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“The Eastern Region” is the popular name for the Eastern Area of the MX-5 Owners Club, which covers an area stretching from North Essex to North West Norfolk, North Cambridgeshire to Suffolk.
From January 2016 we will be posting news, events and updates to our new website: www.HaveMoreFun.co.uk
As well as a wide range of events, often held in conjunction with other Areas, the Eastern Region holds four monthly Meets where members get together to chat, tyre-kick, discuss & plan future events, and welcome new members.
Bury St. Edmunds (Suffolk) Meet
Held at The Manger, Bradfield Combust nr Bury St Edmunds, IP30 0LW, on the first Wednesday of every month. 8.00pm.
Held at The Old Ferry Boat Inn, Back lane, Holywell, St Ives, Cambridgeshire. PE27 4TG, on the second Tuesday of every month. 8.00pm.
Colchester (North Essex) Meet
NEW LOCATION from October 2015!!
Held at The Wooden Fender, Colchester Road,Ardleigh, Essex. CO7 7PA on the third Wednesday of every month. 8.00pm.
Held at The Cricketers, Spring Lane, Fordham Heath, Colchester. CO3 9TG,
King’s Lynn (North West Norfolk) Meet
Held at The Black Horse, Castle Rising, King’s Lynn. PE31 6AG, on the fourth Wednesday of every month. 8.00pm.
You can see future events on the Events page and add the Eastern Region Google Calendar to your account by clicking
We look forward to meeting you at a future Eastern Region event or meet,
Gary Smith & Karl Handy - Joint Area Coordinators
Eastern and MX-5 OC Friendly Businesses In Our Area.
EMG - Cambridge - Mazda Main Dealer - Home of MX-5 Tech Guru “Roadster Robbie” EMG offers generous discounts on parts and service, they offer all usual main dealer facilities an have large stocks of new and used vehicles. If you would like your car worked on by a genuine enthusiast don’t forget to ask for Robbie and mention the MX-5 Owner’s Club when booking in. You will find more about EMG here: http://www.emgmotorgroup.com/
WCS - Costessey - Norfolk - MX-5 Specialist Importer - WCS are specialist importers of Japanese Grey imports .They not only have a fond relationship but also a wealth of experience of the Eunos Roadster, they also stock lots of used parts, some of rare origin, so definitely somewhere to look for something different, start here: http://www.wcsclassicrides.co.uk/
TyreTrax - Norwich - MX-5 Friendly Tyre specialist - How about a tyre center that has no spotty teenagers trying to sell you things that you are unsure you really need, fed up of sitting in posh waiting rooms that you know you are secretly paying for? TyreTrax is different, the owner Martin still fits the tyres! and with 40 years of experience he doesn’t scratch alloys, over tighten wheel nuts or recommend new battery’s, shocks and brakes, because he only sells tyres! MX-5 owners will receive trade deals when they mention the club. Details here: http://www.norwichonline.co.uk/info/10149/
Ian Johnson - Norfolk - MX-5 Hood Specialist - Ian has for many years been fitting hoods to fives, originally on behalf of Peter Jones from Mazmania, for give Ian all hood needs give him a call on 07967 085777
Tyre Tech - Braintree - MX-5 Friendly Tyre specialist - Adrian (posy wheels) Neil has negotiated a discount here for all club members, on production of a valid membership card they are offering 5% discount on all tyres supplied and fitted, Contact them on: 01376 341675
Cleverley Repaired Cars (C.R.C) FRESSINGFIELD, Nr STRADBROKE SUFFOLK, MX-5 Friendly Garage. C.R.C.specialise in maintaining, modifying and MOTs on classic and sports cars From Aston Martin to Minis, as well as our much loved MX-5s. 10% discount given on production of a valid Owners Club membership card. Contact Michael Cleverley on 01379 588260. mj at cakesandcars.wanadoo.co.uk
Fast Eddy’s Performance Car Services - Performance parts, fast road and track preparation, servicing, some secondhand parts. 10% off our already very reasonable labour rate of £50/hr. Call Eddy on 01603 401250 or 07887790542 (no texts please) - firstname.lastname@example.org www.fast-eddys.biz Fast Eddy’s, Unit 3 Keelan Close, NORWICH, NR6 6QZ
This is not a definitive list and hopefully we can get it to grow! if you can offer/have received good service from a retailer and you/they are willing to offer a discount for our members please send the info to me at: robbie at mx5easternregion.co.uk and I will pop the details on the list.
Please note: This is not a recommendation for any of the above and merely advises of services and discounts on offer.
Eastern Region Event Archive
Eastern Region Project Merlot