1953 Bentley R type was also cruising along peacefully when we were all mown down by Richard Abbott in his 1965 Ferrari 330GT coupe, which blasted past us – with the V12 in great voice. Craig Pidgeon had his rare and very quick Sunbeam Tiger coupe and Richard Owen had his beautifully restored 1935 Alvis Speed 20 tourer. Jon Hope in his 1928 Austin 7 “Top Hat” was a classic sight, along with Michael Bayley’s 1936 Morris 8 sports and a couple of Model As, with Brian Deans and John Stewart at the wheels. A splendid outing was had by all and our sincere collective thanks go to our hosts, plus Martin Vincent and Rod Buchanan for organising everything.
including three XK120s, two E-Type roadsters – as well as Jonathon Hutton’s ex Willis Brown’s drop head; two XKR coupes and Rod Buchanan’s superb 1961 Mark 2.
At one stage, we followed John Midgley’s 1951 model 401 Bristol with its distinctive wind tunnel- tested lines showing its strong BMW heritage. Martin Vincent’s
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Old foes renewed their quest for cricket success at the beautiful Valley of Peace grounds on Sunday 14 February 2021, with CCOBA taking the honours after a closely fought 50-over match against CBHS Old Boys. Watched by enthusiastic supporters and friends, the College team of recent leavers and more seasoned veterans – including CCOBA President Richard Polson – piled on the runs early on to set up the win, scoring 295. Tom McClean top scored with 82 and Michael Davidson made 52. In a spirited reply, CBHS Old Boys made 230. CCOBA vs CBHS Old Boys cricket match
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