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Check out the following members YouTube channels for plenty of event footage:
Ian Parker
Steve Aston
Mike Fitzgerald
Dean Lawrence

Land wanted

We are always on the look out for new sites to use for our events. If you know of a piece of land that is available for use or you have any contact names/telephone numbers to land owners please contact the competition secretary.

Land Rover

Welcome to the Hants & Berks Land Rover Owners Club

This site promotes the Hants and Berks Land Rover Owners Club and provides information on events past and present. Since 1984 HBLRO has offered events for Land Rover enthusiasts in the Hampshire and Berkshire areas. The Club runs a variety of competition and open events ranging from trials through to driving days and green laning. If you are interested in joining a club that is friendly and sociable, that doesn't take life too seriously and whose main aim is to have fun in the pursuit of all things Land Rover, why not come and see us.

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Forthcoming events
Petersfield with SCOR 4x4 (Pre book only) RTV and CCV  
Hants and Berks AGM TBA  

For more details please see our calendar page

 

Oct 25th:

1st Nov RTV and CCV with SCOR 4x4

We will be holding our next event near Petersfield (GU32 1ED)

To comply with covid guidelines there will be a few changes from normal:

May 27th:

Events Update

Motorsport UK has announced that in anticipation of motorsport restarting in the UK from 4th July, it is inviting online permit applications from 1st June 2020. The Committee are still discussing how we can restart events please bare with us, we will give further updates when we have more information.

Mar 17th:

Events Suspended

Motorsport UK COVID-19 Update

It is with regret that Motorsport UK is suspending all organising permits and Certificates of Exemption until at least 30th June. This suspension follows the latest guidance issued by HM UK Government in response to the outbreak of COVID-19. This position will be constantly reviewed given prevailing information.

Jan 11th:

2020 Events

Interim events calender now available. 2020 Events

Jan 10th:

Important Announcement from the Committee

The committee has reviewed the new license requirements and increased fees introduced by the MSUK.

The MSUK currently issue the permits and provide the insurance cover for our events, there are currently 12 governing bodies that can issue permits, the ALRC are one of these, they are looking onto the feasibility and cost of issuing permits themselves to ALRC member clubs.

But this will not be in place for 2020.

This year the cost of the permit from MSUK has been £4.85 per driver per event, from January 2020 the MSUK are increasing the permit by £5.00 to £9.85 per driver per event.

The MSUK are also changing the licensing rules for all driver and passenger over the age of 18, for anyone to compete in a permitted event will need to apply for and produce at signing on a RS clubman License this license is free it did cost £29.00 for 2019, this license will allow you to enter in all ALRC events.

There are a small number of club members who may need to apply for the RS interclub license (used to be national B) this will cost £69.00 each.

In addition to the permit fee increase the cost of land has also increased over the last few years, our cheapest sites are now £300.00 per day and our most expensive site is in the region of £1350.00 per day.

To put this in context to enable us to break even on our cheapest site with an entry of fee of £20.00 we need 30 entrants. During 2019 we have struggled to get an average of 10 entrants.

Obviously, the club cannot sustain that level of loss indefinitely. So from January 2020 the trial fee's will be:

RTV - £30.00

Tyro Adult - £30.00

Tyro junior (under 18) - £20.00


These costs will be reviewed throughout 2020 depending on the number of entrants per event.

Club Chairman - Niall Banyard

Northern Pub Meet

Northern pub meets have been reinstated these are scheduled for the 1st Wednesday of the month at the Lord Derby, North Wanborough, Hook RG29 1HD 7:30pm start.

Committee Changes

There were a number of changes at the Annual General Meeting with members standing aside after many years of service in their posts. Mark Ambler has stood down as Chairman, Kevin Wood stepped down for Phil Norman to take on the role of Membership Secretary. Julian Mallard stepped down as Rights of Way officer with Russel Smith taking on this role and finally Cliare Norman took on the role of Secretary with Niall accepting the Chairmans position.

Summary Changes:
Chairman – Niall Banyard
Treasurer – Sarah Duffett
Comp sec – Ashley Bartlett
Rights of Way - Russell Smith
Social sec- Morgan Banyard
Membership – Phil Norman
Secretary – Claire Norman
Safeguarding – Dave wright

We would like to thank the retiring committee for their work behind the scenes to maintain the Club and its activities. We wish the new management team every success as they steer the Club into 2019.

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