Lossiemouth care home residents to go on fundraising walk

Walk will set out from the Buccaneer

IT MAY NOT be the largest walk in terms of numbers, but when a small group take to a trek along the road from Lossiemouth to Elgin on Saturday morning it will mean a great deal to those taking part.

All six residents from the Parkholme Care Home on Lossiemouth’s St Margaret’s Crescent will undertake a sponsored walk from the Buccaneer Garage in Elgin back to their home.

Using the cycle path the six will be on foot or wheelchair at 10am accompanied by friends, family and carers – and anyone spotting them along the route is being encouraged to lend their support.

Among the six will be the disabled daughter of Anna-Mary Overing, who explained: “Parkholme is just a small care home but a very important one – and like any such home funding is difficult to obtain, so the residents wanted to do something themselves and came up with the idea of the sponsored walk.

“Staff, families and residents will set out along the cycle path to Lossiemouth on Saturday morning and it would be nice if as many people as possible cheered them on – and perhaps made a donation, as they will be collecting along the way.

“All proceeds from the event will be shared between Parkholme, which is a home for Adults with learning, physical and sensory disabilities, and Marine Park.”