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Dedicated to serving the interests of members of the Austin Healey Club (UK) Limited who reside in the regions of Northern England, North Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Austin Healey Club Northern Centre 'Toolbox'

An initiative has taken to hold a selection of tools that members can borrow, use, and return. The tools are items that members might need for a one-off job where they could not justify purchasing the tool. A page on the Northern Centre website has been created to show the current tools held and how you can borrow them.

The way the 'Toolbox' works is that you visit the website, pick the tool you wish to borrow, fill in a form with your details, pay a deposit (which is refundable) plus the cost of postage and packing and the tool is on its way. After use, you return the tool, and the deposit is returned to you.

The Thames Valley Centre also have a 'Toolbox' and we have a reciprocal arrangement with them where members from either centre can hire tools from both toolboxes. Members of the Northern Centre will need to visit the Thames Valley Centre website to borrow tools from their ‘Toolbox’ and vice versa for the Thames Valley Centre.

The Northern Centre have allocated an annual budget to purchase small tools so as to expand the tools held by the club. If you have any suggestions for a tool that you think members of the club could benefit from being held in our 'Toolbox' please let us know.

To access the 'Toolbox', click Toolbox on the menubar at the top of the page, or click here.

Jul19-21Yorkshire Elegance

Following on from the E-Type Celebration event last year, The Fast Lane Club have created Yorkshire Elegance, which will be a right good, fancy car event… in Yorkshire!

The Fast Lane Club are offering a 10% discount on all ticket types to Austin Healey Club Members. Please use the discount code shown in the full advert when booking your tickets.

The Northern Centre will provide a Club stand at the event with about 10 Healeys of all marques. Contact Doug or Jeff if you want to volunteer yourself and your car for the stand.

Full details and brochure...

Jul29-31Oulton Park Gold Cup

The 2022 event will retain the signature event’s traditional three-day event format, with practice and qualifying on the Friday ahead of two showcase race days. The Gold Cup is a long-established highlight fixture on the Cheshire circuit's calendar, dating back to 1954 when it was first run as a non-championship Formula 1 race, and the superb race line-up next year will reflect its almost seven-decade heritage.

Highlights will include specially selected offerings from the Historic Sports Car Club’s (HSCC) portfolio, such as the Historic Formula 2 Championship and Historic Formula Junior, whilst the Guards Trophy and all-new Griffiths Haig Trophy will bring retro sports cars to the event.

For more details see www.oultonparkgoldcup.com.

Please note this is Friday to Monday and a month earlier than usual. Tickets directly from MSV as last year. See Event Calendar for contact details.

Aug7Classics Over Sands

Grange classic vehicle day will take place in 2022 on Sunday 7th August, in the beautiful Edwardian town of Grange-over-Sands. On the towns recreational field, overlooking Morecambe Bay, this is a great day out for all the family. The event raises money for a variety of local and national charities, this year it's "Blood Bikes".

  • Classic cars, from the 1920’s to modern day classics of the 1990’s.
  • Motorcycles from all eras
  • Supercars, such as Porsche, Lotus and Ferrari
  • Refreshments and ice cream
  • Trade stands and autojumble

Grange-over-Sands is situated on the southern tip of the Lake District, an Edwardian town with a superb overlook to Morecambe Bay. Grange is a microclimate, enjoying much sunnier & warmer weather than the central Lake District, one of the few southern facing aspects outside the South Coast. Grange has a mile long promenade facing Morecambe Bay, with an ornamental garden close by the station. The town is an Edwardian jewel, with its own shops, Butchers, Bakers, a Greengrocer and a Chocolatier.

For more details see classicsoversands.org or contact Phil Kershaw. See Event Calendar for contact details.

Aug20-21Passion for Power Classic Car Show at Tatton Park

Passion for Power is a huge show featuring everything the discerning classic car enthusiast could ever want. The Show offers the perfect opportunity to look at hundreds of exotic supercars and find everything you could ever want or need at the various trade stalls.

For more details about the show see www.tattonpassionforpower.com.

More details to follow. See Event Calendar for contact details.

Sep04Longridge Vehicle Extravaganza

A Rotary Club car show that will interest members in the Preston area. A local member is supporting this event and invites North West members to join him there. Held at the Longridge Showground, Lower Lane, PR3 3SQ. Family friendly including modern and classic cars, tractors bikes and other associated vehicles.

Full details...