Our Chairman Alex has received the Syd Plevin Trophy from the VMCC

Well done and well deserved Alex has been presented with The Syd Plevin Trophy for work done in our section. I’m sure you’ll all agreed that Alex deserves this trophy for all the work he puts into the section, even whilst recovering from a stroke. Alex has said if he was to receive any trophy from the VMCC this is the one he would chose. Will you all give 3 cheers for Alex      

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Bring & Buy sale 24th February 2020 – Funny Hat Theme

Well we did it again! We had our annual bring and buy sale at the Northwest Section and each year we have a theme to bring a bit of fun to the evening. This years theme was funny hats and we had a brilliant selection. There was bargains to be had and Gordon and myself managed to sell everything on offer. we had tools, riding gear, garden plants and all kinds of wonderous objects. I think everyone came away with a bargain and a smile on their face, now we…

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Informal meeting & ride out to Rivington Lower Barn

I’ve just got back from the midweek meet organised by Adrian Such of Central Lancs Section. This is just an informal meeting of the local Sections for a chat and a cuppa and  catch up with friends. I’m still not driving/riding yet due to my recent stroke, but I’m fortunate in the help that I get from my friends who kindly have been driving me to these events. My driver today was my friend of over 50 years Gordon Williams. We met up with Keith wood another N/W Section member…

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Beryl & John Melling talk on the County of Shropshire The Barons Burscough

Monday 27th January we were entertained with a talk and a slideshow from John Melling on the county of Shropshire and what a great night it turned out to be. Apart from John’s informative and entertaining talk we had a full room with over 50 members in attendance. Followed by our usual buffet. It was lovely to see more wives and ladies in attendance in what always seems to be male dominated. A lot of our ladies are hardy and enthusiastic  motorcyclists with many miles under their belts. We are…

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Junction Bike Show 12th January 2020

  Sunday12th January what a start for 2020 it was the first event of the year for the N/W VMCC. It was a wet cold morning but it didn’t keep the crowds away. We had a full Venue aided along by our Friends and colleagues from the surrounding Sections. I’ve been out of action for a couple of months with a health problem but I wasn’t too concerned because we have a great team of doers at the N/W and Jeff and his guys from Blackpool had made an early…

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Boxing day 2019 meet at Farmer’s Arms, Parbold

  There was a good turn out of about 80 odd bikes for the Boxing Day meeting at the Farmer’s Arms pub in Parbold again this year despite the cold & rain. Everyone seemed to go in to the pub for a bacon roll and a cup of tea or coffee, so the landlord must have been happy with the business he got. I’m sure all those who attended meet up with like minded friends to discuss their Christmas activities or their next bike project.  PS Don’t forget to go…

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