Our Autumn Road Run started again from the Avon Country Park and was again organised for us by Dave Bailey and George Parrott. The very interesting route took us out through some of the lesser known roads of the New Forest before ending at the Cartwheel Inn at Whitsbury for a very good lunch. The run ended at Whitsbury leaving members free to choose their route back home. Our thanks to Dave and George for producing another good run for us.

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Lunch at the Cartwheel Inn at Whitsbury

30 members and guests journeyed to British Motor Heritage at Witney for a guided tour of the production facilities. We saw MGB bodies in various stages of assembly, all produced by hand using the original tooling. The pressing of the individual body parts is undertaken in a separate factory. The number of units produced is limited only by size of the facility and number of employees, batches of each model produced being run to fulfil solid orders. In the afternoon, after a lunch stop, we continued on to Mission Motorsport near Wantage. This charity trains injured ex-serviceman to work on vehicles to NVQ standards and to also engage in various types of motorsport. This is a very worthwhile charity and provided great interest to our members, many of whom had previously known little about them.

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MGB assembly in progress


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Learning the history of Mission Motorsport

A.G.M 2017 saw the existing committee re-elected en –block for another year with the ratification of previously co-opted members confirmed as full committee members. This year's recipient of the Charlton Shield for club member of the year was presented by Bill and Heather Charlton to Wendy Brooks The club’s financial position is solidly based, memberships continue to grow and fees remain the same for another year. On completion of the AGM, refreshments were served and this was followed with another of our very popular race nights.

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Place your bets !



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Club member of the year Wendy Brooks with Bill and Heather Charlton


 
1020 was well represented at the D.S.A.A .open day at Henstridge. This gave our group the opportunity to inspect the new helicopter. Many other supporting groups also attended and all were pleased to hear the latest news of the D.S.A.A. and to be part of the fund raising group.

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A.G.M 2017 saw the existing committee re-elected en –block for another year with the ratification of previously co-opted members confirmed as full committee members. This year’s recipient of the Charlton Shield for club member of the year was presented by Bill and Heather Charlton to Wendy Brooks The club’s financial position is solidly based, memberships […]

1020 was well represented at the D.S.A.A .open day at Henstridge. This gave our group the opportunity to inspect the new helicopter. Many other supporting groups also attended and all were pleased to hear the latest news of the D.S.A.A. and to be part of the fund raising group.  

Each year we are lucky to be allowed to return to Athelhampton House for our big charity fund raising event and we again thank Patrick and Andrea Cooke for hosting us. The setup started on Saturday afternoon, we were very lucky to have fantastic numbers of members turn out to help. We set up all […]

36 cars and occupants set off for this road run, devised and planned for us by Adrian and Rita Mullins. The route was very picturesque with spectacular views of some of the Dorset countryside. The first section of 45 miles led us to our lunch stop at the ‘True Lovers Knot’ at Tarrant Kingston where […]

This year over 40 members attended with their cars washed and polished. We had a reserved area put aside for us but this quickly overflowed into the general car park. After due deliberation and counting of the voting slips the winners of the “Pride of Ownership 2017” were Derek and Oli Joy with their immaculate […]

Sunshine greeted 1020 entrants at the Bank Holiday weekend Wessex Car Show hosted by the Dorset Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Club at Breamore House near Fordingbridge. The 13 vehicle strong club line-up spanned more than half a century of MG production and included a diverse collection of cars from a 1952 YB saloon through the usual ranks […]


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