One of the largest vintage rallies in Scotland has been cancelled because of the weather, even though there is still six weeks to go before the event.Becasue of heavy rainfall organisers of the Selkirk Vintage Rally don't think the Sunderland Hall venue to recover in time for the event .
It was due to take place on September 16.The event - which made a loss of almost £5,000 last year - has grown in strength over the past 20 years attracting more than 1,800 entries.In a statement the organisers say:
"The decision has been taken to cancel this year's event because of the adverse weather conditions that have severely affected the recovery of the rally field, in particular the camp site.
"We will be contacting all entrants in the near future.
"We can now focus on the 2013 event where it is hoped that roads are made into the camp site and the rally field."
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