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Fergus Walkinshaw with the 1982 Range Rover to be restored at the Silverstone Classic (Jakob Ebrey/Silverstone Classic)

The Silverstone Classic takes place from July 29-31 this year will not only feature a multitude of classic racing but also a live restoration of an original Range Rover, thanks to official parts and accessories partner eBay.

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vehicle wheel add air pressure

Faulty tyre pressure monitoring systems are causing thousands of MoT failures, according to new research.

Adapted Vauxhall Astra at Get Going Live 2014

Disabled drivers will have the chance to pilot a choice of more than 40 different specially-adapted cars around the world-famous Silverstone race track next month.

Car servicing

Keeping your car in tip-top condition is essential to ensure it’s reliable and holds its value.

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Motorbike helmets (biker, motorcycle, motorcyclist, motorbiker)

Four in 10 bikers are riding while wearing helmets that need to be replaced, according to a report from insurance broker Carole Nash.

Japfest will celebrate the Mitsubishi Evo

A move to a bigger and better venue has allowed the organisers of Japfest 2016 to accommodate more cars and features than ever before.

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Motoring battery advice

Euro Car Parts, official battery supplier to the RAC, has reported a 100 per cent year-on-year increase in sales of the absorbent glass mat (AGM) and enhanced flooded battery (EFB) types for cars with start-stop systems.

London Motor Show

The new London Motor Show has continued to grow and now the Battersea Park Evolution event, just a month away, has attracted 35 car brands and more than 130 different models, some to be seen in the capital for the very first time.

Cat thief

Press the key fob to lock the car and that’s it, job done; the car is safe and secure. This is what many of us think, but thieves are always on the lookout for cars to steal, so here is how to make sure your pride and joy is not the criminals’ next target.

File photo of motorists starting to queue in heavy traffic on the M25 (Andrew Matthews/PA)

More than half of British motorists (51 per cent) admit to being confused by car maintenance, according to a survey.

Cash is still a strong bargaining tool when it comes to buying a car (money, notes)

If insurance applications ever make you wonder whether your career is working with or against you, you’d better hope you’re not an accountant.

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Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 tyre rolling across the 2016 Ian Cook (popbangcolour.com) artwork

Check out this stunning eagle artwork made with nothing but painting supplies, canvas and a new Goodyear sports tyre.

The BMW 330e is a plug-in hybrid electric car, meaning that you can charge it up using charge points at home or work.

Secondhand electric or hybrid cars are more likely to have outstanding finance than their petrol or diesel counterparts, according to new figures released by My Car Check.

My First Car - Julian Purser

My first car back in 1973, for the sum of £120, was a 1965 850cc green Mini - a purchase which started an amusing and shocking run of events.

File photo of traffic on the M1 motorway, as the number of telematics or 'black box' insurance policies that reward motorists for careful driving has jumped by 40\% over the last year, according to research (Rui Vieira/PA)

Commuters can make a significant difference to their weight and health by leaving the car at home, according to new research.

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Woman driving car

Women are more likely to know what adds value to a car than men, according to a recent survey on the used car market.

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Tired of pine needles making a mess? See our picks for alternative Christmas trees. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto

If you are fed up of pine needles making a mess in your lounge, here are a few alternatives to the traditional Christmas tree

The Christmas lights switch-on in Saffron Walden.

Father Christmas and Mayor Heather Asker will arrive in a sleigh to turn on Saffron Walden’s Christmas lights later this month.

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Have you thought about an adult advent calendar this Christmas? Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Advent calendars aren’t just for kids, there’s a growing trend in grown-ups treating themselves to the Yuletide tradition too

ELY winter driving

Now the weather is turning chillier, drivers are being advised to make some simple checks to their cars to avoid being stranded in cold or wet conditions.

The leading high street stores have announced what they think will be at the top of every child’s Christmas list. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The leading high street stores have announced what they think will be at the top of every child’s Christmas list. Here are our favourites…

Fruit Crumble

Studded with sweet cranberries and aromatic baked apples, this classic crumble adds the flavours of autumn to your Christmas table and is filled with all the sweet things that you’ll want to give thanks for.

cranberries pie

This Christmas season, explore cranberries in a whole new way. Cranberry Tarts make for a festive dessert for winter parties, holiday dinners, or simply for you and the kids to enjoy.

Would you know how to cope with a skid on snow? Photo: Getty Images/Hemera

Winter driving greatly increases the risk of a car skidding on ice or snow, yet nine out of 10 drivers in the UK does not know how to deal with this potentially dangerous situation.

Traditional Christmas Wreath

A brief history of some of the best known Christmas traditions

Find out when your local Christmas lights switch-on is taking place. Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Christmas Light celebrations for 2015 in Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Essex

Find out where your local Santa's Grotto is this Christmas. Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Want to know where your local Santa’s Grottos are? We have a list for Herts, Cambs and Essex


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