Welcome to our new members in May 2022

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in May. Dumitru Olariu, Gravesend, Kent – Centre 15 (18th May) Geoff Nevin, Newcastle upon Tyne, Durham – Centre 4 (15th May) David Neale, East Cowes, Isle Of Wight – Centre 16 (12th May) Sarah Jones, Pulborough, West Sussex – Centre 14 (10th May) Michael Senior, Thurcroft, Rotherham – Centre 09 (5th May) Clive Jones, Cannock, Staffordshire – Centre 3 (5th May) Jason Woodward, Hadfield, Derbyshire – Centre 6 (4th May) … Read More

New Vice Chairman

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Hi all, We have a new Vice Chair of the VSOC – Michael Shakespeare I’m sure he will be introducing himself very soon For the time being, please note the change of email address. It’s now vsocvicechair@gmail.com remember to update your contact lists. Cheers, Nick Lappage (webmaster)

New Chairman

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Hi all, We have a new Chairman of the VSOC – Graeme Burton I’m sure he will be introducing himself very soon For the time being, please note the change of email address. It’s now chairman.vsoc@gmail.com remember to update your contact lists. Cheers, Nick Lappage (webmaster)

Welcome to our new members in March 2022

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in March. Christopher Burdett, Norwich, Norfolk – Centre 10 (25th March) Michelle Gavine, Dundee, Angus – Centre 01 (20th March) Paul Davis, Thurnscoe, Yorkshire – Centre 5 (11th March) Brian Blackburn, Enniskillen, Fermanagh – Centre 06 (8th March)

C6 Jumpstart 2022 Cancelled

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Cancelled Events

Hi everyone, Regrettably I have some bad news for you so please read on. We have taken the decision to cancel our Jumpstart party this year for two reasonsFirstly we haven’t to date sold enough tickets to break even and secondly and more important, the venue has let us down badly. Despite the landlords promises to carry out certain tasks, he has failed to do anything. The outside areas are to put it bluntly a shit tip and the so … Read More

Welcome to our new members in January 2022

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in January. Dean Muggeridge, Southwick, West Sussex – Centre 15 (31st January) Chris Moore, London, Sydenham – Centre 14 (30th January) Tiago Cruz, Corby, Northamptonshire – Centre 9 (29th January) Garry Savege, Woodbridge, Suffolk – Centre 19 (24th January) Kay Carney, Plymouth, Devon – Centre 18 (16th January) Colin Reynolds, Plymouth, Devon – Centre 18 (16th January) James Faill, Andover, Hampshire – Centre 16 (14th January) Vince Ballard, Worcester, Worcestershire – … Read More

Welcome to our new members in October 2021

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in October. Carl Flack, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire – Centre 9 (26th October) Nicky Eaton, Bramerton, Norwich – Centre 10 (18th October) Joakim Andersen, Vrigstad, Sweden – Centre 20 (17th October) Craig Millard, Widnes, Cheshire – Centre 3 (10th October) Christopher Taylor, Grange over Sands, Cumbria – Centre 6 (1st October)

Spam no more!

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Website owners might relate to this very well… Having recently updated my website I started using a different contact form which was simpler to set up, but failed to utilise the Google Recaptcha function properly. So I started to receive lots of unwanted spam – you know the sort of thing… money requests, meeting requests, “I can help you…” etc. etc. Shame. Anyway, I came across this little plugin called CleanTalk. I researched it over a couple of forums and … Read More

Welcome to our new members in September 2021

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in September. Mark Giles, Stratford, London – Centre 19 (29th September) Glyn Williams, Cemaes Bay, Anglesey – Centre 3 (27th September) Robert Russell, Ivybridge, Devon – Centre 17 (17th September) Patrick Butcher, Barmouth, Gwyyned – Centre 3 (14th September) Stephen Stewart, Norwich, Norfolk – Centre 10 (12th September) Robert Salmon, Hastings, East Sussex – Centre 15 (5th September)

