AGM 2017

As I wish you a Happy New Year it is remarkable to see that another year has passed, and with it another series of cross country events. We have run a series of competitive safaris and the Scottish “Borders”Hill
Rally, and this means that our next event is the Club’s Annual General Meeting This will be held in The Stables at The Inn, Crook of Devon, Perthshire at 14.00 on Saturday 11th February 2017. This will start with the Annual Dinner, gathering at 12.00 for 12.30, and then move into the formal meeting, but with plenty of opportunities along the way to catch up with fellow members! We will be eating from The Inn’s varied menu, and to help us plan numbers it would be useful if you could let the Secretary know if you plan to attend.

All current and prospective members are invited, and this will be an excellent opportunity to hear about what has been going on in the club in 2016, and the plans for 2017 (and 2018!), as well as to elect the committee to guide the club through the next year.

Available on-line are:

We would appreciate it if you could complete a membership form with your up-todate information so we always have the most current contact details for you. This can be brought with you to the AGM or posted (address on the form), or emailed to

The strength of the club is its membership, and we are always looking for people to join the committee! This is an ideal opportunity to help shape the future of the club, and join in the organisation of some of the highest profile Cross Country events in Scotland. It can be rewarding and fun… and if you think you might be interested please feel free to contact any member of the committee for a chat! If you wish to nominate yourself or another member of the club please complete the attached nomination form, making sure you have the agreement of the nominated person, and return it to the Secretary before 28th January 2017

If you have any proposals or topics you would like discussed at the AGM, these must be submitted no later than 14 days before the event, so they should be with the club secretary no later than Saturday 28th January 2017. Proposals should be:

  • Clearly worded
  • quote the relevant rules or regulations
  • be clear in what you want to achieve and why
  • show the name of the proposer.

All expressions of interest in attending, nominations and proposals should be sent to the club secretary: Mr. Charles Denny, Darnaway, Castleton Place, Braemar, Aberdeenshire AB35 5ZQ, or via email to

Please feel free to contact me if you have any queries, suggestions for issues to raise at the meeting or would like to chat in advance of the AGM. I look forward to seeing you next month

Rupert Hine, Club chair.

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Marshals Required – 19th & 20th November 2016

Scottish “Borders” Hill Rally – Forrest Estate, St John’s Town of Dalry – DG7 3XS

Want to be part of the most exciting off road motorsport event of the year?

Want to be close to the action and get an insight and access to this beautiful site that is not available to any spectator?

We need your help to run this spectacular motor racing extravaganza.

Marshalled at Gravel or Tarmac Rallies, Marshalled at Circuits, Sprints and Hill Climbs, Marshalled at Karting and Autotests, never Marshalled before – come and experience the best Motorsport action.

Come and marshal at this year’s Scottish “Borders” Hill Rally – please contact Dean Pugh: or 07590 696 400.

We are delighted that we have sold out our competitor entries in the first 24 hours.   We have a diverse and international field of 50 drivers and vehicles competing in the final Hill Rally Championship race of the year, in the last round of the Defender Challenge, in the Scottish “Borders” Hill Rally.

15 Stages through day and night over 110 competitive miles, a real test of endurance for the competitors, but it cannot run without you out there ensuring everyone remains safe, so please get in touch.


Do you need a 4×4?   No, all areas of the site are accessible without a 4×4 (but if you have one you can have a lot of fun exploring).

Where can I get accommodation?   Rustic camping available on site.   Hotels and B&B’s throughout the area and various types of self-catering accommodation throughout the region, inc

Do I need to do the full weekend?   No, happy for you to do 1 day, (but you will want to come back for more!)

Do I need to be MSA Marshal Registered?   No, whilst preferred it is not essential.   But plenty of time to get registered at

How do I get involved?   Contact the Chief Marshal, Dean Pugh at or 07590 696 400

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Results: Borders 2013

Final results from the 2013 “Borders” are available as a downloadable PDF.

For comprehensive results by stage, with competitor comparison options, there is plenty to look at on the David James website


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2013 seeding

The seeding list for the 2013 Britpart “Borders” Hill Rally is:

1 Chris Bird
2 Paul Myers
3 Alex Holford
4 Andy Powell
5 Mike Bakewell
6 Martin Cox
7 Tim Phillpot
8 Jonnie Drysdale
9 David Johnson
10 Paul Mansfield
11 Willie Stubbs
12 Henry Webester
13 Ben Duckworth
14 Colin Stevenson
15 Andy Skelly
16 Gareth Carruthers
17 Nick Ward
18 Ian Carson
19 Phil Bakewell
20 Jonathan Barker
21 Richard Squires
22 Chris Taylor
23 Anthony Jackson
24 Alan Thomas
25 Mark jacqques
26 Hefin Owen
27 Wyn Willams
28 Charlie Norman
29 Euron Williams
30 Neil Rogers
31 Mark McNeill
32 Phil Bayless
33 Kevin Stubbs
34 Mark Walker
35 Paul Aynsley
36 Andy Chester
37 Paul Chambers
38 Steve Caroll

(edited 10/11/13 23:30 under instruction from Clerk of the Course: Willie Stubbs moved to 11th, and 11-33 moved down 1)

Final Instructions are being sent out as I type, and will be with all competitors shortly.

Just to confirm: we will provide competition numbers Free Of Charge – you just need to have a white space to put them!

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