Life time membership 
Tony Woods -(Chairman 2001 -2004)  - awarded 2005 - our first ever life time member                              
 DAVID BRYANT - awarded 2010 - club member for 14 years until moving "down south". (Now deceased  - January 2016)

RAY TRIVASS - awarded 2013 - committee member for 10 years - now retired to France.

ERIC HESKETH - awarded 2014Committee member and membership secretary  for 10 years 
RICHARD SHERMAN -  Awarded in 2015 - Richard was our Events secretary for around six years and retired due to ill health
Honorary member 2015 -  Joy Sheridan - for exceptional work done for the club in 2014 even though she is not a member. 

Club Supporter of the Year 
-awarded by the committee)
1995 - Diane Harrison
1996 - Cam Cunningham
1997 - Mike Newton
1998 - Tony Woods
1999 - Margaret Duce
2000- Ralph Greenhalgh
 2001    Tom Ford
 2002  -  Ray Trivass
 2003 -    Bill & Olive Jump
 2004  -  Alan Grindley
  2005   -  Peter Dobson
  2006    - Noel Skinner
  2007    - Tom Harrison
  2008   - John Dickenson
  2009 -  Stuart & Louise Rogers
  2010    Sandra and David Grant-Wilkie
  2011 - Martin & Margaret Pagett
  2012 - Paul Jackson
  2013 - Ray Travies
  2014 - Martin Pagett
   2015 - Dave Hose
2016 - Joyce Whittle

Dargan Trophy 
(awarded in memory of a former member who died in 1987) 
- nominated by the previous year's holder
1992 - Dave Lea
1993 - not awarded
1994 - Mike Kite
1995 - James Coventry
1996 - Chris Shaw
1997 - Bill Marsh
1998 - Cam Cunningham
1999 - Diane Harrison
2000- Lisa Christian 
          - 2001 - Tony Woods.
   -  2002 - Tom Ford
    -  2003 - Dave Utley
            - 2004 - Jamie Coventry
        -  2005 - Nigel Malyan
                 -2006 - Bill & Olive Jump
                     - 2007  - Andrew Dickenson 
                   -2008 - Ralph Greenhalgh
          - 2009 - Cyril Vincent
             -2010  - Tom Harrison
          - 2011 - Ray Trivass
                   - 2012 - Amanda Sheridan
            - 2013 - Nigel Malyan 
                  2014 - Richard Sherman
                  2015 - Cam Cunningham 
       2016 - Steve Kirton 

Pride of Ownership winners
The Premier Classes are for cars that have previously won an award at any show in their current ownership .
2017
Premier - Richard Sherman - MG TA
Standard - Steve Till - MGB
Modern Premier - Jerry Myers - MG RV8
Modern - Ron Whittle - MGF

2016
Premier - Ralph Greenhalgh - MGTC
Standard - Roy Green MG TF
Modern Premier - Steve Kirton - MGF
Modern - David Graham - MGTF
2015
Premier - Ralph Greenhalgh - MG TC
Standard - Steve Plowright - MGC
Modern Premier(1st year awarded)- Pauline Reeves - MGRV8
Modern - Jerry Myers - RV8
2014
Premier - Ralph Greenhalgh - MG TC (6)
Standard - John Dickenson - MG Midget
Modern - Steve Kirton - MGF

2013
Premier - Richard Sherman - MG TD
Standard - Peter Dobson - MGB
Modern - Eric Hesketh - MG TF

2012
Premier - Ralph Greenhalgh - MGTC (5)
Standard - Ray Travies - MGBGTV8
Modern - Eric Hesketh - MGTF

2011
Premier - Richard Sherman - MGTD
Standard - Martin Pagett - MG Midget
Modern MG - Ron Whittle - MGZR
Best non MG - Nigel Malyan - Triumph Stag

2010
Premier  - Ralph Greenhalgh MG TC 4th time
Standard - Glyn Lloyd - MGB
Modern MG - Paul Jackson - MGZR
Best Non- MG - Martin Pagett - Porsche 

