Portpatrick Lifeboat receives donation from veteran charity walker

Lifeboats News Release

Portpatrick lifeboat gratefully received a donation for over £650

RNLI/Pete Robinson

Alastair Barnett hands over cheque for charity walk.

Mr Alastair Barnett 76 of Black Craig, Newtown Stewart has single handedly raised over £650 for the RNLI.

On the 25 May, he walked 13.5 mile in and around Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway Scotland.

Alastair has raised money in the past for the RNLI by completing other charity walks.

When ask why he decided to give the donation to the RNLI Alastair said: 'I choose to give the money to the RNLI as it is a very good cause and which is a worthy cause and needs supporting'.

Alastair intends on carrying out another walk in aid of the RNLI on the 23rd of May next year. This time around Perth.

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Pic Caption: Peter Walker (RNLI Box Secretary), Alastair Barnett and Ian Marshall (1stMechanic Portpatrick RNLI). Picture credit Portpatrick RNLI Pete Robinson.

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