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Area news for August 2021

09 August 2021

Midland, Derwent Valley - Derwent Valley Area News August 2021
Hi All.

If all as gone to plan, we will now be enjoying our much-awaited freedom from restrictions and our classic Triumph's lives are slowly returning. I know quite a few of Derwent Valley's regulars are looking forward to joining other areas for their camping weekends in August and September. Throw a tent in the back of your Triumph and come along for a great time.

Our August meeting (3rd August) will be the walking Treasure Hunt we had planned for our June meeting. It will be based around Belper where we will be able to decide which pubs we can try out on our cultural stroll. No restriction on number attending.

We will be meeting in the Market Place car park, DE56 1FZ, (the one we have used in the past to start the Peak Run) from 7pm. Entry fee of 50p per person to cover the cost of printing and a cheap tacky prize for the winners.

It appears that we have find a new venue for our monthly meetings from September onwards as our previous venue is not opening on Tuesdays. I will be meeting with them between the time of writing and the Treasure Hunt so check out our Facebook page for updates. If anyone could suggest an alternative venue it would be greatly appreciated.

Another change Derwent Valley will have to consider is the appointment of a new Area Organiser as I will not be able to fulfil the role in 2022 or 2023 due to other personal commitments. I will be stepping down at the end of the year so please give this matter some serious thought between now and our AGM in November. If you require more details about the role, please just ask.

Dates for your diary.

3rd August - Monthly meeting/Treasure Hunt from 7pm. See notes above.
6th to 8th August - Leicester and Rutland's Sunshine Rally. Booking form in the Courier.
13th to 15th August - Triumph and MG Weekend. See Courier for more information.
7th September - Monthly meeting. Provisional date as new venue required. See Facebook page for details.

Stay safe, Colin

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09 August 2021

Midland, Derwent Valley - Derwent Valley Area News September 2021
Hi All.

Well, we had an almost normal Derwent Valley meeting on 3rd August, which was very close to being abandoned. At 5:00pm heavy rain started to fall in Belper, but I had every confidence in my BBC weather app, which forecast that the rain would stop before 7pm. Sure enough it, did. Phew!

Seventeen members set off at short intervals in search of treasure. Wandering around Belper looking high and low, in every nook and cranny, getting a few strange looks from the locals and trying to locate the answers to some pretty weird and obscure clues. Except Kim and Paul who headed straight for the burger/pizza bar.

Gary and Ann constantly gave away clues by standing close to them for long periods of time. Roger was mutinous and jumped ship as soon as he could for a pint in the first pub he came across, leaving Julie to fend for herself, and only venturing out for food. According to Kim, Paul was no help at all. Poppy (the dog) was leading a pack of four wanderers and appeared to be the only one with any sense of direction.

An hour or so later the hunters arrived in dribs and drabs at the Railway Inn beer garden. Answer sheets quickly marked whilst they found refreshment (of the real ale variety) from the bar. Ann got her coffee but sadly no cake.

As you can imagine there were a few hotly debated wrong answers, but they were not the answers I was looking for, so they were wrong. Tough!

It must have been a very easy treasure hunt as all the teams scored highly and there was only 5 points between them all. Picking up the wooden spoon with a score of 41½ out of 50 was team Poppy and her pack. The winners with a score of 46½ were Mark, Curtis and Janine.

After the presentation, we enjoyed a noggin and a natter just has the heavens opened. It chucked it down. Thankfully, we were under cover of the large pub marquee as rivers of rainwater poured off the canvas.

At the time of writing, I am still waiting for a response from our regular venue as to whether we can continue to meet there from September. Initially, they have offered to host our monthly meetings on a Monday night rather than a Tuesday. What are your thoughts? I will post updates regarding this and details of the September meeting on the Derwent Valley Facebook page, so keep checking.

Dates for your diary:

3rd to 5th September – Northants camping weekend. See Courier for more information.

7th September – Monthly meeting. Provisional date. See Derwent Valley Facebook page for details.

5th October – Monthly meeting. Provisional date. See Derwent Valley Facebook page for details.



Stay safe. Regards Colin.





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