2009
Premier - Ralph Greenhalgh -MG TC 
Standard Class - Ken Glaze - Mk1 Midget
Modern Class - Pauline Reeves - RV8

2008
Premier  - Ralph Greenhalgh -TC
Standard - Richard Sherman - TD
Modern (1st year of award)- Robert Collier - RV8

2007
  Premier - Ralph Greenhalgh - 1946 MGTC 
 Standard - John Dickenson - 1969 MGC GT

2006
                  Premier class - John Dickenson - 1972 MGB GT (2nd time)
                  Standard Class - Bill Jump - 1976 MGB GT
              The car that most would like to drive home - 
                             David Bryant's MGA Twin Cam (2nd time)

 2005 
                 Premier class - John Dickenson - 1972 MGB GT
                   Standard class - Cam Cunningham - 1960 MGA
The car most would like to take home - 1949 Triumph roadster of Martin                                                                                                                            Pagett
 2004
                  Premier Class - Nigel Malyan - 1980 MGB roadster ( 3rd time)
                   Standard Class - Peter Dobson - 1973 MGB roadster

NEW for 2004 - The car I would most like to drive home
                                 Winner - the MGA Twin -Cam of David Bryant

2003

              Premier Class (1st year of award)-Nigel Malyan - 1980  MGB 
               Standard Class - John Dickenson - 1972 MGB GT

Previous Pride of Ownership (one class only):-
2002 - Nigel Malyan - MGB
2001 - Tony Woods - MGBGT
2000 - Bill Palmer - MGBGT
1999 - Tom Ford - MGTC
1998 - Rob Golightly - MGBGTV8
1997 - Dave Marsh - MGBGT
1996 - Tom Lord - MG Midget
1995 - Dee Axon - MGB
1994 - Dee Axon - MGB
1993 - Dee Axon - MGB
1992 - Rob Golightly - MGBGTV8


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MILESTONES IN THE CLUB'S HISTORY

October 1979 - 1st meeting at the Richmond Hotel , Southport . Advertised as the SOUTHPORT MG OWNERS CLUBClive Middleton the North West regional secretary and his wife Pat set up the meeting through "Enjoying MG". Chas and Beth Carrigan were the only people to respond.
January 1980 - The first secretary - Peter Brierley
September 1981 - Beth Carrigan produces the first club newsletter.
April 1982 - Chas Carrigan new secretary
November 1982 - New meeting place - Prince William in Dalton, Parbold.
January 1983 - New secretary - Will McCooey - also newsletter editor.
July 1984 - New Secretary - Steve Mills
January 1986 - New secretary - Bob Swindells
April 1986 - new meeting place - Beacon Inn - Dalton, Parbold
May 1986 - New name for club - West Lancs MGOC
June 1986 - 1st club concours competition
September 1990 - new secretary - Mike Kite
January 1991 - New meeting place - Wincot Country Club, Aughton
February 1993 - Dargan Trophy purchased
January 1994 - New secretaries - Dee Axon/Phil Shaw
August 1996 - Phil Shaw / Bill Palmer secretaries
January 1997 - new secretary - Bill Palmer
May 1999 - new meeting place - Red Lion - Scarisbrick
January 1999 - new secretary - Cam Cunningham
May 2000 - new meeting place - Scarisbrick Village Hall
September 2000 - 1st classic car show at the village hall
January 2001 -1st club chairman - Tony Woods
January 2003 - Jamie Coventry elected as New Club Treasurer .
September 2003- our 4th  Classic Car show at new venue Scarisbrick Hall
November 2003 - new meeting place - Briars Hall Hotel
January 2004 - 2nd club chairman - Nigel Malyan
October 2004 - Our 25th Anniversary - special badge produced
January 2007 - Tom Ford elected as our 3rd Chairman 
September 2007 - Our 8th show held at new venue - Leisure Lakes
January 2008 Nigel Malyan elected as chairman (2nd term of office) 
September 2008 - Our 9th show at Leisure Lakes cancelled due to flooding
December 2008 - Our 30th Anniversary badge produced
September 2009 - Our 10th Show - at the Leisure Lakes for the 3rd time
October 2009 - Our 30th Birthday celebrations at Briars Hall
January 2011 - Nigel Malyan elected as Club Chairman for a 3rd term of office.Cam Cunningham elected to a fifth term of office as Club Secretary
January 2012 - Jamie Coventry re-elected as Hon Treasurer for a 4th term of office having now served for 9 years . Nigel Malyan re-elected as Club Chairman for an 8th year in office 
Jan 2013 - Nigel Malyan re-elected as Chairman for 9th year in office. Cam Cunningham and Jamie Coventry continue in their positions not requiring re-election this year. 
January 2014 - Cam Cunningham re-elected to 6th term of office now having served for 15 years as Secretary. Nigel Malyan re-elected as Chairman and is now into his 10th year of office. .
January 2015 - an extra  member was co-opted on to the committee for this year making 10 in all.  Family membership introduced. Nigel Malyan elected as chairman - 11th year. 
February 2016 - David Grant-Wilkie elected as Treasurer after Jamie Coventry stands  down after 12 years. Nigel Malyan re-elected as Chairman for a 12th year. 
January 2017 - Nigel Malyan steps down as chairman after 12 years in office - he will stay on the committee as Social co-ordinator. Ralph Greenhalgh is elected as Chairman for the first time. Tom Harrison is elected back to the committee after a 2 year break - he will serve as Membership secretary. Cam Cunningham was re-elected for another 3 years in office having now served for 18 years.




