A Message From Deputy Vice Chair Helen Saw

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Hi Committee and Reps Thank you for voting for me, I look forward to working with you in my new role. I will endeavour to serve the club in the best way possible and help to uphold the members and Reps wishes as to how the club should be run and move forward. The club has had a few turbulent years, and I think it is time we all look forward and move ahead rather than looking over our shoulders … Read More

Email Changes At The Top

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Our National Committee emails have all changed over to Gmail accounts in readiness to move the VSOC National website to new servers. Please can you make sure that you update your address books to show the new email details: Trevor Bridgwood (Chairman) is now vsocchairman@gmail.com Peter Gauntlett (Vicechairman) is now vicechairman.vsoc@gmail.com Malcolm Bland (Secretary) is now secretary.vsoc@gmail.com Anne Bland (Treasurer) is now treasurer.vsoc@gmail.com Daniel Bunton (Merchandise2) is now merchandise.vsoc@gmail.com Micky Sulston (Events) is now events.vsoc@gmail.com Nick Lappage (Webmaster) is now … Read More

VSOC Vacancies

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Following the AGM we have some immediate and imminent vacancies to fill on the Executive Committee. I have, in conjunction with the Vice Chairman, Peter, compiled information for the positions advertised at this link Can you please use the information provided to advertise the posts to your members. Bear in mind that all the positions are now for fixed terms of four years so if anyone has the skills or qualities for any of the Executive positions please encourage them … Read More

Not the Scrumpies Party

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Not the Scrumpies Party

Everything you would expect at a Scrumpies Summer Party, but Centre 7 are doing it instead – at Tonna. 7th- 9th August 2020 Tickets £10 – see the flyer for payment details Guests by arrangement of the Centre 7 Rep only More information from Gerwyn: groder1028@aol.com

Welcome to our new members in November 2019

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in November. Andy Hazelden, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire – Centre 10 (28th November) Graeme Gibson, Treharris, MTCBC – Centre 7 (20th November) Miles Hudson, Nottingham – Centre 9 (14th November) Christopher Allford, Kington, Herefordshire – Centre 7 (5th November) Ian ‘Jonty’ Johnson, Dunston, Lincolnshire – Centre 9 (1st November)

Scrumpy Rally 2020

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Scrumpy Rally 2020

VSOC Centre 17 (Scrumpies) Rally – 28th to 31st August 2020 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 Bar ™ Free Tea & Coffee as usual Memorial Ride Out 3 day Bank Holiday Rally And more… Scrumpies don’t do themes,but if they did, Scrumpyman wouldlike to see you in your loudest shirt, or get up, on … Read More

Centre 6 In The Lakes Rally

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VSOC Centre 6 “Northstars” present – Centre 6 in the Lakes 17th-19th July at Kendal Rugby Club at Mint BridgeShap Road, Kendal. LA9 6AZ Inter Centre Model Boat Competition on Saturday afternoon.See website for details: https://c6-northstars.co.uk Full camping facilitiesCaravans and Motorhomes Pre-Book only – Supplement £5 per vanHotels and B&Bs nearbyShowers, Free tea and coffeeGreat food all weekendSpecial live band Friday night and DJ Saturday nightSaturday Night Theme “Hikers, Bikers and Anything Lakeside” Tickets available from Liz Allen61 Kentmere Drive, Feniscowles, Blackburn, … Read More

CANCELLED – Jumpstart Party 2020 – CANCELLED

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Jumpstart 2020

VSOC Centre 6 “Northstars” present – Jumpstart 2020 24th- 26th April 2020 at Golborne Parkside Social & Community Club Rivington Avenue, Golborne, WA3 3HG Camping available -Caravans & motorhomes strictly by prior arrangement, due to restricted space Tickets only £10 Great food and snacks. Showers for a small charge Band Friday night, DJ Saturday night Contact Jo Aldam on 07525 904975Or send SAE to-8 Stanmore Drive, Aspull, Wigan. WN2 1YW Cheques payable to ‘VSOC Centre 6’Please ensure to include your Centre … Read More

Welcome to our new members in October 2019

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in October. Ian Dameral, Langford, North Somerset – Centre 17 (31st October) Dave Arbon, Lincoln, Lincolnshire – Centre 9 (25th October) Arnold Paul Jones, Pwllheli, Gwynedd – Centre 3 (23rd October) Norman Walker-Worth, Barnsley, South Yorkshire – Centre 5 (22nd October) Paul Young, Bromley, Kent – Centre 15 (19th October) Paul Hubbard, Dalkeith, Midlothian – Centre 1 (15th October) Karen Austin, Chelmsford, Essex – Centre 19 (13th October) Robert Ball, Redditch, … Read More

