The Garage 283




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Issue 283

October 2018


Welcome to this issue of The Garage.





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Welcome to this issue of The Garage

THE AFTERMARKET is a busy, everchanging

industry, but it resolutely

remains a people business. Dave

Gregory was one of the people who

made it a great place to work in –

he’d been around it for years and was well

liked by suppliers, factors and workshop


Sadly Dave passed away at the beginning

of October, taken after a short illness. But

while he’s no longer with us, his legacy lives

on with the magazine you’re reading.

Recognising the need for a magazine that

catered for independent garages and their

staff, Garage and MoT Professional did exactly

that. Dave wanted greater recognition

for workshop owners and workshop technicians,

and he wanted to create a magazine

that reflected this.

Along the way Dave made many worked

with many people in the industry – contacts

he made through the aftermarket became

his friends – and those who met him

couldn’t fail to like the man who was always

Contact us


Specialist Writers

Richard Barnett

Design & Layout

Lizzie Colbert


Mark Blacker


Stuart Woolley

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Telford, Shropshire



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ready for a chat before getting down to business.

He will be missed by the aftermarket,

and it’ll be a poorer place without him, but

such was his personality we will all remember

him for a very long time.

Dave was passionate about the industry

and the magazine, we will continue with the

high standards he set and make sure you

continue to receive the best magazine we

can produce.

Enjoy the issue!

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