Loanends vintage road run and summer fete

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TAKING PART: Alan Johnston, left, Steepleview Properties is sponsoring the classic car and motorcycle section. He is pictured with organisers Harper Ashcroft and Jim White.

ALL roads will lead to Loanends in County Antrim on Saturday, June 1, for the 10th annual vintage road run and summer fete, organised by Loanends Presbyterian Church.

Generously sponsored by

SUPPORT: Organisers Jim White and Robert Wallace are pictured with tractor section sponsor Richard Martin of Martin Supplies, Nutt’s Corner. Pictures

Martin Supplies and Steeple-view Properties, the event gets underway at noon.

Robert Wallace, speaking on behalf of the organisers, said: “I’d like to take this opportunity to thank our sponsors for their generosity. We are looking forward to this year’s event which marks our 10th anniversary, and I appeal to all vintage vehicle enthusiasts to come along and support us.”

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 entry fee is £12 per vehicle, which includes lunch for the driver.

The vintage cavalcade will

set off at 1pm. The designated tractor route will include Lylehill, Rickamore, Ballyrobin, through Ashdale Farm, and Lisnataylor before returning to Loanends.

Car drivers and motorcycle riders will follow a route around Newtownabbey and Hightown.

The summer fete will include stalls selling refreshments, ho-

me produce, plants and jew-ellery.

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

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