Test passes

2022 Passes

Tuesday 31st May

Congratulations and thanks to Mariusz Buras for completing the Local Observer programme under the guidance of Ray Lewis and John Walden.

Friday 27th May

Congratulations to Paul Thacker on his IAM Roadsmart test pass today.

Friday 13th May

Friday the 13th didn’t prove to be a bad day at all for Jack Stephens who passed today with a F1RST. Great work.

Friday 6th May

Congratulations to Joe Diamond who passed the IAM Roadsmart test today.

Wednesday 4th May

Another success at the IMI National Observer Test for Pete Wyatt…….. on Star Wars day too…..

Saturday 30th April 2022

Well done to Matthew French on passing his IAM Roadsmart test today

Wednesday 27th April 2022

A brilliant result at the IMI National Observer Test for Sara Laugher, one of our longer serving Local Observers. Well done and thanks.

Monday 11th April 2022

Congratulations and thank you to Richard Mercer on completing the Local Observer Programme under the guidance of Phil Sherriff.

The Observer Team is going from strength to strength.

Saturday 9th April ADVANCED RIDER PASS

Congratulations to Ed Young who passed today

Wednesday 6th April ADVANCED RIDER PASS

A well-expected F1RST for Mariusz Buras today. Great Stuff.

Friday 1st April 2022 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Colin Griffiths on his pass today

Saturday 26th March 2022 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

In almost ‘summer’ temperatures, congratulations to Andy Lawler who passed today.

Wednesday 23rd March 2022 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

A beautiful Spring day today, 23rd March and for Marc Marsh to pass the IAM Roadsmart Test. Well done.

Thursday 24th February 2022 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

A well-earnt F1RST for Rick Andrews and the first F1RST for 2022.

Wednesday 19th January 2022 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

A great start to 2022 and congratulations to Ben Higham who passed today.

2021 Passes

Monday 15th November 2021 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Terry Hubbard who passed today. (See, it wasn’t so painful was it?)

Saturday 2nd October 2021 LOCAL OBSERVER PROGRAM COMPLETE

Well done to Jake Stock for completing the Local Observer programme under the guidance of Phil Sherriff and John Walden. (Jake is the 3rd generation of the Stock family to be a NAM Observer, grandad Tom was an Observer in the late 1980s, early 1990s and dad Gavin is a current National Observer)

Thursday 23rd September 2021 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

A right Royal result for Keith Heward and Royal Enfield Interceptor, on passing the IAM Roadsmart Test today.

Sunday 19th September 2021 LOCAL OBSERVER PROGRAM COMPLETED

Congratulations and thanks to Matt Green for completing the Local Observer programme under the guidance of Alasdair Wilcock and Ray Lewis.

Saturday 18th September 2021 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Well done to Barry Needham who passed the IAM Roadsmart test today

Tuesday 14th September 2021 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

A well-earned F1rst for Paul Gower. Congratulations.

Friday 3rd September 2021 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Well done to Bob Russell on passing the IAM Roadsmart test on September 3rd

Saturday 7th August 2021 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Darren Powell on passing the IAM Roadsmart Advanced Test today.

Wednesday 28th July 2021 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Paul Taylor on passing the IAM Roadsmart Test today….
(Dodging the road debris left after yesterdays rain storms)

Wednesday 30th June 2021 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Glenn Henderson, no doubt buoyed up with England’s 2-0 victory over Germany yesterday,
achieved a F1rst at his IAM test today.

Saturday 24th April 2021 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Great news our first post lockdown F1RST and massive congratulations to Matt Cooper on 24th April.

Wednesday 21st April 2021 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Sarah Gray our first post lockdown pass on 21st April

2020 Passes

Thursday 24th December 2020 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

‘twas the day before Christmas….and congratulations to Ray Prescott on his test pass today…. splish splash.

Friday 18th December 2020 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

An early Christmas present for Wayne Chaplin, an IAM test pass on 18th December. Well done.

Thursday 17th December 2020 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Ralph Hardwick, who yesterday repeated his first test pass from way back in 2005.
(Food for thought for all us full members?)

Sunday 13th December 2020 Observer Training programme and Assessment

Congratulations to Pete Wyatt on successful completion of the Observer Training programme and Assessment. A great asset to the Observer Team and Group.

Wednesday 9th December 2020 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Huge congratulations to Jason Brooks on his F1RST on December 9th

Friday 25th September 2020 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Gunther Gerdes on passing the IAM test today in tough weather conditions

Thursday 17th September 2020 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Glenn Hands who passed the IAM test today with a F1rst

Sunday 13th September 2020 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Well done to Sam Blackman in his IAM test pass

Monday 7th September 2020 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Adrian Holland on passing the IAM Masters test.

Wednesday 2nd September 2020 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Colin Murden on passing the IAM test today.

Friday 14th August 2020 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Well done to Granville Routledge in his IAM test pass.

Tuesday 11th August 2020 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Phil Sherriff on his ‘Distinction’ grade in the ‘Masters’ 6 yearly Test.

Friday 7th August 2020 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Rhys Bammon, who passed his test today gaining a f1rst. The examiner stated, “a cracking ride”.

