Club Contact Address:
The Secretary, Wessex HGPG Club, 15 Frome Ave, Wool, Dorset, BH20 6ER.


Position Name

Craig Byrne

Gary Puhl

Alan Webb
Membership Secretary

Gary Pocock
Sites Officer

Gordon Crisp

Andy Ward

Paul Hawkins(PG)

Richard Mosley (HG)
Club Coaching
Coordinator and
Novice Rep.

Sean Staines

Club Mag Editor

George Nott-Bower
Web Site Admin

Richard Davis
Non elected posts:

Bell Hill Management


Brian Metcalfe

Dave Franklin

Wessex XC League Secretary

Gary Puhl

Committee Hall of Fame

Members who have served on the club committee. This is based on records of AGMs since 2000, so runs from Mar of one year to Mar of the following year. It excludes the valuable work done by some members in unelected positions such as Bell Hill Management. Any errors/omissions, please contact me. If you have never served on the committtee, isn't it about time you did?

Name Post(s) Committee Years
Bob Dear Magazine 1984-2009 25
John Blessing

Web Admin 2004-2012
Membership 2007-2012

Stuart Martin

Safety 2000-2001, 2008-2009
Chairman 2001-2006, 2009-2011

Gary Puhl

Treasurer 2016-present
Chairman 1997-2000
Social 2002-2003, 2008-2009
PG Safety 2003-2005

Sean Staines

Coach Co-ord 2007-2008, 2017-present
Comps 2008-2012
PG Safety 2014-2017

Richard Mosley HG Safety 2010-present 8
David Daniels

Web 2000-2004
Secretary 2001-2005

Roger Edwards

Secretary 2005-2008
Magazine 2009-2014

Everard Cunion

HG Safety 2000-2006
Social 2017-present

Richard Davis

Coach Co-ord 2003-2004
Webmaster 2012-present

Richard Thomason Secretary 2008-2012
Comps 2012-2015
Andy Fenton Chairman 2016-2017
Sites 2011-2016
Neil McCain

Social 2010-2012
Coach Co-ord 2013-2017

Pete Chalmers Chairman 2006-2009, 2011-2014 6
Jeremy Mortimer Treasurer 2001-2007 6
Ali Florence Sites 2006-2011 5
Brian Metcalfe PG Safety 2009-2014 5
Pete Studzinski Treasurer 2007-2012 5
Ruth Kelly Magazine 2015-2017
Secretary 2012-2016
Adrian Bishop

Comps 2000-2003
Social 1998-1999

Adrian Coombe

Sites 1999-2002
Comps 2000-2001

Neil Hutchison Chairman 1994-1997
Social 2005-2006
Patrick Haughton Membership 2012-2016 4
John Readings Treasurer 2012-2016 4
Steve Auld Sec 1997-2000 3
Martin Hayward Sites 2002-2005 3
Dave Moores

PG Safety 2001-2003
Social 2003-2004

John Welch PG Safety 2005-2008 3
Matthew Whicher HG Safety 2007-2010 3
Roy Menage Coach Co-ord 2010-2013 3
Jane Ellis

Treasurer 1999-2001
Secretary 1998-1999

Charles Campion-Smith Secretary 2016-2017
Chairman 2014-2016
Craig Byrne

Social 2000-2001
Coach Co-ord 2006-2007
Chairman 2017-present

John Alder Safety 1998-2000 2
Paul Escott

Secretary 2005-2006
Membership 2006-2007

Gill Legras Comps 2006-2008 2
Sean Lovatt Coach Co-ord 2004-2006 2
Gary Mullins Coach Co-ord 2008-2010 2
Graeme Willgress Coach Co-ord 2001-2003 2
Keith Wright Comps 2004-2006 2
Gary Pocock Membership 2016-present 2
Gordon Crisp Sites 2016-present 2
Andy Ward Comps 2016-present 2
Nicole Barnard Social 2004-2005 1
Matthew Charlesworth HG Safety 2006-2007 1
Jacek Generowicz 1999-2000 1
Nigel Kermode Bell Hill co-ord 2003-2004 1
Tracey King Social 2001-2002 1
Pob Power Comps 1998-1999 1
Jerry Siddle Secretary 2000-2001 1
Richard Westgate Chairman 2000-2001 1
Dave Winn Social 2010-2011 1
Grant Oseland Social 2016-2017 1
Paul Hawkins PG Safety 2017-present 1
George Nott-Bower Magazine 2017-present 1
Alan Webb Secretary 2017-present 1

