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  • Newark Vintage Tractor & Heritage Show

    Newark Vintage Tractor & Heritage Show

    Chris Graham on 25th September 2021

    The great news for tractor enthusiasts everywhere is that the fantastic Newark Vintage Tractor & Heritage Show is back this year!

  • The business of bus recovery

    The business of bus recovery

    Chris Graham on 23rd September 2021

    Mike and Julie Blenkinsop take a nostalgic look at the business of bus recovery and the inventive ways operators have tackled it.

  • Wisbech Road Run

    Wisbech Road Run

    Chris Graham on 21st September 2021

    With the classic vehicle event scene struggling back to life following the pandemic, it was good to see the Wisbech Road Run back again.

  • Ex-army Foden recovery vehicle

    Ex-army Foden recovery vehicle

    Chris Graham on 19th September 2021

    Bob Weir meets a commercial vehicle enthusiast with a particular interest in ex-army Foden recovery vehicles, winches and cranes.

  • Wessex Historic Military Vehicles

    Wessex Historic Military Vehicles

    Chris Graham on 18th September 2021

    Wessex Historic Military Vehicles held its annual gathering at Haselbury Mill, Crewkerne, in Somerset on June 27th, as Joseph Lewis reports.

  • Whitwell Steam & Country Fair

    Whitwell Steam & Country Fair

    Chris Graham on 10th September 2021

    Simon Colbeck reports on a great weekend of steam, tractors, beer tents and entertainment at the Whitwell Steam & Country Fair.

  • 1963 Ford Econoline Travel Wagon

    1963 Ford Econoline Travel Wagon

    Chris Graham on 7th September 2021

    Mike Neale tells the interesting story of a very rare survivor in America, a 1963 Ford Econoline Travel Wagon.

  • Working Leyland trucks

    Working Leyland trucks

    Chris Graham on 6th September 2021

    Working Leyland trucks are extremely thin on the ground nowadays, but Pip Dunn has tracked down an interesting pair in South Yorkshire.

  • Alley & MacLellan waggon steaming again!

    Alley & MacLellan waggon steaming again!

    Chris Graham on 5th September 2021

    Bob Moorman reports on the long-awaited steaming of a rare and interesting Alley & MacLellan waggon that spent its working life in Argentina.

  • It’s a County record-breaker!

    It’s a County record-breaker!

    Chris Graham on 4th September 2021

    The recent Cheffins-managed Liddle family sale saw some amazing machinery sold, including a spectacular Country record-breaker! It’s a County record-breaker: The ultimate 1983 1474 (No. 48724), which went on to make double what I predicted, fetching a whopping £249,312. It…

  • The importance of ballast!

    The importance of ballast!

    Chris Graham on 2nd September 2021

    Bob Tuck takes a nostalgic look at the history and importance of ballast for heavy-haulage operators, and how its best contained.  

  • 1978 London to Brighton Road Run

    1978 London to Brighton Road Run

    Chris Graham on 30th August 2021

    Peter Esposito takes a nostalgic look back at the variety of interesting vehicles that took part in the 1978 London to Brighton Road Run. 1978 London to Brighton Road Run: Sentinel S6, BRF 200, of 1933 was the first six-wheeled…

  • Great eight-leggers!

    Great eight-leggers!

    Chris Graham on 23rd August 2021

    Ed Burrows spotlights more great eight-leggers, including the Guy 8x8, the Scammell and Foden 8x6s, plus a variety of US tractors and trucks.

  • 1980s Scania R cab

    1980s Scania R cab

    Chris Graham on 20th August 2021

    When the Scania R cab was launched in 1980, it was a game-changer. Today it’s one of the most sought-after show trucks, as Pip Dunn explains.