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News Archive: April 2013

Newby March Of The Tractors

Newby March Of The Tractors

Monday, 8th April 2013

New at Newby Hall this year will be the 'March of The Tractors' as part of a two day event taking place over the weekend of June 8-9 this year. Tractors will parade from Newby Hall to Ripon's historic market square and the Dean of Ripon, the Very R, Read more...

Fergies Prepare For Hillary's Expedition

Fergies Prepare For Hillary's Expedition

Thursday, 18th April 2013

The tractors were prpared in the company's engineering department at Fletchampstead Highway in Coventry. All were TEA-20 petrol models fitted with heavy-duty starter motors and special low-temperature (110 ampere) batteries. The electrical leads were, Read more...

Renault History

Renault History

Monday, 22nd April 2013

The history of Renault goes back to 1899 when the Societe Renault Freres was formed by Louis Renault and his two brothers Marcel and Fernand. Louis, a talented and innovative character, had already designed and built several cars, but he needed his, Read more...

Worldwide family to gather for showground spectacular

Worldwide family to gather for showground spectacular

Wednesday, 24th April 2013

BLUE Force has just revealed plans to mark the 50th anniversary of the Ford worldwide family of tractors next year by hosting Blue Force 1000 at the Newark Showground over the weekend of June 28-29, 2014.The initial aim is to have 1000 plus tractors prese, Read more...

Marathon money maker

Marathon money maker

Thursday, 25th April 2013

Students of Wiltshire College, Lackham have successfully completed a 24-hour marathon to raise money for Wiltshire Air Ambulance and Cancer Research UK.The annual event, now in its 16th year, saw 14 Year 1 students work in shifts throughout the day a, Read more...