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Michael Rogers

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 5th December, 2017

DVD of the Week - Adam Adamant Lives!

  • Andy Roberts |
  • 4th December, 2017

The story so far – the year is 1902 and Adam Adamant (gentleman, adventurer and all-round decent chap) is frozen in ice by his mortal enemy ‘The Face’. 64 years later he is thawed out after being found by workmen on a building site, and after coming to terms with the new world of Carnaby Street and beat combos, Adam quickly establishes himself as a crime fighter extraordinary.

Club of the month

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 1st December, 2017

November’s club of the month goes to MX-5 Owners’ Club! Established in 1994, the clubs aims are to promote the use and enjoyment of MX-5s, encourage safe driving and to create a friendly environment where owners can meet and exchange knowledge, ideas and experiences.

2017 review from Dave Youngs, Car Club Manager

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 1st December, 2017

Can you believe we’re nearing the end of 2017? It doesn’t seem like yesterday that we were at the start of the year looking forward to a jam packed season ahead!

Car of the Month – Ford Puma

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 30th November, 2017

Ford launched its baby coupe in 1997 and based on proven Ford Fiesta mechanics, the car was versatile, exciting to drive and demand was instant.

50 Years of the Triumph TR5

  • Andy Roberts |
  • 30th November, 2017

This year sees the 50th anniversary of the TR5, a Triumph which represented a bold technical development for the British motor industry.

ENTHUSIASTS CELEBRATE AT LANCASTER INSURANCE CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW’S ‘SEASON FINALE’

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 30th November, 2017

There’s a reason the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, is heralded as the ‘season finale’ as enthusiasts from all over the UK and beyond gathered at Birmingham’s NEC to celebrate another fantastic year for the classic motoring community in style.

40 Years of the British-Built Vauxhall Cavalier

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 27th November, 2017

Classic mods – what could add value to your classic, what would cause value to decrease?

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 27th November, 2017

It’s a tricky balance when it comes down to maintaining your classic car. But what causes values to drop and rise? One word – originality!

DVD of the Week - School for Scoundrels

  • Andy Roberts |
  • 27th November, 2017

There are three standard reactions to School for Scoundrels, the first being ‘this is a masterpiece of comedy cinema, one starring Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Alastair Sim and Janette Scott’. The second tends to be ‘what is a “Bellini” and the third is often along the lines of ‘what on earth is a “Swiftmobile”?’

40 Years of the British-Built Vauxhall Cavalier

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 27th November, 2017

Lancaster Insurance Classic and Supercar Show Raises £46,500 for Charity

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 23rd November, 2017

On Friday 17th November at Sherborne Castle, home of the car show for the past 15 years, cheques were presented to the following charities from the money raised at the 2017 show:

Walter Hayes Trophy Review

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 23rd November, 2017

The Walter Hayes Trophy is arguably the highlight of the Formula Ford season! Historic, classic and modern cars all come together for a knockout format finale at Silverstone in early November.

THE LIKELY LADS – A TRIBUTE TO RODNEY BEWES

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 22nd November, 2017

The passing of Rodney Bewes on 21st November inevitably conjured memories of his most famous role, that of the socially aspirational Vauxhall driver Bob Ferris.