August 10, 1984

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

First published in News Watford Observer: Photograph of the Author by , Nostalgia Editor

Adventurous television personality Peter Duncan and his friend Steve Good have had to postpone plans to take a propeller-driven car across the Irish Sea.

The duo had planned to “drive” from Stranraer to Larne on Monday but appalling weather meant the attempt had to be abandoned. Now the stunt, last tried more than 20 years ago, will take place at the end of this month or the beginning of September.

Peter and Steve, owner of Watford’s Cassio Bridge Marina, are attempting the crossing as part of the television presenter’s forthcoming series Duncan Dares.

[From the Watford Observer of August 10, 1984]

For more stories from the Watford Observer’s archive, go to our Nostalgia section by clicking HERE

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree