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Crossgar Community Festival Charity Vehicle Road Run
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THE Crossgar Community Festival Charity Vehicle Road Run will take place during the Crossgar village festival on Saturday 3 August.

The annual Cluntagh classic road run us being sponsored by Harry Corry Ltd and all proceeds will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Society. The venue is the same as last year with participants meeting at Gerard Bell’s factory on the Kilmore Road in the village.

Looking over the 1971 1275cc Vanden Plas are Trevor Williamson, Alan Lyons from Crossgar, owner, Graham McKeag,  Jeff Johnston and Sid McCoy,

Looking over the 1971 1275cc Vanden Plas at the Claragh Bridge Show are Trevor Williamson, Alan Lyons from Crossgar, owner, Graham McKeag, Jeff Johnston and Sid McCoy,

Alan Lyons, Cluntagh Classic secretary, said: “There will be live music by the fantastic O’Brien family and a static display of classic and rally vehicles will be held from 11am. The classic run starts at 11am from the Kilmore road at 1pm.

“Vehicles will proceed from Crossgar to Killyleagh via Killyleagh Street and Killyleagh Road passing through High Street, Shore Street, Seaview, Shore Road, and Shane’s Road in Killyleagh before heading back to Crossgar.

“There will be photo opportunities with the lovely Strangford Lough as a backdrop along the Shire Road. The entry fee is £5 for exhibitors and this includes tea and sandwiches.

“”All cars, motorbikes and tractors are  very welcome, and anyone who requires further information is asked to contact myself, Alan Lyons, secretary of the Cluntagh Classic Vehicle Friends on 07821181378.”

Alan and fellow organisers Sammy Scates and Sydney Croskery would like to thank Gerard Bell and sons, Harry Corry Ltd, Rowallene Councillors Terry Andrews and Billy Walker,  PSNI Sgt Nigel Donnellly, and Crossgar Community Association members Paul Teggart and Philip Irvine for their sponsorship, help and advice.