Melton Vintage and Classic Vehicle Fun Day gives crowds a wheelie good time

A fine display of classic cars on show PHOTO: Tim Williams
A fine display of classic cars on show PHOTO: Tim Williams
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Onlookers enjoyed the various colours, makes, models, and sizes of vehicles that were on display in Melton town centre on Sunday.

The Rotary Club of Melton Mowbray held another successful vintage and classic vehicle fun day in the Market Place.

Rotarians Ian Neale and Julia Hinde get some mechanical advice from Hattie the Clown PHOTO: Tim Williams

Rotarians Ian Neale and Julia Hinde get some mechanical advice from Hattie the Clown PHOTO: Tim Williams

Crowds enjoyed over 60 vehicles and motorbikes, New Saint George Morris dancers, a tombola, cake stall, Hattie the Clown with balloon making skills, hook-a-duck from the Aurora Club and a sponsored cycle from the Satellite Club.

The Best in Show title, voted for by the public, was awarded to Nigel Green, for his Mark 1 Ford Mexico.

Music and commentary was provided by 103 The Eye, and all profits from the day will be given to charities and projects supported by Rotary.

Rotarian Ian Neale said: “We are delighted with this fourth annual event. It is growing, so we have already set the date for next year, September 1.”

Nigel Green won Best in Show with his Ford Escort Mexico PHOTO: Tim Williams

Nigel Green won Best in Show with his Ford Escort Mexico PHOTO: Tim Williams

Raffle results - 1st: David Sharpe, £50; 2nd: Jean Hamblin, meal for two at Synsonby Knoll; 3rd: Sabina Silcox, tea for two at Gates Nurseries.

Lazing on a Sunday afternoon PHOTO: Tim Williams

Lazing on a Sunday afternoon PHOTO: Tim Williams

Motorbikes and Morris dancing in the Market Place PHOTO: Tim Williams

Motorbikes and Morris dancing in the Market Place PHOTO: Tim Williams