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Issue:- Monday, 6 June 2016

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Win tickets to the Woodvale Rally and read about why the Vulcan motorcar is heading home!

IT'S believed to be the oldest surviving Vulcan motorcar in the world and its about to make a nostalgic trip back to its hometown when it takes centre stage, at the 2016 Woodvale Rally, in Southport. The Woodvale Rally takes place over 18 June 18 and 19 June 2016, on Victoria Park, home of the Southport Flower Show.  The 10hp, twin cylinder model with 2 seats, manufactured in Southport, in 1904, by the Vulcan Motor and Engineering Company, will be travelling from Oxford to Southport for the event on the Sunday, 19 June 2016.  This will be the 1st time the vehicle, which has only been owned by 2 families and now belongs to Howard Day, will go on display at the Woodvale Rally.  The visit will mark a century since the 1st owner Captain Archibald Cumberland Eyton, of Eyton Hall in Shropshire, last used the car as a recruiting officer in the 1st World War. He died in 1954 and an auction followed in '55 when the Vulcan was purchased by Howard’s Dad, Derek. It is also 60 years since Derek restored and had the car back on the road and fit to take part in the 1956 London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, after it spent years in a stable yard left to fall apart, from 1916 until 1956. Howard says:- "We have been meaning to bring the car to the rally as it looks like a great event and we wanted to do it in this nostalgic year for us. My mum is 96 and with the other anniversaries we thought it would be the perfect time. With the Southport connection we would love to speak to anyone on the Sunday who had relatives who worked at the factory. It would be great to meet them."

Howard made his only visit to Southport in 1999 when he investigated the car’s history with a trip to the original car manufacturing premises in Yellow House Lane, then Vulcan Street and its last home in Crossens where it moved in 1906. He also visited the exhibition on the car in the library at Botanic Gardens and gathered information at the Town's main library. Before the 1st World War Vulcan motorcars were exported all over the world and some still survive in Australia and New Zealand. The car section at this year's rally is already looking to be one of the best yet with a wide range of other vehicles already confirmed including previous section winner a 1907 Paterson.  Parking for the event costs £2, at Princes Park and admission at the gate is £5 for adults, £2 for children (5 to 15) and the under 5's are free...

Also attending on the Sunday will be Miss Liverpool 2016, Molly Mcentee-Morris...

We have 2 Family of tickets to give away to the show... All you have to do to get a chance of winning one of them is to send us an email with the answer to the following... The Vilcan is also the name of what type of jet aircraft? You must use the subject/header:- "Woodvale 2016" and in the email you must also include your FULL name, FULL address and phone number. Emails must be received by Southport Reporter, no later than 11am, 13 June 2016. our normal competition T&C's apply.

For further information visit:- WoodvaleRally.Com or send an email to:- Info@WoodvaleRally.Com.  You can follow the news from the show on:- Facebook and on Twitter @WoodvaleRally for latest updates. Plus please use:- '#WRSouthport2016' and let Twitter fans know your going to attend!

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Deceased estates notice - Lilian May Jackam

Pursuant to the Trustee Act 1925, any persons having a claim against or an interest in the Estate of Lilian May Jackam (also known as Lillian May) Jackam (Deceased), late of Birch Abbey Rest Home, 55 Alexandra Road, Southport, Merseyside, PR9 9HD, UK, who died on 04/10/2018, are required to send particulars thereof in writing, to the undersigned Solicitors, on or before 24/05/2019, after which date the Estate will be distributed having regard only to claims and interests of which they have had notice. Churches Solicitors, 12 High Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 7BL, UK. Ref:- 'T553015.'

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