Want to read more?
We value our content and access to our full site is only available on subscription. Your subscription entitles you to 7-day-a-week access to our website, plus a full digital copy of that week’s paper to read on your pc/mac or mobile device In addition your subscription includes access to digital archive copies from 2006 onwards
Two charity cyclists have smashed their separate September challenges, raising hundreds of pounds for charities close to their hearts.
Valerie Nimmo surpassed her 300-mile goal during a trip to Arran last Saturday and has so far completed 320 miles as she raises money for Cancer Research UK, while David Armour has doubled his 250-mile target, cycling more than 500 miles and raising £625 in sponsorship for Diabetes UK.
A member of Cancer Research UK’s Kintyre fundraising committee, Valerie has so far received more than £600 in online sponsorship and at least £205 in cash but the final total has still to be revealed as there is more money to come in from sponsor forms handed out by her fellow committee members.