Darren Ashworth (left) and fellow scooterists
The first outing of Rossendale’s ‘Rally In The Valley’, a Scooter weekend event held at Marl Pits Rossendale this weekend has been acclaimed as a total success. The event started on Friday night with the popular band ‘The Itch’, who went down a storm.
Saturday saw the majority of over 150 scooters arrive, many camping for the weekend. there were also a number of campervans and motor homes on site.
A ride out was arranged to Hollingworth Lake from Marl Pits and was quite a sight for the locals. Check out the video below.
There were scooter related stalls and great food being provided by on site catering at Rossendale Rugby Club House and mobile vendors. The headline band ‘The Rics’ played on Saturday evening and all those attending had an excellent evening.
Organiser Darren Ashworth is already planning a repeat of the event for 2019, and given the comments received on Facebook, the Rally In The Valley is set to grow from strength to strength:
Johnny Contax – “First time for me and I had no complaints”
Debbie Simm – “Brilliant first event, Had a fantastic weekend. Great venue and the bands were spot on. Deffo do next year. Cheers Darren”
Wendy Byrne – “Well done Darren. Cracking weekend first rally. All the people that were there this year will support you next year. This could turn into something big. Well done”
Kenneth and Claire Allsop – “This event was well organised and well attended. First one ever and it was a cracker – well done Darren, not easy getting all organised but you pulled it off. It will go from strength to strength because everyone who actually attended said how much they’d enjoyed it. Will be a regular event for us now”
Robert ‘Mr Fox’ Brogan – “Superb, cracking venue, smashing people, looking forward to another one”
Robert Dunemore – “Great weekend mate. Well worth the 5 hour ride up, very enjoyable”
Lisa Chapman – “Great Venue Darren. Looking forward to camping next year. Thanks for the marshalling on the ride out”