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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.

 

                       

 

21st April - Rally number 1572 Canterbury 9th - 11th May, in the evening there will be fun table games. Social charge is £3 per van.

16th April - You may have noticed that the East Kent website had been suspended for a short while and not updated. This was due to the website being hacked and spammed. Fingers crossed that this has been resolved and there will be no further occurrences.

16th April - Please could you contact Tony Beaney ASAP if you are planning on attending the 5 day holiday rally at Ruckinge. There is live entertainment booked for this rally and currently the bookings are very slow. Click here for more details on the rally.

16th April - Unfortunately the Rally at Yalding can not go ahead due to the flooding that took place this winter.

An alterative site has been arranged at Hole Park, Rolvenden. Full details of the change can be found on the Rally programme page click here.

16th April - The Faversham Hop Festival dates have had to change due to engineering work on the railway lines 5th - 7th September in the Faversham area. The new dates are 28th - 31st August, this Rally is now opening at 1400hrs on the 28th - and will close at 1500hrs on the 31st August. The price are 1 night £12-60, 2 nights £22-20, 3 nights £31-80.

The Marshal contact details are the same. Full details of the change can be found on the Rally programme page click here.

16th April - Congratulations to Natalie Forrest and Russell Andrews were married on Saturday 12th April in the Garrison Church of St Barbaras in Chatham. Best wishes to the very happy couple. Natalie is a past youth president and daughter to past chairman John and wife Pearl. Click here

5th April - Rally number 1568 11th to 13th April at Hythe will now open at 4pm and not 6pm as advertised in the rally book.

5th April - Darren and Karen Burch are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their twin grandsons Henry weighing 5lb 3oz and Teddy 5lb 7oz.Both boys and our daughter Victoria are doing well.Two beautiful brothers for Lexxi May x

29th March - Rally at Chartham added to replace the cancelled Edenbridge rally 16th to 18th May. Full details can be found on the rally programme page click here

21st March - One of the most important pages has been updated - The East Kent Centres advertising / sponsors page click here. Without the support of these companies, the Centre would not be able to offer the 2014 rally book free to all members. The Centre rely on these companies, so please try to consider them when making any purchases, and please tell them where you saw them advertised.

16th March - Update to wording - Great news.......... there is likely to be a Christmas rally this year. Bethersden is currently being looked at, however this is not confirmed and may change. To receive a special booking form with programme details and prices, you must send a stamped addressed envelope to the rally secretary (Malcolm Johns), marked 'Xmas Rally'. Details will be sent out to you after Easter.

14th March - If you change your email account, please can you inform the caravan club so their records are correct. The East Kent Centre relies on the Caravan Club database and does not maintain a separate one.

14th March - Marshals - It is extremely important that you do not exceed the documented venue capacity without prior agreement from the committee. The capacity has been set to ensure there is room for adequate spacing between units as required by the  exemption certificate issued to the caravan club by Natural England. It is also to ensure halls do not exceed their maximum capacity for insurance purposes.

14th March - Great news.......... there will be a Christmas rally at Bethesden this year. To receive a special booking form with programme details and prices, you must send a stamped addressed envelope to the rally secretary (Malcolm Johns), marked 'Xmas Rally'. Details will be sent out to you after Easter.

14th March - For the National at Arley Hall in May in order to guarantee a pitch in Centre Lines the booking must be made by Monday 31 March. Bookings received after this date will be deemed as ‘Late Bookers’ and may have to accept being pitched in alternative lines, which may or may not be within their region. Just a reminder that forms are not necessary, bookings can be made online at any time, including evenings and weekends at www.caravanclub.co.uk/national14 and the booking team are available on 01342 33666 during office hours.

6th March - Rally 1577 at Hawkhurst, marshal mobile contact number changed to 07460298198.

2nd March - Rally 1565 at Cliftonville 7th to 9th March is fully booked.

28th February - 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. Click here for contact details.

28th February - The Rally at Cuxton Marina 28th - 30th March (Half Past Two Darts Trophy) is low on bookings. The Half Past Two Darts Trophy will take place Saturday afternoon with Music and a Light hearted quiz in the evening. The club house we use is very cosy and the drinks fairly priced We have use of the table tennis and pool table during the weekend as well as the dart board if the weather is fine it's a nice spot by the river Medway which hasn't been flooded, please support our marshals.

28th February - Rallies cancelled - Unfortunately the following 2 Rallies have been cancelled due to no Marshals. Rally no 1573 - Gabriel's Fishery at Edenbridge and Rally No 1575 at Meadow Furlong Farm Warwickshire.

22 February - Did you know that as a Caravan Club member, you can save money on the M6 toll click here for more details.

22 February - The social fee has been revised for the Country and Western themed rally at Hythe on 11th April. The social prices are £5 for adults, children under 18 £2.50 and under 4years free.

1st February - Click here for further details of the Country and Western themed rally at Hythe on 11th April.

1st February - The Valentines rally at Addington is in danger of being cancelled due to lack of numbers. If you haven't booked in yet but plan to attend, please contact the marshal ASAP. This is their first time marshalling a rally, so please come along and support them.

26th January - The rally at Tunstall on the 21st March is fully booked

11th January - Message from Peter Smith - For members that had to leave before the result of the bonus ball draw at the new year rally, the winning number was number 14 and was won by Paula Lake one of our visitors from West Kent. Thanks for all your support   

3rd January - The hard copy of the 2014 rally book is now available. Please send a £1.10 stamped addressed envelope to Kevin Bailey or contact him to arrange collection at any future rally.

3rd January - Message from rally sec to marshals - If any marshal requires help opening a rally please contact the Rally sec (Mal) as he hold a list of members who may be able to help them. If any other member would like to be added to the list please let Mal know.

3rd January - Rally Book update - Upchurch rally number 1581 (page 33) date should read 27th - 29th June. (Fixture list is correct).

28th December -  Dave Whittam would like to thank everyone who sponsored him to do the boxing day dip in a pink man kini. Dave won 1st prize in fancy dress and raised £370. Well done Dave. See photos above

27th December - 2014 rally programme uploaded click here

20th December - Chris and Mary Stockwells daughter Karen and her husband Ady, gave them an early Christmas present on the 16th December. Karen gave birth to a baby girl weighing 8lb 4oz.

12th December -  Burns rally 24-26 January at Brockhill School, Saltwood, Hythe. One night - £10.20, two nights - £17.40. Adult social - £4.50, child - £2.50. Please  state on your booking slip if they want sausages instead of haggis. Please send bookings to John Forrest.

 

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