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Hunt for driver after biker hurt in suspected hit-and-run

Hunt for driver after biker hurt in suspected hit-and-run

Thu 24 Sep 2020

POLICE are on the hunt for a suspected "hit-and-run" driver after a collision in Thrybergh this afternoon.

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  • MOTORS REVIEW: Audi R8 V10

    MOTORS REVIEW: Audi R8 V10

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    ARRIVING at Granada Airport, Spain, for the official launch of Audi's long awaited R8 V10 supercar I emerge from the terminal to see more than £1 million worth of exquisite-looking German supercars lined up at the roadside.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Mazda 3 2.2 Diesel Sport

    MOTORS REVIEW: Mazda 3 2.2 Diesel Sport

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    ROUNDING another sweeping left hander a lorry hones into view, after a brief hesitation to check the road ahead, the Renaultsport Clio 182 I'm following drops through the gears ready for his overtake.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Nissan NOTE Acenta 1.5 dci

    MOTORS REVIEW: Nissan NOTE Acenta 1.5 dci

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    THERE'S a peculiar sensation when you walk away from Nissan's NOTE, that strange realisation that the car you have just been in appears smaller than you imagined as you glance back over your shoulder.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Kia SOUL Burner

    MOTORS REVIEW: Kia SOUL Burner

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    WHAT exactly do you expect from a car called the Soul Burner?

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Mercedes SLK 280

    MOTORS REVIEW: Mercedes SLK 280

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    It's more than ten years since the diminutive convertible hit the roads with its vario-roof folding hard top—a concept that would soon become a staple among convertibles in all classes.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: SEAT Exeo SE TDI

    MOTORS REVIEW: SEAT Exeo SE TDI

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    EAST 17, All Saints, Michael Jackson at the O2, they’re all proof that a comeback doesn’t always work out...or remotely live up to expectation for that matter.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Toyota Avensis T4 D4D 150

    MOTORS REVIEW: Toyota Avensis T4 D4D 150

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    IT WAS a cruel twist of fate for the Toyota Avensis that my loan period extended over a weekend where I would be visiting the British Touring Car Championships.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Volkswagen Golf GT TDI

    MOTORS REVIEW: Volkswagen Golf GT TDI

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    DRIVE to Volkswagen's Wolfsburg headquarters and there is a chance that near-constant transition between 30 different road surfaces will be taking place beneath your wheels.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Skoda Octavia Estate 4x4 TDI

    MOTORS REVIEW: Skoda Octavia Estate 4x4 TDI

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    SLIPPING from the Honda Accord Tourer featured last week into the Skoda Octavia Estate was a bit like ditching Kate Moss in favour of Kate Humble.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Citroen C3 Picasso 1.6 HDi Exclusive

    MOTORS REVIEW: Citroen C3 Picasso 1.6 HDi Exclusive

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    BOXED UP AND READY TO GO...Citroen’s new Spacebox

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Peugeot 308 GT 150 THP

    MOTORS REVIEW: Peugeot 308 GT 150 THP

    By Tom Sharpe on Thu 28 Sep 2017

    THANKS to some fairly experimental engineering back in the 1930s Peugeot can quite comfortably claim to be the inventors of the folding hard-top.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Mazda MX-5 Power Shift

    MOTORS REVIEW: Mazda MX-5 Power Shift

    By Tom Sharpe on Wed 27 Sep 2017

    I CANNOT think of a single car out there which is able to dominate a market sector like Mazda's MX-5 dominates that of the small, affordable sports car.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: SEAT Leon FR TDI

    MOTORS REVIEW: SEAT Leon FR TDI

    By Tom Sharpe on Sun 03 Sep 2017

    HAVE you ever considered how two brothers might go on if they were on a night out and really fancied a shot at the same girl?

  • Roads officer’s “be prepared” plea to holiday drivers

    Roads officer’s “be prepared” plea to holiday drivers

    By Michael Upton on Tue 01 Aug 2017

    A HIGHWAYS officer is out to help people avoid a holiday crisis with some summer motoring tips.

  • Driving test changes “don’t go far enough”

    Driving test changes “don’t go far enough”

    By Michael Upton on Mon 10 Jul 2017

    CHANGES to the driving test do not go far enough to cut safety risks, according to a third of motorists questioned over the shake-up.