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Countdown to Leyland transport festival

June 9, 2009

Leyland will host a two day transport festival over the weekend of 11th-12th July.

Organisers hope to attract 15,000 to the inaugural event which will feature a parade through the town centre.

Organised by the Leyland Forward Board and the town’s British Commercial Vehicle Museum,it coincides with the home-coming of the annual Leyland Society transport event.

Source-Lancashire Evening Post

Amongst events being proposed are the town’s strongest man which will feature a truck pulling contest using old Leyland vehicles from the museum as well as a ‘Race for Life’ which will also take place in Worden Park on Sunday.

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