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On Scene: Issue Ten
Issue #10
January 2024

On Scene: Issue Ten

Cover Story

Spirit of Scammell

Why Dave Crouch still rates anything with a Scammell badge on so highly, despite all the advances elsewhere.

  • Dynes ShinesMeteoric growth at Dynes Group
  • All the Bells and WhistlesWhatever the job, Bell's will sort it
  • Bearing a Breakdown?KB's boss would rather face a grizzly!
  • Levelling UpRNW on a drive to raise standards
  • Model CitizenChris Atkin's miniature marvels
On Scene: Issue Nine
Issue #9
October 2023

On Scene: Issue Nine

Cover Story

Set in Stone

Why Stoneywood's three founding partners would rather work on in recovery than retire to the golf club.

  • Iveco eDailyTowing the Company Line
  • On Point RecoveryTo the Point
  • DJ RecoveryMaking a Name for Itself
  • TyresIn the Groove
  • Wards of BurnleyRecovery Ward
  • Westons RecoveryBest Weston
On Scene: Issue Eight
Issue #8
July 2023

On Scene: Issue Eight

Cover Story

Recovering Well

Roger Dyson has announced an increase in production capacity and a tie-up with Polish recovery body manufacturer Tevor, as part of a move to get around the problem of long-lead times

  • Recovery RoomDAF has recently completed the overhaul of its entire heavy truck range
  • Neat and SweetJacksons Recovery keeps things tight
  • Hook, Line and SinkerHow John McConville came to leave behind his family background
  • Doing It His WayBedfordshire Recovery's founder, Ian Dominey likes to do things his way
  • Field of OperationField Services Recovery's Jon Caunt on being the boss
On Scene: Issue Seven
Issue #7
April 2023

On Scene: Issue Seven

Cover Story

Pure Gould!

Shiny metal doesn’t come in a more attractive form than Mick Gould Commercials’ stunning US-built fleet

  • Beasts from the East Essel recovery equipment comes to the UK
  • No ditch too deep Meet the heroes behind Hoddy’s Recovery
  • Seeking perfection Derek Beahan puts service above all else
  • Solid as an oak Caldicot keeps growing in every direction
  • Changing Lanes Lanes proves its ability to adapt
  • Stack ’em high! VanKit racks up some smart storage
On Scene: Issue Six
Issue #6
January 2023

On Scene: Issue Six

Cover Story

American beauties

What’s made classic American trucks both the fashion and the passion at Essex-based VG Nash and Sons

  • Mission accomplishedQuickmission shows off its new FMX
  • Throwing in the towelWhy GM Recovery boss gave it all up
  • A Pleasant outcomeSteady progress at Mount Pleasant
  • Blessed virgins!Meet the newbies running DJ Spall
  • Dutch delightsFirst impressions of DAF’s new XD
  • Heading westHow Bill Jackson took on the USA
On Scene: Issue Five
Issue #5
October 2022

On Scene: Issue Five

Cover Story

Freed by a Swede!

Donalds Bilbärgning handles a real smörgåsbord of recovery challenges in Sweden’s winter wonderland

  • Mix and match We meet the diverse fleet at Kerr & Smith
  • Size is everything AMS builds bodies fit for supersized cars
  • Cushion the blow How Bill Jackson developed the air cushion
  • A rude awakening The ‘Rude Boy’ behind RB Commercial
  • Diamond geezers Red House celebrates 60 years of success
  • Smart at heartHow Saunders de-risks smart motorways
On Scene: Issue Four
Issue #4
July 2022

On Scene: Issue Four

Cover Story

From strength to strength

Recovery equipment and bodywork specialist Boniface Engineering has climbed ever higher in the last 40 years

  • One big bounceback! How Wreckers International made its name
  • Looking to the long term CWT Group punches above its weight
  • The Thrillers at Millers Why Millers of Longton loves its Volvos
  • Hand on heart Honesty is the only policy at RD Avery
  • Man with a van We salute the humble service van
  • Your flexible friend Southern Recovery’s adaptable fleet
On Scene: Issue Three
Issue #3
April 2022

On Scene: Issue Three

Cover Story

The perfect package

Roger Dyson reveals why, after 50 years, he’s now taking a much more holistic view of recovery vehicles.

  • Legendary moveHow Bill Jackson started Wreckers International
  • Scottish starsRoss’s Garage reveals why it favours Volvo
  • Gaining in weightRecovery gets heavy for LJ Transportation
  • Childhood dreamDibdale takes pride in its Peterbilt
  • Trip the light fantasticLantern Recovery staff reveal all!
  • Reinventing the wheelToad Towing tweaks its Range T
On Scene: Issue Two
Issue #2
January 2022

On Scene: Issue Two

Cover Story

All in a day's work

Why recovery and planned vehicle movements are both part of the mix at one-stop transport shop CMG.

  • Dave Bland EngineeringBuilding the body beautiful
  • Ewen MacRaeWhere the Skye’s no limit
  • Bill JacksonRecovery legend in retrospect
  • Isis RescueWhy we ditched the clubs
  • KD BrosYorkshire’s finest five decades on
  • Barry Devlin ServicesActions speak louder than words
  • Traceys RecoveryWhere ‘light’ proves right
On Scene: Issue One
Issue #1
October 2021

On Scene: Issue One

Cover Story

Hand-made hero!

How Steve Youngs of Syren still designs and hand-crafts heavy recovery equipment without the help of staff or computers.

  • Alpha RecoveryDetermined to succeed
  • E&S MotorsWhere principles come first
  • Hough Green GarageDriven by service
  • Sheriffmill Motor CompanyThree generations strong
  • Frank Ratcliffe & Son90 years of evolution
  • RS RecoverySticking to core values
  • J&J ConversionsShowing how it’s done

A brilliant magazine to freshen up industry relevant publications. Interesting reading from all angles with superb journalism, professional photography and production values. Many hours spent in a happy place. Keep up the good work.

Steve Cockerill, Operations Director
CMG

How refreshing to see a well written, unbiased magazine, that shows the recovery industry how it really is.

This has been a long time coming and hopefully it will stay independent, and away from some of the people, politics and propaganda that is published every month in other publications.

Long may it continue!

Steve Scott, Technical Services Fleet Engineer
BPW