A big congratulations to Mike Harvey who has been awarded with the Michael Sedgwick Book Award 2016 for his publication Skinner's Union - a history of the Skinner family and S.U Company'.The award that take the form of a plaque and £250 given by the Michael Sedgwick Memorial Trust, hopes to 'encourage new research into motoring history and to make the finding available to the public'.

The winner has to demonstrate excellence in research, presentation, readability and novelty, that will materially further our understanding of the subject. A short list of nominated books were assessed by a panel of judges, who are themselves respected authors and highly knowledgeable enthusiasts. The panel was headed by chairman Guy Loveridge, motoring author and broadcaster and Deputy Chairman of the Guild of Motoring Writers.