Crazy fun as 200 turn out to make Buckie’s event a Knockout

Over 200 people got themselves into some crazy antics in Buckie at the weekend – all in the name of local charities.

The annual ‘It’s a Knockout’ event was true to its madcap tradition at the town’s Linzee Gordon Park for an event that has already raised thousands of pounds for local charities.

Now in its fourth year the event was once again organised by Denise Thomson, a nurse at Buckie’s Seafield Hospital.

Denise admitted that an event that is getting larger each year is also becoming much more difficult to organise – but has proven to be a boon for small charities in the area.

She said: “The idea began to raise money for small local charities while also having some fun. All the money raised goes towards really good causes which are close to home – so people are very good in supporting us.

“I used to take part myself but it’s grown so big it is impossible to do that nowadays. We had 120 kids and 80 adults so it took a lot of organising this year.”

Proceeds from Sunday’s event will be divided between the Teddy Bear Playgroup, the Buckie Lyric Theatre Group and the Shee Trust, who are working with homeless people.

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