Record crowds flocked to a classic car and bike show, which was held to raise money for charity.
Local charities are set to benefit to the tune of over £10,000 after a Classic Car and Bike show attracted thousands of visitors to see over 600 cars and bikes exhibited by enthusiasts from all around the region.
The fund-raising event, organised jointly by the Rotary Clubs of Chesterfield, Chesterfield Scarsdale, Clay Cross and Matlock, was held in the idyllic setting of Ashover Showground last Sunday 29 July 2012.
Winner was Colin Payne from Mansfield Woodhouse with a mint condition 1963 bright red Triumph TR4 Hardtop Coupe, whilst the winning motorbike was a Triumph Daytona 500 exhibited by a Chesterfield enthusiast.
Main organiser was a delighted Chesterfield Rotary Club past president Stuart Bradley who said: “It was a fantastic day which brought together all those who like to exhibit their cars and bikes with all those who just love meandering around the wide variety of well-loved classic vehicles from every era.”
He added: “On behalf of Rotary a big thank you to everyone for the wonderful support in aid of our local Rotary charities, we intend holding the event again in 2013”
To ensure it was a fun day out for all the family there was also entertainment youngsters from Direction Theatre Arts, bar and refreshments, autojumble and a large craft fair.