Suffolk Vehicle Enthusiasts Club

News Clips - snippets from the Club's Newsletters

Earlier snippets are in the News clips Archive

July 2003

President's Prattle

  •  Coronation Supper - splendidly 1953-esque
  •  Squadron Leader Kitching and his '47 Riley
  •  Nacton fete's weather fate
  •  Lanchaster - neither Ferrari nor Lanchester! ("classic" error!)
  •  Generous amount raised for Brantham Church Roof Fund
  •  Cockfield fun day - deluge of rain and vintage cars
  •  Memories of Baldy of Geardock and spark plugs by the tenfold!

Secretary's Scribble

  •  Coronation Supper - 1952 recipes - period quiz - prize crowns
  •  Sorry about the dates
  •  Difficulty perming any 8 from the entire club
  •  Euston Rural Pastimes Rally - from 200 cars, top three all from SVEC!
  •  Don't forget the Helmingham Vehicle Gathering - volunteers needed for the club stand
  •  This month's meeting is at Great Barton

Other Items

  •  Brantham Rally - parking panic overcome - loads £££ raised
  •  100 years of Standard Motor Company - report of the celebrations
    • Wreath laying
    • AGM of the Standard Motor Club
    • Grand dinner at the Hillman family home
    • Plaque and cavalcade
    • Annual Rally ST100
    • How to follow that? Enjoy using the cars!
  •  Returning the favour of a push
  •  Last-minute notes about forthcoming events
    • Helmingham
    • Rendham
    • Walton
    • Shrubland Park
    • Butley
    • Great Barton