Group Past News

This page contains details of past news from the High Wycombe IAM Group

News 2019

December 2019

We contratulate the following Test passes: John Penty (observer Graham Smith) and Abi Nelson (observer Viv Silverman)

November 2019

The group congrtulates Terezie Škorvagova (observer Nigel Mason) and Tara Ridgeway F1rst (observer Don Firminger) on their Advanced Driver test passes this month

October 2019

We congratulate Milen Valchev (observer Sean Pearce) on passing his Commercial Advanced Driver test.

September 2019

Congratulations from the team to Julia Clifton (observer Peter Gunn) for passing her Advanced Driver Test.

August 2019

Congratulations go to Som Gill (observer Peter Woolley) and Jimmy Conway (observer Peter Gunn) on passing their Advanced Driver tests.

July 2019

The group congratulates V Panchapakesan F1rst (observer Keith Chanter) and David Youens (observer Tim Nicholson) on passing their Advanced Driver tests.

May 2019

The group contratulates Tim Fernando F1rst (observer Don Firminger) and June Meloni (observer Viv Silverman) on passing their Advanced Driver test

April 2019

This month we have three Avanced Driving Test passes, with two achieving a F1rst: E. Lipinski (observer Andrew True) and E. O'Sullivan, who's observer was Don Firminger. K. Stephens also passed with Peter Woolley as her Observer.

The observant amongst you may have noticed that there are two E. O'Sullivans passing recently - one last month, and one this month. This is not a trick of the eyes, but just happens to be a sibling pair, and completes a 3rd generation of the same family achieving IAM RoadSmart membership with our group!

March 2019

We wish to congratulate to T. Lodge (observer Keith Chanter) passing the Advanced Driving Test. E. O'Sullivan passed with a F1rst, his observer was Don Firminger

February 2019 - Test Passes

Congratulations to Y. Mackevic on passing the Advanced Driving Test. Observer was Keith Chanter.

January 2019 - Test Passes

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates M. Carpenter on passing his test with a well deserved F1rst. His observer was Viv Silverman.

GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 came into effect on 25 May 2018.

For more information, please see our GDPR & Privacy notice.

News 2018

March & April 2018

No new test passes in March & April

February 2018 - Test Passes

Congratulations to P. Travers, S. Gledhill, M. Beyer and J. Crosk on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

January 2018 - Test Passes

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates M. Harvey, M. Clarke, R. Santos, F. Mahmood and J. Auger on passing the Advanced Driving Test. L. Mussett passed and achieved a F1rst.

News 2017

Why not test your Highway Code knowledge with this excellent series of Theory Tests, also available as a hand App for the iPhone or Android devices.

November 2017 - Test Passes

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates M. Saunders on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

October 2017 - Test Passes

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates J. Norris on passing the Advanced Driving Test, and G. Smith on attaining a F1rst.

September 2017 - Test Passes

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates S. Mckiernon and J. Turkington on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

August 2017 - Test Passes

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates J. Gledhill on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

June 2017 - Test Passes

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates S. Lees, C. Mitchell and C. Sullivan on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

April 2017 - Test Passes

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates R. Hall on attaining a F1rst and L. Bennett on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

March 2017 - Test Passes

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates D. Brighton, D. Munday and D. Eldridge on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

February 2017 - Test Passes

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates I. Brown on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

January 2017 - Test Passes

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates P. Smith on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

News 2016 - Test Passes

December 2016

The group congratulates N. Turner (an under 25 driver) on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

November 2016

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates P. Morris and T. Barnes on passing the Advanced Driving Test, and I. Allard on obtaining a F1RST.

October 2016

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates S. Mercer and D. Arun on passing the Advanced Driving Test, and D. Kerr on obtaining a F1RST.

September 2016

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates C. Taylor, I. Messenger, K. Schiavi on passing the Advanced Driving Test, and R. Dobson on obtaining a F1RST.

July 2016

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates C. Taylor on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

June 2016

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates G. Payne and I. Eaton on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

May 2016

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates D. Pearce and N. Mason on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

March 2016

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates R. Samuels on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

February 2016

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates J. Darley and L. Roberts on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

January 2016

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates O. Jones on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

News 2015

Test Passes December 2015

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates S. Dunn-Lwin on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

Test Passes November 2015

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates J. Harris on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

Test Passes October 2015

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates J. Hershman on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

Test Passes September 2015

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates J. Watts and J. Nichol on their Advanced Driving Test passes.

