Classic cars roar into life for the local Lions

    A SELECTION of vintage motors spanning over 80 years took a tour of the Kent and Sussex countryside for the Tonbridge Lions Club’s fourth Classic Car Tour.
    The 49 entrants started at Tonbridge Castle, with the signal for the off given by Mayor Roger Dalton, before driving through picturesque country lanes and ending up at Barnsgate Manor near Uckfield for lunch.
    Afterwards, they returned to the castle and were met by the club’s President Gordon Hill and his wife Peggy before enjoying a cream tea in the grounds.
    A varied cross-section of classic cars took part. Among the oldest were a 1934 Lagonda 16/80, a 1934 Talbot AV 105, and a 1934 MG PA. Lions Club member Mike Edwards, Chairman of the Committee, said: “This was the fourth year we have held the event and the feedback from the participants was again very complimentary.
    “We plan to hold the event again next year.”