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


The back-to-school driving guide


After what can sometimes seem an endless summer holiday, the nation’s schoolchildren and students are preparing to return to their studies.

AutoCare Summer Giveaway winner announced


Telford resident loses exhaust, wins new car

EIGHT great days out for car-mad families


Three weeks and more into the holidays and you may be stuck for ways to keep the kids entertained already. But don’t worry, if you’re a car-mad family read on and we’ll help you make the most of what’s left of the summer.

McKenzies thank their lifesavers from the sky


When David and Liz McKenzie, owners of McKenzies Garage in Matlock, handed over a cheque for £2000 to the Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance this week they did so with a profound sense of gratitude.

Join Bedale Motor Factors for thrills, spills and muddy motorbikes


If the rain is getting you down you can at least take heart from the knowledge that some eccentric British summer pastimes are in no way diminished by inclement weather. Bog snorkelling is one, and cheese rolling another.  And to those we can add the annual motorcycle Hill Climb at Sorrell Sykes Farm in West Burton, North Yorkshire on Wednesday July 29.

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.

Quick steps to selecting your Approved Garage…


Firstly, pop in your postcode or town


Select a garage near your location


Speak to a trusted mechanic, send an online enquiry or book online


Then, sit back in the knowledge that your vehicle is in safe hands