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coverMarch 2007

Secretary's Scribble

  • I can't believe it's not butter (or February)
  • Adios for those who forgot to renew their membership!
  • Another busy year ahead
  • I can't believe it's not Butley
  • Errors are piling up!
  • It was hard stopping Rex, but so much fun!
  • The origin of HotPoint (nothing to do with cars, but fascinating! - web admin )
  • Plastics company named after a winning horse at Newmarket (ditto! web admin)
  • How cars are valued
  • Passing of a past member sadly recorded

Other Items

  • Railways invented by Romans? It's all Greek, maybe
  • Insurance - crush it, dismantler recover parts, return to owner?
    • depends if you have classic insurance or not
    • you might be paying double what you should, if not!
    • check the small print
    • find the right type of insurer for your classic
  • Wish upon a Star - MGOC Road Run
    • dull and windy dawn
    • 204 miles avoiding motorways
    • spectacular views of Cheshire, Staffordshire and the Peaks
    • Jodrell Bank Observatory and the Lovell telescope
    • A quick detour to Mars was "quite an experience"
    • finished at Cholmondeley Castle owed by a chap with a 6ft white wand
    • torrents of rain held off to end an enjoyable day
    • Nantwich historical tour
    • 19th century coach driver "Old Piggott" grandfather of Lester
    • market hall was built on land given by Lord Tollemache's ancestor
    • visit to Tatton Park (NT) - well worth it
  • Plug for the Mid Norfolk Railway, Dereham, holding a Fathers Day Special Event for 1950s and 1960s cars and motorcycles. Steam and Diesel trains. Vintage bus service.
  • Nedging Vintage Fete - 1st July
  • Rust & Butter Run - 15th April
  • Brockford Mid Suffolk Railway - Sunday 6th May - NO ADMISSION CHARGE
  • Another note about the difficult stopping the enjoyable Rex Garrod

For Sale


  • Wolseley 1500 - Contact Roy Compton