Club Constitution

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Member List

Member type   HG/PG?   Sort By? 
NamePGHGMember TypeExpiry
Adrian BishopAP H L01 Jan 2099
Adrian CoombeP H L01 Jan 2099
Adrian LeppardP H CC T LN01 Jan 2099
Alan BirtlesP H D CC T F28 Feb 2019
Alan BoothP H LN01 Jan 2099
Alan WebbP H F28 Feb 2019
Alastair FlorenceP H F28 Feb 2019
Andrew CunninghamCP H T F28 Feb 2019
Andrew MurdochCP H F28 Feb 2019
Andrew PearseAP H D CFI TEP HL01 Jan 2099
Andrew ThorneCP H F28 Feb 2019
Andrew WardAP H CC F28 Feb 2019
Andrew WarmanCP H F28 Feb 2019
Andrew Wilczur CP HF28 Feb 2019
Andy DawsonAP H T L01 Jan 2099
Andy DowntonCP H F28 Feb 2019
Andy FentonP H M F28 Feb 2019
Anthony Stephens AP H TLN01 Jan 2099
Anthony Woodley CP HF28 Feb 2019
April SelbyCP H S28 Feb 2019
Barney PollockCP H F28 Feb 2019
Ben HoltP H F28 Feb 2019
Bob Dear CP HLN01 Jan 2099
Bob FossCP H F28 Feb 2019
Bob HayterP H F28 Feb 2019
Bob JonesCP H LN01 Jan 2099
Brian MetcalfeP H F28 Feb 2019
Brian Parkins P H SC TF28 Feb 2019
Brian RoscoeP H CC M F28 Feb 2019
Brian SearleP H F28 Feb 2019
Brian WoodCP H F28 Feb 2019
Charles Campion-smithP H D CC F28 Feb 2019
Chris BarrattCP H F28 Feb 2019
Chris DrabbleCP H F28 Feb 2019
Chris GrahamCP H F28 Feb 2019
Chris LennonP H F28 Feb 2019
Chris SparhamP H F28 Feb 2019
Colin WilliamsonP H F28 Feb 2019
Craig ByrneAP H D M F28 Feb 2019
Dan HoremanP H D TI CC F28 Feb 2019
Darren GriffinP H F28 Feb 2019
Dave Bhattachargee P H DL01 Jan 2099
Dave MooresAP H D CC LN01 Jan 2099
David AlmondP H F28 Feb 2019
David ClinchCP H F28 Feb 2019
David HarveyP H D CFI CC F28 Feb 2019
David HawkinsCP H LN01 Jan 2099
David McKayP H F28 Feb 2019
David OrmerodCP H F28 Feb 2019
David WillisCP H F28 Feb 2019
David WinnP H D CC F28 Feb 2019
Derek BanisterCP HCP HLN01 Jan 2099
Derek LuffmanCP H F28 Feb 2019
Domenica LopaneCP H L01 Jan 2099
Dorian KentCP H F28 Feb 2019
Duncan ManningCP H F28 Feb 2019
Edward YoungCP H F28 Feb 2019
Elvijs UngursCP H F28 Feb 2019
Eric PearceyP HAP H TL28 Feb 2099
Everard CunionCP HP H CC TL01 Jan 2099
Gary MullinsAP H I F28 Feb 2019
Gary PocockP H F28 Feb 2019
Gary PuhlAP H D CC T L01 Jan 2099
Gary VaughanP H D F28 Feb 2019
Gavin FitzpatrickCP H LN01 Jan 2099
George Nott-bowerP H F28 Feb 2019
George Shapland AP H D CC MLN01 Jan 2099
Gillian LegrasCP H L01 Jan 2099
Gordon CrispP H F28 Feb 2019
Graham HowellCP H F28 Feb 2019
Graham SimpsonP H F28 Feb 2019
Helen CoombesP H L01 Jan 2099
Helen SpallAP H L01 Jan 2099
Henry HookingsP H CC F28 Feb 2019
Howard BlytheCP H F28 Feb 2019
Ian Bruce CP H MLN01 Jan 2099
Ian GillespieCP H N28 Feb 2019
Ian HobbisP H N28 Feb 2019
Ian ManceyP H F28 Feb 2019
Ian McGowanCP H L01 Jan 2099
Ian McIntyreCP H F28 Feb 2019
Ian OrpeP H L01 Jan 2099
Ian StewartCP H T F28 Feb 2019
James McKeemanCP H F28 Feb 2019
James SmithP H CC F28 Feb 2019
James SpallP H CC LN01 Jan 2099
