, stand for committee or propose or second a notice of
12th October - Due to lack of numbers booked into rally number 1596 at
Addington, the rally has been moved to Chartham (Matuna). This will be a quiet
weekend and prices remain the same as Addington. Directions are the same as
rally number 1573 and the marshal is Gary Fisher (Same as Addington).
10th October - All 30 places for the New Year rally have been
taken. Carol Williams will be keeping a reserve list for any cancellations.
Thank you for all your support
10th October - All 40 places for the xmas dance rally at Canterbury have
been taken. Karen Burch will be keeping a reserve list for any cancellations.
Thank you for all your support
10th October - Message from Peter Smith - Dear Friends, Thank you all so
much for your concern and good wishes following my recent vertigo attack at the
A G M last Saturday. Sue and I would particularly like to express our gratitude
to all who helped especially Ian and Seana. It is wonderful to have our own
personal paramedics on hand! I am pleased to say that I recovered quickly and
came home on Sunday afternoon with just another packet of pills.
who are interested the bonus ball was number 10 and was won by Malcolm Johns.
10th October - It is with regret to inform you that the East Surrey
Centre closed after their AGM. The Centre started in 1959 but was unable to find
volunteers to form a committee. Although East Kent have over 900 members, we
also have been unable to fill all positions on our committee for a number of
years. If any member would like to help run this fantastic Centre and reduce the
risk of East Kent getting into the same trouble as East Surrey it's not too late
to show an interest and get Co opted onto the committee.
10th October - The South East Region AGM 2014 will be held at
Holy Trinity School
Please note this is a change of Venue from the published Hoo
4th October - Christmas Dance rally 5th to 7th December, Canterbury. The
committee are pleased to announce the 2014 Christmas dance rally programme.
Friday night - Decorate the hall, mulled wine, mince pies and a communal
vegetable peel in preparation for Saturday afternoons traditional family
3 course Christmas dinner, after dinner family games and a visit from Santa.
Saturday evening - Dance the evening away with 'time warp (Bring your own
nibbles). Prices for the social is £7 per adult, £1.50 child and family
ticket £16. Evening attendance after 7:30 £3 per adult and £1 per child. The
rally is limited to 40 vans and interest has been extremely high and a waiting
list is expected to come into operation. To avoid disappointment, you are
advised to book ASAP.
4th October - Kevin Bailey would like to thank everybody who has helped
him over his 4 years as Centre secretary. In particular he would like to thank
his family Michelle, Ricky, Craig, Chantelle and Danielle. Without their help it
would have been impossible to do the job. Mary Stockwell who has acted as AGM
minute taker for all his AGMs, Bob Watt who has helped prepare for all AGMs and
Terry MacDonald for taking the meeting minutes last year.
4th October - There was one member who showed an interest to fill the
vacant position of Hon Secretary after the AGM. The committee are pleased to
announce that Bob Watt has been co-opted as the East Kent Centres Hon Secretary.
4th October - The East Centre members thoughts are with Mike and
Wendy Luxford. Wendy has just been diagnosed with Lung cancer. She is waiting to
find out what the treatment will be but has been told there is no cure.
1st October -
Dave Garwoods funeral is on Monday 13th
October at 12:45, Medway crematorium Blue Bell Hill Chatham. No flowers please -
Donations to Ellenor hospice or McMillan cancer support. Afterwards at Milton
rugby club DA122TN
28th September -
here for details on the 2015 National next year. The event will take
place in the grounds of Cornbury Park over the late Spring Bank holiday weekend
in 2015. The Caravan Club have lots of activities planned, most of which will
be covered by the pitch fee and some ‘free’ evening entertainment for you too.
28th September - Racing legend and
former moustache-sporting F1 World Champion Nigel Mansell will be joining TV
presenter Fiona Bruce is officially opening the 2014 Motorhome and Caravan Show
on Tuesday 14th October at Birmingham's NEC.
28th September - Some members have reported difficulty in downloading the
accounts sheet for the AGM, this has hopefully now been resolved.
28th September -
Click here for details and booking information for the South East Region AGM
on the 13th to 16th November. Venue changed from Hoo school to Holy Trinity
21st September -
It is with sadness and deep regret to announce that Dave Garwood passed away
suddenly this morning.
The East Kent Centre
thoughts and prayers are with Jill,
family and friends at this very sad time.
Funeral arrangements will be updated on the website as soon as the details are
21st September - Calor Gas Ltd is issuing a product recall with immediate effect on all 6kg CalorLite® cylinders manufactured between 2008-2011 inclusive. All such cylinders must be returned to a local CalorLite® stockist immediately. Click here for further details
21st September - AGM page updated with nominations and accounts information. If you are attending the AGM please ensure you print the minutes and accounts and bring them with you as there will only be a limited number available.
21st September - There are still a number of spaces left at the Bethersden Christmas rally. If you are interested in spending a semi-catered traditional family Christmas on a rally, please contact Darren Charnock ASAP.
17th September - The numbers booked into the AGM rally are not cost effective to put a meal on. Saturday night however there will be the opportunity to order Fish & Chips which we will eat together in the hall and later some background music will be played. If anyone still wants to book into the AGM please contact the marshal.
17th September - Cover Photo Competition 2015 - Do you have a picture taken during the 2013/14 rally season or a design that you think would look good on the cover of the next rally handbook? Submit your entries to the Rally secretary by the 15th October 2014. Photos must be digital and the winning entry may be trimmed/resized to fit.
17th September - AGM page updated with nominations. Nominations close at 3pm on Saturday 20th September, and currently there are still 7 positions still to be filled.
17th September - For details of the 2015 rally program click here. Marshals are still required and the program is subject to change
31st August - Congratulations to Bob and Doreen Watt daughter Julie. Julie became Mrs Friis when she married Jesper at Eastwell Manor on Saturday 30th August. The East Kent Centre wish them much happiness in the future.
31st August - The Dinner and Dance rally is now fully booked. Due to the spacing regulations, no awnings / canopies can be erected.
29th August - AGM page uploaded. All AGM information, 2013 minutes, 2013 accounts, nomination forms etc can be found on this page click here .
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