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Are you an MOT Tester looking for a new role in Stockport?

Great career opportunity to work in a busy,long established and reputable garage. Job Vacancy: MOT Tester We’re looking for a registered MOT tester to join our team here in Stockport. The role will either involve full-time MOT testing or a combination of MOT tests, servicing, diagnostics & repairs, dependant on your suitability and experience. Location:… Read more »

Meet the Team: Dean

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Meet the Team: Dean Nickname:Deano. How long have you been working at John Delany Motors?10 years, I was 16 when I started. Quickly sum up a day in the life of a Vehicle Technician…Cuts & Bruises and a bumpy head, I bang it a lot. What would you be doing if you didn’t work at… Read more »

4 ways to check your Tyre Tread Depth

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Your tyres are the only contact between your vehicle and the road meaning that regular checks are important for your safety. When tyres are new they have approximately 8mm of tread. The legal limit for tyre tread is 1.6mm across the central three-quarters of the tyre. The tread must meet this minimum requirement around its… Read more »

Tough Mudder- Fundraising for Mentell

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In 2018 a team of seven from John Delany Motors completed Tough Mudder North West. 10 miles, 20 muddy obstacles and a whole lot of fun! This year we’re coming back bigger and better. We currently have 13 people enrolled and are looking to grow our team. We’re inviting all of our customers and friends… Read more »

Vehicle Servicing – Your Questions Answered

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There are many service options available for your vehicle, it’s important that you select the right one. So what happens in a vehicle service? Which service is right for your car? And how often should you get your vehicle serviced? At John Delany Motors we mainly offer three types of servicing; manufacturers, interim and full…. Read more »

A day in the life of an Apprentice Technician

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As part of National Apprenticeship week we handed our Facebook page over to Charlie & George, our apprentice technicians, for the day. They did a great job of posting for us and answering all of your questions, you can see some of their posts below. Head over to our Facebook page to find out more about… Read more »

Job Vacancy: Vehicle Technician/ MOT Tester

Great career opportunity to work in a busy,long established and reputable garage. Job Vacancy: Vehicle Technician/ MOT Tester Location: Stockport, SK3 0DF Hours: 40/44 hours per weekMonday to Friday 8am-5pm or 9am-6pm (alternate weeks)Saturday 8am- 12 pm (1 in 2 Saturdays)Salary: £12.52/hour or £26,000/year Info & Benefits: – Immediate start– Weekly Pay– Approved Overtime– Company… Read more »

An insight into the Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship

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National Apprenticeship Week is upon us. This annual celebration recognises the impact of apprenticeships on individuals, employers and the economy.  Last year we won the ‘Commitment to Training’ award from Trafford College, one of the training providers for our apprentice technicians. Since then, we’ve employed two new apprentices at John Delany Motors and what better… Read more »

How To: Read a Car Registration Plate


Have you always wondered what the combination of numbers and letters means on your cars’ registration plate? This is our quick guide to identifying where a vehicle has originated from and what year it was released. Taking the registration below as an example: BD- The area code or ‘local memory tag’ is unique to the… Read more »