Welcome to our new members in September 2019

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in September. John Kerslake, Cullompton, Devon – Centre 18 (13th September) Anthony Newland, Kings Lynn, Norfolk – Centre 10 (12th September) Jamie Simpson, Coatdyke, North Lanarkshire – Centre 1 (11th September)

Welcome to our new members in August 2019

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in August. John Welbelove, Portsmouth, Hampshire – Centre 16 (31st August) Gordon Bland, Rothwell, Northants – Centre 10 (13th August) Andrew Burton, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire – Centre 10 (11th August) Kevin King, Redcar, North Yorkshire – Centre 04 (9th August) Joan Connell, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire – Centre 01 (4th August)

Allan ‘Sheila’ Roberts – Funeral Details

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Allan 'Sheila' Roberts

Sheila’s ( Allan Roberts ) Funeral is Wednesday 7th August at 10.30 Watermead Crematorium, Aylesbury.  HP19 0FY The hearse will leave Al’s  house at 10am. Bikes escorting the cortege will meet at Bucks Yeoman Pub Car Park (HP21 7UD) from 9.30am.  Please let C12  Rep,  Baz know if you are coming so we can gauge numbers.  Then afterwards at the The Holiday Inn, Aylesbury (on the A41) HP22 5QT. Message from Al, Biker gear please “Suits shouldn’t be worn by … Read More

Welcome to our new members in July 2019

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in July. Stuart Cattermole, Burnham On Sea, Somerset – Centre 17 (28th July) Tim Goodier, Warrington, Cheshire – Centre 6 (24th July) Graham Popplestone, Codnor Park, Nottingham – Centre 9 (20th July) Mark Stevens, Eastbourne, East Sussex – Centre 15 (18th July) Nigel Lloyd, Swaffham, Norfolk – Centre 10 (18th July) Helen Wright, Wrexham – Centre 03 (15th July) Peter Smith, Bracknell, Berkshire – Centre 12 (12th July) Carl Whiting, Sandhurst, … Read More

Welcome to our new members in June 2019

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in June. Tobias Skillington, Dartford, Kent – Centre 15 (27th June) Ron Burr, North Somercotes, Lincolnshire – Centre 09 (25th June) James Mayor, Shevington, Greater Manchester – Centre 06 (18th June) Tara Mulvaney, Swanley, Kent – Centre 15 (16th June) John Cardwell, Andover, Hampshire – Centre 17 (5th June) Graham Cockerill , Coventry, West Midlands – Centre 08 (1st June)

Bob Perkins Funeral

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Bob Perkins

Good day everybody, further information on Bob Perkins funeral on Thursday 16th May. We will be meeting at the Green Dragon Car Park, Rowner Road, Gosport. PO13 9UE at 11:30 hrs for an 11:45 leave with the Motor Bike Hearse escorting Bob to his last Rally. We hope some of you can make it and Liz has said all are welcome to the funeral and the wake after at the Masonic Hall. So let’s put on a good show for … Read More

Welcome to our new members in May 2019

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in May. Gordon Hammond, Coventry, West Midlands – Centre 08 (31st May) Neville Senior, Leicester, Leicestershire – Centre 09 (22nd May) Philip Taylor, Killamarsh, Sheffield – Centre 05 (19th May) Anthony Brooks, Tonyrefail Nr Porth, Mid Glam – Centre 07 (17th May) Keith Hudson, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire – Centre 08 (17th May) Michelle Gavine, Dundee, Angus – Centre 01 (14th May) Lee Layland, Warrington, Cheshire – Centre 06 (14th May) Martin … Read More

2019 MCN Festival

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MCN Festival 2019

MCN Bike Show, Peterborough.17th/18th/19th May Hi All, The Devitt MCN Festival is fast approaching and we are close to completing the final details. We are excited as this year the VSOC stand will be bigger and better then before with over 30 bikes being displayed. These will cover the entire range along with some inspired customized examples and a large contingent of Heritage bikes. Ticket prices can be found on the MCN website: www.mcnfestival.com/tickets/ticket-info Free admission for Children up to … Read More