Test Passes May 2015

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates P. Grubnic and D. Firminger on their Advanced Driving Test passes.

Test Passes April 2015

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulates P. Gurung and H. Hakimzadeh on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

Test Passes March 2015

The Group congratulate Miss J. Choo, Mr J. Callaghan, Mr T. Nicholson on passing the Advanced Driving Test, and Mr R. Hill on achieving a F1RST pass.

News 2014

Test Passes December 2014

The High Wycombe Group IAM would like to congratulate Mr. N. Grandage on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

Committee News November 2014

The High Wycombe Group IAM thank Graeme Booker for his extended services to the group, not least as his role as Chief Observer. Unfortunately, as Graeme is moving away from the area he has had to resign this committee position. In his place, the committee has co-opted Andrew True, an existing longstanding Obeserver, and recently qualified IMI National Observer with the group, as the role of Chief Observer. The role will be formalised by vote at the next Committee Meeting.

Test Passes October 2014

The High Wycombe Group IAM would like to congratulate Mrs. V. Brickell on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

Test Passes September 2014

The High Wycombe Group IAM would like to congratulate Mr. R. Williams on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

Test Passes August 2014

The High Wycombe Group IAM would like to congratulate Mr. C. Morley and Mr C. Wong on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

John Hampden Grammar School offerJune 2014

The High Wycombe Group IAM have a limited offer to students of the John Hampden Grammar School, please see here for more information.

Test Passes June 2014

The High Wycombe Group IAM congratulate Mr T. Harrison and E. Napier on passing the Advanced Driving Test; Ms Napier has been recommended by her examiner for a 'F1RST' class pass.

Test Passes April 2014

The High Wycombe Group IAM would like to congratulate Mr. Willingham on passing the Advanced Driving Test.

Another F1RST Pass March 2014

The High Wycombe Group IAM would like to congratulate Mr. Blackburne on passing the Advanced Driving Test - with a 'F1RST' class pass. This was a notable test result as grade 1 was received in every category!

Stokenchurch Speed Awareness Week March 2014

This week (10th until 14th March) is Speed Awareness Week in Stokenchurch. The Group are please to announce that we made a £50 donation towards this event, for the purchase of high visbility jackets.

Group 30th Anniversary February 2014

The High Wycombe Group of Advanced Motorists are pleased to announce that 2014 is our 30th year since inauguration in April 1984!

As a celebration of this attainment, we include a copy of the very first edition of the Group Newsletter, and some details of those very first pioneering members who founded the group.

Our present Group Secretary, Robin Thomas, is the only inaugural member still serving the same position as the original committee.

Group donation to Stokenchurch Parish Council February 2014

The Group has been active locally in supporting the Local Community and has given Stokenchurch Parish Council a cheque for £500 towards the purchase of Mobile Vehicle Activated Signs.

30th AGM 2014 February 2014

The 30th AGM of the High Wycombe Group of Advanced Motorists took place on Tuesday, 4th March 2014. Please follow the link for more information and the minutes of the meeting.

Test Pass Results 2013 February 2014

The Group enjoyed considerable success in 2013, with 21 of its Associates passing the Advanced Driving Test (a pass rate of 84%), compared with 15 in 2012 (a pass rate of 94%).

We were particularly pleased that 3 of the passes in 2013, those of Mr D Peatfield, Mr M Ellis and Mr W Morris, were categorized as 'F1RST'-class passes!

Committee Members February 2014

The group are happy to welcome on-board Gemma Beeken who was co-opted onto the Committee as Young Persons Representative in 2013.

National Observer Qualifications February 2014

The Group currently has 9 qualified Observers, of whom three- Keith Chanter, Peter Gunn and Andrew True - achieved the new IMI National Observer Qualification last September, and another 3 Group Members are now undergoing training to become Local Observers.

News 2013

January 2013 - Terry Castledine

It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Terry Castledine on the 16th December 2012. He contributed his time to the IAM by not only being a member of the High Wycombe Group, but also serving as an Observer, and contributing to the Committee.

We pass on our sympathies and condolences to his family and friends.