A big thank you to Richard Timperley and Josh Atkinson for setting out, thank you to Marilyn for sorting the entries & everyone involved!
Massive thanks to all the observers, as riders please remember to thank them, they are only there for you to have fun. Sorry we weren’t able to get an observer on every section,
If you do know anyone that would be willing to observe at any of our trials, please, please bring them.
Well done to Dan Thorpe for winning the hard route, Darren Wasley yellow route & Stephen Bisby on the white route.
Bluebell Wood Hospice came along to the trial for us to present the proceeds from the Brough Rough N, we managed to raise £2454. Thank you to everyone who rode, donated and bought anything that day. The proceeds have gone to a very good local cause.
Our next trial is on the 27th December – Christmas Special @ Eadons Fields – 10:30am start
More details found on http://www.sheffieldandhallamshiretrials.co.uk & https://www.facebook.com/sheffieldandhallamshire
Another successful Brough Trial- To raise money for Bluebell Wood and remember a good friend Andy Atkinson.
First of all we must say a huge thank you to Jonny & Laura Carr, as without them this amazing trial wouldn’t happen.
We are still waiting for the final total that we have raised for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, but we know we have raised a fantastic amount of around £2000 due to your generosity. Thank you so much to everyone who donated, entered, bought food, raffle tickets, and donated prizes.
The observers – Pete Barber, Margaret Critchlow, Matt Juffs, Steve Ransom, Roger Bown, Ken Roberts, Sharon Bown, Roland Slack, Steve Elliot, Martin Smyth, Phil Granby, Jim and Anna Parker, Matt and Mel Carl, Sarah and Caroline, Laura Carr and Bex Spivey, Michael and Sue Spivey.
On the food – John’s butty wagon Top Nosh.
Fay Atkinson, Bex Spivey and Liz Granby for baking and selling the excellent Scones, cakes, flapjacks and buns.
Course Clearing – Lee Elliot, Richard Timperley, Joe & George Spivey, Steve Elliot, Mick Dubik, Jonny Carr & Josh Atkinson.
Setting out – Jonny Carr, Joe Spivey and Tim Pearson.
Results – Steph Anderson and Bex Spivey.
The ACU for their very welcome assistance with the event.
Landowner – Big Thank You to Malcolm Ollerenshaw for kindly letting us use this great piece of land.
Finally a big thanks to John Pashley for taking loads of great photo’s at the event, I’m fairly sure he’s taken photo’s of all the riders so please take a look at Westbarphotography.co.uk He also kindly said he will make a donation for every photo sold.
1 Week to go till the Brough Rough N’ 2017 – Updates
Chatsworth Country Fair is from the 1st-3rd September, so if you can, please avoid Baslow. Traffic will be bad trying to get into Chatsworth. If you can’t avoid, add at least another 20min to your expected traveling time.
If using a SatNav, please use the postcode: S32 1AH to Abney. Follow the arrows up Duper Lane, this is a very small road that is not suitable for anything larger than a big van. Please do not try and get to the start from Brough using Brough Lane.
There will be direction signs from Hathersage, but if they are missing for any reason:
In Hathersage, take the road to the train station / Grindleford
Opposite the Plough Inn, take the right turn up to Abney.
At Abney, take the right turn on to Duper Lane.
The famous Brough Rough N’ is back again! This year it will be held on Sunday the 3rd September. We have been given kind permission by the landowner to run the event again!
Pre-entries information can be found below, and entries will also be taken on the day. The trial starts at 11am, so make sure you arrive around 10am to get signed on in time and to buy raffle tickets, etc.
How to enter:
• Read the Regs-Brough-2017 (PDF Download)
• Print off and fill in an entry form 2017 Brough Charity Trial Entry Form (PDF Download)
• Write out a £20 cheque made payable to Sheffield & Hallamshire Motor Club Limited
• Send the entry and cheque to:
9 Smithy Croft
This years nominated charity is Bluebell Wood Children Hospice in Sheffield. We are attempting to raise £2000 so the hospice can buy an emergency ‘care at home’ bag, for the children who can’t leave their homes. If you would like to find out more, please visit their website: http://www.bluebellwood.org/
If you haven’t ridden the Brough Rough N’ before, it is a trial like no other! It is a big lap, all off road, 1 route trial. The sections range from very easy, to almost impossible, but nothing is dangerous! Sections close at 4pm and you choose the amount of laps you want to do.
Make sure you bring plenty of cash with you, as there will be a raffle and food and drinks for sale to raise as much money as possible for Bluebell Wood Hospice.
Round 4 for the Osets was held at Brough and luckily the weather stayed fine this year!! There were a few challenging sections which everyone enjoyed and as always it was lovely to see so many supporters.
Well done to Tyler Atkinson for coming first on hard route, Max Perry on middle route and Leon Currie on easy route.
A special well done to Stanley Carr for winning the prize for effort on the day.
A big thank you goes to Joe and George Spivey and Holly for observing, your help is really appreciated.
The next trial is on Saturday 9th September (venue to be confirmed), see you all soon!
Saturday 17th June was Round 3 for the Osets, held at a challenging new venue at Stonedge. There were some tricky sections and it was a super hot day, but the kids all gave it everything and most importantly had fun! A big thank you to our observers Joe Spivey, Sam Charles and Robin Charles- we couldn’t do it without you! Also thank you to all the supporters who made it a lovely family day. And finally a huge thank you again to Joe Spivey, for helping clear and layout the sections.
Congratulations to Thomas Wright for coming first on hard route, Jack Owen on middle route and Lukas Butcher on easy route. Also a big well done to Grace Smith for competing in her first trial!
Round 4 is on Saturday 22nd July at Brough at 11am. Details to follow.
On Saturday 20th May the Sheffield and Hallamshire Oset Round 2 was held at Unthank Hall Farm. Nineteen riders along with lots of supporters turned out and luckily the rain held off until the very end!
Well done to Joshua Witting for coming in first place on the middle route and Leon Currie on the easy route. Max Howarth won the prize for effort for continuing to give his all!
Well done to all the riders including a few who came for their first trial which is always great to see. A great attitude was shown by all.
We would like to thank Paul Spivey and Jon Cropper for observing and would also like to thank Scott Witting for helping out and even lending a bike to a rider so that they could continue with the trial, I know this was much appreciated!
Round 3 will be held on Saturday 17th June, venue to be confirmed, we will keep you posted!
A big thank you to Richard Timps, Corey and Mick Dubik, Joe and George Spivey for setting out, thank you to Bex, Steph & Laura for sorting the entries and finally to everyone involved in clearing the car park and the sections. Massive thanks to all the observers, as riders, please remember to thank them, they are only there for you to have fun. We also like to offer a huge thank you to the land owner for giving us special permission to use this amazing piece of land for the trial. Please don’t go onto the land without permission as we value access to this space for our trials and don’t want to jeopardise our future with this superb area. Our next trial hasn’t been confirmed yet so please keep an eye on TrialsTalk.co.uk or our Facebook page facebook.com/sheffieldandhallamshire/ for any further information as it comes in.