Text Box: East Kent raise a total of £3800 for charity in 2011




                                   last updated 18/12/2014 20:29

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Saleable equipment is not taken to all rallies, but members can order items like chemicals, clothing and miscellaneous items the centre holds. Arrangements will then be made to take them to the next rally the member is attending                                              Try an East Kent Rally                                                Meet new and old friends                                              You really can caravan without an orange lead                                                          Go on.................Give it a go                                                       YOU'LL LOVE IT                                              Please do your online shopping via this website and raise money for the centres charity - Use the shop link on the left of this page or enter easyfundraising.org.uk using the link above.                       


                             East Kent Centre email address events@eastkentcentre.co.uk

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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 clubs website www.caravanclub.co.uk/local-groups 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 motion.




18th November - It is with deep regret to inform members that 'Aunty' Marj Wootten, passed away peacefully at Pilgims Hospice, Canterbury. The Funeral will be on Friday 2nd January at 12.40pm at Barham Crematorium, Canterbury Road (A260), Barham, Near Canterbury, Kent, CT4 6QU. Instead of flowers, the family kindly request donations for the Pilgrims Hospice who looked after Marjorie so well in the last two weeks of her life. There will be a collection on the day. Please feel free to wear bright colours at Marjorie’s request. Afterwards the family wish to celebrate the life of Marjorie at the Jackdaw pub: The Jackdaw, The Street, Denton, CT4 6QZ. The family would appreciate knowing approximate numbers to help with the catering. If you are attending and are unable to contact the family, please text Kevin Bailey on 07702681326 by 24th December who will contact Julie and give her a the total number of EKC members attending (or add comment on the East Kent Facebook page).

30th November - Website maintenance carried out

Change - Comments and thanks removed Reason - Not used since 2013 (Replaced by Facebook group page)

Change - Links page removed Reason - Important links in different areas through website & difficult to maintain when changes occur.

Change - Link to youth page Reason - No youth section

Change - Shop and fundraising page removed Reason - Page not visited and out of date. Easyfundraising link maintained on this page.

Change - Photo gallery tab moved to history page Reason - No new photos since 2013 (Replaced by Facebook group page)

Change - Newsletter tab moved to history page Reason - No newsletter since 2013

29th November - The golden envelope jackpot currently stands at £250, and the draw will take place at the Christmas dance rally. Please ensure if you have purchased a ticket that it is at the rally when the draw takes place.

28th November - Booking form for the 2015 Southern Centres rally has been uploaded to their website click here

28th November - For members attending the Christmas dance, click here for rally letter and attendance sheet.

22nd November - Click here to view letters sent by the Caravan Club regarding the 2015 national

14th November - The following 3 rallies' require a Marshal for 2014, If any member would like to Marshal one of these rallies' please contact the rally secretary ASAP. The Rally book will be printed in December and available at the New year rally. 

Steiner School (Chartham) 1st - 5th May 2015 (May bank Holiday weekend)

Overshore (Upchurch) 10th - 12th July 2015

Faversham (Brogdale Horticultural Trust) 14th - 16th August 2015

9th November - Click here for the list of members attending the Christmas dance.

2nd November - It is with deep regret to inform members that Alf Nickolson, a past EKC member, passed away on Tuesday. His wife Grace informed today that the funeral will take place on Thursday 6th November 1-15 pm, at Vinters Park Crematorium Maidstone. 

17th October - Space available on the Christmas rally ............. Contact the marshal ASAP if you are interested (07973 800191)

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.

For those 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 Crawley RH11 8JE. Please note this is a change of Venue from the published Hoo school

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.


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The East Kent Centre are one of 70 Centres that are listed in the Caravan Club Directory & Handbook. These are geographically based centres that are part of the Caravan Club. If you are a member of the Caravan Club, you will be made very welcome at any of our Centre events. What can I expect?, How do I book?                                                                         






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