There are three main trophies in Anglia, which are awarded annually. These are the Chairman’s Trophy, the Restoration Trophy and the Anglia Enthusiast of the Year Trophy. Following is a brief description of the awards and the roll of winners to date.
The trophy is a model of an MGB roadster mounted on a wooden plinth with brass plates. It is presented to the Anglia member who has completed the restoration of an MG in the preceding 12 months. Nominations are invited from Natter Leaders and in the event of there being more than one candidate the Anglia Centre Committee will decide the winner. Preference is given to self-restoration of the vehicle. The trophy was first awarded in 2004.
This year the Restoration Trophy was awarded to Roger Martin for his restoration of hi Primrose Yellow 1969 MG Midget. The phot shows Roger receiving the Trophy from Peter Skipper in front of the Midget.
The trophy is a shield and was first awarded in 2004. It is presented to the ordinary Anglia member (not a Club Meet Leader or Committee member) who has done the most for the Centre during the preceding 12 months. Nominations are invited from Natter Leaders and in the event of there being more than one candidate the Anglia Centre Committee will decide the winner.
This year the Enthusiast Trophy was awarded to Michael Murkin, the photo shows Tony Batson presenting it to Michael.
David Saunders, founder and first Chairman of Anglia Centre, presented the trophy to the Centre. The trophy has an octagonal wooden backing with a replica alloy steering wheel in the centre. It is awarded annually to the individual or individuals who, in the opinion of the current Chairman, contributed something extra to the Centre during the preceding 12 months.
The trophy was first awarded in 1988.
This year the Chairman’s Trophy was awarded to Mike Pelling, the photo shows Peter Skipper presenting this to Mike.