Monday 2nd May 2016.
Ambassador 1.7 L - Y
registration, offered on Ebay
Presently standing at £200 after 1 bid.
Sunday 1st May 2016.
Breaking News - the
well known Monte Carlo Princess will be auctioned by Sotheby's on May
6th. Will update as information comes to hand.
1978 LEYLAND PRINCESS 1800 BLACK
47 THOUSAND MILES FROM NEW 12 MONTHS MOT
Offered for sale on Ebay - £3,700 Buy it Now!
1982 AUSTIN AMBASSADOR
1.7HL RED, also on Ebay.
Sold for £1,800.12 after 29 bids on May 1st 2016.
Sunday 24 April 2016 - Drive
it Day 2016. (Some
slightly better news after Pride of Longbridge Cancellation).
Martin Nancekievill spent part of Drive it Day Sunday cruising
around the very busy Winchester City Centre with his Wolseley, and has sent
these photographs taken close by King Alfreds statue.
Many thanks Martin for
sharing these with the rest of us.
Saturday 16th April 2016.
Pride of Longbridge Rally - Cancelled.
(Cancelled at 5.30 am today by Birmingham City Council Officials).
Gemma Cartwiright - Pride of
Longbridge. 6.0am - Cofton Park Longbridge, Saturday 16th April .
"It's snowing the
conditions have worsened due to the rain over night. I'm here
together with Birmingham
City Council officials, who have cancelled it). Post in a minute. POL IS
CANCELLED SORRY - this has
never happened before"
Feeling sorrow for Gemma Cartwright and team who must be feeling
gutted right now, and all who travelled to Longbridge this
Friday 15th April 2016.
Latest message from Gemma Cartwright - 10 am. Hi
everyone I just want to thank you all for still being with POL even
though it's definitely a strange year. We should be in our full glory
enjoying each other's company celebrating our
10th year. POL will still
go on but will need full cooperation from your end. Please have some one
confident in the lead of your group to ensure a smooth operation. The
roads are always busy so don't blow your gasket with stress. We have
help on hand to ensure we get everyone parked safely etc. thank you for
taking time off work, thank you for travelling so far, or being so close
and still taking the time and effort to attend. As much as we plan I
know you also have responsibilities your end. THANK YOU ONCE AGAIN.
Friday 15th April 2016.
Sorry to say that I
will not be going to POL tomorrow. Not feeling good, and the
weather here (Tamworth - close by Birmingham) is more than just wet.
Hope this does not spoil the
14th April 2016.
Pride of Longbridge Rally - Update from Gemma Cartwright.
Site visit done -
bits are better than Tuesday some areas have cleared others are worse.
We are doing another site visit tomorrow night and one at 6 am Sat. Pol
is going ahead 100%, but if the rain carries on we will be parking in
different areas. I have met with officers and had clearance for the back
up plan. Soooo - as groups you need to be flexible and supportive.
Organisation your end is a must. If you are the link please pm message
me with an up to date number so I can keep you up to date with the final
decisions. Sorry if my grammar is wrong but just need to get the point
Pride of Longbridge Rally - April 16th - Cofton Park Longbridge - Latest Information.
We should receive copy of the Event Site Layout Plan on Monday 11th
April, and will pass this to attendees upon receipt.
Upon arrival at
Cofton Park (B31 2BQ), please display on your windscreen the
letters Stand 1,
and Gate 1.
(You can either make
this yourself using ball pen and paper, or download the image above).
Upon arrival, please tell the Marshals at the park entrance that you are part of the Princess and Ambassador Owners Club Group. You will
then be directed to the clubs reserved display area.
Looking forward to seeing you there, and will pass on further
information as it comes to hand.
Dan Nichols Morris Restoration -
Please click for the full story!
31st March 2016.
(Just needs a new Club Badge - will send one tomorrow).
Saturday 26th March 2016.
Just a reminder - the 10th annual Pride of Longbridge Rally will be taking
place at Cofton Park Longbridge (B31 2BQ) on Saturday 16th April 2016.
We have requested display space for 12 Wedges, and look forward to
meeting up with you for this first event of 2016.
All Wedges and Owners Welcome, and as always - POL is admission free!
Tuesday 22nd March 2016.
Email received today - from
I have princess and
other Leyland bumpers some still in original wrap not been on a car. My
name is Colin please could you contact me on 07960 652685 many thanks.
Monday 21st March 2016.
Re: Pride of Longbridge Rally - message received earlier today from Gemma
will keep you updated. Harry.
Saturday 19th March 2016.
Three Recent New Members Cars.
Thursday 17th March 2016.
Wednesday16th March 2016.
Budget News - information from the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs.
classic vehicle exemption
– The government will legislate to
place the classic
vehicle VED exemption on a permanent basis from 1 April 2017, so that
from 1 April each year
vehicles constructed more than 40 years before the 1 January of that
year will automatically be
exempt from paying VED. (Finance Bill 2016)
Friday March 11th 2016.
Twenty-four year garage stored Princess 1.7 HL - now offered for sale.
This Princess 1.7 HL with manual transmission, metallic cashmere
gold paintwork, grey
fabric interior, and only 59,581 recorded miles, is now being
offered for sale.
As the car has
been stored in
good dry conditions in a domestic lock-up garage since the passing
of its original owner in 1992, almost no rusting has occurred. Now,
in 2016, its present owner - (a close family member), has contacted
the club requesting help finding a new owner for his late Father’s
much loved car.
Location - Durham.
Owners Contact information -
Tuesday March 8th 2016.
Dans Morris. First moves
today after a
twelve year restoration.
Great work Dan - look forward to seeing it.
Any chance for
Longbridge - April16th 2016?
Saturday March 5th 2016.
March 2016 Wedge World Magazine sent to all members, and available to club members in the Members
Princess. Members see your March 2016 club magazine for full story.
For more information on this Princess - please contact
Storage location - Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire.
Saturday February 20th 2016
Locally Based Members Christopher and Claire Tuck
with their Princess 1.7 HL.
(good to meet up with you guys).