Christmas and New Years Day Events

Hello Everyone,

Next meeting is Wednesday 15th December at The Grange Centre Midhurst, starting at 7-30pm. Christmas Get together with pub games.
There will be mince pies, tea or coffee at 50p a cup and the usual raffle.
We will have to abide by Government Covid guidelines and Covid rules laid down by the Grange Centre.

Saturday January 1st party at Rogate Village Hall from 2pm.
Due to the ongoing situation with Covid the committee have decided to change the format of this event.
The committee will be putting a selection of packets of crisps, factory wrapped cakes and sweets on each table along with crackers.
There will be free tea, coffee or soft drinks and wine for the toast, available from the kitchen serving hatch.
There will be two quizzes and the usual raffle.
We will have to abide by Government Covid guidelines and Covid rules laid down by Rogate Village Hall.
The kitchen area will be a restricted area and drinks will be made for you. The windows will be opened as instructed by the hall management.
There will be hand sanitiser available at both venues or if you wish please bring your own. It is recommended that masks are worn when moving about the venues.
If you are feeling unwell for the safety of others please do not attend.
The committee will be monitoring the covid situation and follow all recommended guidelines and rules.

Ian Blake.
(Secretary Double LL Club.)

AGM Tonight 17th November

The next meeting is the AGM Wednesday 17th November at The Grange Centre Midhurst 7.30pm.
There is no prize giving this year but there will be a chance to look at some of the Archives of the club.
There will be tea or coffee available and for this meeting it will be free of charge.
There will be the usual raffle.

The Agenda will be as follows.
The Meeting opened by the Chairman Martin West and then handed over to the President Bob Lintott.
1. Apologies for absence
2. Minutes of the 2019 AGM
3. Chairman’s Report
4. Treasurer’s report & Adoption of Accounts
5. Secretary’s Report
6. Membership Secretary’s Report
7. Shoe Organiser’s Report
8. Any Other Business
9. Election of Committee 2021-22
10 Newly Elected Chairman’s Report
11 Close of Meeting
12 Raffle
Look at Archives.
Ian Blake
(Secretary Double LL Club)

Next Events

As we head into the autumn months we thought we would just remind you of the next few club evenings, all held at The Grange, Bepton Road, Midhurst starting at 7.30pm.

OCTOBER  20th  Club Night 7.30pm The Grange Centre, Midhurst. Timespan will give their talk on Guy Fawkes

NOVEMBER 17th Club Night 7.30pm The Grange Centre Midhurst. Annual General Meeting no prizegiving followed by a chance to look at the archives of the club.

DECEMBER 15th Club Night 7.30pm Christmas get together and pub games. The Grange Centre Midhurst

On November 21st is are Auto jumble at The Grange Centre, always a good event, starting for the public at 10am, contact Dave Rudwick for more information his details are on the who’s who page here or in the front of your latest newsletter.

And to add to your 2022 calendar, our New Years Day Party on January 1st at Rogate Village Hall from 2pm to 6pm. We hope let many of you will join us for this afternoon get together and start 2022 with a good catch up.

See you all there and keep safe….

Yapton Flower Show Cancelled

We have received a phone call from Anne the secretary of the Yapton Flower Show advising that Yapton Flower Show on Saturday August 7th is cancelled.

Please pass on the news to as many members as we can..


Club Information

Just incase you need a reminder of all the club information in the last newsletter..

The committee have agreed to appoint Shirley Rudwick as the new Membership Secretary; her details are shown inside the front cover of the newsletter.
Reminder that your 2020 membership cards are valid until 31st December 2021, no new cards will be issued for 2021. If you have changed any of your details please contact Shirley.
If you have an email address or changed your email address and have not registered it with the club could you please email the secretary at so that it can be added to the mailing list.
We will use emails to advise when we are able to restart meetings and events under government guidelines. Your email address will only be used for club purposes and will never be shared with anyone.
New Year’s Day Party
With the current government restrictions in place and restrictions placed by Rogate Village Hall the committee have sadly had to cancel the party, it is hoped to hold a party later in the year as soon as restrictions allow. Please check the website, Facebook page and emails for updates.
Meetings 2021
The committee will resume meetings as soon as we are able to. We have to follow government guidelines and are also subject to restrictions in place at The Grange Centre

More Cancelled Events

As the time rolls on so more events are getting cancelled, the latest 3 to confirm as cancelled are

Wiston 11th & 12th July
Kingsley Steam Rally 18th & 19th July
Harvesting The Old Fashioned Way 5th & 6th September

And here is some news on the clubs coach trips for 2020,
It has come to my attention that Trueman Coaches of Fleet, the firm that we have been using for our coach trips, entered Administration on Monday 27th April. Therefore the coach trips this year will not happen even if we were able to consider running them later in the year. Ian Blake

Hopefully we can look at coach trips for 2021.

Please make sure we support these events in 2021 if they all go ahead.

Cancelled and Postponed Events

Hello everyone,

To keep you up to date with the cancelled or postponed events…
Cancelled – May 8th VE Day @ Middleton on Sea
Cancelled – May 8th- 10th Tractors & Engines @ John Marshalls yard
Cancelled – May 9th 10th  Bill Targett Steam Rally
Postponed – May 17th Fernhurst Revels postponed until September 20th no need to rebook if you have already booked.
Cancelled – May 23rd -25th Vintage Rally @ Kingsley Golf Course
Cancelled – Rogate Summer Fete 13th June
Cancelled – Dene Rally 27th 28th June


The committee have decided to cancel all meetings including this Wednesday 15th March until further notice, because of the present situation with Coronavirus, we feel this is in the best interests of the membership.

I will keep you updated by emails as and when any other changes are made.
Please check emails on a regular basis and check website and Facebook pages.

I have also had an email from Colin Mansfiels today informing that the VE day at Middleton  8th May has been cancelled.

Ian Blake

Double LL Auto jumble this weekend

Hello Everyone,

Auto Jumble on Sunday 15th March.
Following Government announcements yesterday we are continuing to monitor the situation and take advice. At this moment in time the Auto Jumble is still planned to go ahead.


Ian Blake

January Club Meeting

Hello Everyone,
Next meeting is Wednesday 15th January Collectors Night at the Grange Centre Midhurst starting at 7.30pm.
Bring along a collection or come along and view other members collections.
Tea or coffee at 50p a cup will be available.There will be the usual raffle.
Ian Blake
(Secretary Double LL Club.)