Rare classic car returns to village it was first registered in

PUBLISHED: 11:57 28 May 2019 | UPDATED: 14:14 28 May 2019

Wayne and Hayley Howe with their children Charley and  baby Lexi-Jane.  Picture: Howe family

Wayne and Hayley Howe with their children Charley and baby Lexi-Jane. Picture: Howe family


A classic car will be returning home after almost 90 years since it was driven down the village lanes.

The 1930 Rover 10/25 Saloon. Picture: Howe FamilyThe 1930 Rover 10/25 Saloon. Picture: Howe Family

A 1930 Rover 10/25 Saloon will be appearing at the Elveden Classic and Vintage Car Show after Elvedon couple Wayne and Hayley Howe fell in love with it at a previous show.

Persuading the owner to sell the car they discovered it first been registered new in 1930 in the village.

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They will be displaying the car among 250 other exhibitors at this year's show in the gardens of Elveden Estate on Sunday, June 2.

Now in its sixth year, it will be raising money for the NSPCC, the Gatehouse Dementia Hub and MyWish at West Suffolk Hospital charities.

The show, which also offers stalls, food, and children's soft play, will support the NSPCC's 125th birthday campaign which is looking for 125 businesses, organisations or individuals to raise money for its Speak Out Stay Safe schools service.

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