Charity Field Day supports “Daft As A Brush”

A big thank you to everyone who supported the Charity Field Day on Saturday in support of a very worthy service “Daft As A Brush” and congratulations to the winners: David Scullen, Martin Taylor & Jamie Harwood A special thanks to everyone that contributed prizes for the raffle and, for anyone that was unable to be around on Saturday night, there is a list of uncollected prizes on the notice board. As well as the raffle which was very well supported I have about 15 x 4 ball vouchers for various golf clubs around our region and they can be bought for £20 on a lucky dip basis. So that’s £5 a head for a game of golf on a different course which has got to be great value regardless of which location you pull out of the hat. So if anyone fancies a lucky dip just catch me any time. I’ll keep the vouchers in my locker so they’ll always be available for the next few weeks until they’re all gone.


For those of you who weren’t around on Saturday night to hear it we received a very nice letter of thanks from the charity. Thanking us not only from the charity but also from the thousands of people who benefit from the transportation service that it provides. Brian Burnie started and fully funded the charity 8 years ago and it has gone from strength to strength in that time, but now, with a fleet of 26 ambulances to maintain and a small admin staff the charity relies heavily on donations to keep things moving along. Brian is now undertaking a 7000 mile coastal walk of GB and Ireland to raise funds but also to spread the model of what this charity is doing locally to hospital trusts on route. The walk will take him 2 years to complete so that’s some commitment on his part. I’ll let you all know how much was raised in total when all contributions have been received and sent off. Thanks again Captain Barney.