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2019 News Articles

This page contains an archive of all news articles publised in 2019, in reverse date order.


Le Tour Panoramique 2019

Sunday 1st September

“The second “Le Tour Panoramique” will be on Sunday 1st September. A leisurely “tour” around the Cotswolds for classic cars. The start is at Prescott from 9 AM, where you can see cars attending the Breakfast Club and enjoy a classic breakfast in the clubhouse. …”

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Website v1.1 is Live!!

It’s been a long time coming…

Whew, it’s taken a lot longer than I’d hoped but I’m finally able to announce version 1.1 of the Triumph Mayflower Club website! Apologies it’s taken so long, but as my photo in the sidebar will attest, things have changed somewhat for me in the past 12 months – my …”

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GDPR Compliance

Everything you need to know

“at Long Last!, we are fully GDPR compliant!! Well, in reality, we were actually all set before the legally-required date, but I’m only now getting round to writing about it, due to shifting priorities… Anyway, the ever-useful Mr Burgess, has written-up our GDPR …

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Northern Rally 2019

Messingham Show

“Stephen Coulman has not heard if anyone is attending the Messingham Show / Northern ‘Mayflower Rally’ on 02/06/19. He needs to know numbers for show day, so that passes can be left at the gate and space set aside for the club gazebo, etc. No pass means …”

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Police Clarify Their Stance on Historic Vehicle MOT Exemptions

An FBHVC press release

“The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC) have sent a copy of a letter of reassurance they have received from Chief Constable Anthony Bangham, who leads on roads policing on the National Police Chiefs’ Council. The letter states that the police …”

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Withdrawal of Brexit Checklist

A FBHVC press release

“Due to us not leaving the European Union on the previously expected date, the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs have issued a press release retracting their previous checklist they posted for preparing for Brexit. Click here to view the press …”

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Epping Automotive & Aviation Revival

On 6th & 7th July 2019

“An invitation to attend the Epping Automotive & Aviation Revival 2019 has been received. The organisers are keen to offer Car Club members complimentary entrance fee to exhibit their vehicles at the Epping Automotive & Aviation Revival on 6th & 7th July 2019. The …”

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Press Release

From the Federation of British Historic Vintage Clubs

“Below is a press release from FBHVC with regard to the Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) in London announced recently. In summary, the good news is that classic cars (those which are tax-exempt – including all Mayflowers) do not have to pay the charge, …”

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Good Turnout for AGM

(and John Oaker’s last as Secretary)

“This year’s Annual General Meeting was once again very well supported, with fifteen members crammed into the Boardroom of the Triumph Sports Six Club, Lubenham. It was a historic meeting, as it would be the last one attended by John Oaker in his capacity …”

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Drive-it Day 2019

Sunday April 28th

“This year’s Drive-it Day is fast approaching! Let’s get those Mayflowers out on the road and show ’em what the club’s made of. Details of the event can be found at the following websites: …”

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2019 Annual Rally

Coughton Court – Sunday 23rd June

“The National Trust property of Coughton Court will be hosting our Annual Rally this year and once again we will be joined by both the Triumph Razoredge Club and the Triumph Roadster Club. The Annual Dinner the evening before the rally will be about half an …”

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Upcoming Events

An advert to all Mayflower enthusiasts

“Here are some major upcoming events that are hopefully of interest to club members:”

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Classics World Feature

“Triumph Mayflower Club Searches for Lost Cars”

“Last summer, Paul and I set-up a photoshoot with our cars, so I could write a publicity piece about the club, etc. It got printed on a few platforms. Here is a link to it, thought it might interest some TMC members: Classics World – “Triumph Mayflower Club …”

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Brexit Checklist

A press release from the FBHVC

“The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs has issued a press release to ensure we (and our Mayflowers) all prepared for leaving the European Union on 29th March. It includes a helpful checklist of things to bear in mind and see if they affect you. A PDF …”

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Service Bulletins

The latest addition to our technical documentation archive

“We’ve just added a new document to the technical documentation section containing a large collection of official Mayflower service bulletins from Triumph. Paul has been doing a wonderful job of cataloguing all of these, along with the many other bits of …”

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Sir John Black’s Birthday

‘Drive Your Triumph Day’ – 10th February

“Sir John Black, who was chairman of Standard Motors at the time they rescued Triumph, must be credited with enabling us to be driving round in our beloved Mayflowers. It’s only right, therefore, that we should mark his birthday, which in on 10th February. A …”

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The Key to Success?

An update on our spares situation

“On the shop page can be found the latest spares and regalia catalogues, as well as a revised used key list. Below are some of the latest additions to the lists. Spares added include a pair of reasonable bumpers, which need re-chroming, some Bakerlite facias …”

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Obituary: Wally (Walter) Wolentarski

Written by Russ Hoenig

“Wally, who was an early member of the Triumph Mayflower Club (№ 93), passed away in the US, where he resided, in November 2018. Over the years, Wally had met, talked to and corresponded with many members of the TMC, both in the US & the UK; offering parts …”

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Classic Car Buyer Article

“Mayflower Club Searches for Lost Cars”

“This scanned article is a re-worked article that was published in Classic Car Buyer July 2018 based on an original article sent to Practical Classics magazine written by Mark Smith and published on their Facebook page. The cars belong to Paul Burgess and …”

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