Thu
07
Jul
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Young lad, 11, turns up to school dance with 30 Hells Angels – wins total respect

A YOUNG boy shocked his classmates when he arrived at his prom flanked by a gang of 30 bikers.

(video)- Dressed in a kilt, the cheeky little boy matched his stepdad Barrie perfectly – who was wearing a red monster-style helmet in the exact same shade of red as his kilt. 

To make sure they arrived in true style, Barrie roped in a few more biker pals to join them.

Barrie’s wife Dot – Sy’s mum – said: “We had about 30 motorbikes outside, it was brilliant. The bikers were all so good.”

She added: “When Sy stepped out of the house to see it, all he could manage was ‘wow’ – he was in total shock.”

THE PARTY'S HERE: Lots of Barrie's friends were keen to join in the fun SWNS

THE PARTY'S HERE: Lots of Barrie's friends were keen to join in the fun

Tue
17
May
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12-man gang attack: Police want to speak to members of motorcycle club

Police are appealing for members of a motorcycle club to get in touch after a man suffered life-threatening injuries during a 12-man gang attack outside a Grimsby club.

As reported, a 30-year-old man, from Doncaster, was the victim of an assault outside the Yardbirds Club, Church Street, at approximately 10.15pm on Saturday night.

He was taken to Grimsby's Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital and later transferred to Hull Royal Infirmary, where he remains in a life-threatening condition.

A police spokesperson confirmed there have yet to be any arrests.

 

He added: "Officers leading the investigation are keen to speak to anyone who may be able to identify those involved in the assault - particularly any members of the Warlocks Motorcycle Club, some of which are believed to have been at the premises at the time."

 

Mon
25
Apr
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Outlaws biker gang member convicted of shooting pub DJ in the face

Victim has had bullet lodged in brain after attack in car park

(video)--A member of the Outlaws motorcycle gang has been convicted of shooting a former pub DJ in the face.

Anthony Stephens was found guilty of the unlawful wounding of victim Darren Smith - leaving him with a bullet lodged in his brain for the last 20 years.

A jury at Warwick Crown Court found Stephens, 47, Cranberry Road, Tile Cross, Birmingham innocent of attempted murder and wounding with intent to cause him grievous bodily harm.

Stephens, who was jailed for three years, was found guilty of unlawful wounding.

Although the shooting at the Plough pub in London Road, Coventry, took place in 1996, Stephens was not arrested for more than 17 years, after moving to Dublin.

 

Fri
22
Apr
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Former motorcycle gang member tells jury he did not shoot DJ outside Coventry pub

Anthony Stephens said he didn't know he was wanted in connection with the incident until 17 years later

A former member of the Outlaws motorcycle group raised his hands towards his head and ducked in the witness box as he told a jury of his reaction to a shot outside a Coventry pub.

And Anthony Stephens insisted during his evidence at Warwick Crown Court that it was not him who had fired the shot which left a bullet in the victim’s brain.

Stephens, aged 48, formerly of Cranberry Road, Tile Cross, Birmingham, but who moved Dublin, denies the attempted murder of Darren Smith in October 1996.

Fri
15
Apr
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DJ shot at Coventry pub 20 years ago tells court Outlaws biker gang member was responsible

Anthony Stephens denies attempted murder of Darren Stephens outside The Plough in London Road in 1996

A former Coventry pub DJ who was shot in the face, allegedly by a member of the Outlaws motorcycle gang, pointed to the dock at Warwick Crown Court yesterday and told a jury: “I know it was him who shot me.”

Victim Darren Smith, who was a Warwick University law student and part-time DJ at the time, was pointing at Anthony Stephens.

Stephens, aged 48, formerly of Cranberry Road, Tile Cross, Birmingham, has denied attempting to murder Mr Smith and an alternative charge of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

Fri
02
May
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Iconic photographs of 1960s biker gang the Chicago Outlaws go on show for first time in UK

(more images @ original article)

  • Forty of Danny Lyon's Bikeriders prints will be shown 19 June - 16 August
  • ATLAS Gallery, London, to host first ever British show of iconic works

 

It's a photographic series that captures a small but utterly fascinating slice of 1960s life and style.

Photographer Danny Lyon got up close and personal with the Chicago Outlaws Motorcycle Club between 1963 and 1967 to document their most intimate and honest moments.

The result, a series named The Bikeriders, is considered a classic work of modern photojournalism and gives a raw, unvarnished insight into the biker culture of the time.

Mon
14
Apr
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Ashfield: Bikers out in force for funeral of Hells Angel (slideshow)

An estimated 1,000 bikers descended on Ashfield to pay their respects at the funeral of a well-respected Hells Angels member on Friday.

Neil Mott, 53, of Sutton, was the Ashfield charter’s president at the time of his sudden death from a stroke.

He was a well-known figure around the world, having travelled extensively to events and helping to organise others.

“It was a fantastic send-off and if I had something half as good when my time comes then I would be happy,” said Ashfield Hells Angels’ vice president, Lee Smith.

“There were at least a thousand bikers in the funeral precession with people coming from as far away as South Africa and California in the USA to be there.

Fri
11
Apr
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Hundreds of bikers expected at Hells Angel's funeral

More than 1,000 bikers from all over the world are expected to turn out today to pay their respects to a Midland Hells Angel.

Neil Mott, aged 53, died of a stroke earlier this month. He was president of the Hells Angel group based in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.

Hundreds of bikers are expected to turn out for the funeral

Hundreds of bikers are expected to turn out for the funeral Credit: Rui Vieira/PA

The bikers will set off from the clubhouse at the Shoulder of Mutton in Sutton-in-Ashfield at around 10am for a ride around Ashfield before making their way to the cemetery.

Mon
31
Mar
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SUTTON: Hells Angels leader honoured

Hells Angels' Ashfield charter president Neil Mott, who has died.

Hells Angels' Ashfield charter president Neil Mott, who has died.

 

A 1,000-strong bike procession is being planned for the funeral of the popular president of the Hells Angels’ Ashfield charter.

Neil Mott, 53, of Sutton, died suddenly of a stroke last week having served in his position for ten years and been a member for 20 years.

Mr Mott organised trips all over the world, particularly to Europe.

“He was a brilliant bloke,” said vice president Lee Smith.

“He loved riding a bike from a very young age and you’ve no idea how much he will be missed by everyone.

“He loved body building and keeping fit, so this came very much out of the blue.

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