Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Memories Came Flooding Back for Me

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Memories Came Flooding Back for Me

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FOND memories came flooding back for Joyce Gregson when she saw the classic car collection of Freddy Shepherd.

Joyce and her first husband used to own the 1954 Bentley R-Type now owned by the former Newcastle United chairman.

And when it was featured in the Chronicle, she told of her love for the classic car she sold back in 1985.

Joyce, 69, said: "My late husband bought the car and it was an absolute dream. We went all over the country in it, we even went down to watch the tennis at Wimbledon.

1 "When I saw the car in the newspaper I couldn't believe it was still around.

"I was so pleased to see it was being looked after and it was a nice memory after all these years."

Joyce's late husband Dennis Bowes-Blenkinsop bought the car in the 1960s. After his death Joyce, from Spital Tongues, Newcastle, kept it until 1985 when rising repair and fuel costs meant she sold it. …

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