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  • Welsh National Tractor Run, 2020

    Welsh National Tractor Run, 2020

    Chris Graham on 22nd January 2020

    John Roger Edwards flying the flag on his industrial MF Entry forms are now available for the 2020 Welsh National Tractor Road Run (WNTRR) Conwy, taking place on Sunday, June 14th. This run is organised by Club Tractor Dyffryn Conwy…

  • USS Gerald R Ford nears certification

    USS Gerald R Ford nears certification

    Chris Graham on 22nd January 2020

    The USS Gerald R Ford nears certification following the successful completion of a significant series of exercises late last year, before the ship returned to Naval Station Norfolk. These trials bring the new aircraft carrier ever closer to being declared…

  • Wind farm support vessel delivered

    Wind farm support vessel delivered

    Chris Graham on 21st January 2020

    Bibby WaveMaster Horizon The Damen Shipyard in Galati, Romania has delivered the Accommodation Support Vessel (ASV) Bibby WaveMaster Horizon to Bibby Marine Services, to act as a wind farm support vessel and undertake maintenance work off the coast of Germany…

  • Alan Barnes: obituary

    Alan Barnes: obituary

    Chris Graham on 18th January 2020

    It’s with great sadness that we have to report the death of well-known magazine journalist, Alan Barnes (66), who died on November 13th. His only daughter, Cindi, said: “For all of my life I remember dad behind a camera… he…

  • 100 years of Fordson, Ford and New Holland Conversions

    100 years of Fordson, Ford and New Holland Conversions

    Chris Graham on 18th January 2020

    Following on from 100 Years of Fordson, Ford and New Holland Tractors, published in 2017 to mark the century of Ford tractor production, our colleagues in the Blue Force Club have now produced a second volume. The new book, 100…

  • The Admiral Kuznetsov catches fire!

    The Admiral Kuznetsov catches fire!

    Chris Graham on 18th January 2020

    Russia’s only aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, caught fire during repair work at Moscow’s Arctic Sea port of Murmansk in early December. Six people are understood to have been injured and one person was listed as missing. The Admiral Kuznetsov, which is…

  • ERF trucks Open Day

    ERF trucks Open Day

    Chris Graham on 17th January 2020

    JCB is holding a one-off ERF show and open day on September 6, giving enthusiasts a chance to see at close hand some of the firm’s working fleet of refurbished EC11s. As this issue went to press, we were informed…

  • Turners of Soham buy Jack Richards

    Turners of Soham buy Jack Richards

    Chris Graham on 17th January 2020

    A 970 ERF tractor unit; typical of the type and livery of lorry operated by the company during the time of its move from Haddenham to Fakenham Jack Richards Ltd., one of Britain’s best-loved road transport companies, has been sold…

  • Armagh Down Vintage Rally

    Armagh Down Vintage Rally

    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    This 1922 Ronaldson Tippett, made in Australia, is an unusual tractor – owned by Robert Campbell from Kilkeel in Co. Down. The annual Armagh Down Vintage Rally took place on October 12th, 2019, and was hosted by Alan Gillespie on…

  • Tractor World Spring 2020

    Tractor World Spring 2020

    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    Tractor World Spring, the traditional tractor show season opener, will be back at the Three Counties Showground on February 22nd-23rd, 2020, with more than ever to capture the interest of enthusiasts. The number of club stands – the focal point…

  • 70th British National Ploughing Championships

    70th British National Ploughing Championships

    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    Wales’ Evan Watkin was crowned Supreme Champion at the 2019 British National Ploughing Championships The Society of Ploughmen has announced that it will be celebrating the 70th British National Ploughing Championships at Mindrum, Northumberland on October 10-11th, 2020. A 200-acre…

  • Scotline newbuild Scot Explorer launched

    Scotline newbuild Scot Explorer launched

    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    Scot Explorer was launched at Royal Bodewes Ship Yard in Groningen, Netherlands On 11 October 2019 the new cargo vessel Scot Explorer was launched at Royal Bodewes Ship Yard in Groningen, Netherlands, for Scotline Marine Holdings. She is the second…

  • Foden to star at GDSF 2020


    Foden to star at GDSF 2020


    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    Fodens will come in all sizes at the 2020 GDSF. Do you have something that you need to enter right now? (Pic: P Love) It’s been announced that the major feature for the 2020 Great Dorset Steam Fair is Foden…

  • Dennis D-type stars at Hendon auction

    Dennis D-type stars at Hendon auction

    Chris Graham on 15th January 2020

    Last November’s Bonhams RAF Hendon, London Collectors Motors & Automobilia annual sale, saw a number of interesting machines come up, including this 1969 Dennis D-type racing car transporter, writes Peter Love. Seen at the April 2019 Goodwood Members Meeting, this…

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