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S.C.C. NORTH CENTRE

NOMINATIONS FOR COMMITTEE 2020 - 2021

 

         POSITION                   NOMINEE                   PROPOSER                 SECONDER

 

 

 CHAIRMAN         

 

 

Catherine McKenzie

 

Brian Wilson

 

Patricia Wilson

 

 

VICE CHAIRMAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SECRETARY

 

 

Patricia Wilson

 

Andrew Baird Snr

 

Doris Baird

 

 

TREASURER

 

 

Jessie McKenzie

 

Frank Clark

 

 

Llinos Gass

 

RALLY SECRETARY

 

 

Jacquie Steel

 

Graeme McKenzie

 

Jessie McKenzie

 

 

P.R.O.

 

 

Sandra Fenton

 

Bruce Fenton

 

Patricia Wilson

 

 

EQUIPMENT OFFICER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMITTEE

 

 

Moira Porter

 

David Robertson

 

Ian Porter

 

COMMITTEE

 

 

Karen Robertson

 

Ian Porter

 

Moira Porter

 

COMMITTEE

 

 

Alan Steel

 

Olly Turner

 

Joyce Turner

 

COMMITTEE

 

 

Brian Wilson

 

Ally Duncan

 

Kay Duncan

 

COMMITTEE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMITTEE

 

 

 

 

 

COMMITTEE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All nominations ha

 

 All nominations have been received by Saturday 5th September 2020 at 2pm., verified and found to be in compliance with the requirements of The Scottish Caravan Club Constitution.

 

 

Patricia Wilson

Secretary

S.C.C. North Centre

Chairman’s Message - UPDATE 

 

 

August 2020 – IMPORTANT INFORMATION RE: CENTRE AGM

 

I hope you are all keeping well and staying safe. Due to the ongoing concerns regarding coronavirus, the committee have taken the decision to make our AGM meeting a virtual meeting. As we have seen recently, COVID-19 has not gone away, and we want to ensure that we do all we can to keep our members as safe as we can.

 

The committee are working hard to facilitate the virtual meeting and produce clear guidelines for all of our members. If you have any concerns regarding joining a virtual meeting, please let Pat know and we will endeavour to provide assistance/guidance where we can.

 

Nearer the time more details will be provided, but for now can we ask that you pre-register your intention to attend the AGM virtual meeting by contacting Pat (preferably by email). In your pre-registration email you must include your CAMC membership number.

 

scc.northcentresecretary@gmail.com 

 

At the moment we have 8 nominations for committee and still space for more. Unfortunately, Jim Buchan is not going to be able to stand as Treasurer this year due to other commitments, so we are looking for a new treasurer. Without a Treasurer the centre cannot continue and will be forced into hibernation! If you are interested in joining the committee and taking on the Treasurer's duties but are unsure of what's involved, Jim is very willing to spend time with the new treasurer to "learn the ropes" and I'm sure along with Jim, other ex-treasurers in the centre would be more than willing to help out. Additionally, we still have a vacancy in the Vice Chairman position. If you would like to find out more about joining the committee, please do get in touch!

 

Nominations Deadline: 2pm on the 5th September 2020

 

We understand how frustrating it is for everyone missing out on rallying, and we thank you for your continued patience and support. Hopefully by being sensible now, we have a better chance of enjoying rallying in the not too distant future.

 

Kind regards

Catherine  

L-R - Catherine McKenzie, Charles Gordon Brown, Sandra Fenton, Brian Wilson, Patricia Wilson, Alan Steel, Jacquie Steel, Moira Porter, Karen Robert & Jum Buchanan

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Committee 2019 - 2020

  Chairman

Catherine McKenzie

  Vice Chairman  
  Secretary

Patricia Wilson

  Treasurer

Jim Buchan

  Rally Secretary

Jacquie Steel

  P.R.O.

Sandra Fenton

  Equipment Officer  

Gordon Brown

  Committee 

Karen Robertson, Moira Porter, Alan Steel, Brian Wilson

CONGRATULATIONS

to Catherine McKenzie installed as New Chairman to 

SCC North Centre

On  Saturday 17th November 2018, Emma Summers (21), along with her grandparents and North Centre stalwarts, Andrew and Doris Baird and friends attended at Inverness Airport, where she presented an £1100 cheque  donation, to The Scottish Air Ambulance Service, who were represented by Team Leader, Daz Steatham and Air Paramedic Kris O’Neil.
Contributions were made by both North Scotland and Highland Centre members, alongside friends and relatives, after Emma was seriously injured whilst making her way home in her car, from the Portsoy Boat Festival Rally, in 2017. 
Emma continues her recovery from the injuries she sustained, but is very thankful for the prompt attendance of the Scottish Air Ambulance and crew, at the scene.

Forduon – North Centre                                                                                                     13th – 15th September 2019

 

A.G.M.

