Tadcaster Bridge re-opening Celebration Day Sunday 19th February 2017

By Dave Fletcher | April 19, 2017

The bridge foundations were damaged by floods on Boxing Day 2015 and a partial collapse happened 3 days later after the bridge had been in use for over 300 years. During the height of the flood 650 tons of water were passing under the bridge every second. The rebuilding process has taken a year so…

The Christmas Pudding Run December 4th 2016

By Dave Fletcher | March 6, 2017

Once again this day out was a resounding success. A full Hotel on which must have been the best Autumn day we have had. After everyone had booked in and received their instruction booklet and rally plaque, we headed for our welcome cuppa and mince pie. It was good to meet up with old friends,…

The Bronte Run October 16th 2016

By Dave Fletcher | February 20, 2017

We arrived at Steven Smiths Garden Centre at Otley at about 10.00 am in the pouring rain, thinking that there must  be better things to do on a damp Sunday morning in October, like stopping in bed!  However in true car club fashion  we were not alone as 18 cars and their crews assembled before…

Remembrance Run 13th November 2016

By Dave Fletcher | January 3, 2017

16 cars arrived at Mackenzies Smokehouse, Blubberhouses on a sunny and clear morning for the car run to the Black Sheep Brewery at Masham. Tea, coffee, biscuits and a room were very kindly provided by Mackenzies which was greatly appreciated by all. We departed at about 11.30am on a run organised by Charles and Dennis.…

Sunday Run 25th September

By Dave Fletcher | January 1, 2017

The run started at Ainsty Farm shop on the A59 York to Knaresborough  road where 9 cars arrived with the weather looking mixed. After refreshments a group photo was taken and we set off at various intervals. The route took us north through some beautiful villages and winding lanes towards Boroughbridge, from there to Topcliffe,…

St. Gemma’s Family Fun Day and Car Show 13th August

By Dave Fletcher | January 1, 2017

Saturday the 13th August saw the club at the superb venue of Temple Newsam House to support St. Gemma’s Hospice at their Family Fun Day and Car Show. For the second year running the club has shown its support for this event by supplying all the cars and a veritable army of helpers for marshalling,…

The Yorkshire Pudding Run 2016

By Dave Fletcher | December 31, 2016

It is said that from little acorns big oak trees grow. That adage can certainly be applied to this year’s Yorkshire Pudding Run and also to years gone by.  From the beginning in 2008 when the run totalled a mammoth 19 miles finishing at The Crooked Billet at Towton it has grown steadily to the…

Ooh la la club night Monday 11th July 2016

By Dave Fletcher | December 31, 2016

The main feature of the evening was the illustrated talk by 3 sets of club members who took their MGs to France in June. They outlined the 9 days touring in Brittany and Normandy which included for the “car buffs” the visit to the excellent car museum at Loheac. They also described the visits to…

Pride of Ownership Monday June 13

By Dave Fletcher | December 30, 2016

For the third consecutive year the annual “Pride of Ownership” evening took place, this year on the 13th June at our club night meeting at The Buffers. Undeterred by a bad weather outlook and an overcast sky, 35 classic cars decided to brave the elements and submit their cars to be judged as ‘the car…

The Riggwelter Run Sunday April 17th

By Dave Fletcher | December 30, 2016

Under a brilliant blue sky, the members of the Leeds MGCCC met at the picturesque riverside car park in Wetherby, for what promised to be a wonderful days run in the country.  As well as the abundance of MGs, there was also a Chevette, 2CV and one of BL’s finest, the Allegro. The run made…