Yellow cars rally in support of vandalised Vauxhall in Gloucestershire

Owners of yellow cars have shown solidarity with a man whose Vauxhall Corsa was vandalised after complaints it was ruining the view.

A convoy of 100 yellow cars drove through the Gloucestershire village of Bibury, where Vauxhall owner Maddox, 84, had his brightly-coloured vehicle vandalised for seemingly spoiling the picture-postcard view.
According to the BBC, the vandals scratched the word 'move' into the paintwork on the bonnet, damaged other body panels and smashed the car's windows.

Coventry man Matty Bee organised the rally, which took place on Saturday, to show support for Mr Maddox.

He told the BBC: "The response has been amazing and overwhelming; people from all over the country and all over the world have applied to join the group.

"We've had everything here from a three-wheeler and a Mini to a Lamborghini super car... I've never seen so many yellow-coloured cars in one place."

The first complaints about Mr Maddox's vehicle surfaced in October 2014, when tour operator Lee McCallum tweeted that the scene on Arlington Row, in Bibury, had been "photobombed by an ugly little yellow car".

"I take hundreds of people there each year and the yellow car is always there," McCallum told the BBC at the time. "I tell them beforehand that they're going to see an ugly little yellow car in the beautiful setting of Arlington Row and nobody's complained about it."
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