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Portsoy – North Centre                                                                                                     21st – 24th June 2019

 

When the Boat Comes In

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Cruden Bay – North Centre                                                           20th – 22nd April 2018

 

Be Prepared Rally

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Brodie – North Centre joint Rally with Highland Centre                                                     6th – 9th April 2018

Daffodils at Brodie Rally

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Banchory – North Centre                                                      23rd – 25th March 2018

Banchory by the Dee Rally

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Banchory – North Centre                                                                                    15th – 17th September 2017

AGM Rally

Kenmay – North Centre                                                                                                     1st – 3rd September 2017

 

Big Bikers go Spicy Rally

Strathdon – North Centre                                                                                                     25th – 28th August 2017

 

Lonach Gathering Rally

Arbroath – North Centre                                                                                                     28th – 31st July 2017

 

The West's on Tour Rally

Rosehearty – North Centre                                                                                                     7th – 10th July 2017

 

Sun, Sea & Sand Rally

Portsoy – North Centre                                                                                                     23rd – 26th June 2017

 

Ships Ahoy Rally

Westhill – North Centre                                                                                                     9th – 11th June 2017

 

Farmyard Capers Rally

Fordoun – North Centre                                                                                                      12th – 14th May 2017

 

The Speak of the Mearns Rally

Glenlivet – North Centre                                                                         14th – 17th April 2017

 

Easter Galore Rally

Stonehaven – North Centre                                                                         24th – 26th March 2017

 

All at Sea Rally

The North Centre All at Sea rally, held at the Queen Elizabeth Caravan Club Site at Stonehaven, this weekend was a great success.  27 caravans attended including those from SCC, Fife and Tayside and Highland Centres.  The rally was opened by a RNLI volunteer Kenny Jones, who gave us an insight into the RNLI.  The rally marshals were Aileen and Keith Nicol together with Fiona and Ian Leslie.  Ian Archibald was the DJ for the evening at the social, which was held at the Stonehaven Bowling Club.   During the social, Moira Porter was presented with the Farquharson Trophy which was competed for in 2016.  There was a very welcome meal of stovies, followed an evening of music, fun and games.  A fundraising activity in aid of the RNLI with a prize of a large bottle of whisky was won by Pete Ansell who very kindly donated the bottle back to the Centre to be put into the next rally at Glenlivet. This raised £93.  A good night was had by all.  On Sunday morning, we were all invited for refreshments, during which those gathered very kindly once again donated generously to the RNLI.  The total raised during the weekend was £127.50.  Kenny Jones,  a volunteer of the RNLI joined us and judged the children's competition.  The children each made a boat out of paper and decorated it. The  prize for the best decorated boat was won by Rebecca Ansell and the prize for the boat that performed well on the sea trials, which took place in very rough sea in a padding pool, was Neive Archibald.  All the children also received a goody bag kindly presented by Kenny on behalf of the RNLI.  Well done to all the children who took part. The winners of the adults competition were Joyce and Olly Turner. Everyone agreed that the All at Sea rally was a fantastic start to the season and the icing on the cake was the glorious sunshine throughout the weekend.  Finally the rally marshals, Aileen, Keith, Fiona and Ian were thanked for all their hard work during the weekend and were presented with their rally plaques by the North Centre Chairman, Bruce Fenton.  The next rally is the Easter Galore Rally at Glenlivet on 14th to 17th April.  Booking slips to Neil Watt please.  Details in the SCC Handbook on page 38.

Banchory – North Centre                                                                                                             16th – 18th September 2016

 

AGM Rally

Strathdon – North Centre                                                                                                             26th – 29th August 2016

 

Lonach Gathering Rally

Tarland – North Centre                                                                                                             5th – 7th August 2016

 

Fun & Games Rally

Mintlaw – North Centre                                                                                                             8th – 11th July 2016

 

Garden Party in the Park Rally

 

The rally was attended by 15 caravans at the Uniformed Camp Site, Aden Country Park, Mintlaw.  On Friday evening Hamish Stuart, Vice President, SCC opened the rally.  This was followed by Cheese and Wine. 

 

During Saturday morning and afternoon our ralliers set off around Aden Country Park to solve the clues to one of the competitions.  Some were more familiar with the Countrypark than others as Hamish had explained during the Opening Ceremony!  Any questions on that comment, please speak to Sandra but the Scouts field was mentioned.

 

The social was held on the field in two gazebos’ and an awning  all placed together to protect us from the rain (well we did try).   Everyone stayed for the whole evening which shows how hardy us caravanners are.  Despite the weather we had a hilarious time with modeling balloons and the various competitions.  Jessie McKenzie, judged the balloon creations and the winners were Ann Farquharson and Brian Marr who made a hat in the shape of a stag.  There was also a winning team for the other competitions.

 

Sunday morning brought some welcome sunshine and we were able to hold the Sunday Gathering on the field, which was conducted by Brian Marr.  Brian did a brilliant job and we had several favourable comments.

There was a collection and £31 was kindly donated to CHAS Aberdeen for the benefit of children with a limited life expectancy.

 

 

The competion winners for “Who Am I” were Jessie and Graeme McKenzie and the Walk around Aden competition was won by Bruce and Sandra Fenton.  They were presented with their prizes after our welcome refreshments.

 

During the Closing Ceremony, the Acting Chairman, Jessie McKenzie presented the rally marshals – Kay and Ally Duncan and Pat and Brian Wilson with their Rally Marshals plaques and declaring the rally closed, passed the Centre flag on to David West for next rally to be held at Tarland on 5th to 7th August. 

 

As this was a three night rally, some of our hardy friends went off for a walk in the rain during Sunday afternoon, discovering the delights of Aden Country Park, led by Sandra and Bruce Fenton.   Unfortunately, it was not possible to hold the DIY barbeque due to non stop rain, the sweet was however duly delivered to the caravans and appeared to be very welcome.

 

The weather wasn’t kind to us for the majority of the weekend but it didn’t deter us from enjoying ourselves.

 

Portknockie – North Centre                                                                                                             17th – 19th June 2016

 

Midsummer Murder Rally

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