Classic car show for a good cause

Local charities will benefit when hundreds of classic cars and bikes turn up at the Ashover Show Ground on Sunday, July 24, for a new all-day rally, which could raise thousands of pounds for local charities.

Organised jointly by the Rotary Clubs of Chesterfield, Chesterfield Scarsdale, Clay Cross and Matlock, the local charities to benefit will be McMillan Nurses, Derbyshire Young Carers, Pathways of Chesterfield for homeless people, Kidney Research and other Rotary charities.

The event, which runs from 11am to 4pm, will be attended by enthusiasts from all over the region and is expected to include classic cars and bikes from all eras.

There is entertainment in the main event arena including performances by Direction Theatre Arts, Ashover Brass Band and Morris Dancers. There is also a side show with Autojumble and an art and craft fair. Car parking is free. here is refreshments and a licensed bar.

The picturesque Ashover Show Ground is located at Rectory Fields, Milken Lane, Ashover.

Admission is £5 per person, under 12s get in free and for exhibitors the cost is £5 per vehicle (includes two people free).

For more information go to www.ashoverclassics.co.uk.