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Red Rose Bulletin - September 2018

Red Rose Bulletin - September 2018


Well what a summer it has been! The weather has been glorious and here at Red Rose we have all certainly been making the most of it and getting out and about in our TR'S and even though the nights are now drawing in there is still lots to look forward to!

Autumn leaves run, quiz in November which David Rhodes has once again kindly agreed to do and a Christmas lunch at the December meeting (more details to follow)

Firstly on behalf of everyone at Red Rose I would like to say Congratulations to the new Mr and Mrs Roscoe! Hamish and Suzie tied the knot on the 14th July we wish them every happiness for the future and are looking forward to seeing the photos!

They weren't the only ones with a special occasion to celebrate in July though. Our former group leader Bob Eccles was 80 years young! Hard to believe I know! He tried to keep it quiet but we marked the occasion anyway by presenting him with a card a bottle of whiskey

Car Fest North was once again a great event. Thanks to Andrew Haywood for taking on the organisation once again. We attended on the Friday and the venue, weather, music and company all combined to make a brilliant day. Hopefully it will be back next year.


August arrived and with it the main event for us TR Fest! Once again the weather was kind to us and a great day was had by all.

We started off in the morning with a run organised by Carole and Mike Buddulp then in the afternoon it was time for the hog roast and lots of cake! There was also tombola a raffle and lots of fun and games in the sun!

Thank you to everyone who supported the event by bringing their cars and cake! Thanks also to our team of volunteers who we literally couldn't have done the event without. All being well the Fest will be back in 2020!

We had cars in attendance at Tatton Park where we won 2nd best stand in the show! And we were also at Oulton Park for the Gold Cup where we joined TR forces with Stoke, Shropshire, Cumbria and North Wales groups making us the largest one make stand!

The Cock @ Budworth is proving to be an excellent venue for our monthly meetings and it was a full house once again in August. As well as the raffle and updates on future events Bob gave us news about the ongoing saga regarding the suspension of a register member which we sincerely hope is now coming to an amicable conclusion.

After the meeting a few cars went on a short run to Blakemere Craft Centre for an ice cream.

Our next meeting will be on Sunday 9th September at 12noon and Mike Biddulph has very kindly planned a run which will be revealed on the day!

TR Register and Red Rose Website

If you haven't already done so all members are recommended to log into the members section of the Register Website and sign up to receive email updates. It is an excellent way to be kept up to date of all the latest news and events posted direct to your computer.

Anyone who isn't sure how to register click on the link below for Phil Moss's excellent guide on what to do

Phil has also been busy setting up a member's car section on the web site which was something that was requested at this year's AGM and events meeting. Go to the TR Register Red Rose website for details of how to enter you cars details and photos or

E-mail the following to Phil Moss (Red Rose Group Web Editor) at

- Member(s) name(s)
- Car make/model and year of registration
- Year owned since
- Good quality photo of owner(s) with car
- It is not mandatory but if you want to add supporting information that you think will be of interest please send this also (for example: other cars owned now/previously, countries visited in your car, interesting story about your car etc.)
- Should you have more than one car, multiple photos and associated details can be included

We will also have a hard copy of member's cars available at monthly meetings

Red Rose Facebook Group

Thank you to those who have been contributing to the Red Rose Facebook page over the summer we have had quite a few new members join the group recently and they along with all our Facebook members will be entered into a prize draw later in the year. If you haven't joined yet why not do so and you could be a winner

Upcoming Events


7, 8, 9 September - Goodwood Revival (TR Register)

9 September – Cock at Budworth meeting at 12 noon and afternoon run

15, 16 September - Footman James Manchester Classic Car Show, Event City, Manchester Red Rise / TR Register Stand

30 September – Walled Town Trial Car Run Denbigh, Conwy, Beaumaris and Caernarfon Castles


6 October – Open invitation to Red Rose members from Knowdale Car cub to attend there Autumn Run- Pre entry required £15. For event detail refer to Knowdale web site

7 October - Red Rose Autumn Leaves run to RAF Cosford - details TBC

14 October – Cock at Budworth meeting and pre meeting run to Dearnford Lake classic car breakfast meeting 9am to 11am. Tilstock Road Whitchurch SY133JQ - email for details

Red Rose is changing and growing and there are lots of events planned each year to suit all of our members so why not take advantage of the opportunities the group offers and come along and join us at one of our meetings or events. All members are welcome

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