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***PLAYDAY REMINDER – Sunday 23rd April***

Shire LRC are hosting a play day at Aldermaston on Sunday 23rd April. This is a great site which is technical yet friendly with a mixture of difficulties from sections which can be reached with a standard vehicle to sections for highly modified vehicles. Plenty to keep all entertainment.

New and existing members welcome.

New members can buy a day membership for £5 or join for the year for just £15.

More details can be found on our events page.

Cornwall Weekend – 18th – 19th March 2017

Sorry – BOOKINGS NOW CLOSED for our Cornwall Green Laning & Play Day Weekend. To all those who are going – have fun!

Enjoy a weekend of 4×4 fun which includes a day Green Laning in the glorious Cornish countryside, followed by a play day at an excellent local off road site. Camping is also available with stunning views of Cornwall.

5% of the ticket price goes to Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Click the photo for more information.

FREE Play Day for members! [UPDATED – WIN PRIZES!]

Thanks to RR Parts Ltd, we are having a FREE play day at Mannington on the 12th February!

Some exciting news is that RR Parts are providing a selection of raffle prizes including a Bearmach service kit, Bearmach wrap-around diff guard, and a T-Max hi-lift jack. We are also putting some club merchandise into the raffle so you could win some lovely ShireLRC gear, or if you’re unlucky you might win a club keyring!

The T-Max hi-lift jack will go to one randomly selected member on the day – you’ve just got to be there and signed in to be in with a chance!

We can also confirm there will be a burger van on-site for food and drinks.

Proceeds from the raffle will go to the Hampshire & Isle Of Wight Air Ambulance.

If you are not already a member, you can join up online right here, right now or you can join up on the day for £15.

Click here for full info & directions – see you there!

Seven Sisters 2017 Dates Confirmed

We are delighted to announce our Seven Sisters 2017 Dates are confirmed – put these in your shiny new 2017 Calendar:

Summer Sisters – 17th-18th June

Seven Sisters – 23rd-24th September

Full information on our Seven Sisters pages – online booking will open nearer the time.

See you all there!

A great end to 2016 and what’s on in 2017

A huge thanks to all who turned out for our end of year “Cold turkey” play day at Mannington. We had a great turnout, and a grand time was had by almost everyone – we’re not sure if the guys stuck in the ice-cold pond were having fun or not, but it looks like they were providing entertainment for those stood on dry land!

Here’s just a couple of the many photos from the day which are already up on our Facebook group:

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So with 2017 just a few days away, here’s a couple of dates for your shiny new calendar:

The January Club Social is Thursday 5th January.

The next event is a green lane day on 22nd January – please get in touch with Dan Thain either via our Facebook group or the contact form to book a place.

Mannington Playday 27th December – Christmas Special

Its almost Christmas and that means lots of fun, beer, crazy last minute shopping, and rushing around to see family. If you fancy a bit of a break and some time away from the Christmas craziness, come along to our Mannington Playday and enjoy a few hours of off road fun!

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Delays processing membership / renewals

It’s that time of year, and our membership secretary is incredibly busy (some lame excuse about rennovating a house) so if you are waiting for a membership application or renewal to be processed please be patient – it WILL get done!

If you’re planning on attending our post-Christmas play-day and your membership card has expired or you haven’t had one yet, please just contact us ASAP and we can make sure your name is on our list.

 

We’re Land Rover Monthly’s Club Of The Month!

We’re club of the month in the January 2017 issue of LRM Magazine, here’s a sneak peek:

Shire LRC Feature in LRM

Thanks to Kimberley and Gary Clark for writing the article and David Lang and Teresa Brown for the photos!

Shire member Daan Schreuders also gets his own feature with his excellent Series 3 Hybrid in the December issue of LRO magazine.

Mannington Play Day Halloween Special

On Sunday 23rd October we are holding a Halloween Special Play Day at Mannington.

For an added bit of fun we are running a competition for the best dressed truck with the best truck receiving a prize.

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Check out the event page for more details.

Newbury 4×4 & Vintage Spares Day

We will be having a club stand at October’s Newbury 4×4 and Vintage Spares Day.

Newbury is the Largest Land Rover Autojumble in Europe plus large Vintage Spares Section alongside, over 800 plus traders usually attend!

For anyone wishing to come along into the event to sell, the Shire convoy will be meeting at Sutton Scotney Services on the A34 at 7:30am, leaving at 8:00am. Tickets need to be purchased in advance to ensure we are all together in the event.
 
If you are not selling you are still welcome to join us in convoy but gates don’t open until 10:00am for buyers.
 
If you are joining the convoy please let Gary know by email at events@shirelrc.com.
 
Look forward to seeing you all there!
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Checkout our Events page for more details.
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