Loanends vintage event and fete back for 10th year

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PLANS: Pictured are event organsiers, from left: Robert Wallace, Harper Ashcroft and Jim White.

LOANENDS Presbyterian Church has announced details of its 10th annual vintage road run and summer fete.

The one-day event, generously sponsored by Martin Supplies and Steepleview Properties, takes place on Saturday, June 1, commencing at noon.

Organising committee member Robert Wallace said: “Our event is growing from strength to strength, and we look forward to welcoming a large display of vintage tractors, classic cars, motorcycles and stationary engines.”

Drivers are asked to assemble in the church car park, just off the Seven Mile Straight, near Nutts Corner, BT29 4YW, at noon for a barbecue lunch. The vintage cavalcade will depart on the designated routes at 1pm. The entry fee is £12 per vehicle, which includes lunch for the driver.

The summer fete will include stalls selling refreshments, home produce, plants and jewellery. Other attractions include birds of prey, ‘Born in Fire’ blacksmith, and live music from the Alastair Scott Ceilidh Band.

A pet show, sponsored by Glenburn Veterinary Clinic, will get underway at 2pm.

n Anyone interested in participating in the vintage road run should contact: Robert Wallace on 07581 006781 (tractors), Norman White on 07754 069593 (cars), or Ormonde Nesbitt on 07973 924949 (motorcycles).

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