An informal judging takes place, together with a raffle, while the garden centre offers plenty of seating and hot refreshments for entrants and spectators alike. Top marks to Janet Ayre and her team for providing a lovely friendly atmosphere to begin another season. Here's to a safe and happy rally year for all in 20 garage door remote lm971 the light commercials, which included Morris Minors, a Bedford HA and a Morris J2, plus more modern machinery, this 1965 Ford Thames 400E van, CFJ 476C, was brought along by Kevin Saville of Newbury to the HCVS South Midlands Vehicle Gathering at the Yew Tree Garden Centre.
The 1950 Morris Commercial LC3 van, JOR 233, of Paul Long of Thatcham, Berkshire, and SYF 44F the 1967 Land Rover 2A, looking good in Post Office Telephones livery, of David Lockard of Newbury, pass LYM 753, the 1950 Foden FG6-15 of Keith French of Arborfield, and YVG 112L, the 1973 Bedford TK330 of Gordon Pickford of Reading, as they arrive. The 1959 Thornycroft Swiftsure, WOT 606, in ‘Blue Peter Retread' livery, of Tom Mansbridge, and CBV 161, the 1948 Thornycroft Nippy HF-ER4, of garage door remote lm971 Tree, both Thornycroft Society members from Basingstoke. This 1977 Leyland Lynx, NOU 864R, seen at Yew Tree Garden Centre, looks new to preservation. Not quite what it seems, HEK 962 is a 1961 AEC Reliance, with a later Panorama Elite 3 body, in Butterfield Tours of Skipton livery.
A newer classic commercial at the gathering was FEF 42V, the 1980 Ford Transcontinental of Rob Dulieu of Bracknell, Berkshire. 60 May 16 Keith Baldwin went to the Northwest Museum of Transport, St Helens, for the Heritage Bus Running Day on 6th March. The theme for the day was 'Corporation Day. Although cold, Keith says there was a nice selection of buses to warm you up, with plenty of buses working the almost garage door remote lm971 services to keep enthusiasts happy and, combined with a number of sales stands, a good day was had by all. 1: Seen inside the St Helens museum was DBY 318, imported from Malta, reputed to be a 1972 Bedford chassis, under the Brincat body, in spite of the AEC and Reliance lettering.