Friday June 24, 2011, Recorder 25 n A 1911 Ford Model T was very popular with visitors n A 1957 Ford Fairland was among the attractions at the car show Cars are the stars as motor show attracts the crowds Inaugural event generates vital funds for air ambulance » by Lucy Dickinson owned by father and son firstname.lastname@example.org Kevin and Richard Milliken, Crowds raced to Harold of Shepherd’s Hill, Harold Wood to admire the Wood. wheels on display at the There was a tuned-up town’s first ever car show – Dodge Viper and a Ford GT including some that have supercar once owned by Top been seen on screen. Gear star Jeremy Clarkson The event, organised and and driven by The Stig. run by the self-confessed petrol heads of local parish Models church St Peter’s, was held Essex Audi and Allen Ford on Sunday – in aid of the Romford also rallied round London Air Ambulance – at to offer some of their models Redden Court School. for the show. n A 1952 Armstrong Siddeley Hurricane More than 150 classic, They included, from Ford, sports, kit and American a 100-year-old Model T, an quest Roadster had no short- volunteers from St Peter’s. cars were driven into town Anglia like the one in the age of admirers. One car enthusiast said: for the day and seen by an Harry Potter films and an There was also a police “We attend many shows, but estimated 1,500 visitors. 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Call us on 01708 771403 or firstname.lastname@example.org www.LONDON24.com Registered charity no. 275913 Friday June 24, 2011 70p News Sport | Entertainment | What’s on | Competitions | Opinion | Lifestyle | London life | Cars | Homes | Jobs Just £15 for a £33 golf lesson at Crowlands Heath Golf Club Praise be! Vicar’s Man is accused of attempting to rob McDonald’s Andrew’s 10 years as Romford MP vigil saves church with a toy gun A man is accused of attempting to use a toy gun to rob a McDonald’s early Saturday morning, as staff were preparing to close. There was a struggle and police were He was born and bred in Romford, and this month Roof of building targeted seven times in last two months called to the Gallows Corner brach at 12.45am. A 33-year-old man was arrested and Andrew Rosindell by Jane Ball just wanted something to » charged with attempted robbery and MP celebrates an email@example.com happen, but we knew they possession of an imitation fire arm. unbroken decade would turn up sooner or lat- representing the A hero vicar and his pa- er. We bedded down on Sun- He appeared at Thames Magistrates’ home town he rishioners, who slept in day at around midnight and Court on Monday and was released on loves. their beloved church to at 1am we heard the sound of conditional bail to appear at Central catch copper crooks decimat- two men approaching.” Criminal Court in September. Page 4 ing the roof, helped bag a sus- The trio held their breath pect on Monday. as the men made their way Estate agent The Rev Barry Hobson, or- up onto the roof, then they ganist Andrew Losq, and quietly phoned police. escapes jail resident Phil Jones took it in Officers, some with dogs, turns to bed down in St An- swooped on the church while for attack drew’s Church, in High a police helicopter circled An estate agent from Upminster who attacked a rival in front of a Street, Hornchurch, after raiders targeted the upper roofing seven times in the last two months. above. A man was arrested, but a second man escaped. Said Rev Hobson, vicar at the church for nearly four Shape up years: “It was all terribly ex- horrified custom- er has walked free from court. Page 12 Angry The crooks have caused an estimated £20,000-worth of damage to the 800-year-old citing. I thought ‘fantastic, after all that hard work we might just get a bit of jus- tice’. for Summer Grade I listed building, “They had been taking all which will need specialist this Rhodesian copper, which materials for repair work. had been there since the mid- The Rev Hobson, 54, said: dle of the 19th century. “I felt angry more than any- “It had survived a couple of thing. We decided to do some- bombs during the Second thing ourselves when we re- World War, so I got a little an- alised we were being targeted gry that these people were persistently and they weren’t going to destroy all that his- going to stop until they had tory and heritage.” taken everything.” He added: “Once all the ex- Grate thefts The group, with sleeping citement was over, I was just bags and carry mats, set up a glad to get back to my own danger to rota system based on the bed.” eek nights the church had been A Havering Police spokes- residents six w rship attacked in the past – then man said a man had been waited and watched. bailed to return to Romford be Thieves who Added Rev Hobson: “It was Police Station on August 1 mem ONLY target metal are n The Rev Barry Hobson (left) and Andrew Losq with sleeping bags frustrating to start with. We pending further inquiries. increasingly FOR £44 putting residents’ Man in hospital with serious injuries after horror collision lives in danger by stealing grates from Havering’s roads. A Romford man is seriously ling in the opposite direc- A 64-year-old woman, who Anyone who saw what hap- A total of 115 gully ill in hospital after a serious tion. was a passenger in the pened, or anyone who was on Call: grates were lifted accident in Essex. The MG driver, a 50-year- Mondeo, was taken to Broom- that road at the time and may from across the Police were called to Tolles- old man, was taken by air field Hospital, Chelmsford, have seen the vehicles prior borough in a six- bury Road, Tollesbury, at ambulance to Addenbrooke’s with serious injuries. to the collision, should con- day crime spree. Page 9 3pm on Sunday after a red MG sports car collided with a Hospital, Cambridge, with serious head injuries. His The collision happened on a bend between Tollesbury tact Pc Alan Marks at the Central Road Policing Unit 01708 446526 silver Ford Mondeo travel- condition is critical. and Tolleshunt D’Arcy. on 0300 333 4444.