Welcome to the North West MAG site. Here you will find information about MAG events and meetings in the North West Region and National news items.
30/01/2020 NW Fred Hill Run & AGM
The NW Fred Hill Run has a change of venue this year. The meeting point for the run is at the White Bull, Gisburn (on the A59), setting off at 1pm for a ride to Sawley Abbey where there will be a short service before returning to the White Bull for food, refreshments and the NW AGM which is planned to start at 2:30pm. Voting will take place for all officer positions and nominations for said positions will be taken from the floor. For futher details please contact Tony Cox at firstname.lastname@example.org
14/11/2019 MAG revs up for NEC Motorcycle Live show
MAG is gearing up for this year's Motorcycle Live show, which is one of the country's premier annual motorcycle events. Leading riders' rights organisation, MAG, is busy putting the finishing touches to its stand at the NEC 'Bike Show', to be ready for the show opening on Saturday 16th November and running until the following Sunday 24th November >more
26/09/19 MAG to hold Annual Group Conference Saturday 28th September
MAG will be holding its Annual Conference on Saturday 28th September 2019. This important event in MAG's calendar moves around the country each year, offering all regions a turn at organising it, to help make it as accessible as possible to the membership. >more
20/09/2019 MAG completes its National Bike Theft Rankings having finally received Humberside Police FOI Response.
MAG released a national police force ranking system for motorcycle theft in August. Two forces failed to respond to FOI requests within the time restraints. Leicestershire Police have responded recently and now the only remaining response has been received from Humberside Police and analysed
05/08/2019 MAG releases first of its kind national motorcycle theft rankings by UK police force area.
MAG has released a national police force ranking system for motorcycle theft. Following analysis of Freedom of Information responses the most complete picture of the national levels of motorcycle theft are now available for all to see. >more
13/06/2019 MAG refuses to back down on ULEZ
MAG has received a belated response from Transport for London following two formal letters to Mayor Sadiq Khan. Following a review of the response, MAG continues to press for greater clarity and common sense to be applied. >more
28/02/19 MAG says: Keep Calm and Carry On
Reports were flying around parts of the press and social media yesterday of a new EU ruling meaning on-board restricting computers will be fitted to all new motorcycles to stop them speeding. The reports were not accurate >more
10/01/19 MAG praises MP's hard line against dangerous drivers
MAG has welcomed the tough position expressed by Conservative MP Peter Heaton-Jones regarding the sentencing of dangerous drivers. MAG's Regional Representative in the South West, Tracy Smith, has received a welcome boost to the campaign for justice against potential killer drivers, whose actions risk the safety of other road users - including motorcyclists >more
08/09/19 How 'NICE' is advice on road planning?
MAG questions why a health group is venturing into the complex world of road planning - and perhaps missing the point of our roads >more
04/01/2019 MAG, ULEZ and exemption of older motorcycles
Update on: Honda, BMW, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Yamaha, Harley Davidson, KTM, Lexmoto, Aprilia, Husqvarna, Moto Guzzi, Piaggio, Royal Enfield, Triumph, Norton, Gilera, Vespa >more
02/01/19 MAG starts the New Year determined to build on successes
MAG is looking forward to continuing to build on the good work achieved during 2018. MAG is ready to continue defending riders' rights and to contribute to the decision-making processes at national and local government levels
10/9/2018 MAG wins charge exemption for motorcycles of all ages in Birmingham City's Clean Air Zone
MAG has won a landmark campaign to gain exemption for motorcycles of all ages from Birmingham City Council's Clean Air Zone (CAZ). At a special meeting of the Cabinet today, Birmingham City Council has approved its CAZ business case submission. Once approved by Government, the proposal can be implemented with the launch of the zone scheduled for January 2020 >more
28/08/18 Give money to MAG Foundation - without paying a penny!
The MAG Foundation has recently signed up to AmazonSmile, so by making one super-simple change, you continue to get your goods from Amazon and MAG Foundation makes money to help carry on their work every time you buy something – at zero additional cost to you. >more
27/6/2018 Blackpool MAG Rally Tickets Pre-Book ends tonight
The PayPal payment for rally tickets will come to an end tonight at midnight. Tickets may be available on the gate if not sold out.
04/03/2018 MAG is inviting all riders to highlight holes in the road on National Pothole Day: March 8th 2018.
The Motorcycle Action Group calls on riders to use National Pothole Day on March 8th 2018 to get local authorities to fill holes and save lives. >more
20/02/2018 MAG calls for a sense of proportion on ULEZ enforcement
MAG strongly urges Transport for London(TfL) to drop its victimisation of the poorest in society to no public or environmental benefit, and has called on TfL to demonstrate a degree of moderation and common sense. >more
12/02/2018 MAG announces new team member
MAG is pleased to announce that it has recruited a Director of Campaigns & Political Engagement. >more
2/1/2018 MAG starts the New Year determined to make a difference
MAG is looking forward to driving the agenda for riders' rights in 2018: here's how >more
14/12/17 Vacancy For Director of Campaigns & Political Engagement
MAG seeks to employ an individual who is passionate about driving forward the agenda for riders of all motorcycles, scooters and trikes, and about representing the views of MAG and its membership >more
18/9/17 NW MAG looking for volunteers
Once again MAG has been asked to help with the Marshalling of the Hercules Run. A map of the course can be downloaded by clicking HERE
20/8/2017 Blackpool revs up for new Biker event
MAG is pleased to be supporting a brand new family festival inside the Blackpool Winter Gardens celebrating the best of biking and MAG members will receive a 20% discount on entry ! >more
04/08/2017 MAG's Position Statement regarding Motorcycle Crime
MAG has issued a position statement regarding Motorcycle Crime which can be found by following the link >more
02/08/2017 MAG calls for witnesses to MP attack by 'yobs, not bikers'
MAG is appealing for anyone who witnessed the attack on Labour MP Steve McCabe in Birmingham to come forward with information 'for the sake of justice and the reputation of biking.' >more
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