New Year’s Day dippers undeterred

The seven dippers who plunged into the icy waters of Campbeltown Loch on New Year's Day. Photograph: Kenny Craig.
The seven dippers who plunged into the icy waters of Campbeltown Loch on New Year's Day. Photograph: Kenny Craig.

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There was no official Dip For Dosh this year but that didn’t stop seven hardy souls from four families taking to the icy waters off Dalintober Beach of their own accord on January 1.

Last year, almost 50 people took part in the seventh annual event, which is organised to raise awareness of and funds for the Dalintober Beach regeneration project, but plans were put on ice for this year’s event in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.