Welcome to our new members in August 2021

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in August. Andrew Burton, Milton Keynes, Bucks – Centre 17 (26th August) Michel L’Hours, Adgestone, Isle of Wight – Centre 16 (23rd August) Allan Stent, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan – Centre 7 (20th August) Martin Smith, Barrow-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire – Centre 9 (17th August) David Clarke, Rushden, Northamptonshire – Centre 9 (9th August) Lewis Robinson, Clayton West, Huddersfield – Centre 5 (8th August)

Welcome to our new members in July 2021

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in July. Allan Butler, Bilston, West Midlands – Centre 8 (25th July) Adam Smith, Warminster, Wiltshire – Centre 17 (23rd July) Lester Littler, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire – Centre 5 (21st July) Alan Smith, Newmarket, Suffolk – Centre 10 (1st July) Richard Newton, Little Urswick, Cumbria – Centre 6 (1st July) Roy Hill, Southwell, Nottinghamshire – Centre 9 (1st July)

Centre 6 Rally and Jumpstart

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Hi All, Hope you are keeping safe and well. We have decided to reimburse everyone that has purchased a ticket for the Centre 6 Rally or Jumpstart last year so that we can balance the books and start again once we know we have venues etc Please can you forward this to your members asking they get in touch with Liz to have a refund asap. Can I please ask that they send bank details to : lizzieallen1965@gmail.com Liz will … Read More

Welcome to our new members in June 2021

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in June. Alex Carvajal, Desford, Leicester – Centre 9 (28th June) Tony Wheeldon, Bedale, North Yorkshire – Centre 5 (21st June) Paul Hegedus, Birdholme, Chesterfield – Centre 9 (14th June) Will Lawry, Redruth, Cornwall – Centre 18 (6th June)

Welcome to our new members in May 2021

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in May. Anthony Liversidge, Rawmarsh, Rotherham – Centre 9 (23rd May) Billy Lowe, Coatbridge, Nth Lanarkshire – Centre 1 (16th May) John Laight, Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham – Centre 4 (16th May) Graham Couzens, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire – Centre 13 (8th May) Steve Clark, Sutton In Ashfield, Nottinghamshire – Centre 9 (4th May) Philip Jones, BUSHEY, Hertfordshire – Centre 13 (4th May) Paul Wright, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire – Centre 10 (4th May) … Read More

Welcome to our new members in April 2021

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in April. Sarah Fry Handley, Trowbridge, Wiltshire – Centre 17 (21st April) Benn Moffat, Dunstable, Bedfordshire – Centre 13 (19th April) Steven Spencer, Blidworth, Nottinghamshire – Centre 9 (18th April) Martin Mckenna, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire – Centre 9 (18th April) Paul Bevan, Droitwich, Worcestershire – Centre 8 (4th April) Daniel Cushing, Dartford, Kent – Centre 15 (1st April)

Scrumpy Rally 2021

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(Subject to any Government restrictions or other World/UK event that may seek to stop this event….) This should be the first official VSOC event in two years. Let’s hope we all get to meet up for this one! VSOC CENTRE 17 (SCRUMPIES) RALLY – 27TH TO 30TH AUGUST 2021 Castle Carey RFC, Castle Carey, Somerset, BA7 7PF All the usual stuff you come to expect from a Scrumpy Rally: Food Disco Raffle 2nd Hand Stall -Bring it, Sell it! Tinny … Read More

Welcome to our new members in March 2021

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in March. Toby Salter, Dartford, Kent – Centre 15 (31st March) John Salway, Downham Market, Norfolk – Centre 10 (30th March) Amy Welford, London NW9 – Centre 13 (29th March) Gerald Clifford, Bristol, South Glos – Centre 17 (25th March) Michael Parker, Matlock, Derbyshire – Centre 9 (13th March) Joe Salt, SEAHAM, County Durham – Centre 4 (12th March) Ian Atkinson, Brotton, Yorkshire – Centre 4 (9th March)