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Latest News Story.

14 May 2022

Cheshire and Merseyside area MVT attended the Hooton park open day to celebrate the opening of hangar 16 after its renovation and now containing a collection of historic vintage aircraft.

The weather was great with sunshine most of the day and temperatures in the low 20’s c, we had a good turn out of military vehicles, historic buses, re-enactors, radio control boats and vehicles on display, Vesper scooter club, trade stalls and even the PM turned up, Winston Churchill that is, and gave us a rousing speach.

The car parks were full to over flowing and we must have had over 2,000 people on site, what a great turn out.

crowds outside hangar 16 vintage bus displays land rover display ferret mk 1

cvrt sabre reo lorry R A F staff car

vespar scooter display dodge command car ww2 re enactors unexploded bomb display

A R P display


13 March 2022

Please be aware that as of our next meeting in June we are moving our meeting night to the second TUESDAY in the month, still at the hangers.

23 / 24 April 2022

Cheshire and Merseyside area MVT attended the No mans land show at Bodrhyddan Hall Dyseth near sunny Rhyl on 23 / 24 April 2022.

The weather was a bit hit and miss but mostly sunny, there were several other re enactor groups  including Romans, Greeks, Vikings, Medieval Knights, WW1 soldiers, etc etc. Really great to see the other side of re enacting. Everyone had a great weekend and got to have a drive around in their vehicles.

9 February 2022

The Cheshire and Mersyside Area of the MVT was invited by Church Drive Primary School to bring along our military vehicles and displays on Wednesday 9th February 2022 for the children to see and explore.

A great time was enjoyed by everyone, especially the children and we have been asked to come back again.

We would like to thank the Teachers and Children for giving us such a fantastic welcome and sending us some of the pictures the children made after our visit.

30 January 2022

Today the area had a road run to Delamere and Lady Heyes, the weather was good and it was well attended by area members and there vehicles.

20 January 2022

Today we attended the funeral of Ray Galloway a long time member of the MVT from 2008, the area did him proud by bearing his coffin to the crematorium on his final road run on the back of Steves Ferret, he will be sadly missed by everyone.

12 January 2022

Today we had the first meeting of the newly reformed Cheshire and Merseyside Area of the MVT.

we held our first AGM as a newly reformed area and duly voted in our new area secretary Steve Walling.