Dave Porteous & Nathan Shaw
ABOUT OUR AREA
Question – What happens when you take over 150 like minded people & their partners, living in the North East of England with a common interest in one of the most popular two seater sports cars in the world?
Answer – You get the Tyne Tees MX-5 Owners Club.
As the Tyne Tees Club covers a large area, we have members from right across our region. Members are spread far and wide, including Northumberland (right up to the border with Scotland), as far west as Cumbria, Tyne and Wear, Durham, Teeside and down as far as North Yorkshire..
We have regular club drives to all areas of the region averaging one a month but if the weather is good we’ll have an impromptu drive to a local beauty spot or a trip to the seaside. Members take turns to put on events or runs if they wish to, and we try to ensure that we visit all parts of the region and beyond!
We have evening socials (on the second Wednesday of each month) where we meet up for a chat in one of three local pubs. Because the area is so large, we meet in 3 venues – in the North, Central and South of the area. See ‘Regular Meets’ below for details of the venues, and check out the diary for the dates….
Weekends away to various parts of the country are always popular and we have especially close ties with Scotland where we are always welcomed by the members from the Central Scotland MX-5 Club. Our annual Rounders Grudge Match at Holy Island with Central Scotland’s MX-5 club is very popular and is always great fun.
The Tyne Tees group meets on the second Wednesday evening of each month at alternately at 3 venues across the region. These are advertised as the North, Central and South Social Nights. Members meet for a drink and a chat at these nights. All venues also serve food if you wish to eat. New and prospective members are welcomed.
The venues for these social nights are:
North – The Three Horseshoes Pub, Hatherley Lane, High Horton, Blyth NE24 4HF
Central – The Stables Pub and Eatery, West Herrington, Houghton Le Spring, Tyne And Wear, DH4 4ND
South – The Manor House Pub, High Ln, Stockton-on-Tees, Maltby, Middlesbrough TS8 0BN
An excellent turn out for a run in Yorkshire planned by Patricia and Paul. Setting off from Washington Services, we headed to Reeth. After Reeth, we headed out over the moors on a single track road, praying that we didn’t meet anything other than the odd sheep! We then headed to the lovely village of […]
Overview Tyne Tees members Philip and Paula Gilfellon planned a great run out to Raby Castle Car Show. There was a fantastic turnout as it was a bright dry day, so perfect for heading over the Weardale hills with tops down. Members met at Washington Services and then headed off west for some brilliant views. […]
It was a good turn out for the run up to Holy Island. It was a little cloudy, and we passed through some rain on the way up North, but when we arrived it was blue skies and pleasantly mild. This was a blessing, as in the past few years we’ve battled gales and rain, […]