Next Meeting - Will be held at 7.30pm on Wednesday 16 May 2018, at Upton Magna Village Hall..This is our AGM so do your best to be there 
Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at  
Upton Magna Village Hall, unless otherwise stated 
Ploughing Match Reunion
Monday 11th June 2018, at the Agricultural Showground 
DATES FOR Diary:- 2018 
MSVC Family Show, Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July 2018, at the Agricultural Show Ground. 
The Members Tent will be up and running. Further details will be given at next meeting.  
Roy's Road Run Sunday 8th JULY 2018. Tel No 01743 884356 
MSVC Tractor Road Run Saturday 15th September 2018 at Rodington Heath, Nr Shrewsbury SY4 4QS 
MSVC Ploughing Match - Sunday 16th September 2016 at Rodington Heath, Nr Shrewsbury SY4 4QS. Including tractor pulling. 
Wanted, Two (or More) 900 X13 Tyres. Please contact Reg Bushnell on Tel No 01743 365324 
I leave you with a smile -  
What's the difference between an insurance policy and a vintage tractor driver?. Answer. The insurance policy will eventually mature and even make money. 
A man hired a lawyer when he was accused of embezzling many millions of pounds from his business. At the beginning of the process he asked his lawyer what might happen to him and the lawyer kindly reassured him that with the money he had, he he would not go to prison. 
The laeyer was right of course - he didn't go to prison with the money, he didn't have a penny left when he was eventually sent there. 
1. With effect from 14 April 2014 classic vehicle tax exemption has been moved forward by a year to 1 January 1974. This will mean that vehicles manufactured in 1973 will then be exempt from road tax - only a small concession but a move in the right direction! 
2. In the past owners who have declared SORN (Statutory Off Road Notification) on their vehicles have had to renew it annually - this has now changed and SORN declarations are open ended; in other words they won't cease until such time that you choose to tax (or scrap) the vehicle. 
3. With effect from April 2015 the permitted speed for LGV Vehicles (over 7.5 tonnes) on roads where the National Speed limit applies will be raised from 40mph to 50 mph.  
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