Lincolnshire Group February 2018 Report
February Speaker. – Sqn. Leader Steve Griffiths MBE
The weather was foul and it clashed with Valentine’s Day, however twenty nine members turned out to hear Steve’s talk entitled “My Days as A Spy”. As a result of his linguistic abilities in the early 1980’s he was taken off RAF Vulcan duties and seconded to Army Intelligence for a two year secret stint in espionage in Berlin and East Germany.
He gave us a fascinating insight into his use of covert operations, photography and field craft. He received loud acclamation and refused a speaker’s fee instead requesting a donation to his nominated charity. I am indebted to Paddy Malone for recommend him for our February slot.
Club Car Update.
The engine is currently our and being overhauled. Ian Bancroft has offered his services free of charge & also arranged for Seven Workshop to sponsor the car by supplying a new set of pistons. Witham Oil one of our longstanding sponsors is arranging for our Club Car to be on their stand at the Lincolnshire Show in August.
Shoe Box Racing Wed. 14th March
Seventeen entered, three spaces still available, contact Tony Johnson on 01522 539171
Could all 2017 trophy winners please remember to bring back the trophies
Blyton Park 2018
I have organised another Blyton Park track day for Wednesday 20th June and have tried to avoid date clashes with VSCC & Bert Hadley. Full advert to appear elsewhere.
2018 Programme with Current Confirmed Diary Dates
Wed. 14th March Shoebox Racing
Wed. 11th April Nic. Turley Talk – Austin 7 Archives Now & in the Future
Sun. 22nd April Sevens to the Sea.
Sun. May 13th Mystery Sunday Lunch Run, starting at The George
Tel Ande Malone – 01522 751994 to book your place
Sun. 3rd. June Autokarna, Wollaton Park
Wed. June 20th Blyton track day
Wed. July 11th Wellow – Joint Group Meet
Sat. Aug. 11th BBQ @ South Scarle
26th August Syston Park Sprint, Nr. Grantham.
Sun. 9th Sept. 09.30 Alford Manor Steam Day
Wed. 12th Sept. Guest Speaker
Wed. 10th Oct. Stuart Ulph’s Media Night
Sun. 21st Oct Annual End of Season Run
Wed. 14th Nov. Looking for suggestions
Wed. 12th Dec. Xmas Quiz & festive fun!
Below are other events you may be interested in. Google for more info:-
12th/13th May Newark & Notts County Show;5th Aug. Revesby Show;
4/5th Aug. Baston in Blitz; Sun.1st Sept. Sleaford Car Show
Lunchtime Meet 3rd Wednesday of month 12 noon @ The Woodcock, Burton Waters Lincoln. Next date 12 noon Wed. 21st. March.
LINCOLNSHIRE GROUP WEBSITE
www. lincsa7.wordpress.com Give it a try & give our Webmistress “Brenda” your feedback!!!!!! Over the last three years we have had 79,000 hits. Brenda has also instigated a new section entitled “Sales” . This is where Lincs. Gp. Members can advertise cars or parts for sale. Put your A7 parts on now instead of Ebay . Postscript; An RM Saloon has just been sold within 48 hrs.!.
If you have sold your vehicle / items, please let us know so we can take the advert down. She has also recently posted some information regarding the history of the Lincs. Group & the Sevens to the Sea event.
ADVANCE NOTICE TO ALL PWA7C MEMBERS
The Lincolnshire Group was founded in January 1969 and we shall be arranging a memorable day to celebrate this milestone on Saturday 15th June 2019. There will be a run hopefully taking in Lincoln Cathedral environs and finishing at Brayford Pool with a jazz band, a celebratory plaque for each driver and scones for all to go with your picnic.