Meet The Team

Read about the Blights Team here

Tim Blight

Tim is Jeff’s brother and Nick’s uncle. Tim is mad about cars of all makes and has been involved in sales since before leaving school.

Tim is also Motability accredited and enjoys dealing with many loyal customers spanning many generations. In his spare time he is a Scout Leader with a local Scout Group.

Jeff Blight

Company Director Jeff Blight is part of the furniture. He served his apprenticeship at Waddam Stringer in Barnstaple and has seen Blights through various different dealerships. Jeff is a keen amateur radio enthusiast and enjoys restoration. He has several Austin 7s and often attends rally’s up and down the country. In his younger days he competed in Rallycross and rallying using a Mini and a Vauxhall Chevette

Nick Blight
Service Manager/Director

Nick Blight served his apprenticeship with the Rydon group before coming back to the family business. Originally a trained Ford Transit Specialist, Nick moved into the Service Manager role and then becoming a Director Nick now works across the business. Nick is a keen cyclist and car hill climb competitor

Jon Brandi
Sales Executive

Jon bought his first car here and now with his efficient and friendly manner, he is always on hand to get you the right vehicle too. Jon has a real passion for Snooker and enjoys the music of Dolly Parton going to her concerts whenever possible. 

Jake Quinlan
Workshop Foreman and Technician

Jake is highly skilled with diagnostics and repairs. Hes always on hand for advice. Jake has a classic Mini and loves attending car shows.

Natalie Luck
Service Receptionist

Natalie is on hand to take bookings and advise on service plans. Away from work Natalie loves spending time with her family and has a passion for cooking.

Hannah Esau
Service Receptionist

Hannah is your friendly welcome to Blights. As well as booking your car in for service, MOT or repair, Hannah is also studying to achieve an NVQ3 Business admin diploma. Out of the office Hannah had a 5-year career in ORCI Mini Stox (stock car racing). She has a classic Mini Clubman which she has enjoyed re-storing.

Ian Curtis
Senior MG Technician

Ian has worked for Blights since leaving school and is a fully trained MG tech along with having all the relevant EV qualifications.

Outside of Blights Ian loves open water swimming and has swam the English channel.

Karen Watts
Accounts Manager

Karen has worked for Blights for over 10 years and is a vital part of the team. Out of the office Karen loves spending time with her family often spending weekends away camping.

Teresa Rowland
Accounts team and Hire department

With over 10 years’ experience Teresa is an important member of the team and always on hand to help. At home Teresa loves gardening and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

John Tanton
Valeting Team

John is the longest serving member of the Blights team joining us when he was 16. 52 years ago he started off as a mechanic and then moved over to become the Parts Manager and later semi-retired and joined the valeting department. John enjoys football and now with more spare time he enjoys flying to Spain to visit family.