September Run, 30th Sep 2018

By Dave Fletcher | December 9, 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…

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

By Dave Fletcher | December 8, 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…

The Bilsdale Run, 26th August 2018

By Dave Fletcher | December 7, 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…

Manchester Classic Car Show, 15th September 2018

By Dave Fletcher | December 6, 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…

Yorkshire Pudding Run, 5th August 2018

By Dave Fletcher | December 5, 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…

The Derek Taylor Memorial Run, Sunday Jul 15th 2018

By Dave Fletcher | December 4, 2018

The Derek Taylor Memorial Run, Sunday July 15th 2018 The sun shone brightly on Sunday the 15th July when twenty eight cars and members gathered to take part on this unprecedented event. The event was poignant but not unhappy, it showcased what our club is all about, it was a celebration of club and committee…

Pride of Ownership Evening, 11th June 2018

By Dave Fletcher | November 20, 2018

Pride of Ownership Evening, Monday June 11th 2018 I set off from home at about 6.15pm, picked my Dad up on the way to take part in this event. We were lucky to have glorious weather all the way until we approached Scholes where we could see a big black cloud lurking. We arrived at…

Spring has Sprung, Sunday May 13th 2018

By Dave Fletcher | October 26, 2018

Spring Has Sprung – Sunday May 13th 2018 What a glorious day, the sun shone and 15 cars met up at Strike’s Garden Centre at Garforth Cliff for the re-run of the previously cancelled ‘Daffodils with Tulips’ due to inclement weather, to join in the now re-named “Spring has Sprung” Sunday run. As there was…

Tadcaster Classic Car Show, 29th April 2018

By Dave Fletcher | October 14, 2018

Tadcaster Classic Car Show – Sunday April 29th 2018 It was briefly mentioned in the April newsletter the weather was fine but cold with only the odd spot of rain, this did not appear to put anyone off as the event was very well attended with at least 220 vehicles on display. I arrived around…

Drive It Day, 22nd April 2018

By Dave Fletcher | September 30, 2018

DRIVE IT DAY – Sunday April 22nd 2018 The weather was far better than had been forecast when 23 cars met up at The Langlands Garden Centre on the A64 for coffee and bacon sandwiches and to take part on the “Drive it Day” run organised by Dave Fletcher and Dennis Hodge. Suitably refreshed and…