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MOTORING: It's just great to see the return of these classic car shows Members Public

Another splendid classic car show, this time at Powderham Castle on the banks of the River Exe with an estimated 2000 exhibits. We are blessed to see these events once more after three years of absence. There was something for everyone, young and old, with probably the best display of

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Motoring with Paul Jolly: A welcome return of classic car shows Members Public

What a welcome sight to see classic car shows appearing once more, and especially so here in the West Country. One of the best events is at Chanters House, Ottery St Mary, on the August bank holiday. It is well organised, set in a beautiful location and draws a great

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Motoring with Paul Jolly: A welcome return of classic car shows Members Public

What a welcome sight to see classic car shows appearing once more, and especially so here in the West Country. One of the best events is at Chanters House, Ottery St Mary, on the August bank holiday. It is well organised, set in a beautiful location and draws a great

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Motoring with Paul Jolly: A super fast, super comfy trip on European slinky sleeping serpents Members Public

A recent trip to Spain for a thrice Covid-deferred wedding in Valencia created an opportunity for sightseeing and museums in Madrid. Despite some 230 miles between the two cities, travel was easy on the Renfe National train service. These state-of-the-art, all-electric super trains put us somewhat to shame but there

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Motoring with Paul Jolly: A super fast, super comfy trip on European slinky sleeping serpents Members Public

A recent trip to Spain for a thrice Covid-deferred wedding in Valencia created an opportunity for sightseeing and museums in Madrid. Despite some 230 miles between the two cities, travel was easy on the Renfe National train service. These state-of-the-art, all-electric super trains put us somewhat to shame but there

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Paul Jolly: Success is the best revenge! Members Public

Ratan Tata – pronounced Tatter – is an elderly Indian gentleman whose family business comprises, among others, Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Tata Tea. However, when he decided to expand from trucks into mass production of family cars in 1998, it was not a good start. Sales were poor and this first attempt

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Motoring: Triumph cars - great then and still great now Members Public

The Earls Court Motor Show always featured a spectacular display of Triumph motor cars, often all in one colour such as white, or red, for maximum effect. In 1970, Triumph produced no less than 11 very different models – Spitfire, GT6, TR6, Stag, Herald, Vitesse, 1300, 1500, Toledo, 2000 and 2.

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