George Clarke Award

The George Clarke Award was presented to the Northern Region of the Caravan and Motorhome Club by George Clarke’s daughter in memory of her late father to be presented annually to the person or persons to honour exceptional commitment to caravanning.
Mrs Barbara Oxberry (left) and Mrs Amanda Smith, daughter of George Clarke

2018 Winner

The winner of the 2018 Northern Region George Clarke Award was Mrs Barbara Oxberry a Northumberland Centre member. Barbara has been an active member since 1977 and became Northumberland Centre Chairman in 2002 to 2004. Barbara has organised many different events that have created long lasting memories her crafts ability have entertained both adults and children alike within her Centre and the Region. Barbara has also helped at the National becoming responsible for the EHU block for about 5 years and has helped cater and organise the parade at the FICC rally in 1999 at London. The Award was presented by Mrs Amanda Smith, daughter of George Clarke at the Northern Region 2018 AGM in York.

Past Winners

  • 2017 Ralph Maughan
  • 2016 Jeff & Carol Gregory
  • 2015 Lawrence & Jean Allport
  • 2014 Tim Webb
  • 2013 Barbara Beardsworth
  • 2012 Harry Goulding
  • 2011 Not awarded
  • 2010 Jean Lomax
  • 2009 Edward Baxter
  • 2008 Malcolm Groves

Nomination entries for this award can be sent in to the Secretary of the Northern Region, Mrs Sylvia Moran, at any time during the year in readiness for the selection process in the November meeting

Northern Region Photographic Competiton

If members wish to participate in the competition then the photo/s have to be handed to the Chairman of your Centre or the Chairman of the Northern Region before the 1st November so that all entries can be judged in the November Northern Region Meeting. The photographs must be 7” x 5” and have been taken over the last 12 months at an attractive location or local event within the Northern Region. Entries must be marked on the rear with name, membership number, home town, Centre and photograph location. The winner will be announced at the Northern Region AGM in December. For more information and rules, please contact the Region Chairman

2018 WINNER

The winner of the 2018 Northern Region photographic competition is once again Mrs Ann Dallaway from the Yorkshire Dales Centre.

Past Winners

  • 2017 Ann Dallaway of the Yorkshire Dales Centre
  • 2016 Ann Dallaway of the Yorkshire Dales Centre
  • 2015 Howard Jennings of the Yorkshire Dales Centre
  • 2014 Howard Jennings of the Yorkshire Dales Centre
  • 2013 Nigel Turner of the South Yorkshire Centre
  • 2012 Val Poole of the East Yorkshire Centre
  • 2011 Howard Jennings of the Yorkshire Dales Centre
  • 2010 Simon Rhodes of the East Yorkshire Centre
  • 2009 Dec Nortcliffe of the South Yorkshire Centre
  • 2008 Shirley Rushton of the Yorkshire Dales Centre