Classic gathering at Earlestown on longest day

Two immaculate Japanese classic twins a circa 1966 Yamaha YDS3C Big Bear 250 two stroke and a 1970s Honda CB250 K4 four stroke attract attention.

Enjoying the glorious sunshine on the longest day of the year the photographer captured two pretty girls admiring a 1970s Triumph Stag.

Ah, carburretors, remember 'em lads? Enthusiasts reminisce about the day when hot motors ran twin SUs.

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EARLESTOWN took a step back in time on Saturday with a nostalgic classic car show featuring cars and bikes from the 60s, 70s and 80s.

Around 25 classic cars, motor cycles and scooters brought admiring glances from showgoers who headed for the high street display organised by St Helens Council in conjunction with the Clock Face based Pheonix Car Club.

Newton ward Councillor Seve Gomez Aspron, St Helens Cabinet Member for Environment and Neighbourhoods: “There were some great cars on display and we’re delighted to see Earlestown hosting this exciting, eye-catching event.

"It was a real trip down motoring’s memory lane. This marks the start of things to come, where we recognise our local shopping centres and work with them to ensure that they remain popular."

The Phoenix Car Club has around 40 members whose vehicles ranging from a Reliant three wheel van and Morris Minors to Triumph Stags, Mercedes and BMWs.

Members attend shows all over the North West, Scotland, Wales and Yorkshire and support community events, fun days and charity events throughout the year.

The show is part of a developing event programme in Earlestown town centre.

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