Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 20°C

min temp: 10°C

ESTD 1874 Search

The pigs are coming. Find out more about

Pigs Gone Wild

here.

Gallery: Cars on the Green show in Bury St Edmunds sees attendance more than double

14:00 16 June 2014

Dave and Jenny Game sit in their 1972 Vanden Plas Princess 1300 at the Cars on the Green event on Sunday, 15 June.

Dave and Jenny Game sit in their 1972 Vanden Plas Princess 1300 at the Cars on the Green event on Sunday, 15 June.

At least 7,500 people paid a visit to a car show in Bury St Edmunds on Father’s Day.

At estimated 800 to 1,000 vehicles were display at Cars on the Green, including the Bury Motor Show, at Nowton Park yesterday.

The cars exhibited included everything from classic, retro and modified vehicles to brand new ones, and trophies were awarded for a range of categories, such as best car on show.

Compared to last year, the number of visitors had more than doubled.

Kelly Minday, of Bury Retro Car Club, which organises the event, said: “It’s definitely a family day out. It’s an amazing atmosphere and we have obviously got all the amusements for children and the trade stands. So much hard work goes into organising it.”

The show, which is sponsored by Marriott Motor Group, is this year raising money for Scope, the Rainbow Ward at West Suffolk Hospital in Bury and the Scout Association.

•Suffolk police last night said a steward had been injured during a collision in which the vehicle failed to stop at the scene. He suffered a suspected broken arm and was taken to hospital. Police are investigating the incident.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other East Anglian Daily Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by East Anglian Daily Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique East Anglian Daily Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

The bank holiday weather was perfect for events like the Trimley Beer Festival.

For once organisers of bank holiday weekend events are set to be happy with the British weather as the region prepares for a third dry day today.

File picture of the Essex Air Ambulance.

The air ambulance touched down on a field off Flora Road in Witham yesterday afternoon.

The Stowmarket town sign.

One woman has been arrested on suspicion of assault and criminal damage following the incident last night.

Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in the 1987 film Dirty Dancing

It would take a phenomenal effort to produce a bad Dirty Dancing show. The 1987 coming-of-age drama is ripe for any interpretation: iconic music, a timeless script, a clear story with emotional depth, relatable characters and well-defined goals, and of course, some pretty captivating dancing.

Major Tim Pig preview shots. Image: Jane Anderson

The finer points of his space suit have been painted on, he has been shipped back to Ipswich and been glossed to protect him from the weather - and now Major Tim Pig is just waiting to land in the town centre.

Clacton

Members of the public are being warned to be aware of cold callers after a 77-year-old woman was the victim of a distraction burglary in Clacton on Thursday.

Ferry boat inn old Felixstowe 
Food and drink review

I visited the Ferry Boat Inn on a day, not so very long ago, when hail was still a common occurrence, writes Victoria Richman.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24