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Crescent celebrates another award as summer of success continues


Despite the sometimes unseasonal weather it’s turning into a vintage summer for Staffordshire-based service and repair garage Crescent Motoring Services, which has just picked up its second major award in the space of a month.

The weird and wonderful world of motorway services


If you’re driving any distance this summer you may well find yourself enjoying an expensive half hour or so in one of the UK’s network of motorway service stations, drinking coffee and buying petrol that – by simple virtue of their proximity to a major trunk route – cost more than gold.

Approved Garages stays ringside as Gavin McDonnell defends European crown


Approved Garages-sponsored fighter Gavin McDonnell will defend his European Super Bantamweight title against Jeremy Parodi at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on September 5.

The EIGHT STEP summer holiday survival guide


School’s out for summer! The holidays are here! The kids need entertaining for the next seven weeks!

Approved Garages criticises “potentially dangerous” Budget announcement


Approved Garages believes that any attempt to extend the deadline before a car’s first MOT from three to four years should be firmly rejected, after Chancellor George Osborne announced the proposal in yesterday’s Summer Budget.

Approved Garages celebrates customer reviews record


Approved Garages – the nationwide network of trusted independent garages – has recorded its most successful six months to date in terms of customer reviews, new figures show.

Crescent Motoring named Garage of the Year for second year running


Approved Garages and AutoCare member Crescent Motoring from Burton on Trent in Staffordshire has scooped the prestigious Motor Codes Garage of the Year award for the second year in succession.

The Festival Driving Guide


Glastonbury, Creamfields, Latitude, Wireless – and the rest! The British music festival season is about to get into full swing and it’s going to be huge. 

Approved Garages criticises the culture of fake customer reviews


“We guarantee that our reviews are genuine and that we publish every one we receive,” says network manager Phil Seymour

Approved Garages and AutoCare celebrate spectacular Motor Codes win


The Approved Garages and AutoCare networks are celebrating a hatful of wins in the prestigious Motor Codes Garage of the Year awards.

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