James TawseCP H L01 Jan 2099
JarosÅ‚aw Jarak KisielewskiP H CC T F28 Feb 2019
Jeff DaviesCP H F28 Feb 2019
Jeremy CalderwoodP H F28 Feb 2019
Jeremy HineP H CC F28 Feb 2019
Jeremy MortimerP H L01 Jan 2099
Jeremy ThwaitesP H D I SC MCP HF28 Feb 2019
Jerry SiddleP H T L01 Jan 2099
Jim PendleburyCP H L01 Jan 2099
Joe CoombesP H F28 Feb 2019
Joe McCarthyAP H D TI F28 Feb 2019
Joe RedmondCP H M F28 Feb 2019
John AlderP H SCP H SC TL01 Jan 2099
John BlessingP H L01 Jan 2099
John FletcherP H LN01 Jan 2099
John MitchellP H D TI CC LN28 Feb 2099
John PorterCP H L01 Jan 2099
John ReadingsP H L01 Jan 2099
John ShephardAP H CC F28 Feb 2019
John WelchAP H D CFI T M L01 Jan 2099
John WrefordCP H F28 Feb 2019
Jon BartonCP H F28 Feb 2019
Jon HarveyP H SC T F28 Feb 2019
Jonathan HarropCP H L01 Jan 2099
Jonathan MeyerCP H F28 Feb 2019
Julian PhippsCP HCP HL01 Jan 2099
Julian YatesP H CC F28 Feb 2019
Kaye EscottP H CC TCP T MLN01 Jan 2099
Kevin Byrne CP H TF28 Feb 2019
Kevin DingleyCP H F28 Feb 2019
Kevin IansonCP H F28 Feb 2019
Kin CheungCP H F28 Feb 2019
Kit LongCP H F28 Feb 2019
Laurence WebbCP H F28 Feb 2019
Leigh JoyceP H TI CC F28 Feb 2019
Luis ParsonsCP H F28 Feb 2019
Luke BaldryP H M F28 Feb 2019
Luke Grant-jonesCP H F28 Feb 2019
Malcolm SuchCP H L01 Jan 2099
Malcolm WorthP H F28 Feb 2019
Marcin NiezgodaP H F28 Feb 2019
Marcus GoldsmithP H F28 Feb 2019
Marcus WebsterP H F28 Feb 2019
Mark BorleyCP H F28 Feb 2019
Mark EmeryCP H F28 Feb 2019
Mark LamportCP H M F28 Feb 2019
Mark RussellAP H D L01 Jan 2099
Mark TattersallP H F28 Feb 2019
Martin BeethamP H L01 Jan 2099
Martin FoleyP H F28 Feb 2019
Martin HaywardP H LN01 Jan 2099
Martin OrrP HCP HF28 Feb 2019
Martin WarehamCP H F28 Feb 2019
Martin WoolleyP H T F28 Feb 2019
Matt MaclandCP H F28 Feb 2019
Matt WarrenP H M F28 Feb 2019
Matthew BurtonP H M F28 Feb 2019
Matthew Whicher P H CC TL01 Jan 2099
Maurice HumberstoneCP H L01 Jan 2099
Michael CarterCP H F28 Feb 2019
Michael RigbyCP H F28 Feb 2019
Mikal DunnCP H F28 Feb 2019
Mike BennettP H D L01 Jan 2099
Mike BrethertonP H CC T L01 Jan 2099
Mike DrewP H F28 Feb 2019
Mike HibbitP HCP HF28 Feb 2019
Mike VealP H F28 Feb 2019
Mikolaj ManolopulosCP H F28 Feb 2019
Natalia ShoutovaAP H F28 Feb 2019
Neil HarrisP H T L01 Jan 2099
Neil HutchisonAP H T N28 Feb 2019
Neil KermodeCP H LN01 Jan 2099
Neil McCainAP H D TI SC F28 Feb 2019
Neil WeymouthP H F28 Feb 2019
Neill FranklinP H L01 Jan 2099
Nic WelfordCP H F28 Feb 2019
Nicholas LegrasCP H M L01 Jan 2099
Nick DayCP H F28 Feb 2019
Nicole MooresP H LN01 Jan 2099
Nigel BeavenP H F28 Feb 2019
Nigel BournP H F28 Feb 2019
Nigel HewittP H F28 Feb 2019
Nigel RendellP H F28 Feb 2019
Nigel Spring-benyonCP H T F28 Feb 2019
Oleg PicukanovCP H N28 Feb 2019
Oliver SmartCP H N28 Feb 2019
Paco ReadP H T F28 Feb 2019
Paul CherryCP H CC M F28 Feb 2019
Paul EbertCP H F28 Feb 2019
Paul EscottP H CC TCP T MLN01 Jan 2099
