Posts by Dave Fletcher

Christmas Pudding Run 2018, 2nd December 2018

Sunday 2nd December my Dad and I arrived at The Craiglands Hotel in Ilkley at around 10.30am. There were quite a few cars already in the car park, mostly modern but there were quite a few classics which was very nice to see considering the time of year, the weather was a little damp but…

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Autumn Club Run, 4th November 2018

Our meeting place was once again Stephen Smith’s Garden Centre on the outskirts of the historical market town of Otley. This is an excellent meeting point with plenty of car parking spaces and a welcome coffee break. 25 cars and about 50 members supported the event on this dry if not very sunny day. Charles…

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1986 Renault 5

986 Renault 5 Rio Tc 1 litre three door. 75k miles. Will have 12 months MOT shortly. Car was on our display stand at Manchester in September. It’s just a good little rare  useable motor that does need some tlc. £1000 ono. Car in Leeds 8. Contact Martin on 07714779810

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1969 VW Beetle

Rare 1969 rhd drive flat screen VW beetle. We’ll know car in local VW circles that has been off road since 2015. Great restoration project. 1200cc engine is in good condition but body really needs sorting. Heater channels okay but usual bits of inner and outer sills, suspension mounting areas etc. £1000 ovno. Car in…

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September Run, 30th Sep 2018

September Run, 30th September 2018 One regular feature of our calendar is now a Sunday run and lunch in early autumn and organised by club members John and Rose Marie Wilkinson. 2018 was to be no exception, and well prepared sets of instructions were handed out at Smith’s Garden Centre in Otley, on the last…

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Dunsley Hall mini break, 20th – 21st September 2018

Dunsley Hall mini break, 20th – 21st September 2018 Thirty two members could be found enjoying tea, coffee and homemade cake in the elegant wood panelled lounge of The Dunsley Hall Hotel on an overcast and blustery Thursday afternoon. We had made our own route choices to get there though many who had planned to…

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The Bilsdale Run, 26th August 2018

The Bilsdale Run, Sunday 26th August For once the weather forcasters got it right for The Bilsdale Run on Sunday 26th August (Bank holiday Sunday). Setting off from Leeds with the hood down on a chilly morning we and other members of the club met at Thirsk Garden Centre for a coffee and bacon sandwich…

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Manchester Classic Car Show, 15th September 2018

This year, for the first time, our club displayed at one of the major indoor classic car shows held annually. The Manchester Classic Car Show, sponsored by Footman James, was held at Event City, Trafford Park, Manchester on Saturday and Sunday the 15th/16th of September. We were given a pitch near the centre of the…

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Yorkshire Pudding Run, 5th August 2018

Yorkshire Pudding Run, 5th August 2018 Twelve months is a short time in the life of The Yorkshire Pudding Run organising team. Barely has one run ended then another one is in the planning. This year’s event featured a short/long route choice. Catering both for those people who wanted a gentle run out through the…

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