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AREA CO-ORDINATOR

“The Eastern Region” is the popular name for the Eastern Area of the MX-5 Owners Club, which covers an area stretching from North Essex to North West Norfolk, North Cambridgeshire to Suffolk. As well as a wide range of events, often held in conjunction with other Areas, the Eastern Region holds five monthly Meets where members get together to chat, tyre-kick, discuss & plan future events, and welcome new members.

We’re currently seeking an MX-5 enthusiast to volunteer to be the Area Coordinator for Eastern. If you’d like for info on this role, then please contact Paul McKay (Area Coordinator Liason) for further information. pmckay at mx5oc.co.uk


REGULAR MEETS

The Eastern Region has five monthly meets spread out across the region: West Suffolk (Bury St. Edmunds) Meet Meet Organiser: Karl Handy Held at The Manger, Bradfield Combust nr Bury St Edmunds, IP30 0LW, on the first Wednesday of every month. 8.00pm.

 

Cambridgeshire Meet Meet Organsiers: Andrew Scarlett & Stephen Byatt Held at The Lion & Lamb, High St, Milton, Cambridge CB24 6DF, on the second Tuesday of every month. 8.00pm.

 

East Suffolk (Scole) Meet Meet Organisers: Geoff, Louise & Andrew Held at The Scole Inn, Scole, Diss, Suffolk. IP21 4DR, on the second Thursday each month. 8.00pm.

 

North Essex (Colchester) Meet Meet Organisers: Jeanette & Steve Held at The Cricketers, Fordham Heath, Colchester CO3 9TG on the third Wednesday of every month. 8.00pm.

 

North West Norfolk (King’s Lynn) Meet – NEW VENUE Meet Organisers: Kevin Bates & Mat Perrett Held at The Winch, 70 Main Road, West Winch, King’s Lynn, PE33 0LY on the fourth Wednesday of every month. 8.00pm.


 PAST EVENTS

Belgian Delights Tour

Just a stone’s throw from Brussels stands the old Burgundian town of Leuven. It has so much to offer, from its amazing gastronomy to its spectacular Gothic Town Hall, from a delicious Leuven pint and the atmosphere of the Old Market Square to the demure magnificence of the Saint-Peter’s church, Leuven is truly one of […]

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Saffron Walden Motor Show Run

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Ely – Cars on the green

First and foremost, a very big thank you on the behalf of the Eastern Region, to Bill and Sue for organising such a great event. Ely on the Green, 15th July, 2017. Also a thank you to all those that helped this occasion to go so well. The weather was relatively kind to us, bit overcast with few light […]

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Bruntingthorpe Track Day 2017

This last weekend was the MX-5 Owners Club at Bruntingthorpe. These events are run to help the novice as well as the experienced track day enthusiast. The club was on hand throughout the weekend, and there were novice only track sessions too. There was also ample opportunity to have a professional racing instructor provide some […]

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Tour of Scotland

Five cars from three different regions took a week long trip around the highlands of Scotland, taking in part of the famed NC500 route.  

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MX-5OC FRIENDLY BUSINESSES IN OUR AREA

EMG – Cambridge – Mazda Main Dealer – EMG offer generous discounts on parts and service, they offer all usual main dealer facilities an have large stocks of new and used vehicles. You will find more about EMG here: https://www.emgmotorgroup.com/
WCS – Costessey – Norfolk – MX-5 Specialist Importer – WCS are specialist importers of Japanese Grey imports .They not only have a fond relationship but also a wealth of experience of the Eunos Roadster, they also stock lots of used parts, some of rare origin, so definitely somewhere to look for something different, start here: https://www.wcsclassicrides.co.uk/
TyreTrax – Norwich – MX-5 Friendly Tyre specialist – How about a tyre centre that has no spotty teenagers trying to sell you things that you are unsure you really need, fed up of sitting in posh waiting rooms that you know you are secretly paying for? TyreTrax is different, the owner Martin still fits the tyres! and with 40 years of experience he doesn’t scratch alloys, over tighten wheel nuts or recommend new battery’s, shocks and brakes, because he only sells tyres! MX-5 owners will receive trade deals when they mention the club. Details here:https://www.norwichonline.co.uk/info/10149/
Ian Johnson – Norfolk – MX-5 Hood Specialist – Ian has for many years been fitting hoods to fives, originally on behalf of Peter Jones from Mazmania, for give Ian all hood needs give him a call on 07967 085777
Tyre Tech – Braintree – MX-5 Friendly Tyre specialist – Adrian (posy wheels) Neil has negotiated a discount here for all club members, on production of a valid membership card they are offering 5% discount on all tyres supplied and fitted, Contact them on: 01376 341675
Cleverley Repaired Cars (C.R.C) FRESSINGFIELD, Nr STRADBROKE SUFFOLK, MX-5 Friendly Garage. C.R.C.specialise in maintaining, modifying and MOTs on classic and sports cars From Aston Martin to Minis, as well as our much loved MX-5s. 10% discount given on production of a valid Owners Club membership card. Contact Michael Cleverley on 01379 588260. mj at cakesandcars.wanadoo.co.uk
Fast Eddy’s Performance Car Services – Performance parts, fast road and track preparation, servicing, some secondhand parts. 10% off our already very reasonable labour rate of £50/hr. Call Eddy on 01603 401250 or 07887790542 (no texts please) www.fast-eddys.biz Fast Eddy’s, Unit 3 Keelan Close, NORWICH, NR6 6QZ
Advanced Driver Training – Serious but fun with 20% discount for MX5 OC members.  Get even more pleasure from your 5.  Look at my website and see how I can help at whatever level you choose.  Full details from John at – www.safelyFast.co.uk  – 07831 853 120 This is not a definitive list and hopefully we can get it to grow! if you can offer/have received good service from a retailer and you/they are willing to offer a discount for our members please send the info to me at: robbie at mx5easternregion.co.uk and I will pop the details on the list. Please note: This is not a recommendation for any of the above and merely advises of services and discounts on offer.


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