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Red Sands Radio - Part 17

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Whitstable Community College appealed to Red Sands Radio for help in obtaining a vehicle for students to learn & practice motor mechanic skills

Brian & Rhys Adams

1. Brian & his son Rhys with the Vauxhall Astra Estate

The appeal didn't produce many responses as most old unwanted cars are valuable scrap

The Red Sands Radio Appeal Download pdf file

Preparing tow

2. Sorting out the tow

But hearing of the appeal Brian Adams made contact offering his late brother Grahams first car

Roger Lyndhurst & Brian

3. Roger Lyndhurst of Whitstable Community College

Grahams first car was a 1983 Vauxhall Astra Estate

The Vauxhall Astra with Brian

4. Hitched & ready to go

Driven into a lock-up garage & stored for over 20 years

Whitstable Times article Thursday 29th November 2011

5. Whitstable Times article from Thursday 29th November 2011

A-Frame tow arrangement

6. A-Frame ideal for the job

The whole family are car fanatics, Graham until his untimely death ran a high performance Opel Coupe Turbo Zlet often around the world famous Nurburg Ring in Germany

Brian, Roger & Douglas

7. Brian with Roger & his son Douglas

Both Brian & Graham had been through Kart & Mini racing at local Kent Circuits at Lydden Hill & Brands Hatch

Away she goes

8. Avoiding the crusher

Collected from Rochester, Kent on 19th November

A new lease of life

9. A new lease of life for Grahams car

The vehicle was to make its debut at Whitstable Community College on Tuesday 21st November

Rochester to Whitstable

10. As she leaves Rochester for the last time

Red Sands Radio will be on-air in July 2012 on 87.7 mHz further details can be found at the Red Sands Radio website

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