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07/08/22: Pete’s Bongo

On the For Sale page there’s one in Kent.


07/08/22: Monthly Update

Due to staff sickness we are unable to email a monthly members update for August. Normal service will be resumed on 6th September. The password to enter the member’s area remains unchanged.


05/08/22: Stratford Bongo

On the For Sale page there’s another one.


04/08/22: Looking Ahead

The date (31 August to 4 September) and venue (St Davids) for our our 2023 Welsh Bash has been announced. Keep up to date with forthcoming events via the members area


03/08/22: Nice Example

On the For Sale page there’s a Premium Bongo at a realistic price


31/07/22: One More

On the For Sale page there’s one in Sussex


31/07/22: Fforest Fields

Tickets for the Welsh Bash in Powys (8th to 12th September) are now on sale. We have 2215 places left from our allocation of 50. Book now as we will shortly be returning unwanted pitches to the campsite for sale to the general public. Keep up to date with forthcoming events via the members area.


31/07/22: Chatham, Kent

FreelanceMazda have joined the family of Bongo Friendly garages and the “Garages” database has been updated in the members area.


28/07/22: ABS Sensors

BrianK has found a cheaper alternative to genuine Mazda sensors and the information has been added to the ABS fact sheet in the members area


28/07/22: Stolen Bongo

The above Bongo, registration R788 YTF, was stolen from outside the Ambassador Hotel, Glasgow G20 last Sunday night 24th July. If you spot it contact Ian at the club office


26/07/22: Earn Yourself A Tenner

Today we are relaunching our Bongo Spotters Card scheme. If you are a club member and spot a Bongo that has no evidence of club membership leave one of these cards under their wiper blades and if it results in a sign up then both you and the new member receive £10!


24/07/22: One More

On the For Sale page there’s one in Hampshire


12/07/22: Fforest Fields

Tickets for the Welsh Bash in Powys (8th to 12th September) are now on sale. We have 22 places left from our allocation of 50. Keep up to date with forthcoming events via the members area.


10/07/22: Graeme’s Bongo

This has been added to The Gallery


10/07/22: Camping and Caravanning Club

CCC no longer will insure grey imports and have been removed from the list on our Insurance page.


08/07/22: More Stuff From The Bash

You will find a summary of the AGM here and a link to Geoff’s videos here.


07/07/22: One More

On the For Sale page there’s one in SE Cornwall


06/07/22: Drone Footage

Thanks to Brian Wyld for providing this overhead shot of the Bongo Bash.


06/07/22: Donations

Some people have enquired how to make donations to Bongonaut of the Year Richard Dass’s fundrasing efforts. Please use this link: https://gofund.me/8b95c0c7. There’s also an update from Richard on the Forum.


05/07/22: Ground Clearance

Some interesting information has been added to the Spring Assisters fact sheet in the members area


05/07/22: Two More

On the For Sale page there’s one in Gloucestershire and one in West Sussex.


02/07/22: Well Done!

Congratulations to Richard Dass who is the 2022 Bongonaut of the Year! See the Forum for more details.


02/07/22: Back From The Bash

Whether you were these or not it’s worth having a look at Geoff’s photos.


01/07/22: Latest Club Newsletter

Edition 75 of our quarterly newsletter is now available for download from the members area. It is available in both Word and PDF formats. If you are a webplus or postal member you will receive a copy in the post shortly.


01/07/22: One More

On the For Sale page there’s one in Derbyshire


29/06/22: Two More

On the For Sale page there’s one in Bristol and one in North Herts.


19/06/22: Accessing The Waterpump Seals

This information has been added to the Waterpump fact sheet in the members area


18/06/22: SOLD OUT!

If you are thinking of going to the Bongo Bash and haven’t booked then you are too late. But you can come as a day visitor (£5 parking charge to charity). Or you can check for late availability due to no-shows by texting/WhatsApp Ian on 07932844321.


16/06/22: One More

On the For Sale page there’s one in Stoke


14/06/22: Buyer Beware!

There are a few dodgy characters out there so make sure you get a full inspection at the time of purchase. If you are not convinced, then have a look at this video.


07/06/22: One More

On the For Sale page there’s one in Berkshire


06/06/22: Monthly Update

Due to time constraints we are unable to email a monthly members update for June. Normal service will be resumed on 6th July. The password to enter the member’s area remains unchanged.


01/06/22: Looe

The 2023 Bongo Fest South West will once again take place at Camping Caradon and the confirmed dates are Thursday 28th September to Monday 2nd October. Keep up to date with forthcoming events via the members area.


01/06/22: Two More

On the For Sale page there’s one in Cornwall and one in South Wales


29/05/22: Fact Sheet Revisions

Over in the members area  we have added some more technical information to the one about the Auto Free Top, and have made some minor changes to the one about changing the Alternator belts.


28/05/22: House on Wheels

On the For Sale page there’s one in Cumbria


25/05/22: Bash

We have just 13 non-electric pitches left at the big meeting in Stourport. Full details in the members area.


24/05/22: New Additions

On the For Sale page there’s one in South Yorkshire, one in South Wales, and one in South East London


18/05/22: Manchester & Somerset & Leicester

On the For Sale page there’s three more.


15/05/22: Aircon O Rings

We have tracked down some extra compatible O rings from Mitsubishi and added them to the Aircon factsheet in the members area


15/05/22: Fully Equipped

Fancy a top of the range JAL conversion? Over on the For Sale page there’s one in South East London.


11/05/22: Top Tips

There’s some sources for LPG and Brake Calipers in the Top Tips section in the members area. We have also amended the LPG factsheet.


10/05/22: Not For Beginners

There’s been a few minor amendments to the Engine Removal fact sheet. You will find a full list in the members area


10/05/22: Full Camper

There’s one in Staffordshire on the For Sale page.


05/05/22: Lowtop

There’s one in Kent on the For Sale page.


29/04/22: Meetings Update

Unsold pitches for the Scottish Bash have now been returned to the campsite. We have 135 Bongos booked in for the big Bash at Stourport, and still have tickets left for our meeting in West Yorkshire in July. Full details in the members area.


28/04/22: Busy Nurse

There’s two more queries in the Clinic


28/04/22: Mushroom Roof

There’s one in Surrey on the For Sale page.


27/04/22: Two More Lowtops

There’s one in Bristol and one in Stoke on the For Sale page.


25/04/22: Alternator Belts

Ian Carter has submitted some useful info about changing the belts on a diesel Bongo so we have amended both the Alternator and Alt Belts fact sheets. You will find a full list in the members area


22/04/22: Wimbledon

There’s a rust-free AFT on the For Sale page.


20/04/22: Barnsley Bargain

There’s a low-price low-top on the For Sale page.


18/04/22: Where Can I Find My Key Number?

We have amended the Keys factsheet in the members area


16/04/22: A1

A1 Towing are no more but there are other towbar manufacturers out there. We have amended the Towbars fact sheet. You will find all our information sheets in the members area


15/04/22: Error Correction

There’s been a few minor amendments to the Overheating fact sheet. You will find all our information sheets in the members area


14/04/22: Batteries & Relays

There’s two more queries in the Clinic


10/04/22: Bongo Fest South West

If you are attending the meeting in Looe at the end of the month you should note that there will be a £2 per night supplement payable on arrival by those with an electric hook-up. This is due to soaring energy prices.


08/04/22: Now Booking

Tickets for the Tough Northerners Summer Camp in West Yorkshire are now on sale and we still have availability at our other events in Looe, West Lothian and Stourport. Full details in the members area.


06/04/22: Still Value For Money

Please note that from today membership fees have increased by £1.50 per year.





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