The ULEZ could hurt us all nationally

 It is widely considered that the London ULEZ will become the template for future zones in most of our cities in the not too distant future. The following, amongst many others have been mentioned; Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Derby, Glasgow and Edinburgh even smaller towns such as Peterborough.Your National Association has lo...

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A total disaster

A couple of days ago during storm Imogene fire broke out at the garage of Classic Wedding Cars of Peterborough owned by Susan and Melvin Dalby. It destroyed all the cars and the fire spread to the house destroying that also.Although not members I think I speak on behalf of the whole industry in sending our sincere condolences - yes losin...

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Security issue with Vonvon ???

SECURITY ISSUE Why Privacy Should be Your Most Used Word While the draw of finding out which words you use the most on Facebook may not hold much sway for some (mostly because mine would clearly just prove that I talk about ‘Weddings’ far too much), around 17 million people have signed up for Facebook’s new ‘Most Used Words’ app; which ...

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Some good news some bad news

The good news. Our website is now free of all Malware, Trojans, Spam Generators and other assorted rubbish. The site is now a fully responsive site meaning it has been optimised for smart phones and tablets as well as desktops and laptops and has had a small make over so it looks better than the old one. To keep the site a safe as possible it has b...

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The ULEZ’s Rumble On

  It won't be long and they will get you. The ULEZ Cameras   London Ultra - Low Emission Zone Update Members will be aware of the initiative launched early last year by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, regarding the need for London to comply with European legislation on emission standards.  Those standards are plann...

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AGM – 2015 first call

2015 AGMThe 2015 Annual General Meeting will be held on 6th December 2016 at the Carlton Hotel Blackpool Attached are the finer details of the proposed Agenda. Please note that our AGM is open to the whole wedding car industry, but only members of the Association will be eligible to vote. The proceedings will commence at 1100.There will...

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Vehicle DNA

Many of you will have seen in the recent motoring press that the theft of Classic and Vintage cars is growing at a huge rate. The whole car may not be of great value to the thieves as so many of the cars are instantly recognisable, it is the parts that attract the money, as the sum of the parts can in some cases can easily exceed the value of the c...

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AGM 2014 – final notice

Members and other interested parties are hereby notified that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the National Association of Wedding Car Professionals (NAWCP) for 2014 will be held on Sunday 7 December, 1100hrs to 1300hrs, at the Holiday Inn, Crest Way, Gloucester, GL4 3RX.The Holiday Inn (telephone: 01452 618194 or 0871 942 9034) offers all the...

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LONDON ULTRA LOW EMISSIONS ZONE – PROGRESS REPORT

Following on from the inclusion by Transport for London (TfL) of the NAWCP as an official stakeholder for consultation on the London Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ), the NAWCP Chairman and Secretary were invited to TfL Head Office to meet Principal Policy Advisors, Oliver Lord and Christina Calderato, to discuss NAWCP concerns regarding the propo...

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News Update – Postscript

POSTsCRIPTI am pleased to report that today, 4 September 2014, the Chairman received notification from the Environment Officer on the Mayor of London’s staff, that Transport for London (TfL) has been requested to add the NAWCP to the ULEZ stakeholder consultation list.  Clearly, this is in direct response to the Chairman’s recent perso...

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