A BRIEF HISTORY

Now in its 38th year our club was founded in  late 1979 as the Southport MG Owners Club, linked to the national MGOC , originally meeting at the Richmond public house near KGV school. 
The club then moved its base to to the Beacon Inn pub in Dalton and with the move came the present name .The meeting place then moved to the Wincot Club in Aughton where it stayed until 1997.
With the impending demolition of the Wincot a move was forced on us. After looking at various places (including Briars Hall which turned out to be too expensive at that time!)  a temporary base was found at the Red Lion pub in Scarisbrick.
This pub proved unsuitable and our next base at the Scarisbrick Village Hall was first used in March of 1999. It was here that we were able to use the field for various events including our first 3 car shows. These were initially in conjunction with the Village Flower Show and gained in success with each show. The 3rd show enabled us to make a donation of over £1000 to the Village hall. In 2003 we found that the hall field was too small for our plans so we took up the offer to use the fields of Kingswood College at Scarisbrick Hall. This is where we held our next 4 succesful shows from 2003 - 2006. Our success there enabled us to make donations to Derian House Children's Hospice in Chorley ( £1000 in 2006 + another £300 at Christmas), who are now our main adopted charity. We also donated another £400 to 4 other charities in 2006.
After the 2007 show we broke all charity records despite the awful weather at the show. Derian House received £1200  with Queenscourt Hospice and Southport Oncology MDU receiving £900 each bringing our total for the year to £3000. 

Since  November 2003  our monthly club meetings have been in the main function room or Orangery at The Briars Hall Hotel in Briars Lane, Lathom, Near Burscough from 8 p.m. 

Membership is now £15 per year payable after the AGM in January each year . Joint membership for the member plus partner is £25. There is also a Junior Membership for members' children under 17.  Membership fees are available for those joining after October with the annual fee covering the remaining months of the year and the whole of the next year.  .
As of October 2004 we had 70 paid up members - this level was maintained through to 2008 and 2009 when the membership reached 75 and repeated  in 2010 .

  A monthly newsletter , the "MAG", edited by the secretary, is published for each meeting to keep members up-to-date with events,etc. and as a record of the club's activities. 

The committee of nine club members is elected at the Annual General Meeting every January.



The Club Committee 
from June  2017

Hon. Chairman                              Ralph Greenhalgh             
Hon. Secretary                               Cam Cunningham
Hon. Treasurer                              Dave Grant-Wilkie
Events secretary   &  
Mid month Co-ordinator               Ron Whittle             
Membership secretary                   Tom Harrison
Regalia coordinator                      Noel Skinner                    
Social                                           Nigel Malyan

WHY NOT JOIN US
If you would like to join us , just turn up to our Briars Hall Hotel base on the 3rd Thursday of the month, where you will be made most welcome. There you can meet us all, and then decide if you could put up with us. There are many and varied activities each month which you can join in with, or just sit back and watch and chat with other like minded members. Once you have decided to join us, just pay Ralph  our membership secretary the annual fee ( which is currently £15 ; £25 per couple and £30 for a family). 
Joining from October onwards will include membership  for the following year. 
Pride of Ownership Judging - July 2012