Hundreds of pounds donated following Hempstead’s popular classic car show

PUBLISHED: 18:10 16 September 2017 | UPDATED: 13:41 18 September 2017

Hundreds of pounds will now go to causes. Picture: WARREN GOEBBELS

Hundreds of pounds will now go to causes. Picture: WARREN GOEBBELS

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The total amount of money raised from this year’s Hempstead Classic Vehicle Gathering is in.

This year's Hempstead Classic Car Gathering was a huge hit. Picture: WARREN GOEBBELSThis year's Hempstead Classic Car Gathering was a huge hit. Picture: WARREN GOEBBELS

After weeks of counting, organisers revealed some £859.53 was raised for district nurses in Saffron Walden, as well as another £400 for Radwinter Cubs.

A spokesman said: “We had visitors from near and far for the event. We would like to thank the classic vehicle owners and visitors who continue to help make this event bigger and better each year.

“A special thank you to everyone that helped including Danny Yehezkel, Julie Pledger, Rory Wilson and Radwinter Cubs for providing the BBQ, and Doreen, Pat, Melissa and Maisie with help on the tea and cake tent.”

Organisers would also like to thank The Saffron Ice Cream Company.

The show saw dozens of cars impress visitors. Picture: WARREN GOEBBELSThe show saw dozens of cars impress visitors. Picture: WARREN GOEBBELS

The gathering, which is now in its ninth year, saw dozens of classic cars including an Aston Martin, AC Cobra, Mustang and Jaguar E-types at the show earlier this summer.

There were also two Bedford 1950s coaches, a DeLoren DMC-12 and even a MK1 Daimler Ferret armoured scout car.

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