Classic car cruise for George

Youngster will lead Volkswagen and Porsche rally on Sunday

A CLASSIC Volkswagen and Porsche event will be held in Croyde this weekend.

Owners and fans of the famous cars are invited take part in a special cruise through Braunton and onto the Kiln Field opposite Ruda, starting at 9.45am on Sunday.

Around 50 vehicles from as far afield as Manchester and Essex are expected to take part in the rally, being held to raise money for four-year-old cerebral palsy George Palmer, whose parents are hoping to travel to America with for life-changing spinal surgery.

Little George will be leading the cruise in organiser Bob Burrows’ 1967 splitscreen VW bus, affectionately known as Mr Bo Jangles.

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The family event will feature a VW split-screen bouncy castle, face painting, electric go-karts and BMX displays.

Scooter fans are also invited to turn up on their classic Lambrettas and Vespas

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Last year’s event raised �1,000 for a cancer charity and organisers hope the day will prove just as popular for the George’s First Steps Appeal.

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