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23-11-17 MAG opposes ‘disproportionate’ pillion passenger ban
MAG has expressed concerns about the prospect of a ban on pillion passengers in London – a proposal which has been raised to combat the scooter crime epidemic currently gripping the city.
 
07-11-17 New low with London acid attacks and Merseyside killing
MAG has described the most recent acid attack as a ‘new low in bike crime’ and expressed its frustration at the shocking assault on a rider, potentially leaving him with a visual impairment.
 
03-11-17 MAG praises ‘no repeat’ of 2016 Halloween hooligan chaos.
MAG has praised the law enforcement agencies and local authorities for a concerted effort which prevented a repeat of last year’s ugly scenes around the country, when lawless yobs invaded the streets of a number of towns and cities in a deliberate attempt to cause disorder.
 
31-10-17 MAG in close liaison with police in advance of Halloween night
MAG has worked with local authorities and the police across England to prevent a rerun of the shameful misbehaviour of a small group of thugs on two wheels on Halloween night, 2016.
 
27-10-17 MAG contacts councils and police to plan for Halloween
MAG is contacting police in the areas most badly affected by last year’s outbreak of hooliganism on the evening of Halloween, to ensure that the motorcycling community is clearly distanced from any lawless behaviour by thugs on two wheels on Halloween night.
 
23-10-17 MAG represents Federation of European Motorcyclists Association (FEMA) in international working group
Ian Churchlow, the Motorcycle Action Group’s (MAG) representative on a European bikers’ rights federation, represented the movement at a major working group on riders’ rights in Brussels.
 
18-10-17 MAG salutes an ace man from an Ace Café
MAG has awarded one of its highest honours to Mark Wilsmore, owner of the Ace Café, for services rendered to biking.
 
12-10-17 MAG asks: why have 33 riders died in London in 2016?
MAG adds weight to questions about the rise in motorcycle deaths in London, and why this has not led to a level playing field in how motorcyclists in the city are treated.
 
05-10-17 Annual Group Conference shows ‘confidence of the movement’
MAG held its Annual Group Conference (AGC) in the small town of Manea, Cambridgeshire, over the weekend of 29th September- 1st October, 2017. The well-attended event demonstrated the confidence and momentum that has been building over the last few years.
 
29-09-17 MAG holding Annual Group Conference this Saturday
MAG is holding its Annual Conference this Saturday 30th September 2017.
 
25-09-17 MAG appeals to all riders to challenge ‘nutty’ pollution charge
MAG is calling on all riders in the UK to submit their concerns regarding a mad London charge which could cost a user of an older moped thousands of pounds a year in pollution taxes.
 
18-09-17 MAG hails Home Office anti-moped crime talks ‘a promising start’
MAG welcomed the first meeting dedicated to dealing with the current moped-related crime epidemic as a promising start towards finding a multi-agency solution to an escalating problem.
 
08-09-17 MAG supports anti-bike crime demo: Saturday, 9th Sept, 2017
he Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) in London is calling on all riders to back the movement’s strong demand for action against the crime wave affecting both motorcycle riders and the general public. Tim Fawthrop, MAG’s spokesman in London, is issuing a call-to-arms over the crime wave affecting riders in the capital and beyond which has directly harmed the motorcycling community – especially in recent months.
 
20-08-17 Blackpool revs up for Biker event
MAG is pleased to be supporting a brand new family festival inside the Blackpool Winter Gardens celebrating the best of biking and MAG members will receive a 20% discount on entry !
 
04-08-17 MAG's Position Statement regarding Motorcycle Crime
MAG has issued a position statement regarding Motorcycle Crime which can be found by following the link
 
01-08-17 MAG calls for witnesses to MP attack by ‘yobs, not bikers’
MAG is appealing for anyone who witnessed the attack on Labour MP Steve McCabe in Birmingham to come forward with information ‘for the sake of justice and the reputation of biking.’
 
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