Saturday 25th July 2020 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Richard Woodward on passing, his post lockdown hard work paid off.

Monday 15th June 2020 National Observer Programme

Congratulations to Ray Lewis on passing the National Observer Programme.
Achieved with a superb performance as detailed in his test report.

Thursday 20th February 2020 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Richard Mercer on passing his advanced test last Thursday……Well done!

2019 Passes

Friday 6th December 2019 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Matthew Green on passing his test….well done.

Monday 23rd September 2019 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS 

Congratulations to Lazlo Igali who passed recently…..well done.

Friday 30th August 2019 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS 

Congratulations to Geoff Simon and Jim Duncan on passing their tests recently….
well done…and well done Jim for achieving a “F1RST”.

Friday 26th July 2019 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS 

Congratulations to Allen Knight who has passed his test and achieved a “F1RST”….well done.

Friday 26th July 2019 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS 

Congratulations to Graham Starling and Simon Rupret who both passed this week.
Well done, especially Simon on achieving a “F1RST”.

Tuesday 18th June 2019 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Paul Cawdron and Nikos Coulson who both passed recently. Well done.

Thursday 30th May 2019 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Ed McKean who passed his test today. Well done.

Wednesday 29th May 2019 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Alasdair Wilcock who passed his National Observer assessment today…..well done.

Tuesday 14th May 2019 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Nigel Pollard who passed with a “F1RST”….well done.

Friday 26th April 2019 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Trevor Turner who passed his advanced test recently. Well done.

Monday 21st January 2019 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to David Ellard on passing with a “F1RST”….Well done.

Monday 21st January 2019 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Mike Crook on passing in tricky conditions. Well done.

2018 Passes

Monday 26th November 2018 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Nick Carr who has passed with a “F1RST”….very well done.

Thursday 15th November 2018 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to David Bonner who passed a couple of days ago….Well Done.

Wednesday 7th November 2018 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Darren Vince who passed today and achieved a F1RST…..well done.

Friday 12th October 2018 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Lynn Lawn who passed today….well done.

Monday 8th October 2018 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Tim Johnson who passed on Monday and also achieved a F1RST.  Well done.

Monday 8th October 2018 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Greg Routledge who passed today and achieved a F1RST…..well done.

Saturday 22nd September 2018 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Jake Stock who passed today.  Well done…made Dad proud!

Friday 31st August 2018 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Jon Rowden who passed today….well done.

Wednesday 29th August 2018 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Mark Allen on passing his test with a “F1RST”.

Monday 13th August 2018 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Glen Brooks who passed recently.  Well done.

Monday 16th July 2018 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Beccy Samworth who passed recently achieving a “F1RST”…well done!

Wednesday 28th June 2018 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Steve Girling who passed today.  Well done.

Wednesday 30th May 2018 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Martin Youell who passed on Saturday.  Well done.

Friday 26th May 2018 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to James Magnus who passed today and achieved a “F1rst”….well done.

Saturday 21st April 2018 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Colin Beckwith who passed today.  Well done.

2017 Passes

Saturday 23rd December 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Lee Cheung who passed today….Well done.

Saturday 23rd December 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to John Pleban who passed yesterday….well done.

Saturday 24th November 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Tony Evans and Phil Barker who both passed today….well done.

Saturday 11th November 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Clifford Head on passing the advanced test….well done.

Saturday 14th October 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Gavin Stock who passed his National Observer assessment today.  Well done.

Wednesday 11th October 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Rebecca McCree on passing the “Masters” with distinction!

Wednesday 11th October 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Ian Ellis who passed this morning….well done.

Sunday 1st October 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Gordon Simm who passed today. Well Done.

Friday 29th September 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to James Chard and Ian Daniels who both passed today…..well done.

Tuesday 26th September 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Martin Didwell who passed and achieved a F1RST.  Well done.

Friday 8th September 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Simon Kiley who passed today.  Well done.

Monday, 21st August 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Keith Jay who passed today. Well done.

Thursday, 17th August 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Nigel Chapman on passing the “Masters” today…with distinction.  Well done.

Thursday, 3rd August 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Martyn Potter who passed today…well done.

Monday, 31st July 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Matt Long on passing his National Observer assessment…well done.

Friday, 28th July 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Richard Brown who passed today and achieved a ‘F1RST’….well done.

Thursday, 27th July 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Haydn Perfitt who passed today and achieved a ‘F1RST’….well done.

Saturday, 15th July 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Adam Nicholls and Phil Acott who both passed today. Well done.

Thursday, 22nd June 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Jason Hodgkiss on passing his test and achieving a F1RST….well done.

Friday, 28th April 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Alistair Winch who passed today….well done.

Friday, 28th April 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Alistair Winch who passed today….well done.

Friday, 21st April 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Paul Evans who passed his test today and achieved a F1RST….well done.

Saturday, 25th February 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

Congratulations to Mark Tassie on passing and achieving a “F1rst”….well done

Wednesday, 22nd February 2017 ADVANCED RIDER TEST PASS

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Congratulations to Eric Lawrence on passing the “Masters” with distinction…well done