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Monthly Archives: July 2017

14 Jul 17 | Car Club News

102 days, 25000km – the Silk Road MGBs complete their journey

The MG Car Club’s headquarters, Kimber House, hosted seven special MGBs on Wednesday 12th July as a group of 14 enthusiasts completed their 102-day trip from Bangkok to the spiritual home of MG – Abingdon on Thames. Over 25,000km were covered in total, travelling through 18 different countries before arriving at the MG Car Club’s […]

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12 Jul 17 | Car Club News

Midland Centre Chairman Paul Hipkiss passes away

It is with immense sadness, that the Midland Centre Committee announce the death of their Chairman, Paul Hipkiss. Paul finally lost his brave battle against serious illness after a period of almost two years. I first met Paul in 1970, after I was appointed to teach art in Birmingham, only about three miles away from […]

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10 Jul 17 | Car Club News

MGCC launch “Project MGA”

Following a public vote at the 2016 NEC Classic Motor Show, the MG Car Club is teaming up with TV’s Wheeler Dealer, Mike Brewer, Rally Preparation Services (RPS) and Moss Europe to restore a 1959 MGA roadster. Mike found the car in California and had a yearning for another MGA after restoring one on his […]

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10 Jul 17 | Car Club News

MGs on the Silk Road: Bangkok to Abingdon

On Wednesday 12th July, a group of 16 MG owners will be finishing their 25,000km journey across the Silk Road at Kimber House, the spiritual home of MG. Since departing on 2nd April from Bangkok, the group have travelled through Asia, and Europe, visiting a vast number of cities across the 102-day trip. Driving MGB Roadsters […]

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7 Jul 17 | Car Club News

Weekend Preview: What’s on this weekend? July 8th & 9th 2017

As we hit the height of the summer, here’s what you can do with your MG this weekend, the 8th and 9th of July 2017. In Scotland, the Caledonian Centre will be attending the Glamis Show. As always, the chaps from the Caley Centre can be relied upon for a great display of MGs and […]

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6 Jul 17 | MG News

MG Motor UK bucks the trend

While the UK’s new car market is beginning to feel the effects of a challenging political and economic climate, Longbridge-based MG Motor UK is seeing a five per cent increase in year-to-date sales figures, according to the latest data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) released today, 5 July 2017. The SMMT figures highlight […]

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4 Jul 17 | Car Club News

Barry Sidery-Smith – Funeral details confirmed

The Funeral for Barry Sidery-Smith will be held on Monday 24th July 2017 at 1315 at Randalls Park (Leatherhead Crematorium) in Randalls Road, Leatherhead. The postcode for satnavs is KT22 0AG. Afterwards there will be a Celebration of Barry’s Life held at Brooklands Museum, Brooklands Road, Weybridge KT13 0QN.

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