Leopards spotted in new book

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Three new to Southdown 1960s Leyland Leopards meet in preservation for the first time. NICK LARKIN

Former Southdown Motor Services driver Paul Llewellyn has published a book devoted to the much-missed operator’s Leyland Leopards. A lifelong bus and coach enthusiast brought up in Crowborough, East Sussex, Paul joined Southdown in 1983. He was based at Uckfield and Haywards Heath depots, leaving in 1989 after the company was taken over by Stagecoach. He transferred to Maidstone & District and currently drives part-time for Compass Bus.

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