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


Position Name

Alan Webb

Gary Puhl

Ian "Angus" Gillespie
Membership Secretary

Gary Pocock
Sites Officer

Gordon Crisp

Andy Ward

Robin Wallace (PG)

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

Sean Staines

Club Mag Editor

Andy Dawson
Web Site Admin

Richard Davis
Non elected posts:

Bell Hill Management


Andy Fenton

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

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

Stuart Martin

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

Richard Mosley HG Safety 2010-present 9
David Daniels

Web 2000-2004
Secretary 2001-2005

Richard Davis

Coach Co-ord 2003-2004
Webmaster 2012-present

Roger Edwards

Secretary 2005-2008
Magazine 2009-2014

Everard Cunion

HG Safety 2000-2006
Social 2017-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

Craig Byrne

Social 2000-2001
Coach Co-ord 2006-2007
Chairman 2017-2019

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
Charles Campion-Smith Secretary 2016-2017
Chairman 2014-2016
Gordon Crisp Sites 2016-present 3
Jane Ellis

Treasurer 1999-2001
Secretary 1998-1999

Martin Hayward Sites 2002-2005 3
Roy Menage Coach Co-ord 2010-2013 3
Dave Moores

PG Safety 2001-2003
Social 2003-2004

Andy Ward Comps 2016-present 3
John Welch PG Safety 2005-2008 3
Matthew Whicher HG Safety 2007-2010 3
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
George Nott-Bower Magazine 2017-2019 2
Gary Pocock Membership 2016-present 2
Robin Wallace PG Safety 2018-present 2
Graeme Willgress Coach Co-ord 2001-2003 2
Keith Wright Comps 2004-2006 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 2017-2018 1
Alan Webb

Secretary 2017-2019
Chairman 2019-present

Andy Dawson Magazine 2019-present -
Ian "Angus" Gillespie Secretary 2019-present -

Club Constitution

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Member List

Member type   HG/PG?   Sort By? 
NamePGHGMember Type
Adam Kingdon CP HF
Adrian BishopAP H L
Adrian CoombeP H L
Adrian LeppardP H CC T LN
Alan BirtlesAP H CC T F
Alan BoothP H LN
Alan WebbP H CC F
Alan WhiteP H F
Alastair FlorenceP H F
Alex DaleCP H F
Alex Omar AyadP H F
Andrew CraigP H T F
Andrew CunninghamCP H T F
Andrew JemisonCP H F
Andrew MurdochCP H F
Andrew PearseAP H D CFI TEP HL
Andrew ThorneCP H F
Andrew WardAP H CC F
Andrew WarmanCP H F
Andrew Wilczur CP HF
Andy DawsonAP H T L
Andy DonaldsonP H F
Andy DowntonCP H F
Andy FentonP H M F
Andy TaylorCP H F
Anthony RobinsonP H CC F
Anthony Stephens AP H TLN
Anthony Woodley CP HF
April SelbyCP H S
Barney PollockCP H F
Bob Dear CP HLN
Bob FossCP H F
Bob HayterP H F
Bob JonesCP H LN
Brian MetcalfeP H F
Brian RoscoeP H CC M F
Brian SearleP H F
Brian WatsonCP H F
Bryan ReganP H F
Charles Campion-smithP H CC F
Charlie EllingworthCP H CC F
Charlie FordCP H F
Chris BarrattP H F
Chris DrabbleCP H F
Chris GrahamCP H F
Chris LangmaidCP H F
Chris LennonP H F
Chris SparhamP H F
Colin WilliamsonP H F
Collin ThornCP H N
Craig ByrneAP H D M F
Dale PrudamesCP H F
Dan HoremanP H D TI CC F
Daniel GamesP H F
Darren GriffinP H F
Dave Bhattachargee P H DL
Dave MooresAP H D CC LN
David AlmondP H F
David CassidyAP H F
David ClinchCP H F
David HarveyP H D CFI CC F
David HawkinsCP H LN
David McKayP H F
David OrmerodCP H F
David WinnP H D CC F
Derek BanisterCP HCP HLN
Derek LuffmanP H CC F
Domenica LopaneCP H L
Dorian KentCP H F
Duncan ManningCP H F
Duncan RaynerP H F
Edward YoungCP H F
Elvijs UngursCP H F
Eric PearceyP HAP H TL
Everard CunionCP HP H CC TL
Fritz FinkP H F
Gary MullinsAP H I F
Gary PocockP H F
Gary PuhlAP H D CC T L
Gary VaughanP H D F
Gavin FitzpatrickCP H LN
George Nott-bowerP H F
George Shapland AP H D CC MLN
Gillian LegrasCP H L
Giusseppe LundP H T M F
Goran ObergP H CC F
Graham HowellCP H F
Harry DikeP H CC T L
Helen CoombesP H L
Helen SpallAP H L
Henry HookingsP H CC F
Home SmithP H CC F
Howard BlytheCP H F
Ian Bruce CP H MLN
Ian GillespieP H CC M F
Ian HobbisP H N
Ian McGowanCP H L
Ian McIntyreCP H N
Ian OrpeP H LN
James BraundCP H F
James SmithCP H F
James SpallP H CC LN
James TawseCP H L
JarosÅ‚aw Jarak KisielewskiP H CC T F
Jason HemmingsCP H F
Jeb BucklerCP H F
Jeff DaviesCP H F
Jeremy CalderwoodP H F
Jeremy HineP H CC F
Jeremy ThwaitesP H D I SC MCP HF
Jerry SiddleP H T L
Jim PendleburyCP H L
Joanne WeatherbyCP H I F
Joe CoombesP H F
Joe RedmondCP H M F
John AlderP H SCP H SC TL
John BlessingP H L
John FletcherP H LN
John Meredith P H T MF
John MitchellP H D TI CC LN
John PorterCP H L
John ReadingsP H LN
John WelchAP H D CFI T M L
John WrefordCP H F
Jon BartonCP H F
Jonathan HarropCP H L
Jonathan MeyerCP H F
Julian PearsonCP H F
Julian PhippsCP HCP HL
Julian YatesP H CC F
Justin SimmondsCP H F
Karl FordAP H TP HF
Kaye EscottP H CC TCP T MLN
Keith MordueCP H F
Keith WrightP H T L
Kevin Byrne CP H TF
Kevin DingleyCP H F
Kevin IansonCP H F
Kin CheungCP H F
Kire AntoskiCP H F
Kit LongCP H F
Krzysztof Tatarzycki CP HF
Laurence WebbCP H F
Lee BlighAP H D CFI SC T M F
Luis ParsonsCP H F
Luke BaldryP H M F
Luke Grant-jonesCP H F
Malcolm SuchCP H L
Malcolm WorthP H F
Marc TaylorCP H F
Marcin NiezgodaP H N
Marcus WebsterP H F
Mark EmeryCP H F
Mark LamportCP H M F
Mark RussellAP H D L
Mark TattersallP H F
Mark ThompsonCP H F
Martin BeethamP H L
Martin CarterCP H F
Martin FoleyP H F
Martin HaywardP H LN
Martin OrrP HCP HF
Martin Trott CP H TF
Martin WarehamP H F
Martin WilliamsCP H N
Martin WoolleyP H T F
Matt MaclandCP H F
Matt WarrenP H M F
Matthew BurtonP H M F
Matthew Weatherby-norrisCP H I F
Matthew Whicher P H CC TL
Maurice HumberstoneCP H L
Max BrooksCP H F
Michael CarterCP H F
Mikal DunnCP H F
Mike BennettP H D L
Mike BrethertonP H CC T L
Mike HibbitP HCP HF
Mike LuedickeCP H F
Mike VealP H F
Natalia ShoutovaAP H F
Neil HarrisP H T L
Neil KermodeCP H LN
Neil McCainAP H D TI SC F
Neil RussellCP H F
Neil WeymouthP H F
Neill FranklinP H L
Nic WelfordP H F
Nicole MooresP H LN
Nigel BournP H F
Nigel CowleyCP H F
Nigel RendellP H F
Oleg PicukanovCP H N
Oliver SmartCP H F
Paco ReadP H T F
Paul CherryCP H CC M F
Paul EbertCP H F
Paul EscottP H CC TCP T MLN
Paul HawkinsP H D F
Paul MaidmentP H F
Pete ChalmersAP H D CC T L
Pete McLaughlinP H CC T F
Peter CornwellCP H F
Peter HoldyP H D TI CC F
Peter MaycockCP H F
Peter RobinsonP HP HLN
Peter WilbournP H F
Phil SmithCP HCP HL
Philip AnningCP H TICP HF
Phillip BrolanP H F
Piotr JankowskiP H N
Przemyslaw MarekCP H F
Rafal TalarekP H CC T F
Richard BarberAP H T F
Richard BraleyCP H M F
Richard DavisP H F
Richard EddingtonP H M LN
Richard FroggattP H CC F
Richard FurneauxCP H L
Richard GregoryCP H F
Richard MosleyCP HCP HL
Richard ThomasonP H T F
Richard WaltersCP H F
Richie TaylorP H F
Rob HoustonP H CC F
Robert BoydenCP H F
Robert Dowdell AP HL
Robert HamblettP H LN
Robert Le MarechalCP H F
Robert PowellP H F
Robert SmithP H D L
Rod KedwardP H F
Rod WillmottCP H F
Roger BarberP H T MP H T ML
Roger EdwardsP H SC F
Roy MenageP H SC T F
Russell EddingtonP H L
Russell WintersP H F
Ruth KellyP H F
Ryan ThornCP H N
Sam FordCP H F
Sam NewingtonCP H T F
Sean StainesP H SC MP H SCL
Shamus PittsP H F
Shane AskamAP H D I T F
Shaun AndrewsCP H L
Simon HerbertP H T M F
Simon HornsbyP H F
Simon RandP H F
Simon UtleyCP H F
Stefan LloydP H F
Stephen RuffCP H F
Steve Green AP H T MF
Steve HindleCP H N
Steve ShackletonP H CC M F
Steven CuthbertCP HCP H TF
Stuart YaldenP M F
Terry BranniganCP H LN
Terry WillisP H CC F
Thomas WebbP H CC F
Tim OatleyP H F
Tim ScottCP H F
Timothy ChandlerCP H F
Timothy MorganCP H S
Titus Fossgard-moserCP H L
Toby BlackCP H F
Tom Davis-merryCP H F
Tony StricklandP H CC F
Trevor LeeP H F
Tristan OliverCP H F
William CoburnP H F
William FerrierCP H F
Zsolt GasparP H T F
Hidden Members47950


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   0  
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)