Find your local Approved Garage Book a Service, MOT or Repair in April for a Chance to Win a £50 Love2Shop Voucher!


AutoCare plays Santa to a vicar in need


Christmas has come early – and in the nick of time – for one lucky AutoCare customer, who also happens to be the local vicar.

Extreme weather driving: dos and don’ts


Here are some handy tips for driving in the worst the winter can throw at you. Bookmark this page so you always have it to hand…

The slowest rush hour roads in Britain


Earlier this year the Daily Mirror analysed Department of Transport figures to produce a list of the slowest rush hour roads in the country. Unsurprisingly, the top ten were all in London, so the researchers also added a list of the slowest roads outside the capital. Here are the results, with the average rush hour speeds on each:

Is Britain heading for gridlock?


Statistics released this week by the Department of Transport confirm what many motorists will instinctively know: your commute into work in the morning is taking longer.

Does your car need an annual service?


Do you skip or delay your annual car service? If so, you’re not alone. Recent research revealed that 20% of car owners have skipped their car’s service or other maintenance and repairs over the last twelve months.

What do you think of speed cameras?


New research from the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) suggests that road users are becoming less tolerant of the speed cameras they meet on their daily drive.

Pimp that Halloween ride


Got a car? Got a Halloween party to go to? Got a little imagination? Then take inspiration from this little lot and pimp that Halloween ride!

Gavin McDonnell retains European Super Bantamweight title


Gavin McDonnell successfully defended his European Super Bantamweight title against experienced opponent Jeremy Parodi in Sheffield on Saturday.

Garage members support grassroots boxing


Approved Garages is delighted to sponsor European super-bantamweight champion Gavin McDonnell, who defends his title in Sheffield this weekend.

The man in the McDonnells’ corner: Dave Coldwell talks to Approved Garages


When trainer, promoter and manager Dave Coldwell talks about boxing, people tend to listen. After all, this is the man who has had a hand in the careers of the likes of Ryan Rhodes, Kell Brook and George Groves. Liverpool’s Tony Bellew is one of the fighters on Coldwell’s current roster, along with Doncaster twins Gavin and Jamie McDonnell.

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