Paul GravesCP H T MP H CC T MF28 Feb 2019
Paul HawkinsP H D F28 Feb 2019
Paul MaidmentP H F28 Feb 2019
Peter GolebiewskiP H T F28 Feb 2019
Peter MaycockCP H F28 Feb 2019
Peter RobinsonP HP HLN01 Jan 2099
Peter WilbournP H F28 Feb 2019
Phil SmithCP HCP HL01 Jan 2099
Philip AnningCP H TICP HF28 Feb 2019
Philip ComleyCP H F28 Feb 2019
Philip VennP HCP HF28 Feb 2019
Phillip BrolanCP H F28 Feb 2019
Piotr JankowskiCP H F28 Feb 2019
Przemyslaw MarekCP H F28 Feb 2019
Rafal TalarekCP H F28 Feb 2019
Richard BraleyCP H F28 Feb 2019
Richard DavisP H D CC F28 Feb 2019
Richard EddingtonP H M LN01 Jan 2099
Richard FroggattCP H F28 Feb 2019
Richard FrostCP H M N28 Feb 2019
Richard FurneauxCP H L01 Jan 2099
Richard GregoryCP H F28 Feb 2019
Richard MosleyCP HCP HL01 Jan 2099
Richard ThomasonP H T F28 Feb 2019
Richard WaltersCP H F28 Feb 2019
Robert Dowdell AP HL01 Jan 2099
Robert HamblettP H LN01 Jan 2099
Robert PowellP H F28 Feb 2019
Robert SmithP H D L01 Jan 2099
Robin WallaceCP H CC F28 Feb 2019
Rod KedwardP H F28 Feb 2019
Roger BarberP H T MP H T ML28 Feb 2099
Roger EdwardsP H SC F28 Feb 2019
Roy MenageP H SC T F28 Feb 2019
Russell Hesketh-robertsAP H D SI CC T M F28 Feb 2019
Ruth KellyP H F28 Feb 2019
Sam NewingtonCP H T F28 Feb 2019
Sean StainesP H SC MP H SCL01 Jan 2099
Shamus PittsP H CC F28 Feb 2019
Shane AskamAP H D I T F28 Feb 2019
Shaun AndrewsCP H L01 Jan 2099
Simon HerbertP H T M F28 Feb 2019
Simon HornsbyP H F28 Feb 2019
Simon JonesP H CC F28 Feb 2019
Simon SmithCP H F28 Feb 2019
Sion RobertsP H T F28 Feb 2019
Stefan LloydCP H F28 Feb 2019
Steph CahillP H F28 Feb 2019
Stephen RuffCP H F28 Feb 2019
Stephen ShovlarCP H F28 Feb 2019
Steve Green AP H T MF28 Feb 2019
Steve HindleEP H N28 Feb 2019
Steve ShackletonCP H M F28 Feb 2019
Steve Whitfield P HF28 Feb 2019
Steven CuthbertCP HCP H TF28 Feb 2019
Stuart ProsserP HAP H T MF28 Feb 2019
Stuart YaldenP M F28 Feb 2019
Terry BranniganCP H LN01 Jan 2099
Thomas WebbP H F28 Feb 2019
Tim OatleyP H F28 Feb 2019
Titus Fossgard-moserCP H L01 Jan 2099
Tony Paterson CP H TF28 Feb 2019
Tony StricklandCP H N28 Feb 2019
Trevor LeeP H F28 Feb 2019
Tristan OliverCP H F28 Feb 2019
William CoburnP H F28 Feb 2019


Membership Types:
F-Full L-Life LN-Life Non-Flying S-Student N-Non-Flying
EP-Elementary Pilot CP-Club Pilot P-Pilot AP-Advanced Pilot  
TI-Trainee Instructor I-Instructor CFI-Chief Flying Instructor SI-Senior Instructor  
H-Hill T-Tow D-Dual M-Motor  
CC-Club Coach SC-Senior Coach      


Date Total
(measured at AGM)
New during year Comment
This Year   7  
2017-2018 280 35  
2016-2017 299 37  
2015-2016 290 45  
2014-2015 272 24  
2013-2014 278 34  
2012-2013 265 23  
2011-2012 274 36 First year of BHPA membership validation, 7 members 'lost'
2010-2011 281 33  
2009-2010 278 32  
2008-2009 280 31  
2007-2008 297 58  
2006-2007 279 44  

Membership Geographical Distribution (as of February 2018)